Established in 1986, The Junior Tennis Academy presented by LACOSTE is a free, annual tournament-training program for talented NYC juniors. Fifty players between the ages of 8-16 are selected at open tryouts held each May at the USTA BJK National Tennis Center. In the fall, 25 players continued from October – April based on sportsmanship, attendance, on-court performance and financial need. By providing free year-round coaching, practice time and tournament sponsorship, the Academy helps to defray the high cost of advanced tennis training so all dedicated juniors in NYC have an equal opportunity to realize their potential. Since the program’s inception, hundreds of juniors have earned college tennis scholarships and USTA sectional and national rankings, including several standouts who have competed in the US Open.
Junior Tennis Academy Tryouts are May 18th, 2013. Click here for the application.
If you would like more information or wish to be on the mailing list, call (718) 760-6999.