Excellence Programs


Junior Competitive Excellence Teams participants are National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) youth chosen based on their elite level of tennis ability, educational outcomes, and commitment to the pathway to becoming student-athletes at the collegiate and professional levels.

Excellence Team events integrate tennis on-court activities and educational off-court activities.

Off-court has included group discussion and writing exercises on “Fitting In vs. Belonging – the Role of a Leader” and “Snitching vs. Respect & Loyalty to a Higher Cause” (balancing the threat and benefit of reporting the negative actions of a teammate that impacts the entire team.