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ATACP’s Annika Pandey Named National Merit Commended Student

October 10, 2017 No comments
“This recognition is a tribute to Annika's long-term dedication to her studies, work ethic, and perseverance,” said ATACP Director Carol Hagar.

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2017 ATA Scholarship Shootout: Info, Sponsorship Levels, & More!

September 30, 2017 No comments
Each year, the community comes together for a fun-filled weekend that raises money to provide need-based financial aid for the wonderful programming that happens year-round at the Austin Tennis Academy.

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ATA College Prep Hustles To Help With Harvey Relief

September 11, 2017 No comments
In total, ATA College Prep gathered and compiled 30 full Welcome Kits (1 per family), 8 boxes of organized essential supplies, 10 cases of diapers, 14 bags of clothes, blankets and kids toys, 6 cases of baby food and 4 cases of water.

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ATA College Prep Students Zip Through Orientation

September 2, 2017 No comments
Beyond the standard class schedules and syllabus discussions, the time together was packed with everything from Woosh. Bang. Pow., to tangled human knots, to zip-lining through the Texas hill-country.

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How ATA Can Help With Hurricane Harvey Relief

September 1, 2017 No comments
The news from Hurricane Harvey's impact continues to be hard to fathom. The death toll is going up. The number of people displaced is climbing by 10s of thousands. I know that many of you have family and friends in the area who are suffering, and all of you have some sort of personal connection to this disaster.

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ATA Adds Experience, Energy With Coach Shaimaa Elsisi

August 28, 2017 No comments
“I am a coach because of my passion for tennis,” Shaimaa said. “I chose to become a coach to give back to the sport, to impact my student-athletes’ lives in a positive way, to help them succeed on and off the court, and to give them the opportunity that my own coaches gave me as a student-athlete.”

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ATA Coach Lucie Schmidhauser Accepts Assistant Coach Role At Brown University

August 14, 2017 No comments
Schmidhauser, a former NCAA National Champion, 2-time All-American and number 1 ranked player in college tennis at the University of Texas, is fulfilling a dream by entering the college-coaching ranks while returning to the world where she earned so much success as a player.

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The Feeling, The History, The Nats at the Zoo by Jack Newman

August 4, 2017 No comments
ATA has been lucky to have players in this tournament each year for the past 14 years of its existence and, prior to that, many of our students from Saint Stephen's and Fretz Tennis Center earned a chance to play this tournament.

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ATA College Prep : Did You Know?

July 29, 2017 No comments
ATACP is an independent private school, the youngest and smallest program fully accredited by Advanc-Ed (the largest accrediting body in the world), the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools, and TEPSAC (Texas).

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Academy Players Set To Slide Into ClayCourt Nationals

July 15, 2017 No comments
Many of the top Academy players have logged long hours on the Chiu Family Clay Courts at the Austin Tennis Academy over the past weeks. The group has worked to get their footing on a different surface in preparation for the USTA National ClayCourt Championships, beginning this coming weekend.

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