ITA and Sports Interiors announce partnership

April 12, 2017

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Sports Interiors announce today a three-year partnership agreement, whereby the ITA officially endorses Sports Interiors as the official LED lighting solution for the ITA.

In addition to the endorsement, the ITA will offer its member programs special pricing for Sports Interiors products and services.

“The ITA is excited about entering into this new alliance with Sports Interiors,” said ITA CEO Timothy Russell. “We strive to work alongside companies that share a vision for the betterment of our sport. Sports Interiors, with its forward-thinking solution to indoor lighting, fits that mold. I believe that the products and services offered by Sports Interiors will have a very positive effect on indoor tennis facilities across the country. College tennis, and our sport as a whole, will continue to be well-served by Sports Interiors.”

Sports Interiors has been in the tennis lighting and ceiling system business for over 23 years. They have installed lighting and ceiling systems in hundreds of tennis clubs across the country. Sports Interiors has an outstanding reputation in the tennis industry and count many of the most prestigious facilities as customers including the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York, and the new USTA National Campus in Lake Nona, Florida. In 2015, Sports Interiors collaborated with Cree Lighting to develop a custom LED fixture specifically for indoor tennis facilities. The results have been outstanding with their LED system installed at over 75 clubs in the last 18 months.

“Sports Interiors is thrilled to have the endorsement of the ITA,” said Dan Van Dixhorn, a partner in Sports Interiors. “It further validates our position as the premier provider of LED Lighting Solutions and Liner Systems for indoor tennis and sports facilities. The ITA is one of the most prestigious and influential organizations in the tennis community which makes this partnership that much more meaningful.”

About the ITA

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) is committed to serving college tennis and returning the leaders of tomorrow. As the governing body of college tennis, the ITA oversees women’s and men’s varsity tennis at NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and Junior/Community College divisions. The ITA administers a comprehensive awards and rankings program for men’s and women’s varsity players, coaches and teams in all divisions, providing recognition for their accomplishments on and off the court. For more information on the ITA, visit the ITA website at, like the ITA on Facebook or follow @ITA_Tennis on Twitter and Instagram.

About Sports Interiors

Sports Interiors is based in Bannockburn, IL and was founded in 1992 when, as club owners, they saw a need for more efficient reflective ceiling systems and lighting solutions for indoor tennis. Over the past 23 years Sports Interiors has been on the leading edge of developing solutions for indoor tennis and sports facilities. In 2015, Sports Interiors and Cree Lighting developed an LED lighting system specifically for indoor tennis that has revolutionized the industry. The system has been installed in over 75 clubs with remarkable results both financially and performance wise. For more information on Sports Interiors and to view videos of clubs that have been transformed by Sports Interiors visit