Best Practice Examples

The following links are a best practice guide to becoming more involved in your community.  They will show various examples from the previous seasons of programs that were rewarded grants.      

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Varsity Teams taking part in the USTA Campus Kids Day

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NewMexico-Univof-Color_smThe University of New Mexico women's tennis team hosted a USTA Campus Kids Day on Saturday, March 20, 2013. Click here to check out pictures from the event.





Florida Tech logoFIT Head coach Bill Macom and several of his men’s and women’s tennis players held a tennis clinic as part of the Scott Center for Autism Treatment’s “Get Fit with FIT (Social Skills) Program” on Wednesday at the Clemente Center.




DukeThe Duke men's tennis team participated in the 2013 Duke Martin Luther King Jr. Million Meals Event in the Intramural Building on Duke's West Campus. The Blue Devils were able to package meals for those less fortunate around the world and in the Durham community.





Wisconsin_smThe Wisconsin women's tennis team sponsored a "Serving for Sandy" fundraiser, which helped raise money for the Red Hook Initiative. Click here for more.




UChicago_smThis fall, the University of Chicago men’s and women’s tennis teams have woken up to a different type of learning, one in which they aren’t behind desks, listening to lectures, but in front of students, doing the teaching. Click here to read more.



 Duke

The Duke women’s tennis team travelled to C.C. Spaulding Elementary School to teach students how to play the game of tennis. The Blue Devils worked with students on skills such as properly gripping the racket, juggling a ball on the racket and hitting a forehand, before putting on a demonstration.



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Furman assistant women's tennis coach Christine Johnston and the Paladin women's tennis team hosted a bone marrow donor drive Tuesday, December 4, in honor of Johnston's cousin, Kim Roper. Roper, who has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, is in need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant. Neither radiation therapy nor chemotherapy has controlled her cancer; therefore, she has become dependent on the National Bone Marrow Registry to find a match to help save her life.



 
DukeDuke Women’s Tennis, together with fans in the Royal Blue Club, reached out to donors to collect 25 tennis racquets. The women’s team also coordinated with The Girls Club, which is a campus group that mentors middle school girls. The team was invited to the holiday event The Girls Club hosts for those they mentor and was able to present the racquets as well as share what it is like to balance college sports with academics and campus life.


Purdue_smPurdue men's tennis team took to the outdoor courts with 14 wheelchair tennis players for a two hour clinic put on by Purdue tennis and the Rehab Hospital of Indiana.  Read More







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A handful of players from the Arkansas men’s tennis team took a break from the tennis courts to visit some special children at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.  Read More




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Advantage Virginia Program at VCU- Overview of VCU's plan to help the city of Richmond become a leader in the tennis community.





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Serve Up Some Hope- The Ohio State Women's Tennis Team involvement with the Stephanie Spielman Breast Cancer Research Fund.






 

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