Category: Community Outreach

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 ...

JTCC’s Community Outreach Journey

JTCC's Summer 2018 Community Outreach session providing tennis and academic instruction in underserved neighborhoods at 20 different locations across the greater Washington D.C. area concluded on Friday, August 17. Thanks to the efforts of Dylan Kogan (Summer 2018 Community Outreach Assistant Manager) over the last few weeks this video captures a sense of the opportunities ...

Special Olympics Athletes Bring Home Medals at USA Games

Following several months of weekly training at JTCC, four determined athletes brought home seven medals for their efforts at the Special Olympics USA Games held in Seattle July 1-6. The Special Olympics USA Games draws 4,000 athletes competing in 14 individual and team sports. Bijan Bagheri and Brian Salewski both won gold medals in singles ...

JTCC Brings Home NJTL Excellence Teams Cup

The JTCC team of seven girls and boys ages 8-12 earned the title of “Champions” at the fourth annual National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) Excellence Teams Cup competition held at JTCC July 26-29. The four-day USTA Foundation event brought together 12 teams from NJTL chapters across the country. JTCC secured the crown by excelling ...

JTCC Developing New Stars

Three hundred youngsters from 12 sites across underserved areas of Washington D.C. and Prince George's County, M.D. were introduced to tennis during JTCC's spring community outreach GEICO Game On! and Advantage Prince George's sessions. The participants received weekly instructors from JTCC coaches between April - June and at the six locations in the District this ...

JTCC Launches Special Olympics Program

In March 2018 JTCC began a partnership with Special Olympics Maryland as part of the organization’s vision to make JTCC a place where everybody can enjoy the game of tennis. Special Olympics Maryland training sessions have been running weekly on Sundays for the last three months with Abby Landis leading the instruction. Landis has worked ...

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