Earlier today, I received an email from USTA outlining a new partnership between themselves, US Professional Tennis Association (USPTA), Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), Tennis Industry Association (TIA), and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) to create an action plan and a centralized informational hub as our industry responds to the unprecedented
To listen to this week's podcast, click the white arrow below: http://traffic.libsyn.com/parentingaces/Sid_Newcomb.mp3 Welcome to Season 8, Episode 24 of the ParentingAces Podcast! In this week's conversation, I chat with Sid Newcomb, lead tester for the USPTA. For those unfamiliar with USPTA, it is one of the most highly-regarded certifying organizations for tennis coaches,
Yesterday, Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) announced its new partnership with the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), the international coaching certification organization started by Dennis Van der Meer and based in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The goal of the partnership is to "grow and enhance professional development resources for tennis teaching professionals
It sickens me to write this article. Earlier this week, I received word that a junior coach in the Middle States section, someone I had followed on social media and respected greatly, was arrested for "unlawful contact with a minor, attempted statutory sexual assault, and criminal use of a communication facility"