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October 2015 

USTA/PNW Facility/Provider Meeting
Adult Leagues
10 & Under Program
General Announcements


USTA/PNW Facility/Provider Meeting

Many of you have already heard about the Facility/Provider Meeting we are hosting on Friday, October 23 from 1:00-3:00 pm at Seattle Tennis Club (no RSVP is required). If you have not heard about it, below are the details.
The agenda will be as follows:
*    General Q&A session with Matthew Warren (USTA/PNW Executive Director), China Kirk (USTA/PNW Associate Executive Director), Jim Markin (USTA/PNW Director of Junior Player Development), and Adam Hutchinson (USTA/PNW Section League Coordinator).
*    2016 Sanctioning Process for tournaments (NOTE - no information about Sanctioning will be sent out prior to this meeting! All information will be presented at this meeting and distributed to all Tournament Directors the week of October 26).  Details will also be available on our website at www.pnw.usta.com shortly after October 26.
*    Junior Competition Progression Presentation (Featuring Alanna Broderick from the USTA National office).  More info is available under the "10 and Under" heading.

If you are unable to make it to the Seattle Tennis Club, we are offering a Go-To-Meeting option for you to call in. (NOTE - internet access will be required to log-in to Go-To-Meeting. Any questions you have will need to be typed into the chat feature). Please click on the link below to register for the Go-To-Meeting portion:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6916158306345895426  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.




Adult Leagues

USTA/PNW League Teams Competing at Nationals
The League National Championships are underway! If you have a team from your facility competing, you can check out their progress at our website: http://www.pnw.usta.com/USTA-League/national_championships/

Information on Upcoming Leagues Available Soon
Details on upcoming leagues for many areas, including Adult 18 & Over, will be available soon on our website and from your Local Area Coordinator. For the overall schedule details and important dates, go to http://www.pnw.usta.com/USTA-League
and click on your Area under Local Area Schedules/Info.



 

 
 

10 & Under Program

10 and Under On-Court Workshop Happening October 23 in Seattle
Get all your continuing education credits for just $15 and in less than four hours with the USTA and USPTA's 10 and Under On-Court Workshop on Friday, October 23, from 9:00am-12:30pm at Seattle Tennis Club.
 
This interactive 10 and Under Workshop highlights skill development, progressions, and child centered activities. Don't miss out on an opportunity to improve your coaching skills and get kids playing more tennis.  The cost is $15.00 to attend.  To register for the class, go to http://coachyouthtennis.com   then click on "On-Court Workshops."  The workshop name is ""Washington On-Court Workshop #2195."  The Seattle Tennis Club has an all-white dress code which must be followed while on the tennis courts.

Coming from out of town?  The Hotel Sorrento is offering a 10% discount on their rooms under the "US Tennis Association Courtesy Rate."  If you have any questions, contact Alyssa Morrison at Morrison@pnw.usta.com or call 503-718-3338.

Alanna Broderick, 10 and Under USTA Faculty Member and High Performance Certified Coach, will be running the workshop.  Alanna received a Top 50 ITF Junior Ranking and played on the WTA Tour for four years.  She is a development specialist and a national coach, and the USTA PNW is very excited to have her lead this training.  




General Announcements
 
Line Grant Offer for Your School
For a limited amount of time schools can receive a grant to help with painting blended lines on their courts.  The USTA will match dollar for dollar the investment a community makes toward the total cost of painting 36' and 60' tennis lines on playgrounds, parking lots, and other flat surfaces.  Please pass this info to anyone you may know which can benefit from this program.
https://assets-ssl.usta.com/assets/646/15/12145_school_line_grant_flyer_2.pdf

President's Suite invitations for CTAs and NJTLs
There are a limited number of invitations to the President's Suite for the 2016 US Open.  This is open to any non-profit tennis-related community based organization.  For more information click on this link:  https://assets-ssl.usta.com/assets/646/15/2016_cta_donation_memo_-_pacific_northwest.pdf

To complete the application please click below:
http://files.ctctcdn.com/ed7faa70301/458498c5-e0eb-430a-b364-bd1e4b28ee7f.doc

News to share?
Your contributions to the Announcements section are welcome.  Please submit your news by contacting Jana Hirst.
CONTACTS
USTA Local Leagues | Area League Coordinators
Ratings, Appeals, Sectionals | Alyssa Morrison
Adult Tournaments, all other League items | Adam Hutchinson
Junior Competition and Tournaments | Valerie Weaks, Jim Markin
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