The Inner City Tennis Project

The Inner City Tennis Project .. Fostering the development of citizenship, scholarship and fair play!
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Mission Statement

To foster the development of citizenship, scholarship and fair play in children aged five to eighteen through the use of tennis training, academic assistance, and a nurturing social environment.

History

The Inner City Tennis Project was established in 1986 to provide an affordable tennis experience to children in Greater Cincinnati, with an emphasis on increasing participation of inner city youth. ICTP offers a program that seeks to provide quality instruction along with a nurturing social environment, which will assist children to achieve personal goals both in the sport of tennis and in life. Over fifty participants have received scholarships to Division I and Division II colleges throughout the United States.

Among those schools are:

  • Washington University
  • University of Miami (Ohio)
  • Florida A&M
  • University of Dayton
  • Rollins College
  • Johnson C. Smith University
  • Southern University
  • Alabama State
  • Wittenberg
  • Ohio University
  • Ohio State University
  • Carnegie Mellon University/li>
  • Howard University
  • Cornell University

Goals

  • To foster in each child a sense of personal and community responsibility.
  • To provide children with information and tools to avoid substance abuse, smoking, and violence
  • To provide children with a year round, professional tennis program
  • To enable children to learn and enjoy a lifetime sport, tennis
  • To develop tennis skills in children that will allow them to progress as far as their ability and desire permit
  • To assist participants in securing academic scholarships and athletic grants
"Assisting children to achieve personal goals both in the sport of tennis and in life".

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