I first met Sophie about 3 years ago. She was the sweetest girl and a star at tennis. We went to clinics together, hung out with each other, and even played doubles in tournaments. I am so lucky to have had her as one of my first tennis friends.
Sophie Hastings first joined Tennis & Tutoring when she was 11 years old. Her teacher announced the program to the class, and she was eager to be a part of it.
Immediately after joining the program, Sophie fell in love with the game of tennis. Her strokes rapidly improved with concentrated focus and commitment. She loved the energy and atmosphere around her at the Liberty Park center. She met lots of new people who shared similar interests and made many new friends. Not only did Sophie’s tennis career skyrocket, but
she was also able to notably improve her grades and academics. She says, “[The tutors] helped me with every problem I didn’t understand, which allowed me to gr...
Hi, I’m Amani, and I’m super excited to get to write a blog for T&T. As a 9th grader, I truly enjoy
being a student athlete. Tennis has become a huge part of my life. What started as a fun
Sunday morning activity when I was 6, has now turned into my favorite thing to do. I have been
playing at a national level for about three years. I participate in tournaments often that are all
around the country. Through tennis, I have faced so many challenges that have instilled new
values in me. I am grateful for this sport and all the good things that have come with it. Tennis
and Tutoring is an amazing program that is striving to give other kids this same experience.
When I was young, my favorite time was nap time. No, not because I got to sleep, which I would kill for now. Simply because my mom left me alone in my room giving me a chance to do whatever it was I wanted…and for 3 year old me that meant eating lotion....