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WHAT IS GTA ?. Georgetown Tennis Association Recognized by the United States Tennis Association (USTA) as a Community Tennis Association as well as a National Junior Tennis & Learning Organization.

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What is gta

WHAT IS GTA?

Georgetown Tennis Association

Recognized by the United States Tennis Association (USTA) as a Community Tennis Association as well as a National Junior Tennis & Learning Organization.

Non-profit tennis specific organization that exists to utilize USTA and other programming to promote and develop the game of tennis in the community.

Dedicated to providing tennis programs for junior players of all ages and ability to learn the fundamentals of tennis and advance their playing skills in a supportive and fun environment.

Mission is to promote and develop the growth of tennis by

fostering the love for tennis in Georgetown Scott County. And

offers youth the opportunity to serve their community (JTL).


Gta board members

GTA BOARD MEMBERS

GTA’s Board Executives:

  • Julie Dick, President/Executive Director

  • Darci Tipton, Vice President

  • J. Scott Dick, CPA, Treasurer

  • Millie Wrobleski, Secretary

    Board of Directors:

  • Kenda Moore, Policy & Procedure Director

  • Angie Salyers, Volunteers Director

  • Holly Osborn, CTA Representative

  • Chris Marsh, Communications


What is usta

What is USTA?

  • Volunteer-based Organization

  • Governing body for tennis in the USA

  • About 750,000 Members

  • Comprised of 17 Sections

  • Southern Section is largest (187,000+)

  • Southern Section has 9 States

    • AL, AR, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN

www.USTAKY.com


10 under tennis

10 & Under Tennis

www.10andundertennis.com


10 under tennis1

10 & Under Tennis

Fields Video


Jr team tennis http www youtube com watch v uaiaet2e2y8

Jr. Team Tennishttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAIAET2e2y8


Jr team tennis 8u 10u 12u 14u and 18u

Jr. Team Tennis8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, and 18U

  • Great Experience

  • Team Aspect

  • Can Play with Friends

  • Parents involved as coaches, monitors, captains, etc.

  • Social

  • Fun


Jtt 90 registration includes

JTT $90 Registration Includes

USTA Membership

Age Eligible through August 31st

Team ShirtCourt Time


When where do i play

When & Where do I play?

8U/10U SCHDULES

May 21- July 27th

WELCOME to Brooking Park Courts

Located in front of SCHS

8U Practice/Matches:

Wednesday evening 5:30 or 6:30 &

Saturday Mornings 9 or 10

Time will depend on Team Placement

10U Practices/Matches:

Tuesday evenings 5:30, 6:30 or

Thursday evenings 5:30, 6:30 or

Monday morning 11:30 &

Saturday Mornings 9-12

Coaches will notify you in Spring as to

your team placement.


Jtt program standards

JTT Program Standards


Where when do i play june 2 nd july 28 th

Where & When do I play?June 2nd – July 28th

12U,14U,18U Schedules

Georgetown College Courts

12U Practice/Matches

Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6:00pm - 8:30pm

14U Practices/Matches

Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6:00pm - 8:30pm

18U Advanced

Fridays at 1 -4 pm

June 10 – July 29th

18U Beginner/Intermediate

Determined by Coach


Jtt important dates

JTT Important Dates

March 2011

  • 29th Coaches meeting

    May 2011

  • 14thUSTA training

  • 21st 1st practice for all age groups.

    June 2011

  • 14th 12U & 14U Team Pictures

  • 18th 8U/10U Team Pictures

    July 2011

  • 16th 8U/10U State Championships

  • 30/31 12U/14U/18U State Championships

August 2011

  • 5-7th Jr. Team Tennis Georgetown Open Tournament 8U-18U

  • 13th Kids Day at the Cincinnati Masters

  • 19-21st Regional Championships, Mobile, AL

  • 31st 8U/10U Awards

    September 2011

  • 1st 12U/14U/18U Awards


Calling all parents

CALLING ALL PARENTS!!

PARENT TEAM TENNIS!

NOW YOU can “play to learn” tennis

just like your Jr. player!

Our USTA certified instructors will work with you during your child’s practice to teach strokes, technique, match play and scoring.

WHEN:May 31st-July 6th

Tues & Wed 5:30 & 6:30

(you choose the day based on your child’s practice day)

WHERE: Brooking Park courts

$75 for 6 week session, made payable to GTA

BRING a RACQUET and WATER

$75 for 6 weeks!


Role of the parent

ROLE OF THE PARENT

Positive Parents Behaviors

  • Emphasize Fun

  • Stress Good On-Court Conduct

  • Keep Tennis in Perspective

  • Provide ways to improve (hit with your child)

  • Enjoy the time spent with your child and watching them develop not just into better tennis players, but into good citizens.

    What NOT to do during a match?

  • Do NOT coach your player

  • Do NOT verbally or physically abuse anyone

  • Let your child deal with issues during their matches. Allow them to learn as they go. Use issues on the court as life lessons.

    Tennis should be fun and rewarding experience for our children!


Code of conduct

Code of Conduct

  • Fair Play

  • Abuse of Balls

  • Abuse of Equipment

  • Physical Abuse

  • Verbal Abuse

  • Audible Obscenity

  • Visible Obscenity

  • Failure to Give Best Effort

  • Unsportsmanlike Conduct

  • Gamesmanship


Volunteers needed

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Jr. Team Tennis

  • Committees

  • Planning/Organizing

  • Monitors

  • Coaching


Volunteers needed1

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

  • Why Volunteer?

  • Because we make you

  • Believe in the cause

  • Support child’s interest

  • Social Contact with a group

  • Need specific experience

  • Creative and leadership opportunities

  • Offer skills and talents to help the program develop


Volunteers needed2

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Benefits?

  • Achievement

  • Affiliation

  • Make a Difference

  • USTA Training/Experience

    Who?

  • Parents

  • Juniors looking for experience

  • Tennis Lovers who enjoy working with youth

    How?

  • Sign-up to help today!

  • Coach Meeting on March 29th

  • Contact Angie Salyers


Clinics

CLINICS

2011 Spring Clinics

Upcoming Summer Clinics

Park Courts

Georgetown College

Clinics will be offered starting at age

4 – Adults for all levels. For more info

Check website georgetowntennis.org

Saturday 6 week session

April 16th –May 21st

Brooking Park Courts

Sign-up today $90 or at the Pavilion

Beginners 6-8, 9-10, 11-14

10:00am – 11:00am

Experienced 8-10, 11-14

11:30pm – 1:00pm

Players who are familiar with tennis

fundamentals & match-play


2011 arthur ashe essay and art contest

2011 Arthur Ashe Essay and Art Contest

You Could Win a Trip to New York City to US Open

18 and Under Write or Draw your answer to the question,

“Why do you think Arthur Ashe created the National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) network and how has your NJTL Chapter impacted your life?”

  • Be a VIP at Arthur Ashe Kids’, attend the US Open, see a Broadway show and receive a special award at a luncheon held in your honor. Essays must be in English and will not be returned.

  • (10) national essay winners and four (4) national art winners will be awarded a trip for two to New York (Aug. 26-28) and will be guests at the 2011 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day

  • Entries, including completed entry form, must be submitted online to the USTA at www.usta.com/aaec or mailed or hand delivered to your local NJTL on June 1, 2011.


A little tennis trivia

A LITTLE TENNIS TRIVIA

KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE BALL!


Thank you

THANK YOU

KICK-OFF Supporters

J. SCOTT DICK, CPA, PLLC

All Today’s VOLUNTEERS/GTA Board Members

Jason Miller, USTA Southern

Chris Marsh, Parks and Recreation

Jr. Team Tennis Supporters

PARKS AND RECREATION

GEORGETOWN COLLEGE

PARENTS/PLAYERS!


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