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History
 

The CTA was founded in 1991 as a non-profit organization and is affiliated with the USTA. As such, the CTA supports USTA initiatives and operates USTA branded programs, along with unique programs that serve the Charlotte community.

CTA Accomplishments, Awards and Recognitions:
  • 2017- CTA recognized by USTA Southern with Outstanding Community Tennis Association of the Year Award
  • 2016 - CTA recognized by USTA NC with Outstanding Community Tennis Association of the Year Award
  • 2013 - CTA Executive Director, Carla O'Connor, named Tennis Industry Association Champions of Tennis for efforts around Grassroots Tennis Programming
  • 2010 - CTA awarded highly competitive USTA Recreation Tennis Grant to collaborate with community partners to introduce more youth to the sport of tennis through Junior Team Tennis 
  • 2009 - CTA Executive Director, Carla O'Connor, receives USTA NC Junior Tennis Council Award
  • 2006 - CTA Executive Director, Carla O'Connor, receives first National Janet Louer USTA Junior Team Tennis Organizer of the Year Award
  • 2006 - CTA Executive Director, Carla O'Connor, receives USTA NC, USTA Southern Junior Team Tennis Organizer of the Year Award
  • 2003 - CTA receives USTA NC and USTA Southern Outstanding NJTL Award, for work with at-risk youth
  • 2001 - CTA Executive Director, Carla O'Connor, receives USTA NC Local League Coordinator of the Year Award, for work in the area of Junior Team Tennis
  • 2000 - CTA receives of the USTA NC Member Organization of the Year Award 
  • 2000 - CTA Annual Meeting highlighted by guest speaker, USTA President, Judy Levering
  • 1997 - In partnership with the Jeff Adams Youth Foundation, the CTA launched a multicultural summer tennis program which grew from 24 participants to over 800 in 2000
  • 1997 - Charlotte first city in the United States to have a full-time "USA Tennis" Community Coordinator on staff
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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