Missouri Valley / Heart Of America

USTA Heart of America Volunteer Opportunities

March 05, 2020

USTA Heart of America has many different volunteer opportunities in tennis that will be happening in the coming months. Are you looking for a way to give back to the game in your local community? Your opportunity is here!


Please read through the different events and volunteer opportunities for the USTA Heart of America in 2020: 


No Coast Juniors & All Abilities Adaptive Programs

Dates: Wednesday 2/5/20-Wednesday 5/27/20

Where: Northland Racquet Club, 306 Tennis Ct, North KC Court-816-842-8811

Volunteer Link: https://thewholeperson.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?start_over&id=45019

All Abilities tennis runs from 5:30 – 6:30pm. Competitive tennis program runs from either 6:00 – 8:00pm or 6:30–8:30pm. Contact: rhaith@thewholeperson.org


Tennis Buddies KC  

Dates: Sunday, February 23 at 5:00-6:00pm

Tennis Buddies KC is a program supported by the Kansas Special Olympics. 

Where: Overland Park Racket Club, 6800 W 91st St, Overland Park, KS 66212. 913-642-6880

The last practice will be Sunday, April 19. No practice on April 12 due to Easter. 

Contact: Christian Boschert @ kctennisbuddies@gmail.com


Wheel It Forward Tournament

Dates: April 3-5, 2020

Wheelchair tennis players in the region are invited to come to Kansas City to play competitive tennis and win their share of prize money!

Where: Northland Racquet Club (306 Tennis Ct., North KCMO) – 816-842-8811

Tournament Director: Tim Weber (816-842-8811)

Volunteer Link:  http://thewholeperson.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=45740

NEW! KC Corporate Challenge Kick Off Event  

Dates: Friday, April 10, 4PM-8PM.

We ask vendors to host some sort of physical or healthy lifestyle related activity at their booth spaces. Set up mini tennis courts for the event, w/ helping others learn the game of tennis!

Where: Truman Sports Complex  

Link: https://kccorporatechallenge.com/event-info/kick-off-party


Genesis School KC Invitational Doubles Event

Date:  May 16, 2020

The KC Invitational is Kansas City's premier tennis tournament and all proceeds benefit Genesis School. There will be tennis clinics offered on 5/16/20 prior to tourney.

Where: Homestead CC Tennis Activity

Coordinator: Kirkland Gates - kirklandgates8848@gmail.com

Volunteer signs ups and Planning Committee – meetings still ongoing w/ help needed from Tennis clubs, players and tennis community to make this a successful event.


WIN for KC Summer Camps

Camp WIN introduces girls in the community to approximately 14 sports and fitness activities over four days. Campers are broken out into groups keeping girls ages 6-8 together; ages 9-12 together.

Dates/times: TBD.




New! Juvenile Diabetes One Walk 

Date:  September 26, 2020

Link: https://www2.jdrf.org/site/SPageServer?pagename=walk_homepage

JDRF One Walk is a fun, family friendly event where dedicated walkers, volunteers and sponsors raise money to make living with T1D safer and healthier. 

Where: Liberty Memorial North Lawn where we have a Kid Zone area w volunteer & USTA mini nets. We need lots of help here with it being a new event!


For more information, please contact USTA Heart of America Volunteer Coordinator Peggy Parrish at hoavolunteercoord@gmail.com. USTA Heart of America needs your help!

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