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Student Community Project Benefits Special Pops

Johns Creek teen volunteer and junior tennis player Ben Krebs is helping Special Pops Tennis athletes in a much-needed way this season. Ben, who is Johns Creek teen volunteer and junior tennis player, over the past year has been able to collect over 35 rackets (new and gently used) for our athletes as well as [...]

By | 2018-03-16T09:09:25+00:00 March 16th, 2018|In the Spotlight, Main Box|0 Comments

Tyler Luciani

Tyler Luciani has been a part of special pops for over 6 years. Because of the program, his tennis skills have improved immensely. He especially enjoys the numerous volunteers that he interacts with. Although making peer friends is challenging for him, I think he likes the other athletes that he has the opportunity to play [...]

By | 2018-02-21T15:13:29+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Testimonials|Comments Off on Tyler Luciani

Music 4 Charity (M4C) raises $1,171 for SPT!

Thanks to Ria Gonsalves who put on a benefit concert in her neighborhood with the members of M4C (pictured Rohan, Aashwin, and Viji). Ria has been involved with SPT as a coach, unified partner, and also SPUD team captain. As a high school senior she continues to demonstrate a selfless spirit that is also found [...]

By | 2017-12-10T20:55:22+00:00 November 16th, 2017|In the Spotlight|0 Comments

2017 Fall Classic Tennis Tournament

On behalf of the leadership of Special Pops Tennis, let me say THANK YOU to all the athletes, volunteers, families, spectators, and especially the sponsors that helped make the Fall Classic tournament more than just a tennis event. We experienced great weather, delicious meals, and bountiful beverages, generous clothing donations, awesome talent both on the [...]

By | 2018-01-10T13:26:01+00:00 July 7th, 2015|Tournaments|Comments Off on 2017 Fall Classic Tennis Tournament

Agape Academy supporting Special Pops

Thank you to Amy at Agape Academy and her staff for allowing our athletes to train at this first rate tennis venue. With the help of volunteers and organizations such as Agape, Special Pops has been able to serve over 700 athletes in 7 metro Atlanta counties. Check out SPT at http://www.specialpopstennis.org/  

By | 2017-08-14T12:28:16+00:00 June 12th, 2017|In the Spotlight|0 Comments

WE WON!!! Scana Energy Heartwarmers photo wins $1000!

WE WON!!! Thanks to efforts of Karen and Katie Tarbell for the nomination and the 242 people that made the effort to like the Scana Energy Heartwarmers photo of of SPT we won $1000. Katie is a senior at Kell High School in Cobb County. She volunteers at Lassiter High School. Her involvement as a [...]

By | 2017-08-14T12:28:17+00:00 September 28th, 2016|In the Spotlight|Comments Off on WE WON!!! Scana Energy Heartwarmers photo wins $1000!

Special Pops Tennis Annual Report ~ 10 year Anniversary

Read compelling testimonials and track the growth of first 10 years of our existence. Thank you to Martha Pedrick, Rick Klupchak, and Jerry Carbone's staff at WC+g Adlogic (especially Chandler Melton) for the tremendous effort and dedication it took to produce Special Pops Tennis Annual Report. To read the full report click here or to [...]

By | 2017-08-14T12:28:17+00:00 April 28th, 2016|In the Spotlight|Comments Off on Special Pops Tennis Annual Report ~ 10 year Anniversary

Testimonial

“My daughter now practices on the court next to neighborhood kids who are 2 feet taller and twice her level of play, but what’s important is that she knows she belongs in the game and on the court, just like the other kids.” - Parent of Special Pops Athlete

By | 2018-02-01T13:44:02+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Testimonials|Comments Off on Testimonial

Testimonial

”This tournament is my French Open!” - Special Pops Athlete upon his selection to compete at the Xperience tennis tournament sponsored by Special Olympics Virginia

By | 2018-02-01T13:47:22+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Testimonials|Comments Off on Testimonial

Testimonial

“This was the most rewarding tennis experience I have had in all my years playing tennis.” - Volunteer Unified Partner following Special Pops Fall Classic Adaptive Tennis Tournament

By | 2018-02-01T13:46:29+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Testimonials|Comments Off on Testimonial