NorCal Staff | May 1, 2017
What is the goal of National Junior Tennis & Learning?
Founded in 1969 by Arthur Ashe, Charlie Pasarell, and Sheridan Snyder, this growing network of tennis providers share similar values, ideals, and goals by:
Reaching out to those who may not otherwise have the opportunity to play tennis
Instilling in youngsters the values of leadership and academic excellence
Giving all kids (regardless of income, race, gender) the opportunity to fully develop their tennis skills so they can derive a life time of enjoyment from the sport
USTA Foundation Grants & Scholarships
The USTA Foundation believes in giving back, in supporting programs that utilize tennis and education to build brighter futures and more vibrant communities, and to support students who have excelled as they pursue a college education. ADVERTISEMENT
To date, the USTA Foundation has awarded more than $19 million in grants and scholarships to more than 270 programs, benefitting thousands of children and adults throughout the country. Learn More
2017 NJTL And NIKE Camp Scholarships
There are 24 scholarships available for the NJTL camp (12 boys and 12 girls). There are 6 scholarships available for the NIKE Camps (3 boys and 3 girls).
If you are accepted for the Nike Scholarship you may choose any Nike camp in NorCal, as long as they have the availability to accommodate. Learn more.
19th Annual NJTL Essay Contest
Enter and you could win a trip to New York City for Kids' Day! The information for the 2018 contest coming soon.
Please join USTA NorCal in congratulating the following winners of the 2017 Arthur Ashe Essay Contest. These student athletes wrote essays that stood out among their peers in Northern California.
The winner from the Northern California section is: David Martin Jr. from Manteca.
Youth Tennis Specialist, NJTL, Schools, Junior Camps