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 […]

The Racket

The Racket 🎾 SAT Prep As part of NYJTL’s commitment to academic success, a free SAT Preparatory Class is being offered to high school students this spring. This 11-week program will prepare students for the June exam. SAT Prep is available to all high school students who apply. Spots are limited so register now! All sessions are live and held […]