Testimonials and Photo’s

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 [...]

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Shira Lipton

A relatively new – but promising – tennis player, Shira Lipton chose Special Pops Tennis for her service project on her way to becoming a Bat Mitzvah. “When I learned about Special Pops Tennis, I thought it would be the perfect place to volunteer,” she said. She was right. Shira wasted no time worrying whether [...]

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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 |2019-06-14T12:20:56-04:00January 26th, 2018|Testimonials|Comments Off on Tyler Luciani


“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

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

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“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 |2018-02-01T13:46:29-05:00January 26th, 2015|Testimonials|Comments Off on Testimonial
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