Get ready to tune in for some brand new November episodes of USTA Florida’s Here to Serve podcast series.

Launched in April, the Here to Serve series aims to keep the Florida tennis community updated about the organization’s return to play in the COVID-19 environment. Each episode includes a question and answer session with USTA Florida program directors or other leaders in the local tennis community about what is being done to re-imagine programs and play. 

Tentative schedule of upcoming topics:

Nov. 4th             Volunteer Opportunities
It’s official – the inaugural class of the USTA Florida Leadership Academy is graduating this month. We check in with USTA Florida Board Member Mary Conaway and Volunteer Engagement Coordinator Jasmine Baptiste-Apena to see what new volunteer opportunities are coming in 2021 and how you can get involved.

Nov. 11th            USPTA Florida Focus
USPTA Florida President Joe D’Aleo joins our podcast to talk about how tennis professionals are navigating the return to tennis and how USTA Florida can help them grow even more in 2021.

Nov. 18th          New USTA Florida Board
USTA Florida 2021-2022 President Dana Andrews has assembled a stellar board and volunteer structure to build on the organization’s growth. Get the scoop on what she sees as the most important areas of focus and why she’s excited to serve in the coming years.

Nov. 25th          USTA Florida Section Foundation Support
Join USTA Florida Foundation Executive Director Alexis Johnson and Foundation President Donn Davis as they discuss how grassroots tennis programs provide life-changing opportunities to those in local communities, especially for communities that have struggled to reopen and remain available since COVID-19. The USTA Florida Foundation has options to help and is ready to debunk the myth that support is too difficult to obtain.

Want to get involved in the conversation? Episodes in the podcast series are released every Wednesday on the USTA Florida Facebook page to promote discussion. They are also available through Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and iHeart Radio.

Have a question but can’t find a specific answer? Check out the FAQ section of, where several frequently asked questions relating to general play and USTA Florida programs and products have been answered.

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