Eastern / Long Island

USTA Eastern's

Long Island Region 

May 24, 2023

The USTA Eastern Long Island Region organizes all USTA tennis programs in Nassau and Suffolk Counties and reaches out to the entire Long Island community to bring tennis to people of all ages and skill levels. Our member organizations are tennis clubs, tennis facilities, parks, schools and community groups, all of whom support and foster tennis throughout Long Island.


Long Island Quarterly Newsletter - Spring 2023

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Long Island Quarterly Newsletter - Autumn 2022

Long Island Quarterly Newsletter - Summer 2022



  • USTA Eastern has announced a partnership with Dwight Global Online Schools.
  • USTA Eastern's Long Island Region held its 32nd Annual Awards Dinner in September. With this event, the Long Island Region celebrated the achievements of individuals, facilities and organizations who have gone above and beyond, both on the court and off.  View this year's recipients | View event photos.
  • The USTA Long Island Regional Council honored high school players for their exemplary sportsmanship during the girls' 2022 season. ADVERTISEMENT View photos of the recipients. 
  • During the 2022 girls' high school tennis season, many teams organized community service events for a variety of charities, coordinated play events for local children, wore pink for breast cancer awareness and more. View photos.
  • For the first time, the USTA Long Island Regional Council supplied plaques so that each high school team in both Nassau and Suffolk County could recognize one player for outstanding sportsmanship during the boys' 2022 season. View photos of the recipients.
  • Send your photos from tennis events on LI to ustaonlongisland@gmail.com and we can publish them on our site! (Please remember to send files as large as possible. At this time we can only publish horizontally oriented photos.)


Wanted! USTA High School Coach Ambassadors

Are you a high school tennis coach who wants to grow high school tennis? Apply to become a High School Coach Ambassador! This is a great opportunity for you to help serve as a mentor in your local community, meet new people, attend trainings and events and GROW high school tennis in the US. Ambassadors will serve on the same two-year timeline as the USTA’s National High School Committee, with an option to re-apply for each new term. The current application is for a term that runs until Dec. 31, 2022. This is a volunteer position.  Please complete this form in its entirety, and the High School Committee will review all submissions and follow up as selections are finalized.


For consideration you must:

  • Be a high school coach
  • Have your current School Team listed in usta.com profile
  • Be proficient in communicating via social media (Instagram, Facebook, twitter, etc). You must utilize at least two types of social media platforms.
  • Be motivated to share ideas, best practices, and knowledge of USTA High School Tennis. This may include posting to the National High School Coaches Hub (Facebook group), promoting Senior Spotlights and more.
  • Have interest in trainings, promotional events and meetings. This may include working with state associations, if applicable.



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Upcoming Events


*Dates subject to change due to rain. Follow us on Facebook for the latest updates.


July 11, 2023: USTA Long Island Kids' Day at LuHi


July 18, 2023: USTA Long Island Kids' Day at Hempstead Lake State Park


August 1, 2023: USTA Long Island Kids' Day in Suffolk County


September 2023 (Date TBD): Annual Long Island Awards Dinner


2023 Boys High School Season (All dates are tentative and subject to change due to rainouts)


May 25, 2023: Long Island Small Schools Team Championship

May 31, 2023: Long Island Large Schools Team Championship

June 2-4, 2023: New York State Boys Tennis Individual Championships (at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center)

June 9, 2023: New York State Boys Team Championships (at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center)


History & Awards


The Long Island Region Team 


Adult League Coordinator


Community Tennis Coordinator


Long Island Region Council


Regional Council Executive Committee

  • Michael Pavlides, Regional Director
  • Jonathan Klee, Past Regional Director
  • Sunny Fishkind
  • Tito Perez
  • Jason Wass
  • Randi Wilkins


Committee Members

  • Terri Arnold-McKenzie
  • Scott Axler
  • Shannon Blue
  • Hilary Bressler
  • Chris Colesanti
  • Stephen Green
  • Herb Harris
  • KerriAnn Jannotte
  • Jason Pasion
  • Sharon Rappaport
  • Fabiana Rezak
  • Clark D. Ruiz II
  • Denise Schmidt
  • Michelle Stoerback


To learn more about us, email ustaonlongisland@gmail.com


Join the USTA Eastern Long Island Region Facebook group!


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