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The City of Irvine is hosting a tennis conference featuring leading coaches and teachers from the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) at the Bill Barber Community Park Tennis Center on Saturday, June 21 and Sunday, June 22.

 

The theme of this year's event is "Back to Basics".

 

Speakers include:

 

Don Henson

Pam Austin

Randy Houston

Karen Ronney

Steve Keller

Dave Hagler

Rich Neher

Julian Li (Gamma - How to String Course)

Steve Riggs

Victor Ranches

 

Schedule

Saturday, June 21

8:30am - Registration Desk Opens

9-10am - Julian Li, Gamma Sports - "A Beginners Guide to Racquet Stringing"

10-11am - Dave Hagler, USPTA Master Professional - "Don't Start at the Finish Line"

11-12pm - Steve Riggs, PTR Professional & Victor Ranches -    

                                            "How to Run a Successful Tennis Program"

12-1pm - Lunch

1-2pm - Randy Houston, USPTA & Master Racquet Technician - "Teaching Tennis in Real Time"

2-2:45pm - Don Henson, USPTA Master Professional & PTR Tester - "Foundational Skills"

2:45-3:30pm - Don Henson, USPTA Master Professional & PTR Tester - "The Basics of Winning"

3:30-5pm - Steve Keller, USPTA & PTR Professional and Director of Education   

                                            "The Lost Art of the Approach Shot"

5-6pm - Reception

 

Sunday, June 22

8:30am - Registration Desk Opens

9-12pm - Karen Ronney, USPTA & PTR Professional - "10 and Under Workshop"

12-1pm - Pam Austin, USPTA & Brett Hansen-Dent - "Teaching the Basics"

1-2pm - Rich Neher - "Getting Millennials in Your Tennis Program"

2-3:30pm - Don Henson, USPTA Master Professional & PTR Tester

                                            "The Developmental Lesson" & "The Skill Specific Lesson"

3:30-5pm - Steve Keller, USPTA & PTR Professional and Director of Education   

                                            "The Group Lesson"

 

Fee Options:   

        One Day - $45   

        Two Days - $75

 

Spouse Fees   

        One Day - $25   

        Two Days - $35

USPTA/PTR Membership Discount

        One Day - $35   

        Two Days - $60

 

Registration Options

 

Hotel Information

 

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Irvine - Spectrum

90 Pacifica

Irvine, CA 92618

949-471-8888 (Group code: RTS)

$100 per night with discounted parking

https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/dt/reservation/book.htm?execution=e1s1