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CTP Presidents’ Week Tournament

Even though school was out, NYJTL’s Community Tennis Program ran the Presidents’ Week 3-Day Doubles Tournament for kids on February 18, 19 and 20. The CTP Presidents’ Week Tournament had boy & girl divisions in the following age groups: 12, 14, 16, 18 and 9/10. Over 100 participants came to the Cary Leeds Center to […]

ACES Afterschool Program Presidents’ Cup Tournament

According to the CDC, school-aged children and adolescents should be active for 60 minutes or more each day, which is why even though school was out, the ACES Afterschool Program was in session.  The ACES Presidents’ Cup Tournament gave the kids the opportunity to express themselves through cheer routines, show off their athleticism through fitness […]

The February Racket

Inaugural Tennis For America VISTA fellows NYJTL is proud to announce that we are one of the six nationally recognized organizations who will work together with the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) to help address the issues of poverty through tennis in the United States. We are looking for three recent college graduates or seniors to be Tennis […]

What Does Mentoring Mean To NYJTL?

According to MENTOR, The National Mentoring Partnership, “Young adults who had mentors speak highly of these relationships. They offer that their mentors help them stay on track in school, make good choices, and provide consistent support”.  At NYJTL’s core we believe in developing the character of young people through tennis and education for a lifetime […]

Meet Christopher and Isis, the Recipients of the 2019 Leadership Luncheon Student Awards

Last year’s Leadership Luncheon was held at the Metropolitan Club on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.  Tommy Hilfiger, Andrea Jaeger, and Bethanie Mattek-Sands served as honorees, and Christopher Perez and Isis Rodriguez won the student awards. Christopher Perez – Recipient of the Seymour Propp Achievement Award The Seymour Propp Achievement Award recognizes an exemplary student who […]