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Transition To Coaching

After an injury ended her professional aspirations, Gira Schofield began looking for a way to remain close to the sport. The University South Carolina graduate discovered a passion for coaching junior players, particularly girls. Schofield sat down with Colette Lewis recently for a Q&A. Story

 
HEADLINES
3/22 Schofield Finds a Passion For Coaching Juniors
3/21 Neighborhood Chores Help Lead Martin to Georgia Tech
3/20 Hot 100 List - March 2019
3/19 NCAA Eligibility Center is a Great Resource For All Recruits
3/18 Unofficial Family Visit Leads DeSpain to Clemson
 
THE HOT 100
The Hot 100 features 100 boys and 100 girls who have been playing outstanding tennis. These players have substantially improved their rankings over the past month.

 
 
RECRUITING 101
College tennis is a goal for many players and parents, and they should learn about the recruiting process. Wilson Tennis is proud to sponsor Recruiting 101 - with articles about recruiting, eligibility, and more.

  CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK
Kirschbaum presents exclusive coverage of Gold Ball events at Tennis Recruiting - the most prestigious events in American junior tennis.
 
Last Event:
March 2-6, 2019
USTA National Spring Team Championships
 
Up Next:
March 23-31, 2019:
Easter Bowl Championships
Date   Host City Events
3/23 Indian Wells, CA BG18
3/23 Indian Wells, CA BG16-12
 
 
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JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS
Team Snauwaert is proud to present preview and wrap-up articles of top junior tennis tournaments from around the country.
ITA NEWS
 USTA TENNIS ON CAMPUS
The USTA's Tennis On Campus program is designed to provide college students with opportunities for team camaraderie, social networking, and rivaled competition through tennis without the rigors of a varsity program.
 
THE LATEST FROM PARENTING ACES
1/08
How Can We Improve Junior Tennis? Two Officials Weigh In - ParentingAces Tennis
1/03 The Right Training Partner Can Make or Break an Athlete: Here’s How Elite Athletes Choose Them - ParentingAces Tennis
1/02 Top 10 Podcasts of 2018 - ParentingAces Tennis
12/18 Showcases, Combines, & Camps: 2019 Update - ParentingAces Tennis
12/06 Holiday Gift Guide for 2018 - ParentingAces Tennis
12/03 BNP Paribas Master'U Champs - ParentingAces Tennis
12/02 TeamUSA at BNP Paribas Master'U: Finals Day - ParentingAces Tennis
12/01 TeamUSA at BNP Paribas Master'U: Onto the Semis - ParentingAces Tennis
Since 2011, Lisa Stone has been writing about all things junior tennis from a parent's perspective at Parenting Aces. Tune in to her radio call-in show each Tuesday at 11am ET.
   
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THE LATEST FROM ZOOTENNIS
3/24 Top Seeds Advance in Opening Round of Easter Bowl 12s and 14s; Vandecasteele Saves Two Match Points to Advance to Final Round ITF Easter Bowl…
3/23 My Conversation with Former South Carolina Star Gira Schofield on High Performance Coaching; Easter Bowl Wild Cards, Qualifying Draws for ITF Grade…
3/21 12s, 14s, 16s Easter Bowl Seeds; ITF Announces More World Tennis Tour Changes; Four Americans Qualify at Miami Open; Texas Men No. 1 in USTA Poll
3/21 Osuigwe, Gauff Advance at Miami Open; Checking on Results in Rainy Southern California
3/19 Bernard, Mayo Win Spots on USTA National Junior Team; USTA French Open Wild Card Challenge Events Revealed; Ohio State Men Remain No. 1 Despite Last…
Colette Lewis has covered topflight junior events as a freelance journalist for over a decade. Read her weekly column, follow her on Twitter, and and find more of her daily commentary at ZooTennis.
 
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ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
Tourna is excited to sponsor Roundtable Articles - featuring comments from top coaches and recent graduates on various recruiting topics.
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
YONEX USA is the proud sponsor of Where Are They Now? - a series that catches up with former junior and college tennis players. Find out how people are continuing with their tennis - and how they are applying their college degrees.
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ACES SERIES
Each month, Colette Lewis notes top performances in junior and college tennis with her Aces column - brought to you by Dunlop.
 
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COLLEGE TEAMS
Mizuno is the proud sponsor of Recruiting Class Rankings for college tennis teams. Check out the top classes from across the country - and see how your team stacks up.
Top Men's Classes
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Fresno State3MWC
Northwestern2Big Ten
Notre Dame4ACC
Top Women's Classes
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Princeton3Ivy League
San Diego3WCC
North Carolina2ACC
 
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  NATIONAL SHOWCASES
adidas adiplayer is the proud sponsor of the National Showcase Series, a set of USTA-sanctioned tournaments open to players from all sections. Compete against players outside of your district or section - and earn credit towards your Tennis Recruiting ranking.
 
Date  TournamentEvents
3/29 ATA College Prep Spring Open
Austin, TX
BG18-12
3/30 Daytona Easter Open
Daytona Beach, FL
BG18-12
4/25 119th Ojai Jr. Tennis Tournament
Ojai, CA
BG18-14
6/07 TRN Open at Baseline TC
Minneapolis, MN
BG18-12
6/17 103rd La Jolla Jr. Tennis Tourn.
La Jolla, CA
BG18-12
6/21 L1 Reis Tennis Center June TRN Showcase
Ithaca, NY
BG18-12
6/26 DTS College Prospects Showcase
W. Windsor, NJ
BG18
 
Click here for the complete Series Schedule
 
COLLEGE FEATURES
K-Swiss is proud to present exclusive college content - covering men's and women's college tennis programs of all sizes from around the country.
 
RECENT COMMITMENTS
Smith Stearns Tennis Academy is proud to present the College Commitment Lists. Check out the latest commitments here - and the full listings below.
 
3/22 Xiaowei Hu chooses Indiana
3/22 Alli Ziehm chooses Southwestern (TX)
3/22 Alan Sanson chooses UTSA
3/22 Alexis Cramer chooses Radford
3/22 Ting-Pei Chang chooses Iowa State
3/21 Zeynep Naz Ozturk chooses Purdue
3/21 Jacqueline Nylander Altelius chooses Purdue
3/21 Margriet Bostoen chooses Roanoke
3/21 Matthew Costanza chooses St. Michael's
3/21 Steven Tibbetts chooses Southwestern (TX)

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

 
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INSIDE THE RANKINGS
The lifeblood of Tennis Recruiting is its rankings - and our team has been ranking tennis players for more than two decades. Learn about tennis rankings in general - as well as our best-of-breed ranking system.
Recent Tournament Forecasts
Date   Tournament Predicted
12/27 Winter Nationals 75.0%
9/02 U.S. Open 68.4%
8/04 USTA National Champs. 75.2%
7/16 USTA Clay Court Champs. 76.0%
7/02 Wimbledon 72.6%
 
Click here for the complete list of all of our Tournament Forecasts.
 
COUNTDOWN TO SIGNING DAY
TennisRecruiting.net and GAMMA bring you exclusive coverage of the Countdown to Signing Day and Signing Week each Spring and Fall. Check out all the great features we brought you this past season - as we march forward to next season...
 
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