Summer Rising

This year, NYJTL will be participating in Summer Rising, a New York City’s free summer plan for any child in grades K-12 who wants to participate. Program Overview Summer Rising will be available throughout New York City to every student grades K-8, including students with disabilities. All programs will be run by local school leaders […]

NYJTL Partners with Hospital for Special Surgery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, NEW YORK, NY – [May 06, 2021] New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL), and the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will work together to promote and deliver injury prevention education and screening programs to NYJTL coaches, participants and select Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning programs. “This is a huge […]

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 […]