Rita Gladstone

Rita Gladstone

USTA National Campus Family Zone

Rita Gladstone is the Head Coach at the USTA National Campus’ Nemours Family Zone for young players, adult beginning players, and senior adult players. Gladstone is a nationally-recognized USTA trainer and a lead faculty coach of USTA early development camps. She is certified by both the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA). A former collegiate player and graduate of the University of South Carolina, Gladstone has most recently been the Director, Nike Tennis Camp at Rollins College, and Junior Program Director at Airport Park in Port Orange, Florida.

It’s in the Game – Activities with Purpose

More than just having fun, activities must be developmentally sound to match the age and stage of the player. Equally they must have a clear purpose and direction so that learning is maximized. This session demonstrates key drills and activities that are used to develop key skills at the red and orange levels, ensuring principles […]

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