New Training Video for 2020

The volunteers at PTC Special Pops Tennis have worked hard to put together an instructional video we can have our athletes access this fall to encourage them to keep up their tennis skills and to know we are thinking about them and look forward to when we can resume on court sessions. Special thanks to [...]

By |2020-09-17T10:08:13-04:00September 17th, 2020|In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on New Training Video for 2020

SPUD Championships in Belton, SC Cancelled

We regret to inform you that the USTA Southern SPUD Championships in Belton, SC originally scheduled for July 23-24, 2020 have been cancelled. Due to the continuing risks of COVID-19 and the dynamics specific to this event, the USTA Southern Adaptive/Special Pops committee has determined it in the best interest of all parties to postpone [...]

By |2020-07-01T08:53:00-04:00July 1st, 2020|COVID-19 Pandemic, In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on SPUD Championships in Belton, SC Cancelled

USTA Southern Awards Luncheon

Event - USTA Southern Awards Luncheon held at Marriott - Perimeter on Saturday January 18, 2020. Award received - USTA Southern Special Tennis Event of the Year - SPUD Championships in Belton, SC Laura Ferrer, mother of SPT Athlete Allison Ferrer, says "Our family had the honor to attend the USTA Southern Section Awards Luncheon [...]

By |2020-03-04T17:34:40-05:00January 18th, 2020|In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on USTA Southern Awards Luncheon

Tennis Industry Magazine Article

Read the Article: http://www.tennisindustrymag.com/issues/201911/positive-spin.php Tennis Industry Magazine - Full Issue: http://www.tennisindustrymag.com/issues/201911/index.php

By |2020-03-04T17:36:24-05:00November 11th, 2019|In the Spotlight|Comments Off on Tennis Industry Magazine Article

It’s a family affair!

It’s a family affair! “What brought you to Special Pops Tennis?” we ask all our volunteers. Some answers are pretty obvious, others less so. A desire to honor a dear friend, teacher, mentor and coach brought the Sutkus family our way this year. Jill and Michael Sutkus, daughter Julia (18) and son AJ (12) were [...]

By |2019-06-14T12:29:40-04:00June 14th, 2019|In the Spotlight, Testimonials|Comments Off on It’s a family affair!

SPT Executive Director travels to Abu Dhabi for the Special Olympics World Games

SPT Executive Director Jim Hamm’s Travel Experiences as a member of Team USA at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, UAE This trip was my fourth experience at a World Games event. Previously, I had traveled to Dublin, Ireland; Athens, Greece; and Los Angeles, CA. There was no doubt that this trip [...]

By |2019-04-10T15:24:37-04:00April 10th, 2019|In the Spotlight, Main Box, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SPT Executive Director travels to Abu Dhabi for the Special Olympics World Games

Special Pops Tennis Has A Great 2019 Xperience

Two of our great Special Pops Tennis athletes, Anthony Le and Jamie Gillispie, competed on January 10-12 t the 2019 Xperience Tennis Invitational run by Special Olympics Virginia. The Xperience Tennis Invitational brings together 32 top Special Olympics singles tennis players to compete in a two-day tournament at the Boar’s Head Resort in Charlottesville, VA. [...]

By |2019-01-16T13:58:55-05:00January 16th, 2019|In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on Special Pops Tennis Has A Great 2019 Xperience

USTA Adaptive National Championship

Reporting from USTA Adaptive National Championship in Orlando December 15th-16th Anthony, Charlie, Nate and I were honored to be able to participate in the inaugural national championship tournament.  We had the opportunity to play against and meet athletes and partners from across the country.  Several of the athletes had previously played at our Fall Classic [...]

By |2019-01-07T09:41:01-05:00January 7th, 2019|In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on USTA Adaptive National Championship

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 |2018-08-21T10:30:58-04:00August 21st, 2018|In the Spotlight, Main Box|Comments Off on SPECIAL POPS TENNIS ANNOUNCES FALL CLASSIC TENNIS TOURNAMENT  
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