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Our Mission:
Introducing the joy of tennis to the children (and adults) of Anguilla and promoting regional integration through the sport of tennis. Read more on our mission and philosophy

Our Anguilla Team:
Mitch Lake
Jason Allen
Marvin Hazell
Vallan Hodge
Denny Derrick

Pioneer Sponsor:

Associates:
Bill Riddle
Chris Wade
Robert Cox
Jonathan Collazo
Iston Benjamin
Patrick Helton
Coach B

Universities working with the ATA:

Cumberland University-Tennessee
Arkansas University- Arkansas
Auburn University


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Our New Projects:
The After-School Program
The Plans
International Donors
Sponsorship Levels
Buy A Brick
Thanks to Donors

Our Projects:
2005 Summer Camp
All About 2004!
2004 Summer Camp
Tennis Camp 2003
Tennis Camp 2002
Tennis Camp 2001
Tennis Camp 2000
Tennis Camp 99.
Tennis Camp 98.
Lighted Public Courts.
Tennis Camp 97.
Tennis Camp 96.

Other Anguilla Activities

What Do the Children Say?

"I would like to be a tennis player because it improves my concentration, because I would like to travel the world and because it is fun. I would like to improve my serve. My favorite tennis player is Pete Sampras."

To read more of the children's thoughts: Click Here.

College Scholarships Available for Qualified Players

Contact Mitch Lake for details.

Sponsors:

CuisinArt Resort and Spa

Rendezvous Bay Hotel

Arawak Beach Inn

Anguilla Great House

La Sirena Hotel

Caribbbean Cable Communictions

Caribbean Commercial Bank

National Bank of Anguilla

Cable and Wireless.
Frangipani Beach Club.
Ferryboat Inn.
Anglec.
ABC Supplies.
Strawhat Restaurant.
Georgeous Scilly Cay.
Triple K Car Rental.
Anguilla Printers Ltd.
Courtney Abel and Assoc.
Cap Juluca Hotel.
Scotiabank.
CoveCastles.
Fairplay Group of Companies.
Haskins Ltd.
Malliouhana Hotel.
Anguilla Social Security Board.
Ripples Restaurant.
The Pumphouse.

Contact Us:
Mitchelle Lake
Email: anguilla70@yahoo.com
Tel: 264-476-3234
Fax: 264-497-8214

US Addr: Box 1192
Middleburg, Virginia
20118-1192

Jason Allen
Tel: 264-476-0697

Marvin Hazell
Tel: 264-235-8511

Anguilla Tennis Academy Inc.
P.O. Box 548
The Valley
Anguilla
British West Indies


Anguilla Tennis Academy

Bill Riddle

PTR/ USPTA Tennis Professional

Cumberland University: Men's & Women's Head Tennis Coach

Anguilla Tennis Academy: Executive Director

Bill Riddle- click to enlarge

Bill is a native of Mt. Juliet and also serves as the Tennis Director at the Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club. He is in his second year as the Head Coach at Cumberland University and is a Professional Tennis Registry National Tester and Clinician. Bill is a member the REEBOK National Advisory Staff and was the former Head Tennis Coach at Fisk University from 1990-1992.

Bill has worked with and directed a wide variety of local, regional, national and international tennis tournaments and events for such organizations as WORLD TEAMTENNIS, the Virginia Slims Legends, the USPTA and the USTA. Two of the more "high profile" tennis events Bill has helped direct have been the Anguilla Tennis Academy's International Junior Camp and the "Country in the Caribbean" music & tennis festival in the British West Indies.

One of his current projects is serving as the Co-Chairman and Tournament Director for the Music City Tennis Invitational Pro-Am and Team Tournament held annually to benefit the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital Child Development Center in Nashville, Tennessee. To date the MCTI has raised over $1million dollars to benefit the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital CDC. Bill also serves as a Tester and State President for the USPTA and has spoken at numerous tennis industry workshops and conventions throughout the US.


Bill Riddle with Coach B

Bill has been involved with all aspects of the tennis business and spends a great deal of time helping to grow local grassroots tennis. As a player and a teacher Bill has been fortunate to have gained a wide variety of experiences in the tennis industry. Having coached and played throughout the US, the Caribbean, the UK and Europe, Bill has taught and coached tennis to all levels of players and is a member of the HEAD/ PENN racquet advisory staff. He and his wife Stephanie have two children, Blakely (10) and Will (3).

Bill Riddle- click to enlarge

Tennis Highlights:

18th year in the tennis business (coaching, teaching & event/ facility management)

2004 United States Professional Tennis Association Tennessee Pro of the Year

Ranked # 1 in Men's 35 Singles (2004 USTA Tennessee)

2003 USA Team Tennis Tennessee Pro of the Year

2003 PTR Tennessee Private Tennis Facility of the Year winner (BYCC)

2002 Professional Tennis Registry Tennessee Pro of the Year

2001 Professional Tennis Registry National Volunteer of the Year

Serves as the TranSouth Conference and Region XI Tennis Chairman

President of the USPTA Tennessee Chapter