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PRESIDENT'S CORNER

Wishing Dell Kelly all the best and thank you for your hard work and dedication as USTA Kentucky Board president. Welcome to Rainey Johns!
READ MORE from Dell!

USTA KENTUCKY BOARD AND APPROVED PASS IT FORWARD GIFT

2018 USTA Kentucky Board of Directors has been approved.  The image is a bit blurry but the smile is what it's all about as the Annual Meeting attendees were given children size racquets to pass forward! READ MORE

KENTUCKY TENNIS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
 
Congratulations Pamela Sullivan Hart, Robert Anderson "Andy" Schrecker and Bruce Stone. 
READ MORE to view event photos.
USTA KENTUCKY AWARDS CELEBRATION

CONGRATULATIONS to our USTA Kentucky Award Winners!  Kentucky is lucky to have you and all that you do for tennis!   READ MORE  to view event photos.
2018 KYHSTCA COACHES CLINIC

To be held Saturday, February 17 at Top Seed Tennis Club in Lexington.   READ MORE
USTA KENTUCKY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
 
Coordinator, Youth Tennis Programs 
 
The Youth Programs Coordinator develops, promotes and manages youth tennis programs in Kentucky with a primary focus on the Greater Louisville Area.  Please submit resumes by Feb. 18.  READ MORE
  
JASON ISAACS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
 
The 2018 Jason Isaacs Memorial Doubles Championship, will be held February 16th-18th in Louisville.  Scholarship application must be submitted to the USTA Kentucky office, either through direct mail or email, by Friday, April 13th at 5pm,  APPLICATION
USTA KENTUCKY ADULT LEAGUE COMMITTEE VOTED
TO PUBLISH THE SOUTHERN SECTIONAL WILDCARDS
 
Now let's have some fun ...locate all nine Southern Sectional Wildcards
on www.ustaky.com.
Be one of the first 5 to respond with all nine correct and receive  a case of tennis balls!! READ MORE
USTA KY & OWENSBORO DAVIESS COUNTY TENNIS ASSOC. WELCOMES NEW LOCAL LEAGUE COORDINATOR
 
Welcome Kim Boarman!  Kim will be joining Anna Pierce as a Local League Coordinator overseeing all USTA League aspects. READ MORE
NEW AGE DIVISION SURVEY
 
Would you or someone you know be interested in a league comprised of players age 18 to 39?  Share with your friends . READ MORE
TRI LEVEL NEEDS YOUR INPUT
 
Regional play is being considered....need your input on options below:

Local/Weekend Tournament

Regional Play

Sectional Championships in KY READ MORE AND SURVEY LINK

KENTUCKY TENNIS TOUR
 

Governor's State Proclamation - Tennis Awareness Week in Kentucky - June 2 - 9, 2018 

Tennis everyday across the state. 

  • Statewide Promotions
  • Give-a-ways 
  • Check back often for updates!
 
READ MORE
SOUTHERN SENIOR CUP

An interest form for the Southern Senior Cup is currently open.  Deadline is March 1st to submit for consideration.   READ MORE



IT'S TIME TO GET WILD!

Wild Aces is a USTA non-member based 40 & over social league designed to bring players back to the court and/or introduce players to an organized tennis program .    READ MORE



60 & OVER AND 70 & OVER INVITATIONAL

Time to get your team and/or partner together!!! Registration opens March 1st!   READ MORE



WIN A FREE YEAR OF LEAGUE TENNIS! #ustaleague

Post a video (30 seconds or less) on "I love TENNIS because.... between February 1-13 on USTA League Facebook Group!  Winner announced on Valentine's Day and will receive a "Year on Us"! (USTA League fees reimbursed for 2018 up to $500!)  Entries can be posted on USTA League Facebook Group or by using #ustaleague on Twitter or Instagram.
2018 LOUISVILLE KIDS FAIR FEBRUARY 24 & 25

Come have some fun!!
We're playing tennis at the fair!  READ MORE   



TELL A FRIEND!

Come join Tennis Apprentice - an all-inclusive tennis program for beginner adults (18 & Over).  You will learn how to play the game of tennis in a group with others at the same beginner level.   READ MORE   



TOURNAMENT LEVEL PATHWAYS CREATED
 
USTA Kentucky created pathways for parents to guide their children through junior tournaments, based on their level of play.  An easy way to determine which tournaments would be best to enter.  


Find all links to sanctioned junior tournaments in Kentucky HERE

Bluegrass Winter Slam 12's and 16's (KY Level 3, Southern Level 5)

Jason Isaacs Memorial Doubles Championship 
(KY Level 2,  Southern Level 5)
February 16-18, Louisville
Tournament Director: Don Isaacs
Registration Deadline: February 9th 
REGISTER HERE

LTC Winter Series #2 
(KY Level 5, YTP Orange)
February 17-18, Lexington
Tournament Director: Amy Hisle 
Registration Deadline: February 14th
REGISTER HERE

Contact Bryan Hash or READ MORE
BLUEGRASS NEXT GENERATION GREAT

Ailsa Currie is a teen that exemplifies what is means to be the next generation of greats! 
 
PROGRAM REMINDERS AND DEADLINES

Multicultural Individual Player & Scholar Athlete Grants- Deadline: February 9th READ MORE


 

USTA Foundation College Scholarships- Deadline February 26th READ MORE


 

USTA Foundation NJTL Essay Contest- Deadline June 29th READ MORE


 

For more information contact Stacey Croley or READ MORE


NET GENERATION FOR SCHOOLS
   
Teachers can now register with Net Generation to receive free training and incentives to help grow tennis!   READ MORE  
REGISTER YOUR KROGER CARD
 
Select Raise a Racquet as your charity of choice!  Help to share tennis with others just by grocery shopping!   READ MORE   
PLAY IT FORWARD GRANT

Over $1.2 million has been made available for programs and tournaments focused on innovative ideas & growth based programming.  READ MORE  or email  Stacey Croley .

BUILD IT FORWARD GRANT

USTA Southern has opened registration for grant applications for the Build It Forward initiative. $500K has been made available to build or reconstruct tennis courts. There is no deadline, as funds will be available until exhausted. 
READ MORE or email John Callen

E-NEWS!

Do you have Community Tennis News you would like to share? If so, please email Kim Lonnemann with the information no later than the first day of each month.
E-News is sent mid month.
YOUR LOCAL LEAGUE COORDINATORS

Looking for additional league playing opportunity?  How about getting a family member or friend involved in tennis?  READ MORE
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