Do you know someone who makes a difference in the tennis community?
Help us to recognize those individuals!
You are invited to help the DTA to find candidates for our four adult awards.
We urge you to nominate the candidates of your choice by
filling out the application below.
It only takes a few minutes!
The Merle Ellman Award honors a volunteer who has made a difference in tennis in Dallas through his/her volunteer activities in support of the DTA.
The Pro Volunteer Award honors a tennis professional who has made a difference in tennis in Dallas through his/her volunteer activities in support of the DTA.
The Nancy P. Jeffett Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual whose accomplishments in support of tennis have spanned at least 20 years.
The Dallas Tennis and Education Academy Volunteer Award honors a volunteer who has made a difference in a child’s life through volunteering in one of the DTA’s youth programs.
DALLAS TENNIS AND EDUCATION ACADEMY
We reach approximately 25,000 Dallas children each year through the Dallas Tennis and Education Academy, the philanthropic arm of the Dallas Tennis Association, and the Dallas chapter of the USTA National Junior Tennis and Learning Program (NJTL).
Adult and Mixed Leagues boast over 13,000 men and women players in
the Dallas area from ages 18 and up. Many of our league players go on to represent Dallas at the state and
national championship levels. Get in the game!
JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS
Dallas is one of the most active tennis hot spots in the country. Our area offers junior programs from beginner to elite with tournaments, camps, school tennis, academies, scholarships, and more.
WHO WE ARE
The Dallas Tennis Association (DTA) is a 501(c)3 that manages United States Tennis Association (USTA) leagues and tournaments and provides tennis, education and life skills to the under-resourced youth in the Dallas community.
To provide opportunities to improve the mental and physical well-being of the community through education and the sport of tennis.
To build sustainable programs and facilities that provide access to education and tennis for all people in the Greater Dallas Community, now and for future generations.