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NYJTL Announces New Board Chair

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) is pleased to announce that Bob Horne has been elected as its Board Chair effective February 23, 2021. Mr. Horne has been an active member of NYJTL’s Board for 25 years, including acting as Treasurer and serving on the Executive Committee for more than 20 years. A long-time resident […]

CEO’s Statement on Asian Discrimination

One of the core values of NYJTL, the commitment to diversity and inclusion, has underpinned our beliefs and our programs since our founding fifty years ago.  Without question we work on behalf of all the children and families of New York City regardless of race, ethnicity or color. As we’ve seen in the last year […]

The Racket

The Racket 🎾 Women’s History Month Joyce Short, the Community Tennis Site Director at the Roosevelt Island site, is an example of dedication and service within the NYJTL community. In the Winter of 1991, Joyce and NYJTL first opened the site at Roosevelt Island, and it has been going strong ever since under her leadership. Read the […]

Coach Spotlight: Anna Tatishvili

Anna Tatishvili, Associate Director of High Performance and Adult Programming at the Cary Leeds Center, is a Georgian-American and former professional tennis player. Anna’s story comes full circle in working for New York Junior Tennis & Learning.  She began her career as a young girl, and at age 10 at the Junior Orange Bowl (World […]

Coach Ahsha is Featured by the USTA

Former WTA Pro Ahsha Rolle Growing Tennis in the Bronx By: Victoria Chiesa (See the original article here) Former touring pro Ahsha Rolle was guided in part by a female coach during her WTA career, and she’s using what she learned from former Grand Slam winner Lori McNeil to mentor tennis players of all ages […]