March 8, 2017
We have countless captains that help make USTA League play possible in the Eastern Section. Learn more about what they do! If you already know a great captain, be sure to let us know! Nominate your captain as part of our Captains Kudos recognition.
What it Means to Be a Captain
• Be familiar with the structure, procedures and local league, sectional and national rules, as well as the general rules of tennis to keep your team informed.
• Attend all local league meetings and be in contact with your local league coordinator in case of any changes made to the league.
Find Interested Players
• Recruit enough players to field a complete team for every match.
• Ensure that all players meet the eligibility requirements: Have a valid NTRP rating, USTA membership and be the minimum age for the league.ADVERTISEMENT
• Obtain a team number from your league coordinator.
• Distribute all materials to your team including: Team number, schedule of play, current rules and regulations and a list of team members with telephone numbers and emails.
• Confirm home and away matches and contact opposing team captains to confirm date and time of match. Assist your local league coordinator in rescheduling postponed or delayed matches.
• Organize all materials necessary for the team’s participation at the championship level, if your team qualifies.
Get Results In
• Record match results on TennisLink within 48 hours (per regulations).
Have what it takes to captain a team? Click here to complete the registration form.