September 1, 2017
Women in Tennis Together is an amazing inspirational event for young women in grades 9-12 who play tennis in New England. For the second year in a row, players will head to Wellesley College on September 24th to play tennis with positive coaching and learn about how they can use tennis to help build a successful future from strong female role models.
The day starts out with a mix of tennis and learning (see below for format). After a complimentary lunch, the second half of the day is filled with interactions with female role models within the tennis world. This event is limited to 32 players – so act fast! This event is only $3.00 - just the Tennislink registration fee! Your small fee includes the tennis tournament, a free lunch and snack, a gift and the fabulous agenda!
8:15-8:30am: Player and Coach Registration
8:35-10:15am: Team Competition
9:00-9:45am: Parent Information Session
10:15-11:15am: Self Esteem Workshop Presented by Dove
11:15-12:15pm: Team Competition
12:15-1:00pm: Interactive Lunch
1:00-2:15pm: Guest Speaker Panel
2:30-3:15pm: Keynote Speaker
This doubles tournament is not sanctioned and will not count for ranking by the governing organization. You do not need to sign up with a partner. Doubles teams will be assigned and rotated. All female event exclusively for young women in grades 9-12. Selection is on a first come first served basis. Limited to 32 players.
Want to register but not a USTA Member? No problem
You just need to create a free USTA account number as follows:
Step 1: Click ‘Register here’ for this event
Step 2: Select the option to create an account
Step 3: Fill out your information and then use your new account number to register
If you have any questions, please call 508-366-3450 ext. 111
Sponsored by USTA NEW ENGLAND at Wellesley College, 300 Central St., Wellesley, MA
Format: Rain or Shine
1) On-court: Competitive non-elimination doubles play with positive coaching from women teaching professionals and college coaches.
2) Off-court: Interactive round table discussions. Speaker panel presentations with unique insights on tennis and sports careers pathway opportunities in college and beyond.
Mavi Sanchez-Skakle - Executive Director, New Haven Youth Tennis & Education
Jackie Bagwell - Head Coach, Amherst College
Erin Reeves - USPTA Pro, Wayland HS Coach
Elvi Shelton - USPTA Pro
Janet Khaemba - PTR Pro and Natick High School Coach
Kelly Day - PTR Pro and Holliston High School Coach
Christen Zawatsky - USPTA Pro
Nancy Bulkley, USTPA Pro
Karen McNamara, USPTA Pro
Amy Read, USPTR Pro
Speakers and Panelists:
Speaker – Danielle Petrucci, Health Education Teacher at Miles River Middle School and member, Dove Self Esteem Project: Confident Me!
Panelist – Ebonye Jones, Junior Team Tennis Coordinator, USTA Mid-Atlantic
Panelist – Jordan Batey, High School Tennis Manager, USTA National
Panelist – Christine Grey, College Tennis Consultant, Donovan Tennis
Moderator – Michelle Brown, USPTA Executive Director, Longfellow Youth Sports Zone & Zip Tennis Director
For more information, contact Chantal Roche at 508-366-3450 ext 115 or email@example.com