The FTA is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit organization open to all Florence area residents.
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The mission of the FTA is to support the growth and development of the sport of tennis. The FTA works to serve the community as a good corporate citizen and to make tennis accessible to everyone. The FTA works closely with the United States Tennis Association, the USTA Southern Section and USTA South Carolina.
Ron James Youth Tennis Program
The Ron James Youth Tennis Program, named in honor of beloved Florence tennis pro and FTA stalwart Ron James, who died in 2019, is designed to bring tennis into the lives of hundreds of underserved area children between the ages of 6 and 18. These programs young people learn essential life skills and improve their grades. The RJYTP will use tennis to teach them the value of good sportsmanship, fitness, and the fun side of athletics. The ultimate goal is to give young men and women the skills and encouragement they will need to do well in school and in life. Learn more about the Ron James Youth Tennis Program.