JTCC partners with Tecnifibre

September 18, 2014

College Park, MD – The Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC), at College Park Tennis Club, has partnered with high-performance tennis equipment brand, Tecnifibre, to become the premier training center for Tecnifibre’s ATP World Tour “On the Road” program in the United States.

“We at Tecnifibre are very pleased to be partnering with one of the premier tennis academies in the United States,” said Dave Dorsey, National Sales Manager of Tecnifibre USA. “As a premier brand of competition-level tennis products, Tecnifibre looks forward to working alongside the Junior Tennis Champions Center in the development of the next generation of professional players. The JTCC fits perfectly with the Tecnifibre brand and our partnership with the ATP World Tour. The tennis community can expect even greater things from both the JTCC and Tecnifibre as we combine elite-level resources to assist top juniors in their quest to be On the Road to the ATP World Tour.”

“We are looking forward to a new era of innovation as we begin our partnership with Tecnifibre,” said Ray Benton, CEO of the JTCC. “The JTCC was founded on the idea of preparing all our players to reach their full potential – as young adults and as athletes. Working alongside Tecnifibre will allow us to offer our students the best in technical equipment as they train.”

The Junior Tennis Champions Center is a world-class training program offering opportunities for junior players from all backgrounds to reach their full potential both on the court and in the classroom. The JTCC was selected by the USTA as the first Regional Training Center for its high performance program and is committed to becoming the best junior developmental training program in the world. Since being founded, one hundred percent of the JTCC’s graduates have either earned collegiate scholarships or pursued careers in professional tennis.

Founded in 1979, Tecnifibre is a Paris-based global manufacturer of tennis equipment. Tecnifibre created “On the Road to the ATP World Tour” as an exclusive program led by Tecnifibre-sponsored ATP players, including Janko Tipsarevic and Denis Istomin. This program is a unique and exclusive program helping juniors discover what it takes to reach and excel on the ATP World Tour. “On the Road” represents the revival of Tecnifibre’s spirit to develop young players and help them reach their top performance. Tecnifibre’s mission is to innovate products for all players in order to optimize their potential on-court.

The College Park Tennis Club is the premier tennis club in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area offering an exceptional 32-court tennis facility featuring indoor, outdoor, hard, red and green clay courts. The club is equipped with a complete fitness complex, including a speed and agility center, yoga studio and personal trainers on site. The CPTC was one of the recipients of the 2013 USTA Outstanding Facility of the Year. In addition, JTCC was awarded the 2013 USTA Developmental Program of the Year.

About Junior Tennis Champions Center

The JTCC, a 501(c)(3) organization, is a world-class training facility located at the College Park Tennis Club. Its goal is to provide the athletic and academic instruction needed for talented and highly committed young people to excel both on the tennis court and in the classroom. The JTCC offers tennis training to children aged 4-18 on both part-time and full-time basis.