ITA Coaches Convention, Dec. 13-16th
at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida
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Coaches (and their guests) may choose to attend the Full Convention (December 13th-16th), which includes the USTA Multicultural Coaching Education Symposium, USTA Junior Showcase, all meetings, events, and clinics—or simply attend the Mini Convention (December 13th-14th), which includes the USTA Multicultural Coaching Education Symposium, USTA Junior Showcase, ITA Membership & Roundtable meetings, ITA Mini Trade Show, Presented by the USTA, and educational clinics.
Clinics and Workshops (Tuesday- Friday, Dec. 13th – 16th)
Three and 1/2 days of informative sessions given by ITA coaches and prominent members of the USPTA, PTR, USTA, as well as experts in the fields of sports medicine, sports psychology, sports promotion, sports fitness and health.
*NEW* USTA Multicultural Coaching Education Symposium (Tuesday. Dec. 13th - 9:00-3:00pm)
Classroom and On-Court sessions lead by Martin Blackman and Mark Kovacs. Lunch provided. Pre-registration required. 75 person maximum. ITA Coaches must be registered for the ITA Convention to pre-register for the USTA Multicultural Coaching Education Symposium at no charge.
ITA Mini-Trade Show, Presented by the USTA (Wednesday, Dec. 14th, 5:00 – 8:00PM)
Meet tennis industry exhibitors at the ITA Mini-Trade Show. Have your "Passport" verified at all of the booths to be eligible to win one of many gifts donated by the exhibitors. Meet and greet old and new friends. Light Refreshments, compliments of the USTA
*NEW* Apply for the ITA's version of American Idol
We're holding a talent search for future presenters! A new feature, an interactive drill session, or any other novel idea that can be demonstrated, has been added to the Mentoring Morning session on Thursday, December 15 from 8:30-11:45 AM at the Naples Grand Resort.The audience will vote!
ITA Membership & Awards Reception & Banquet (Thursday, Dec. 15th, 7:00-10:00PM)
The ITA, Wilson Sporting Goods and USTA cordially invite you to honor the 2011 Wilson/ITA Coaches of the Year & USTA/ITA Campus & Community Outreach and the USTA/ITA Campus QuickStart Provider of the Year award winners. MaliVai Washington, will be the keynote speaker, courtesy of Wilson.
ITA Membership Appreciation Cookout (Friday, Dec. 16th, 1:00PM)
The ITA cordially invites you to attend a courtside cookout and enjoy playing in a Round Robin tennis outing, the One-on-One Doubles® Coaches Tournament, or just relaxing courtside as a spectator to mingle with friends--old and new before departing for home.
*NEW* USTA Junior Showcase. (Tuesday, December 13th, 3:00-8:00pm). A recruiting event, hosted by USTA Player Development, showcasing juniors in competitive match play. All College Coaches registered for the ITA Convention are welcome to attend. No Charge.
*Coaches Tennis Tournament: One-on-One Doubles®. (Friday, December 16th, 1:30-4:30pm). Entry Fee & Cash Prizes for tournament. For more details click here. Any questions - contact Ed Krass (email: email@example.com, tel: 813-684-9031) or Troy Venechanos (email: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: 609-851-8454).
*Round Robin Tennis Mixer: (Friday, December 16th, 1:30-2:30pm). Arrive at courts ready to play by 1:45pm. First-come, First-serve. No Charge.
*Recreational Tennis: Available daily at your leisure, but Court reservations required. Please call the Naples Grande Tennis Shop (239-594-6033) to arrange for your complimentary court time. (Note: You must mention that you are with the ITA Convention.)
2011 Schedule of Events
ITA On-Site Convention Registration
Tuesday, December 13th (Noon-8:30pm)
Wednesday, December 14th (7:00am-3:00pm)
Thursday, December 15th (8:00am-7:00pm)
USTA Multicultural Coaching Education Symposium
Tuesday, December 13th (9:00am-3:00pm)
Pre-registration required. Lunch Included.
USTA Junior Showcase - Recruiting Event
Tuesday, December 13th (3:00-8:00pm)
ITA Meetings Wednesday, December 14th
General Membership Meeting (8:00-9:00am)
Divisional Round Table Meetings (9:15am-2:30pm)
Box Lunch (Complimentary) RSVP REQUIRED
Wednesday, December 14th (11:30am-1:00pm)
ITA Mini Trade Show, Presented by the USTA
Wednesday, December 14th (5:00-8:00pm)
ITA Membership & Awards Reception & Banquet
Thursday, December 15th (7:00-10:00pm)
Featuring the Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year Awards and special guest speaker, MaliVai Washington, former ITA All-American and Professional Tennis Player, courtesy of Wilson, and the USTA/ITA Campus & Community Outreach and the USTA/ITA Campus QuickStart Provider of the Year awards.
ITA Clinics & Workshops
Wednesday, December 14th (2:45pm-5:00pm)
Thursday, December 15th (8:30-5:00pm)
Friday, December 16th (8:30-1:00pm)
ITA Membership Appreciation Cookout
Friday, December 16th (1:00pm)
One-on-One Doubles® Coaches Tournament (more info)
Friday, December 16th (1:30-4:30pm)
Round Robin Tennis Mixer
Friday, December 16th (1:30-2:30pm)
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