The NJTL is a nation-wide network of community tennis organizations seeking to develop the character of young people through tennis and education. Founded in 1969 by Arthur Ashe, Charlie Pasarell, and Sheridan Snyder, this growing network of tennis providers share similar values, ideals, and goals by:
· reaching out to those who may not otherwise have the opportunity to play tennis
· instilling in youngsters the values of leadership and academic excellence
· giving all kids (regardless of income, race, gender) the opportunity to fully develop their tennis skills so they can derive a life time of enjoyment from the sport
NJTLs are unique because they offer a variety of on-court programming and also educational and life-skill components designed to enhance a player’s overall development. These educational components are diverse in nature, but can vary from things like mentoring and drug and alcohol counseling, to things like computer skills training, health and nutrition, and college preparation.
Please consider a tax deductible donation to NJTL – National Junior Tennis & Learning . NJTLs are charged with providing free or low-cost programming for youth during out-of-school time that combine tennis and education to help keep kids safe, healthy and strong.