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Resource Library

Access resources developed by the USTA and its partners to help you teach and develop players on and off the court. 

Community Organizers, Volunteers & Adaptive Tennis

Resources to help you start, run and volunteer for community programs, plus resources created for working with adaptive and wheelchair athletes. 

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To view and download all resources for community organizers, volunteers and adaptive tennis, you must complete the USTA Safe Play program. Click here to get started with Safe Play. 

 

Below are samples of resources that you will get full access to once you complete Safe Play. 

 

Court Captain

Court Captains are non-certified Officials who promote a safe and enjoyable experience for players while providing guidance through all aspects of point and match play. Five key responsibilities of Court Captains include reinforcement of safety, rallying, scoring, structure, and transitions during activities.

Red Ball Team Challenge (Sample)

A Team Challenge is a USTA program designed as an introduction to competition for Net Generation players ages 5-18, focusing on team play, parent information and character development. The Team Challenge is designed to be delivered either as a single event or as a series of events, with the objective of offering a competitive play experience that highlights teamwork and skill development in a fun, social environment.

Community Wheelchair Red Ball Practice and Play Plans (Sample)

Community Red Ball curriculum adapted for wheelchair tennis usage.

Activation Guide

In this guide, you will learn the benefits of hosting an activation, preparation tactics and suggested roles to run your event.

Community and Coach's Yellow Ball Practice and Play Plans (Sample)

Comprehensive, competency based, collaborative and convenient practice and play plans for Yellow Ball 2 and Yellow Ball 1 levels.

Community Wheelchair Green Ball Practice and Play Plans (Sample)

Community Green Ball curriculum adapted for wheelchair tennis usage.

Red Ball Community Manual in Spanish (Sample)

Net Generation Community es un programa para "Aprender a jugar" diseñado para involucrar a más jugadores en el juego de tenis. El programa utiliza equipos modificados para promover el éxito temprano, con un enfoque en los desafíos, las habilidades y el juego. Net Generation Community se creó para entrenadores que puedan tener poca o ninguna experiencia en la enseñanza del tenis.

Volunteer Certificate

This customizable certificate can be used to recognize those who volunteer at events, clinics, lessons, etc.

Orange Ball Community Manual (Sample)

Net Generation Community is a “Learn to Play” program designed to engage more players in the game of tennis. The program uses modified equipment to promote early success, with a focus on serve, rally, and play. The Net Generation Community curriculum was created for coaches who may have little to no experience in teaching tennis. Community Orange curricula encompasses two levels of Practice and Play Plans.

Tennis Event Guide

Running a tennis event?  No court? No problem!  If this is your first time running a tennis event or your tenth, this event planning guide will support you. Access downloadable planning worksheets, checklists, and learn best practices for promoting your event. A tennis event is not complete without activities. Use this guide for on-court and off-court activities to keep your players moving!  

Physical Education Tennis Curricula for 5th and 6th Grade

Standards-based, comprehensive, turnkey lesson plans for 5th grade and 6th grade.

Download (Español)

Physical Education Tennis Curricula for 1st grade and 2nd Grade

(New Version Updated March 2018) Standards-based, comprehensive, turnkey lesson plans for children in 1st grade and 2nd grade.

Download (Español)

Physical Education Tennis Curricula for Kindergarten

Standards-based, comprehensive, turnkey lesson plans for Kindergarten.

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Physical Education Tennis Curricula for 7th to 12th Grade

(New Added June 2018) Standards-based, comprehensive, turnkey lesson plans for children in high school.

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Physical Education Tennis Curricula for 3rd and 4th Grade

(New Version Updated March 2018) Standards-based, comprehensive, turnkey lesson plans for children in 3rd grade and 4th grade.

Download (Español)

USTA ADM Helpful Hints

Helpful tips that you can share with parents when they are evaluating junior tennis programs.

USTA ADM Brochure

A print brochure describing the key aspects of the USTA's American Development Model (ADM).

Net Generation Report of Innovation

A detailed report describing youth sports and the journey to attracting and retaining more players for a lifetime.

ADM Framework in detail

Overview of the the USTA's American Development Model (ADM).

Court Captain

Court Captains are non-certified Officials who promote a safe and enjoyable experience for players while providing guidance through all aspects of point and match play. Five key responsibilities of Court Captains include reinforcement of safety, rallying, scoring, structure, and transitions during activities.

Volunteer Certificate

This customizable certificate can be used to recognize those who volunteer at events, clinics, lessons, etc.

Coach's and Community Yellow Ball Practice Plans

Comprehensive, competency based, collaborative and convenient practice and play plans for Yellow Ball 2 and Yellow Ball 1 levels.

Red Ball Team Challenge

A Team Challenge is a USTA program designed as an introduction to competition for Net Generation players ages 5-18, focusing on team play, parent information and character development. The Team Challenge is designed to be delivered either as a single event or as a series of events, with the objective of offering a competitive play experience that highlights teamwork and skill development in a fun, social environment.

Green Ball Team Challenge

A Team Challenge is a USTA program designed as an introduction to competition for Net Generation players ages 5-18, focusing on team play, parent information and character development.

Orange Ball Team Challenge

A Team Challenge is a USTA program designed as an introduction to competition for Net Generation players ages 5-18, focusing on team play, parent information and character development. The Team Challenge is designed to be delivered either as a single event or as a series of events, with the objective of offering a competitive play experience that highlights teamwork and skill development in a fun, social environment.

Tennis 101 for Adults

USTA Tennis 101 is a 6-session program designed specifically to welcome new players to the game or even reintroduce players who may have not played in a long time. Participants who complete the program will possess the fundamental skills in order to be confident in enjoying tennis whether recreationally or competitively.

Tennis 101 Red Ball

USTA Tennis 101 is an 8-session program designed specifically to welcome new youth players to the game. Kids and teens who complete the program will possess the fundamental skills in order to be confident in enjoying tennis for a lifetime. 

Red Ball Community Manual

Net Generation Community is a “Learn to Play” program designed to engage more players in the game of tennis. The program uses modified equipment to promote early success, with a focus on challenge, skills, and play. The Net Generation Community curriculum was created for coaches who may have little to no experience in delivering tennis.

Download in Spanish

Community Wheelchair Orange Ball Practice and Play Plans

Community Orange Ball curriculum adapted for wheelchair tennis usage

Community Wheelchair Red Ball Practice and Play Plans

Community Red Ball curriculum adapted for wheelchair tennis usage

Green Ball Community Manual

Net Generation Community is a “Learn to Play” program designed to engage more players in the game of tennis. The program uses modified equipment to promote early success, with a focus on serve, rally, and play. The Net Generation Community curriculum was created for coaches who may have little to no experience in teaching tennis.

Station Cards

Station cards are a supplementary curriculum resource designed to be used on court. One side shows the activities that are used and referenced within the lesson plans and the other side has text to explain the activity. Print and use directly on-court!

Community Wheelchair Green Ball Practice and Play Plans

Community Green Ball curriculum adapted for wheelchair tennis usage

Orange Ball Community Manual

Net Generation Community is a “Learn to Play” program designed to engage more players in the game of tennis. The program uses modified equipment to promote early success, with a focus on serve, rally, and play. The Net Generation Community curriculum was created for coaches who may have little to no experience in teaching tennis.

Reporting Fraudulent Activities and/or Unethical Behavior – Whistle-Blower Hotline (USTA 2021)

Policy for reporting fraudulent activities and/or unethical behavior hotline. 

2021 Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy for USTA Volunteers & Volunteer Code of Ethics and Professional Standards

Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Policy for volunteers.

Warrior Tennis Curriculum for assisting Military Service Members

A guide for delivering tennis to military service members of all skill levels. 

Manual for teaching adaptive Tennis

A guide for teaching adaptive tennis. 

DOWNLOAD (Spanish)

Physical Education Abilities Tennis Curriculum

Abilities Tennis Association of North Carolina's Physical Education Abilities Tennis curriculum. 

USTA Increase the Flow Leadership Development

A guide for helping develop more leaders for the USTA. 

2021 Net Generation Pathway Regulations

Describes the programs offered by the USTA to introduce players ages 5-18 to competition.

Adult Social Leagues: Provider’s Responsibilities

Adult Social Play: What are the provider's responsibilities when running a Social League?

What Are Social Leagues?

Adult Social Leagues: What is a Social League?

Video: Format

Adult Social Play: What format should I use when running my Social League?

Video: Environment

How do you create the ideal environment for a Social League?

Drop In

An overview document for running adult social drop in events.

Team Up Events

An overview document for running adult social tennis team up events. 

Social Leagues

Overview document for adult social tennis leagues.


Featured Resources


USTA ADM Brochure

A print brochure describing the key aspects of the USTA's American Development Model (ADM).

Tennis 101 for Adults

USTA Tennis 101 is a 6-session program designed specifically to welcome new players to the game or even reintroduce players who may have not played in a long time.

Community Wheelchair Orange Ball Practice and Play Plans

Community Orange Ball curriculum adapted for wheelchair tennis usage


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