This year, the NYJTL Boathouse Bash is going virtual! Please join us on Wednesday, August 5 at 6 pm to celebrate our students’ achievements through this extraordinary year. Hosted by Blair Henley and Nick McCarvel, you won’t want to miss this party with surprise tennis star appearances, trivia, a special silent auction, and a message from our kids.
|Lindsay Davenport is a 3-time Grand Slam Singles Champion. She won the US Open in 1998, Wimbledon in 1999, and the Australian Open in 2000. She was an Olympic Gold Medalist in 1996. She was a 4-time Year-End World #1.|
|Bethanie Mattek-Sands is a 9-time Grand Slam Champion and a 2016 Olympic gold medalist. She reached #1 in the world in doubles and owns 29 WTA titles. She is an ESPN Analyst, Tennis United host and “America’s Tennis Rockstar”! Bethanie was awarded the 2019 NYJTL Next Leadership Award in recognition of her promising, next generation leadership in the tennis world.|
|Chris Eubanks played for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. 2-time All-American and twice named ACC Player of the Year. He turned pro at the end of 2017 and cracked top 150 in the world in 2019. He is also a Futures and Challenger titleholder.|
|Co-host: Nick McCarvel is a sports reporter and commentator who works as a U.S.-based news producer for the Olympic Channel. In the tennis space, he has covered all four of the sports' majors over the last eight years numerous times, hosting digital coverage for them each, including on the popular Wimbledon Channel. He has served as a figure skating and gymnastics reporter in Sochi 2014, Rio 2016 and PyeongChang 2018. Additionally, his writing has appeared in The New York Times, Tennis Magazine, USA TODAY, The Guardian and many other respected outlets. He's lived in Harlem since 2011.|
|Co-host: Blair Henley is a host and writer working primarily in the world of professional tennis. She has served as an emcee and digital host at some of the most prestigious events in the world, interviewing up-and-coming players as well as the biggest names in the game. She is a regular contributor for TENNIS Magazine, and has also written for espnW.com and both the ATP and WTA tours. Following her collegiate career at Rice University, she worked as a tennis coach for all ages and levels before beginning her career in sports media.|
Boathouse Bash 2019 Photo Gallery
We are grateful for DigiBooths for sponsoring the selfie booth, where photos and gifs are emailed and texted right from the booth!