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Dallas Tennis Education Academy


DALLAS TENNIS promotes tennis, creates opportunities for people of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds to get on court all while giving back to the community WE SERVE. As the benevolent arm of DALLAS TENNIS, the Education Academy and its programming provide the platform which allows the organization to stay focused on its mission to keep the rally going by uniting recreational tennis players with thousands of under served youths each year. 


The Education Academy's programs include junior recreation, development, competitive, excellence and adaptive in the greater Dallas metropolitan area. 


Tennis is the hook.  Education is the goal.


Tennis sets the foundation that allows the Education Academy to promote education and build life skills that help kids to become the champions of their own game. For more than 40 years, DALLAS TENNIS has supported the Education Academy in its commitment to develop, maintain, and operate charitable programs that serve diverse communities of children, ages 4 to 18, including but not limited to, at-risk, financially disadvantaged and children with disabilities. Programming attracts families from all over the city through FREE/low-cost programs and scholarships.  The Education Academy makes sure programs are available to every child.


DALLAS TENNIS Education Academy provides 40,000 hours of professional coaching, instruction, and education in safe, fun learning environments for thousands of under-resourced children and people with disabilities each year.  The Education Academy's  junior recreation and competitive programs run 7 days a week, 50 weeks a year.  Adaptive programming reaches 28-40 children each year. 


A 3-time recipient of the USTA National NJTL of the Year Award, DALLAS TENNIS NJTL offers a wide range of programs designed to reinforce its mission to provide opportunities to improve the mental and physical well-being of the community through education and the sport of tennis. All Education Academy teaching pros, staff and volunteers are SafePlay Approved.



DALLAS TENNIS Education Academy boasts a 100% graduation rate of excellence participants each year. All have gone on to attend college and many to play collegiate tennis.


Beyond the court programming has added an enrichment piece to players’ development off court and in life. Girls on the Move (GOTM), Boys on the Move (BOTM), Junior Board, The Winward Academy, A.C.E., S.T.E.M. and other life skill educational programs are helping players build a winning strategy for life.

Bert Cole, Junior Recreation Director |



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