COLLEGE TENNISUSTA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
A PLETHORA OF OPPORTUNITIES.
Southern California boasts some of the most accomplished and renowned Division I college tennis programs in the nation. Importantly, it is also home to legions of successful college tennis programs at other levels of competition, as well as being a hotbed for USTA Tennis on Campus, the college club tennis program. Collegiate tennis at any level provides an ideal platform for junior players to stay with the game, to be a vehicle for college entrance opportunities, and a showcase for great young talent.
PROGRAMS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
There are dozens of outstanding tennis programs at colleges and universities across Southern California. Find an NCAA, NJCAA, NAIA, or CCCAA collegiate tennis program that interests you!
TENNIS ON CAMPUS
Tennis on Campus is the USTA program for college club tennis players. It has been designed for and organized by college students who want to stay involved in the game, make friends, and compete in events all around the country at a local, sectional, and national level.
Each year, Southern California sends several teams to compete at the USTA Tennis on Campus National Championships.
RECRUITING & READINESS
For students and parents alike, navigating through the college tennis process can be a daunting task. But with timely preparation and proper guidance, the path from eligibility to recruitment to varsity college tennis can lead a scholar-athlete to a tennis experience like no other.
INTERCOLLEGIATE TENNIS ASSOCIATION
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) is the governing body of college tennis, overseeing men’s and women’s varsity tennis at all levels – NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and Junior/Community College.
The ITA hosts regional and national competitions throughout the school year, most notably the Oracle Fall Indoor Championships and Oracle Masters, the National Indoor Championships, and the All American Championships. Some are held right here in Southern California and bring some of the nation’s finest college players and future pro tour stars to our section.
USTA Southern California also partners with the ITA to support the new ITA Alumni Network. This online resource helps college tennis alumni stay connected after graduation and we’re pleased to partner with the Alumni Network on various tennis and networking events throughout the section.