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Northern

USTA Northern

Junior Team Tennis 

March 19, 2021
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USTA Northern Junior Team Tennis

 

USTA Northern Junior Team Tennis helps girls and boys ages 6 to 18 get in the game, get on the court and have a good time. The emphasis is on skill development, fun, teamwork and friendly competition. There are a number of team tennis options available in USTA Northern for junior players of all ages and ability levels.

 

Junior Team Tennis is the largest team tennis program in the United States. It is a "traditional" team tennis format where a minimum of three boys and three girls form a team and compete against other JTT teams in the section. Leagues are available in the following categories: 12U Green Ball, 14U Intermediate, 14U Advanced, 18U Intermediate, and 18U Advanced. 

 

Match formats consist of one set of boys singles, girls singles, boys doubles, girls doubles, and mixed doubles and the match is determined by total-games won. ADVERTISEMENT For 2022, there is a two match minimum requirement in local season matches in order for teams to participate in the Section Championship. 


Players must be a USTA Member to participate in Junior Team Tennis (Junior membership is now FREE!). 

 

For more information about Team Tennis, contact Natalie Stevens at natalie@northern.usta.com.


JTT 2022 Summer Season Schedule:

  • April 18: JTT Registration starts
  • May 24: JTT registration closes
  • June 24: Section player registration due
  • July 11: Section Championship registration due
  • July 22-24: Section Championships (18U Intermediate and Advanced)
  • July 25-26: Section Championships (14U Intermediate and Advanced)
  • July 26: Section Championships (12U Intermediate)

 

Upcoming Serving With Purpose Events:

  • March 19th at InnerCity Tennis
        Team Registration CLOSED
             

 

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Benchmarks for 2022 Junior Team Tennis

 

For 2022, Northern will be using UTR to determine the leveling between the Intermediate and Advanced divisions. Any players with a UTR rating that is equivalent to or greater than 5.00, must play in the Advanced JTT category. 

 

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Additional Information

 

Instructor Training



If you have summer staff looking for training opportunities, contact Christin Thurston at christin@northern.usta.com for opportunities. Also, make sure to keep your staff up to date with the latest coach materials by getting registered on www.netgeneration.com.

 

Coach Registration (All coaches must register on Net Generation)

 

To start the process of becoming Safe Play approved or to check your status, please visit: www.usta.com/safeplay. Coaches also need to have a "Green Light" status on their background check. Please direct Safe Play questions to Mya Smith-Dennis at mya@northern.usta.com or Natalie Stevens at natalie@northern.usta.com.

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