Starting a Junior Team Tennis Program

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USTA Junior Team Tennis is the largest junior tennis league in the USA with over 80,000 participants nation-wide. USTA Junior Team Tennis is often compared to Little League Baseball, as the program offers children the opportunity to develop their individual and team skills in a fun, yet competitive atmosphere. Winning teams progress from Local to District to Section to National Championships.


Learn more about the benefits of Junior Team Tennis and find helpful resources to help you get started. Discover the benefits of youth tennis and get involved today!


Program Benefits

  1. Progression to District, Section and National Championships
  2. Program grant and coordinator bonus opportunities
  3. Free marketing support to help with program launch
  4. Nationally branded program increases the visibility of your league
  5. Free access to TennisLink registration and tracking system
  6. Players participating in Section Championships have the opportunity to receive Level 5 Ranking Points for Advanced Divisions and Level 6 Ranking Points for Intermediate Divisions.
  7. Provides a perfect “first step” pathway for new players of all ages to compete; or high school players to gain match experience in their “off season”


Steps to a Successful Program

  1. Locate and train a coordinator (Area League Coordinator)
    * Program manuals, videos, and free training is available for coaches and coordinators
  2. Define characteristics of league
    * Sites, target audience (age and ability), dates/times, format, fees
  3. Fill out league application on TennisLink at
  4. Set up registration process/sign-ups
  5. Design flyer and promote to target audience
    * Schools, Park Districts, Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCA/YWCA, indoor clubs; high school coaches
  6. Complete Roster Registration, make schedule of play and enter results in TennisLink
  7. Coordinate local playoff and send teams to District and Midwest Section Championships

Interested in starting a JTT program? CLICK HERE for our helpful provider manual and CLICK HERE to contact your local coordinator.



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