Please update your profile

Your Safe Play Approval Expires in $(daysToExpire) days!

Your Safe Play Approval has expired!

Your Admin status expires in $(daysToExpire) days!

Your Organization Admin is expired!

Your Membership Expires in $(daysToExpire) days!

Your Membership has expired!

Please complete your account creation
This is the membership endpoints html.
accesstoken
viewCart
deleteCart
addToCart
retrieveMembersDetails
getMemberInfo
unlinkMember
submitNewMemberInfo
traditionalUpdateCustomerDetails
paymentDetails
addVoucher
removeVoucher
validateAddress
getOrganization
orders
deleteCard
addCard
setDefaultPaymentInfo
unsubscribe
getSection
Missouri Valley / Iowa

Happy Thanksgiving

Mark Blume | November 05, 2021

Executive Board of the USTA Iowa:

 

As your term comes to a close in the next few months, we would like to take this moment to reflect and thank you all.

 

COVID had a major impact on the district and our activities. During this time you kept players and parents informed and managed postponements and cancellations of tournaments, leagues and events. Always mindful that the district would need to be ready to reactivate them after the pandemic.

 

During your term, you guided the development and approval of the USTA Iowa Junior Product grant. This grant assisted and encouraged eight clubs with financial assistance and vision to continue their local tennis efforts.  

 

As we conclude our recent district meeting, a number of committee chairs reported out on the tennis participation and growth we experienced this year. Adult leagues grew, junior program participants increased, a new CTA was established and 18 brand new tennis courts were built across the district. The Iowa TSR reported on several new partnerships that created pilots and programs around the district that never happened before.

 

Your board vision, leadership and encouragement made these possible during a very challenging period in our tennis history.  

 

Again, thank you for your voluntary service and time. This executive board made a difference!

 

The USTA Board of Directors

Mark Blume, Executive Director

 

Advertisement

Related Articles
  • Julien Duhautois and Uzir Thapa recently won a first-place prize for their Tennis Line Call App at the Fifth Annual Young Entrepreneur Convention at Iowa State University. The duo won $3,000 for their invention of the mobile app that turns phones into a line judge. Read More
  • Happy Holidays
    December 22, 2021
    I want to take this moment to wish everyone in the USTA Iowa district the happiest of holidays and a wonderful new year. I’m excited to inform you that we had a good and growing year, even with the COVID struggle many of us faced. Read More

    Sign up for our Newsletter

    Sign up for our Newsletter