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USPTA Southern 2021 Summer Conference

August 6-7

Richland Country Club Nashville, TN

Cost is just $49 for USPTA members (includes Specialty Course), $64 for non-members

Specialty Course only without any of the conference is $15

Register for the full conference by July 26 and USPTA member's receive a long sleeve dri fit conference shirt

Host Hotel Hilton Brentwood/Nashville Suites t: +1 615 376 3307 9000 Overlook Blvd. Brentwood, TN 37027

Must use QUICK BOOK: US Pro Tennis Association for the $149 rate

Click to register on TicketTailor

Friday, August 6th

8:00am – Noon SPECIALTY COURSE: Coach Youth Tennis – Unpacking the ROGY Pathway Emma Doyle

Noon – 1:30pm LUNCH & CHECK IN at Indoor Tennis Center

1:30 – 2:30pm Panel Discussion with Tina Samara, Jimmy Borendam & Bill Riddle - “College Tennis Pathways for your Junior Players”

2:30 – 3:15pm Panel Discussion – “Industry Trends and Trajectory so you can Prepare”

3:15 – 4:00pm Geoff Brown – “Club Event Management and Ideas”

4:00 – 5:00pm Todd Upchurch – “Social Media - Build the Brand of YOU”

5:00 – 6:00pm Ashley Owens – “Digital Club Options”

6:00 – 8:00pm PICKBALL PRO-AM & DINNER (presented by COURT RESERVE)

Saturday, August 7th

7:00 – 7:50am CARDIO TENNIS workout (for attendees) – on indoor court

8:10 – 9:00am Michelle Krause – CARDIO TENNIS “Re Energizing Your CT Off Court”

9:00 – 10:00am Bill Anderson – “Mastering Off Court Success”

10:00 – 11:00am Tom Daglis – “How To Keep Your Job, The Finer Points”

11:00 – Noon MJ Garnett & Daniel Schidler – “Secrets to a Healthy Junior Tennis Program”

Noon – 1:30pm LUNCH – Club house

12:15 – 1:30pm SEMINAR CONTEST

1:30 – 2:30pm Michelle Krause – CARDIO TENNIS “Re Energizing Your CT On Court”

2:30 – 3:15pm Darryl Lewis – “Pickleball Cross Over Drills” (on court)

3:15 – 4:00pm Tina Samara – “Performance Player Practice Plans” (on court)

4:00 - 5:00pm Ken Andriano & Devin Crotzer – “Keys to Connecting with the Next Generation of Tennis Professionals”

Sunday, August 8th

8:00 – 1:00pm IPTPA Course – outdoor hard courts

To register, follow these directions. Visit Open an account, fill out the profile, add an application-select Level I fill out the application and select location (USPTA/IPTPA Nashville). The $240 is the workshop fee and 1st year membership

Stephanie Lane – Clinician (615-573-5734)



We are excited to bring back a new version of the USPTA Seminar Contest. This is designed to give those who have never presented the chance and opportunity to sharpen their skills as a presenter as well as compete for prizes. Here are the rules and regulations:

1. Presentation must be no more than 10 minutes in length

2. Presentation judged by a panel of up to 3 individuals

3. Presentation can be either on court or off court

4. You must select when registering, or let Bill Riddle know by August 1st

5. Space for the seminar contest is limited

6. You must provide an outline for your presentation at the time of the presentation

7. All USPTA members in the Southern Division are eligible to participate and compete as long as you have never presented at the USPTA World Conference or at any USPTA divisional conference.

8. Prizes awarded for top 3 places to include free 2022 conference registration, $50 Fromuth gift card, and more. Winner will be offered a full slot at a future division conference.

9. Presentations and presenters will be judged on a variety of criteria including: content, use of time, knowledge of subject, delivery as well as other key factors.

10. You must be a registered attendee of the conference to participate and the contest will be held on Saturday, August 7th from 12:15-1:30pm