November 2nd – 4th 2018
USTA National Campus, Orlando, Florida
Join us and over 20 World Class Speakers for 3 days of presentations, workshops, networking, discussion and debates. Kids are the future of the game and this dedicated and very focused summit is like no other. With speakers from around the globe, including experts on all aspects of young player development from both tennis and other sports and industry there has never been a summit like this.
Confirmed speakers include
Nick Bollettieri – IMG Bollettieri Tennis * Kenneth Bastiaens – Multi Skillz (Belgium) * Mike Barrell – Evolve9 * Adam Blicher – (Denmark) * Dr Michelle Cleere * Emma Doyle – ED (Australia) * Leah Friedman – USTA * Simon Gale – Taconic Sport & Racquet * Laramie Gavin – Midtown Rochester * Nick Jacques – (New Zealand) * Craig Jones – USTA * Dave Miley -UTR (Ireland) * Scott Mitchell- Greater Midland Tennis Center * Brian Parkkonen – PTR * Katerina Sevcikova – Girls Tennis Network * Butch Staples – Midtown ….
And this is just the start with more international and industry speakers still to come …
The range of topics that will be covered include…
Athletic development at different stages, Observing functional movement, Tactical development, Building technical skills, Developing doubles skills in young players, Working with the parent triad, Working with large groups, Setting a world class environment from the start, Growing a warrior -developing competitive skills, Programming for retention and development, In club competition formats, Get serious – teaching girls with respect, What your words mean – key communication skills
And we are not finished there either …
And So Much More
But this event is a summit with
- Practical Workbook to help you turn presentations into reality back at your venue
- Opportunities to attend break out round table sessions
- Over the Net – One on one sessions with our expert speakers
- Open mic presentations on key successes from real programs
- Business and programming stream for Directors and Managers
- Now Try This! – experiential demonstrations of equipment and on court tools
- Discounts and benefits from our supporting sponsors
- A great social networking schedule
Following the conference on November 12th we are holding an experts and influencers forum. We have asked key industry experts to debate the successes and challenges of kids tennis that they have witnessed around the globe, everything from competition to competencies, player development to programs! This is an open forum with a very limited number of tickets are available, it is not part of the conference and applications to attend will be available when registration opens on March 31st.
We are excited to be able to host this event at the USTA National Campus. A state-of-the-art facility with 100 courts houses the USTA’s Community Tennis and Player Development divisions as well as the University of Central Florida’s tennis teams. This facility is divided into dedicated areas that focus on the pathway from the youngest players to recreational players, to collegians, to future professional players and professional tour-level players.
Accommodation packages including special hotel rates will be released when registration goes live on March 31st.