March 3rd, 2015

Tennis Briefs(3): PTR Clinics, Bollettieri Charity Event, More

General News Coaches Workshops


PTR Certification Clinics in Treasure Island

Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis will host a 10 & Under Certification Workshop and a 11 to 17 Certification Workshop in March at Treasure Island, Fla.

The 10 & Under Certification Workshop will be held March 13-15. This workshop was revised in 2015 to include more time developing players on the Orange and Green court. The workshop builds on the USTA Coach Youth Tennis program.

The 11 to 17 Certification Workshop will be held March 14-15. The objective of the workshop is to teach coaches how to create a club/facility environment in which young people between the ages of 11 and 17 can learn, play and enjoy tennis.

For more details or to register go to:
10 & Under Workshop
11 to 17 Workshop

Wounded Warriors Tennis Clinic Coming to Jacksonville

T3Jacksonville University will host a free tennis clinic for wounded warriors, veterans and their families when Thanking our Troops Through Tennis (T3) will host its first off-military-base event on March 28, 2015.

T3 is a national non-profit organization that brings free tennis clinics to military bases.

Former pro Dick Stockton founded the organization in 2012 to serve veterans and families through tennis.

“We’ve done seven events since July of 2013 at different bases,” he told WJCT. “And we’ve, especially with the kids, most of them have never ever had a tennis racket in their hands. So we’re just trying to show them a little bit of basics of the game and let them hit a few balls and run around and have some fun.”

The event is for current and former military members and their families.

Participants must register prior to the event at

Charity Bollettieri Tennis Event and Party in Tampa

bollettieri train upYou can party and play tennis with the pros for charity in Tampa at the Nick Bollettieri Train Up with the Pros Grand Slam All Star Weekend, to be held on April 24-26, 2015.

The event will benefit the Train Up Foundation, which leads a movement to improve the academic, social and emotional life skills of America’s youth. With more than 4,000 participants and counting, the Train Up Foundation is changing lives one child at a time.

The Grand Slam Party will be held at a private residence on Davis Island on Friday, April 24, with the VIP Celebrity Pre-Party at 6:30 p.m. and the Grand Slam Party beginning at 7:30 p.m.

On Saturday and Sunday will be the All Star Clinic at the Harbour Island Athletic Club with junior and adult play throughout the days, see the link below for scheduling.

For more information go to:
Grand Slam Party
All Star Clinic