UTR, JMTA & JMTP will work to foster the growth and development of aspiring young tennis players
"Universal Tennis and UTR and its integrated system will be a valuable resource for our Academy Directors to measure and track player development. We look forward to working with Universal Tennis to provide opportunities for more kids to play tennis, and to grow the game." - Bennett Schlansky, JMTA Managing DirectorJMTP, based at Sportime Randall’s Island, works with kids from underserved communities in New York City, introducing tennis as a life-long health and fitness activity through free school-based community programming, and, for the most dedicated athletes, providing a pathway towards college scholarships, industry careers and professional playing opportunities through scholarships to JMTA. “Universal Tennis and UTR and its integrated system will be a valuable resource for our Academy Directors to measure and track player development,” said JMTA Managing Director, Bennett Schlansky. “We look forward to working with Universal Tennis to provide opportunities for more kids to play tennis, and to grow the game.” JMTA and JMTP will leverage Universal Tennis’ suite of community tools and technology, including its tournament and event management system, to organize and run competitive, level-based tennis events on a year-round basis. The UTR Powered by Oracle tennis rating is now JMTA and JMTP’s official measurement of tennis skill level and will be used by coaches to evaluate players on a single system that works across age, gender and geography.
JMTA and JMTP recruit and train t talented and highly motivated young athletes in the New York City and beyond“We look forward to working with John McEnroe Tennis Academy and The Johnny Mac Tennis Project to provide young players with increased access to tennis, and the tools and technology to develop their skills,” said Mark Leschly, Universal Tennis Chairman and CEO. “UTR’s vision is to make tennis even better and grow the game worldwide by making it less costly, more accessible and more fun for athletes of all abilities to participate and succeed in the sport.” JMTA and JMTP recruit and train the most talented and highly motivated young athletes in the New York City Metropolitan area and beyond and are headquartered at SPORTIME Randall’s Island in McEnroe’s hometown of New York City, with additional locations at SPORTIME facilities in Westchester and on Long Island. To learn more about Sportime and JMTA, visit www.JMTA.com, and to learn more about JMTA, visit www.JMTPNY.org. About Universal Tennis: Universal Tennis is a technology company committed to bringing innovative tools and technology to make tennis better for all players and businesses. The Company's tools and technology, including the UTR Powered by Oracle global tennis rating system and fully integrated tournament/event management system, are used by players, clubs, coaches, organizers, academies and tournaments worldwide. To learn more, visit www.MyUTR.com and watch the What is UTR Powered by Oracle video.