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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

Chris Wade (Head Tennis Pro)

Country: USA

Chris fell in love with tennis at twelve and knew he would make a life out of playing this sport. He started teaching tennis fourteen years ago and came to T Bar M seven years ago. As head tennis pro, he has helped build the club's professional staff from eleven professionals in 1997 to its current twenty-three.

Chris's Achievements:

As a junior player Chris was ranked #1 in Oklahoma boys' 18s and earned a national ranking. Chris attended Baylor University where he earned a four-year letterman status. He received his USPTA, P1, certification after college while teaching tennis for an international tennis management company. During that time he taught in Australia and West Australia State Tennis Academy as well as in the Caribbean on the island of Anguilla. While there, he started the Anguilla Tennis Academy for children in Anguilla. Today ATA has over 300 children involved in the program.

Chris's Teaching Experience/Philosophy:

Chris teaches his students to teach themselves. Eventually they will be on the court alone, so he wants them to be able to analyze their game, as well as their opponents. Chris hopes all of his clients will be able to think through the sport of tennis enough to be able to teach others.

Expertise/Who is the best candidate for lessons with Chris:

Chris expects his clients to be self-motivated. He teaches all levels.

More about Chris Wade:

Chris and his wife, Becky, have a two-year-old daughter and a baby son. He works hard to ensure that all the pros at T Bar M have the skills, techniques, and resources that will help them provide each member a great tennis experience.