ITS FEATURE PHOTOS
GIVING BACK: Perfecto 'Totoy' Alina Jr., Asia’s first US Inter-Collegiate title holder (NJCAA in 1975, Cum Laude - Odessa College, TX) and Oral Roberts University PhysED graduate (Tulsa, OK), amid the lush palm trees surrounding the Alina Tennis Center in Luzon Island in the Philippines. Photo from Alina Tennis Center
"As athletes become educated and conscious of their own health and fitness, they become more aware of their surroundings. They help communities maintain clean air, water, and assist in protecting their environment, and valuable natural resources for the next generation. Development of youth community programs through sports, become a vital component of nation-building." ITS Sports Values
'CAN'T HIT 'EM, DODGE 'EM!'
USTA NORCAL's David Hong, who has directed the annual NJTL Play Day for young players and under-privileged youth the past eight years, was able to bring smiles to both parents and their children throughout the day with the help of 100 coaches and volunteers. Photo by Yuie Yeo
NJTL, founded by the late tennis hero Arthur Ashe, is a network of nation-wide group of more than 600 non-profit youth dev't organizations that provide free or low cost tennis, education and life skills programming to more than 250,000 children each year. NJTL Play Day