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Junior Tennis Development is a process – often lasting 10 years or more – that is filled with ups and downs, successes and failures, extreme joy and devastating disappointment. As Tennis Parents (and coaches), we are our children’s first line of support and defense as they learn and grow in this beautiful sport

Whether your child strives to be the next World #1, a top-level college athlete, or simply a good recreational player, ParentingAces is here to help! The articles and podcasts are designed to help all of us  – Parent, Coach, or Parent/Coach – do a better job at helping our kids reach their goals.

ParentingAces was started in 2011 by Tennis Parent Lisa Stone while her son was in the midst of his own Junior Tennis Journey. Even though the Stone Family’s own tennis journey is now complete, Lisa continues to work hard to gather and share information to help all Tennis Parents find success as they navigate the ever-changing world of Junior and College Tennis.

Lisa Stone is in regular contact with tennis federations, governing bodies, rating and ranking services, and other tennis media outlets to ensure YOU have the best and most current information.

The ParentingAces Podcast is a proud member of the Tennis Channel Podcast Network.

More about Lisa Stone:

A graduate of UCLA, Lisa Stone is a Mom who also happens to be a Tennis Mom. As the former Chair of the Georgia Governor’s Commission on Physical Fitness & Sports and President of Fit For 2, Inc., Stone been involved in the fitness and sports arena for over 25 years and is the recipient of the 2019 USTA Georgia Marc Kaplan Media Excellence Award. Stone has played tennis her entire life though never at the level her youngest child reached. Through ParentingAces.com and the ParentingAces Podcast, Stone shares what she’s learned about navigating the Junior Tennis Journey and College Recruiting with other parents and coaches who are hungry for her insights and knowledge. She has given Tennis Parents a true voice. Lisa Stone is available for speaking engagements, tournament consulting, and college recruiting guidance. You can reach her via email at [email protected].


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