The USTA TENNIS ON CAMPUS program is a natural extension to a college or university's physical eduation tennis classes, intramurals/extramurals program or recreational league. Best of all, it's the chance to begin or continue another type education while in college, your tennis education! 


USTA Tennis on Campus programs offer students at universites and college across the country the chance to compete in a friendly, competitive playing environment.


The playing format of USTA Tennis on Campus is designed to be flexible, so it works on any campus and incorporates players of all ability levels and teams of all sizes.


Beginning players may elect to concentrate on skill building and the social aspects of tennis, while more advanced players might opt to form club teams and compete against nearby schools.




The USTA Tennis on Campus program offers a great deal to students and the university:

· Social interaction and team camaraderie

· Emphasis on having fun with friends who want to learn and play tennis

· A terrific way to stay active or learn a new sport

· Eligibility for and travel stipends to the USA Team Tennis National Campus Championships

· An increase in the use of a university's tennis facilities

· Fosters more support for the school’s varsity tennis teams

· USTA Southwest and National Intramural Rec Sports Association (NIRSA) support to help your program succeed


The schools and universities located in the Southwest that have Tennis on Campus programs are: 
- University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
- Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
- Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ)
- Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ)
- University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)
- New Mexico State Univerity (Las Cruces, NM)
- Western New Mexico University (Silver City, NM)
- University of Texas-El Paso (El Paso, TX)


For more information on Tennis on Campus or how to start a program in your area, please contact Ashley Portwood at  or (480) 289-2351 x. 104. 

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