2013 Coaches Convention - Preview

ITA Coaches Convention, Dec. 13-16th
at the Waldorf Astoria Naples in Naples, Florida
 

***2013 SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES***
Coming Soon
Naples Grande Beach ***ONE-ON-ONE DOUBLES***
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***Clinic Content Descriptions***
Clinic Information to be published this Fall
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***LODGING INFORMATION***
Waldorf Astoria Naples
***2012 CONVENTION RECAPS***


2013 ITA Coaches Convention Registration

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Convention Format
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.

Convention Attractions


Clinics and Workshops (Friday, Dec. 13th – Monday, Dec. 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.

USTA Multicultural Coaching Education Symposium (Friday, Dec. 13th - 9:00AM-1:00PM)
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 & Passport Party, presented by the USTA (Saturday, 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

ITA Membership & Awards Reception & Banquet (Sunday, Dec. 15th, 7:00-10:00PM)
The ITA, Wilson Sporting Goods and USTA cordially invite you to honor the 2013 Wilson/ITA Coaches of the Year & USTA/ITA Campus & Community Outreach and the USTA/ITA Campus QuickStart Provider of the Year award winners. Kathy Rinaldi will be the featured speaker and awards presenter, courtesy of Wilson.

ITA Membership Appreciation Cookout (Monday, 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 Prize $ Championships, or just relaxing courtside as a spectator to mingle with friends--old and new before departing for home.   This is a great opportunity to network with peers.

Tennis Activities
*USTA Junior Showcase. (Friday, 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.

*One-on-One Doubles® Prize $ Championships. (Monday, December 16th, 1:30-4:30pm). Entry Fee.  100% of entry fee goes towards the prize money!  For more details click here.  Any questions - contact Ed Krass (email: edkrass@collegetennis.com, tel: 813-684-9031) or Troy Venechanos (email: tvenechanos@itatennis.com, tel: 609-851-8454).

*Round Robin Tennis Mixer: (Monday, 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 Waldorf Astoria Naples Tennis Shop (239-594-6033) to arrange for your complimentary court time. (Note: You must mention that you are with the ITA Convention.)

2013 Schedule of Events

ITA On-Site Convention Registration
Friday, December 13th (Noon-8:30pm)
Saturday, December 14th (7:00am-3:00pm)
Sunday, December 15th (8:00am-7:00pm)

USTA Multicultural Coaching Education Symposium
Friday, December 13th (9:00am-1:00pm)
Pre-registration required. Snack Included.

USTA Junior Showcase - Recruiting Event
Friday, December 13th (3:00-8:00pm)

ITA Meetings Saturday, December 14th
General Membership Meeting (8:00-9:00am)
Divisional Round Table Meetings (9:15am-12:30pm)

ITA Mini Trade Show & Passport Party, presented by the USTA
Saturday, December 14th (5:00-8:00pm)

ITA Membership & Awards Reception & Banquet
Sunday, December 15th (7:00-10:00pm)

Featuring the Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year Awards with special guest speaker, Kathy Rinaldi, courtesy of Wilson, as well as presentation of the USTA/ITA Campus & Community Outreach and the USTA/ITA Campus QuickStart Provider of the Year awards.

ITA Clinics & Workshops
Saturday, December 14th (2:45pm-5:00pm)
Sunday, December 15th (8:30-5:00pm)
Monday, December 16th (8:30-1:00pm)

ITA Membership Appreciation Cookout
Monday, December 16th (1:00pm)

One-on-One Doubles® Prize $ Championships (more info)
Monday, December 16th (1:30-4:30pm)

Round Robin Tennis Mixer
Monday, December 16th (1:30-2:30pm)

Additional Information
  • Coaches Workspace
  • Players in the Pros
  • ITA Advantage - Member Discounts



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