Category: Academics

JTCC Celebrates Class of 2019

On Thursday, May 23 JTCC recognized the Class of 2019 with a graduation ceremony celebrating the group’s achievements in the classroom and on the tennis court. This year 14 student-athletes move on from JTCC. They were addressed by Washington Post columnist and graduation guest speaker, Courtland Milloy, who provided them with advice for the future ...

Exploring College Recruitment

Top 3 Tips From JTCC's Taka Bertrand Over the past five years, NCAA Tennis has undergone significant changes relating to its structure and recruitment policies. Some of the most notable changes include the use of no-ad scoring, a 6-game doubles set, and a 10-point tiebreak in lieu of a third set once the overall match ...

Looking To The Future At JTCC

By Tyler Byrum - January 28, 2019 Over the past 18 months JTCC has partnered with researchers from the University of Virginia to undertake a comprehensive analysis of JTCC alumni to provide insights on whether 'The JTCC Experience' has been achieving its mission of developing student-athletes who go on to be successful in college and ...

Creating Leaders of Tomorrow

JTCC is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that continues its commitment to providing a life-changing program for children with financial need. This promise has been recognized at the highest level by USTA President Katrina Adams who recently observed, “anytime you see the kids in programs like the one at JTCC, you know that they have an ...

JTCC College Pathway Features on PBS

JTCC recently featured in a PBS documentary on American men's tennis. The piece shows off the whole JTCC pathway program whereby players can progress from Community Outreach sites to Division I college scholarships/the top 50 in the world rankings. Following a three and half minute long introduction the documentary gives an insight into JTCC's Community ...

Learning About The Importance Of Deliberate Practice

Over the course of the summer JTCC players, coaches and staff have been using ‘Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise’ by Andres Ericsson and Robert Pool to help improve their performance. The book focuses on five major concepts that everyone at JTCC has spent some time reviewing: The Gift - it is not ...

Record Breaking Class of 2018

"Learning never stops"-- a message equally applicable on the court and in the classroom-was delivered to JTCC's largest class of 23 graduates by commencement speaker George Solomon, former Washington Post sports editor. At the ceremony held outdoors at JTCC on May 23, Solomon also urged the student-athletes to remain intellectually curious. "This class has shown rigorous academic ...

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