High Desert Tennis AssociationHigh Desert Tennis Association

2009 SCTA Programs Annual Meeting

Workshops at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25
Presented by USTA/SCTA


Quickstart Workshop

Saturday, October 24, 10:00AM – 1:00PM

What is a Quickstart Workshop?

  • 3 hour workshop for teaching kids ten years old and under
  • Parents, recreational instructors, volunteers, Jr. Team Tennis coaches
  • Coaches teaching kids and adults who are new to the game.

Trainer is Tom Fey, Director of Tennis Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Lunch is included.

Connect-to-Schools Workshop

Saturday, October 24, 2:00PM – 5:00PM

  • Learn to conduct a QST Assembly to promote your program/league
  • Learn to conduct a fun class visit to get kids psyched about tennis
  • Learn to conduct a tennis festival on school grounds to promote tennis programming and raise funds for schools
  • Learn to manage large numbers of Kids
  • Learn how to talk to decision makers to promote in-school and after school tennis

Trainer is Jason Jamison, National Manager, USTA School Tennis

Tennis Round Robin

Saturday, October 24, 5:00 PM

Everyone is invited to play — free!

Community Development Workshop

Sunday, October 25, 9:00AM – 4:00PM

9:00 am – 9:25 am Welcome & Coffee!
9:30 am – 10:50 am

Tennis Advocacy Panel!

David Slade, USTA
National Manager, CTA's

Jim Schooler, Town of Yucca Valley
Director of Community Services

Henry Talbert, SCTA
Executive Director

11:00am – 11:50am Tennis Court Tips!

Bob Deller, Plexipave
Western Regional Dir.
Noon – 1:00 pm Networking Lunch
1:00 pm – 1:50 pm

Connect to Schools & Grow your Your Program!

Jason Jamison, USTA
National Manager, School Tennis

Karen Green, USTA
National Coordinator, School Tennis

2:00 pm – 2:50 pm

"Web-based Social Networking"

Rich Neher, Active Network
Technical Account Mgr.

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Wrap Up & Raffle

To sign up, please detach form and return with payment

Quickstart Workshop Saturday — October 24
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Connect to Schools Workshop Saturday – October 24
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tennis Round Robin Saturday @ 5 pm Free
Community Development Workshop Sunday — October 25
9:30 am – 5:00 pm
All 3 Workshops Saturday and Sunday $40



Mailing Address


E-mail Address

Payment: Cash or Check Only
Please send to: SCTA, Melanie Bischoff
P.O. Box 240015, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Event Location

Indian Wells Tennis Garden
78-200 Miles Avenue
Indian Wells, CA 92210

Directions and driving times

From LA: (2 hour drive)
I-10 East Fwy, exit Washington St., turn right onto Washington St., Turn right onto Miles Ave.

From Orange Co: (1.5 – 2 hrs)
Travel 91 East to the 60 East to 10 East. Exit Washington St. and turn right onto Washington St. Right onto Miles Ave.

From San Diego: (2.5 hours)
I-15 North to Hwy 79 Indio Exit. Turn right on Hwy 79 and Travel east to Hwy 371 Indio turnoff on left. Take Hwy 371 and turn right onto Hwy 74. Turn right onto Hwy 111. Turn left onto Miles Ave.

Hotel Information

Holiday Inn:
74675 Highway #111 Palm Desert, 92260
(760) 340-4303
$74 - Saturday night, Oct 24
Reservation Deadline: Oct 3
Mention “Group Code CDW” for group rate

For more information

Contact Melanie Bischoff
SCTA Community Development Coordinator
(310) 208-3838 x239