USTA Tennis Coaching Clinic set in Wilmington NC


SURF CITY, NC Feb. 19, 2013 – Surf City Quick-Start Youth Tennis is starting up in March for youth ages 4-10. Newly trained coaches are needed for this new program. A free USTA coaching clinic hosted by the Greater Wilmington Tennis Association (GWTA) is being offered Saturday, March 2 at Hugh McRae Park in Wilmington from 9 am to 12:30 pm. No tennis experience is necessary – you will learn what coaching tools you need to help develop young players on small courts using a modern games approach to tennis.


Surf City Parks and Recreation, Surf City North CarolinaTo register for the event, simply download the registration form from and either mail it in or bring it to the Surf City Community Center. To help get a head count for the clinic please contact Kristen Danet at or by calling (910) 328-4887. More specific information on the event can be obtained by contacting GWTA clinician Rosanne Boswell at (910) 617-2725 or e-mailing her at


“This is a tremendous way to get started in tennis,” says Surf City Athletics Supervisor Steve Unger. “We are so glad to have two good hard courts at Surf City Community Center. We have a Parks & Recreation staff person, Kristen Danet, leading the program, but we need a few more volunteer coaches to get this off the ground.”


The new Quick-Start program will run on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings with an initial clinic on March 16. Registration is already underway at

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