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Volunteer Opportunities


Volunteers are the key to the success of USTA Arkansas.  

USTA Arkansas is committed to ensuring a diverse and talented pool of volunteers and encourages you to apply to serve as a volunteer for USTA Arkansas. 

If you would like to join the USTA Arkansas team, please complete the application below so that we may best utilize your skills and knowledge while providing you with positive volunteering experience. Thank you so much for offering to volunteer for our organization!   



 Qualifications & Expectations 


-Applicant must be a member in good standing of the USTA

-Applicant must be a resident of the Arkansas district

-Applicant must have a strong desire to grow and improve tennis

-Applicant must complete a background check and Safe Play Training

-Committee appointments are a two-year commitment. Representatives are needed from throughout the state.   

-Committee members must attend meetings quarterly or as called



Committee Descriptions


Junior Competitive Tennis Committee

-The Junior Competitive Council shall supervise, plan and/or implement the junior competitive tennis activities under the purview of the ATA. It shall be the reporting body to the Board of Directors on all junior competitive tennis activities.


Diversity & Inclusion Committee

-The Diversity & Inclusion Committee shall be responsible for growing the game through support and engagement with strategic diversity and inclusion initiatives such as increasing representation of emerging market populations on boards, committees, and staff to attract and retain USTA members and players from those populations. It shall be the reporting body to the Board of Directors on all diversity and inclusion activities.


Grievance Committee

- The Grievance Committee shall be responsible for enforcing the Articles of Incorporation, By-laws, all rules and regulations of the ATA, STA, and USTA Standards of good conduct, fair play and good sportsmanship.


Scholarship Committee

- The USTA Arkansas College Scholarship Committee reviews all received scholarship applications and makes decisions for awarding scholarship funds.


Awards Committee

- The Awards Committee is responsible for reviewing all applications submitted and determining the recipients of USTA Arkansas’ annual awards presented at the Hall of Fame & Awards Banquet.


Junior Team Tennis Committee

- The Junior Team Tennis Committee is responsible for overseeing the effort to promote and develop Junior Team Tennis programs across the state.  They study and recommend policies and regulations for programs in Arkansas, and interact with the USTA and USTA Southern to ensure compliance with their organizations’ rules, regulations, and procedures regarding Junior Team Tennis.  The committee works closely with the CTA’s in the state to promote Junior Team Tennis in their area. 


Committees & Chairpersons


Executive Gary Jones
Grievance Larry Cornett
Officials TBD
USTA League Tennis Jenifer Tucker
Junior Competitive Tennis Council Melissa Johnston
Awards Committee Wyatt Miller
Diversity and Inclusion Sam Jackson
Junior Team Tennis Brian Pillar 
Scholarship Committee Judy Jones

Nominating Committee








USTA Arkansas Volunteer Interest Form

Volunteer to help at league tournaments, JTT programs, or Tennis Apprentice




bgc_ar       Penick Boys & Girls Club Tennis Volunteer

Volunteer to help at the Penick Boys & Girls Club!  This after school program is held each Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 pm.



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