• Growing Healthy Communities Through Tennis – USTA Workshop

    Saturday, February 08, 2014

    Growing Healthy Communities Through Tennis Workshop

    09:30 AM – 03:00 PM


    Best Western Plus Gateway Grand Hotel
    4200 NW 97th Blvd
    Gainesville, FL , 32609

    The USTA Florida Community Outreach Committee and the Gainesville tennis community will host the “Growing Healthy Communities Through Tennis” workshop on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Best Western Plus Gateway Grand Hotel in Gainesville.

    The workshop will focus on topics such as Growing and Maintaining Tennis in Our Communities, featuring Nancy Horowitz, USTA Florida’s president-elect; a Creating Sustainable Community Tennis Programs panel discussion; and the following breakout sessions:

    • Growing Junior Tennis — Casting the Net Wider
    • Best Practices: Getting Tennis Facilities Built, Improved or Saved
    • Tennis Programs & Events for Disadvantaged & Special Needs Populations
    • Adult Tennis — Recruiting, Retaining and Getting Former Players Back
    • Best Practices: Marketing Your Tennis Event or Program and the Role of Social Media
    • Junior Competitive Tennis in North Central Florida: Can We Do Better?

    “This workshop will empower and connect individuals, whether they are professionals, league players, parents or community tennis volunteers in the North Central Florida area,” said Deb Anderson, chair of the USTA Florida Community Outreach Committee.

    Lunch will be included, with the Closing Session featuring a workshop summary, questions, and action plan from 2:15-3 p.m.

    Click here to download a copy of the schedule

    The Best Western Plus Gateway Grand Hotel is located at 4200 NW 97th Blvd., Gainesville, Fla., 32609.

    The registration deadline is Feb. 3, to register Click here

    For more information, please contact Deb Anderson at debandy29@nullmac.com

    Visit the USTA Web Site Event Calendar for More Information

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