7 results for month: 10/2016


Last Year’s Seniors Check In From College

Each Fall, the previous year's Seniors and current college Freshman send us an update of how things are going. Below, please enjoy the check in's from Payton Holden at Princeton, Jake Berber at Claremont, Hunter Bleser at the University of Virginia, and Chase Bartlett from St. Edward's University.

Challenger Tournament Schedule

Click here for a listing of the 2016 Challenger tournaments. Click on the tournament code link for more information or to register for a tournament. Note: Players may play multiple Challenger's per month in 12-18 and only one per month in 10's. Parents, click the link and choose the event that works best for you.

College Prep Students Entered In Children’s Business Fair

The Kids in Business class at ATA College Prep introduces students to entrepreneurial practices and processes, business and marketing plans, and allows them to develop their own products for sale. Implemented through project-based learning, students have free-reign of choice and are guided by exploration and careful questioning to redirect. "Project-based learning is a powerful and enjoyable way to develop metacognitive skills - such as confidence, decision-making, self-regulation, and autonomy - which are known to increase motivation and self-directed learning," said ATACP Director Carol Hagar. Products and businesses designed ...

ATA Coach Lucie Schmidhauser Inducted into UTexas Hall Of Honor

ATA's Lucie Schmidhauser accepted her induction into the University of Texas Sports Hall of Honor last week alongside fellow Longhorn athletics standouts at the Frank Erwin Center. "It was my pleasure and honor to attend coach Lucie Schmidhauser's induction into the University of Texas hall of honor last week," ATA CEO Jack Newman said. "Her group of inductees was especially strong and I thought coach Lucie gave a fantastic speech." Coach Lucie Ludvigova Schmidhauser (1993-95) was a two-time All-American, 1994 SWC Player of the Year and was a catalyst for the 1995 team that won the NCAA championship. See her inspirational speech ...

Around The Classrooms At ATA College Prep

We are well into the school year at ATA College Prep! From the first test in Psychology, to presentations in English, vocabulary in Spanish, French and Chinese, to origin stories in History, the ATA CP staff is striving daily to challenge each student academically while inciting the curiosity within each.

David Benzel Article and Sign Up for Webinar Oct 18

David Benzel's newest article: When a Sport Chooses Your Child is about how your child chooses to start a sport and try it out. "Creative parents find ways to expose their children to a variety of activities, while at the same time having no agenda or preconceived notions about what their child “should” do."  Click here to read more David Benzel's Webinar on: How to Discuss Performance Issues with Your Child and Remain Friends  Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at 8:00 PM Click here to sign up

Pictures From The 2016 ATA Scholarship Shootout

The 2016 Austin Tennis Academy Scholarship Shootout unfolded last weekend with a dinner event on Friday evening followed by a pro-am style tennis tournament on Saturday morning. See some pictures of the action below.