May Captain of the Month
Congratulations to Ruth Durham! Ruth began playing tennis when her family needed a fourth to play doubles. She loves playing league tennis and thinks of her USTA League team as extended family. To read more about Ruth, Click here.
May is Tennis Month in Elizabethtown
Mayor Tim C. Walker of Elizabethtown, Kentucky proclaimed the month of May 2013 as Tennis Month in Elizabethtown and asks all citizens to work together to raise awarness of the game of tennis and maximize its social and health benefits by participating in the sport.
Mayor Tim C. Walker, Etown Tennis Commission Youth Lesson Coordinator Tim Hinkle, and Elizabethtown Tennis Commission Chairman Bo O'Brien are promoting a USTA Tennis Block Party to be held Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Freeman Lake Tennis Complex in Elizabethtown from
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Information about the Etown Tennis Commission's programs can be found by clicking here.
Local Adult League Coordinator Contest!
USTA National will be rewarding USTA Local League Coordinators for their efforts at increasing participation in USTA League programs. The top prize of two 2014 US Open tickets including airfare and hotel accommodations will go to the one coordinator with the highest increase in total registrations between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014 as compared to registrations between June 1, 2012 and May 31, 2013. Two prizes to assist at a National League Championship, including airfare and hotel accommodations, will be awarded to coordinators with the highest percentage increase and the highest increase in the "unique" number of players between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014 compared to June 1, 2012 and May 31, 2013. Wish your Local League Coordinator luck!
Free 10 & Under Workshop
Attention tennis professionals, coaches or individuals wanting to learn more about coaching: You are invited to attend a free 10 & Under workshop featuring nationally acclaimed trainer Rita Gladstone.Click here for more information such as dates, times and locations.
USTA Officials School
Are you interested in becoming an official? Now you have your chance. There will be a USTA Officials School in Lexington on May 19th, 2013 at the Campbell House. Click here for more information on how you can attend.
USTA Member Benefits!!!
We just saved $100 on a car rental using our USTA member discount code! Did you know you can get discounts on rental cars, hotels, even movie tickets!!! Go to https://membership.usta.com/, login at the right where it says "Member Login" to get the discount codes!
Freeman Lake Courts, Elizabethtown
Congratulations to the Elizabethtown Tennis Commission, on the dedication of the 10 court facility that was the vision of Bo and Kathy O'Brien that has come to reality! We hope everyone gets a chance to swing by and have a hit on these delightful courts with beautiful lake scenery. 12/21/12 was named Bo O'Brien Day and Freeman Lake Center Court is dedicated in his name. Click here to see the dedication ceremony!
Attention Tennis Professionals!
Help get adults playing USTA League Tennis and earn $200.00. Any certified tennis pro will be rewarded with a cash reward when adding six new players to a new or existing team in the 18 & Over and 40 & Over divisions of the following leagues; Adult, Mixed Doubles and Combo. These players must be brand new to leagues. The Southern League Growth Initiative is a program designed to promote play in USTA Leagues to new players. To claim your $200.00 use this on-line claim form today!