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SPECIAL POPS TENNIS ANNOUNCES FALL CLASSIC TENNIS TOURNAMENT  

Annual flagship tournament anticipates attracting hundreds of athletes from around the country  August 16, 2018 (ATLANTA) – Special Pops Tennis – an organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through tennis – is proud to announce its 14th annual Fall Classic Tennis Tournament starting September 28, 2018. This flagship [...]

By |2018-08-21T10:30:58+00:00August 21st, 2018|In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on SPECIAL POPS TENNIS ANNOUNCES FALL CLASSIC TENNIS TOURNAMENT  

SPECIAL POPS TENNIS OPENS FALL ACADEMIES

Free, eight-week tennis program officially opens registration for people with special needs August 08, 2018 (ATLANTA) – Today, Special Pops Tennis – an organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through tennis – announces the opening of fall academies throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area. The free, eight-week tennis program [...]

By |2018-08-08T13:47:32+00:00August 8th, 2018|In the Spotlight, Main Box|0 Comments

Medlock Bridge Again Raises Funds for Special Pops

On Memorial Day Weekend the Medlock Bridge community, with the help of tennis Director Allan Jensen and the tennis Committee Members, were able to raise over $2,500.00 for Special Pops through a wine grab, silent auction, raffle ticket sales, tournament fees and individual donations.  The final total donation will be determined when all the figures [...]

By |2018-06-14T15:34:38+00:00June 14th, 2018|In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on Medlock Bridge Again Raises Funds for Special Pops

Athlete Anthony Le at Dream Court

Local organization provides tennis for those with special needs Saturday, May 5th 2018, 5:11 pm EDTSaturday, May 5th 2018, 5:38 pm EDT By Samantha Day On Saturday, Dream Court held its annual Unified Doubles Tennis Play Day. (Source: WSFA 12 News) MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -Dream Court is an organization in Montgomery designed to give those [...]

By |2018-05-22T12:58:19+00:00May 22nd, 2018|In the Spotlight|Comments Off on Athlete Anthony Le at Dream Court

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+00:00March 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+00:00January 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+00:00November 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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00September 28th, 2016|In the Spotlight|Comments Off on WE WON!!! Scana Energy Heartwarmers photo wins $1000!