FOR HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS
January 7, 2019
This workshop, hosted by USTA Mid-Atlantic, aims to prepare coaches of high school tennis teams for their best season yet! High school tennis is a great way to introduce the lifetime sport of tennis to more kids and coaching is a rewarding opportunity to make a positive influence on the lives of young people in the Mid-Atlantic.
A combination of classroom sessions and on-court activities led by area and national experts, this day of learning will sharpen your skills and give you new strategies to try with your high school tennis teams to take their tennis game to the next level.
Registration includes all workshop sessions, lunch and resources from USTA and USTA Mid-Atlantic.
WHAT: USTA Mid-Atlantic Section High School Coaches Workshop
“Taking Your High School Team to the Next Level”
WHEN: Sunday, February 3, 2019
Check-In: 8:30 to 9:30 AM
On-court and Classroom presentations: 9:30 to 3:00 PM
WHERE: Junior Tennis Champions Center
5200 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20740
Todd Kros – Kros was a top-ranked national junior and NCAA Division I tennis player and is currently the assistant coach of the Blacksburg High School (Va.) Boys Tennis team. After a more than 25 year career in service to the US ARMY, Todd Kros moved to the New River Valley of Virginia in the summer of 2017. For the previous 10 years, he taught tennis clinics and private lessons and he has experience coaching all levels, from beginners to national level competitors. He has two sons currently playing for the Virginia Tech Men’s tennis team (who played High School Tennis).
Tom Anderson – Recognized as an outstanding No-Cut High School Coach, Anderson is about to embark on his eleventh season as the head coach for the Western Branch High School (Va.) tennis team. His teams have won the Southeastern District four of the last six years (including last year) and reached the 6A state semifinals in 2014. Anderson never cuts a player, realizing long ago what a positive impact playing tennis can have on the life of a young player regardless of their level. His teams usually average 15 players; one year he had 25.
Sid Newcomb – Newcomb was named the National Head Tester for the United States Professional Tennis Association. After a lengthy tenure as the director of a private club in California, he relocated to Lake Nona, Fla., for his new position at the USTA National Campus. Sid played collegiately at Brown University and had a short stint on the pro tour before beginning his coaching career in 1990. He has coached numerous top professionals and collegiate players and loves teaching all ages and abilities.
Advanced registration: $55
Registration on-site: $60 (cash or check)
A special hotel rate/room block has been arranged for this event.
Start date: 2/2/19
End date: 2/3/19
Last day to book: 1/26/19
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate: Holiday Inn College Park for 101.00 USD per night.
For questions about the high school tennis coach workshop, contact Bonnie Vona.