Youth Leadership Council - USTA Southern California

USTA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
YOUTH LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

OUR MISSION

To empower junior tennis players in Southern California to take on leadership roles and amplify their impact on issues about which they are passionate.

OUR VISION

 To create a network of young, dynamic and ambitious leaders using tennis as a vehicle to make a positive impact in Southern California.

OUR CORE VALUES

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Teamwork

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Integrity

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Service

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Inclusion

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Community

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Sportsmanship

YOUTH LEADERSHIP COUNCIL GOALS & OBJECTIVES

– Develop impactful connectivity between SoCal’s junior tennis population and the USTA Southern California section.

– Foster meaningful collaboration to enhance the delivery of junior tennis programming throughout Southern California.

– Create leadership opportunities for young, ambitious tennis players.

– Empower members with the ability to “give back” to the Southern California tennis community.

– Provide opportunities for community service and credit (when applicable).

WE WILL ACCOMPLISH OUR MISSION & VISION THROUGH OUR COMMITTEES.

Community Service Committee

Provides opportunities to Southern California youth to play in organized tennis events by removing obstacles to their participation, particularly in underserved communities.

Mentoring & Team Events Committee

Provides greater opportunities for juniors to play tennis by organizing team events specifically designed for them, as well as providing a framework for using the skills developed in tennis to enhance other aspects of their lives by matching them with older players who can offer connection, advice, and counsel.

Marketing Committee

Provides content and delivery mechanisms for engaging young people in the sport of tennis on the most current and popular platforms.

Katherine Hui, Coco Merritt

Co-Vice Presidents

Rishi Vridhachalam

President

Christina Zhang

Secretary

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Andrew Arkow, Chair
Rancho Santa Fe

Katherine Hui
San Diego

Kylee Limpias
Bakersfield

Rishi Vridhachalam
Irvine

Sophia Colavin
Encinitas

Stacey Samonte
Whittier

Derrick Green
Inglewood

Drew Singer

Briana Colavin

Sophia Colavin
Encinitas

MARKETING

Brantley Ryan, Chair
Riverside

Coco Merritt
Los Angeles

Aiden Jang

Anna Slavuk
Irvine

Ayanna Shah

Paul Kurgan

Ruby Addie

Morgan Shaffer

Drake Nguyen

MENTORING & TEAM EVENTS

Ashley Yang
Irvine

Grace Gamal
Villa Park

Jodi Chang
Torrance

Mika Ikemori
Huntington Beach

Architha Anuraj
Temple City

Christina Zhang
Irvine

Cydney Yamamoto
Palos Verdes Peninsula

Daniela Borruel

Jane Lee
Irvine

Madeline Posner