Our 2016-2017 Program Accomplishments
In-School Program - TCTP's 2016-2017 In-School program had 601 Title1, elementary-age school children participate in 11 five-week sessions at 10 different schools. Our coaches instructed a total of 103.2 hours - 57.2 hours were volunteer and 45% (46 hours) were paid. Our volunteers put in a total of 627.5 hours on court helping our coaches. A total of 216 new racquets were given to the children who participated in Family Nights.
UofA Campus Days - The UofA men's tennis team hosted one UofA "Campus Day." Fifty-two students from one school "played" with the men's and women's teams and toured the campus.
Excel/Saturday Program - Our Saturday program consisted of two sessions, Fall and Spring, totaling 14 weeks of instruction during this program year. Instruction was 1.75 hours per week. The Fall program averaged 24 players per week with the highest attendance at 38 and the lowest at 16 children. Total registered students for Fall were 61. The Spring program averaged 34.5 players per week with the highest attendance at 47 and the lowest at 28 children. Total registered players were 69.
TCTP's Summer Camp Program ran four weeks from 5/30/17 to 6/22/17. There were 37 children who registered and participated, ages 5 to 17. The average daily attendance was 25.45. Four former students returned to work as paid coaches and worked through both sessions. Volunteer hours = 152. Total paid coaching hours = 270. Instructional hours totaled 30.
TCTP Volunteers - We could not have done it without you! You contributed almost 1400 hours towards helping the kids in our programs...Thank You!
Advanced Player Scholarships - Through the efforts of the El Tour de Tucson cycling team, "Team111", TCTP was able to send 10 of our EXCEL players to a total of 20 weeks of tennis camp at the renowned Smith Perry Tennis Academy. Thank you Team111 and Smith Perry!
Fundraising/Grants - TCTP held/participated in 6 fundraising events and was awarded 5 grants and maintained one corporate sponsor - raising close to $34,000 for the year. Our heartfelt thanks go out to everyone that participated!