As popular as tennis is, there are literally millions of people who have yet to be introduced to the game and many others who will play more often, if given the opportunity. As Milwaukee’s official Community Tennis Association (CTA), and National Junior Tennis League (NJTL) Chapter, MTEF assists in the delivery, support, and integration of tennis programs in this community.
Junior Team Tennis (JTT) is the largest junior recreational tennis league in the United States with over 400,000 participants nation-wide and over 35,000 players in the Midwest Section. JTT is often compared to Little League Baseball, as the program offers children the opportunity to develop their individual and team tennis skills in a fun, yet competitive atmosphere. The Milwaukee league, with its 850 players, is one of the largest local summer leagues in the Midwest Section. At the conclusion of the summer league, winning division teams have the opportunity to advance in district and sectional playoffs.
Why wait until high school to join a tennis team? USTA Junior Team Tennis brings together boys and girls, ages 6 to 18, to play singles, doubles and mixed doubles against other coed teams.
Beyond being fun and a great form of exercise, Junior Team Tennis is a competitive, level-based environment that promotes individual growth, social growth and life skills.
Why Junior Team Tennis is Right For You
With Junior Team Tennis, you’ll learn about unity, sportsmanship and how to work together to achieve success. You’ll also learn that success isn’t just about winning; it’s about how you play the game and respond to challenges.
Parents can get involved in Junior Team Tennis, too. If there isn't a Junior Team Tennis league near you, your parent can start a team!
Nearly 100,000 kids nationwide play Junior Team Tennis annually, thanks to the parents who donate their time and talents. In fact, your parents can get involved today, whether they’re pros or if they’ve never picked up a racquet. They can even start a team if there isn’t one nearby.
Local Junior Team Tennis or Championship Junior Team Tennis: Which is right for me?
Junior Tennis Team follows two tracks to provide opportunities to players of all abilities: Local Junior Team Tennis or Championship Junior Team Tennis. The local track allows kids and team organizers to play on local level with flexible structures, while the championship track provides teams the opportunity to advance to a national championship – the crown jewel of the USTA Junior Team Tennis season.
For more information on how to be part of our summer JTT, call (414) 442-8195.
Milwaukee Tennis & Education Foundation
3000 N. Sherman Boulevard | Milwaukee, WI 53210
Phone: (414) 442-8195 Fax: (414) 447-5335
Federal ID: 39-131761
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