What is the ITA?
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) is the governing body of college tennis, overseeing men's and women's varsity tennis at all levels - NCAA
Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and Junior/Community College - and over the past four decades has worked hard to
achieve its charter goals:
“To foster and encourage the playing of intercollegiate tennis in accordance with the highest tradition of
sportsmanship and consistent with the general objectives of higher education.”
“To develop among the intercollegiate coaches a deeper sense of responsibility in teaching, promoting, maintaining and conducting the game of tennis.”
“To educate and serve those individuals and groups who are involved in collegiate tennis: junior and college players, their coaches and parents, and the at-large tennis public.”
ITA VISION STATEMENT:
To ensure the long-term prosperity of college tennis as one of the most vibrant college sports; and, to insure a sustainable, thriving, business model for the ITA as an independent global leader in the tennis/sports world.
ITA MISSION (“WHAT” we do):
Serving all of college tennis within the world of higher education, advancing our sport, and returning the leaders of tomorrow.
ITA TRANSFORMATIVE PURPOSE (“WHY” we do what we do):
To empower coaches to empower student-athletes to compete ("strive together") to positively transform lives through tennis.