9 results for month: 04/2016


ATA Alumni Josh Hagar Named to ACC All-Conference Team

Josh Hagar was awarded 3rd all-conference team in the ACC. Josh is ranked nationally 106 in singles and 51 in doubles. He is 12-9 in singles this year playing toward the top of Notre Dame's line up. Click here to read more

Last 3 Sign: Chase, Davis and Andrea

Chase Bartlett, Andrea Stapper and Davis Meyer all had their signing ceremonies Monday night, which are held in the ATA fitness center. They were surrounded by their friends and families, as well as the ATA community to help them begin their transition to college.   Andrea Stapper signed her National Letter of Intent with the University of Arkansas Fort Smith. She will play tennis for the Lions starting in the Fall. She will compete in the Heartland Conference, which is the same as St. Edwards University's conference. Coach Brandon spoke on Andrea's quite nature but at times really funny and can always make people laugh.  Andr...

Hannah and Brennan Win State Back to Back

St. Michael's sophomores Brennan Foreman and Hannah Harrod won the TAPPS 4A girls doubles state tennis championships  for the 2nd year straight, defeating All Saints Episcopal of Tyler in the finals 6-1, 6-1. Hannah said, "Back to back state champs! Last year going in as freshman I knew we had nothing to lose but this year Brennan and I were extremely nervous and that caused us to have a challenging semi final match. Fortunately our coach calmed us down and we won that match and the next! Playing school tennis is an amazing opportunity because our coach can talk to us on change overs and we have our teammates screaming and cheering for us on the ...

Payton Holden joins Princeton Tigers 2020 class

Princeton Tigers recently put up an article on their 3 incoming freshman for the 2020 class. Payton Holden will be among 3 outstanding 5 star recruites. The head coach Pate expects that all 3 freshman will make an immediate impact. He will be joined by Eduardo Paz from Santa Cruz, Bolivia and Davey Roberts from Palm Coast, FL. Click here to read more

Ford wins player of the week award

ATA alumni Ashley Ford, a sophomore at Millsaps won her conference's (Southern Athletic Association) player of the week award this past week. Ashley went 4-0 at #1 singles and doubles for the weekend helping her team win both matches to close out their regular season. Click here to read more

Emily & Raven Signing Ceremony

Long time friends, high school tennis teammates and doubles partners Emily Cotton and Raven Hampton - both had their signing ceremonies Thursday night, which were held in the ATA fitness center. They were surrounded by their friends and families, as well as the ATA community to help them begin their transition to college. Emily Cotton signed her National Letter of Intent with the Trinity University. She will play tennis for the Tigers starting in the Fall. Coach Segovia spoke on Emily's brutal honesty at times and her loyalty. Emily is also very involved with FFA and has a very demanding schedule each day. Emily also stood up and thanked ...

Coach Newman Recommended Article

Coach Newman recommends the following article, "Moving on from Sports: A College Athlete's Greatest Challenge" by ESPN's Prim Siripipat. The article is about using life skills gained in playing sports at a high level and using them in life after college. Click here to read this article Coach Newman recommends.

Sign Up Now for ATA Summer Camps

SUMMER CAMPS   2016 SUMMER TENNIS TRAINING CAMPS Register Now! This Summer, your child can take advantage of the Austin Tennis Academy’s tennis camps to progress at a rapid rate. These camps are designed to provide the greatest development of your child’s physical, mental, technical, and tactical performance levels. Sign up now for a full week or a single day! Sessions Summer Grand Slam Camp – June 6-10 – (SuperChamp Only) June 13-17  June 20-24  June 27-July 1  July 4-8  July 11-15  July 18-22  July 25-29  August 1-5  August 8-12 Times QuickStart Camp 9:00am – 10:30am (age 5-8) Morning ...

Register for David Benzel Webinar

Please join us on Thursday April 14th at 8pm for one of Growing Champions for Life's most popular webinars – Teach Your Child the Best Kept Secret of Self-Confidence Click here to register