December 14, 2018
US SPORTS CAMPS PARTNERS WITH UNIVERSAL TENNIS
World Class Camp Program Adopts UTR Powered by Oracle As Official Rating and Tournament Management System
December 14, 2018 (San Francisco, CA) – Universal Tennis (UTR) and US Sports Camps (licensed operators of Nike Tennis Camps) are pleased to announce a new partnership, under which Nike Tennis Camps will adopt the UTR Powered by Oracle global rating system and incorporate UTR’s integrated tournament and event management platform to organize events across their summer camps.
Nike Tennis Camps participants will have the opportunity to sign up for and receive a UTR, allowing them to accurately compare themselves to players in their camps and around the world, track their progress, and even get recruited for college. Throughout their weekly camps, Nike Tennis Camps staff will leverage UTR’s fully integrated TMS/EMS to organize competitive level-based events, set draws and upload scores all via one simple unified system. Finally, for the first time, participating campers will have their Nike Tennis Camps matches count towards a players’ UTR.
“We are excited to partner with Universal Tennis and provide our campers an exciting new opportunity to get level-based match play that will be recorded under the UTR system,” said US Sports Camps CEO, Charlie Hoeveler.
US Sports Camps is the largest operator of sports camps worldwide, with over 700 camps across 20 sports attended by 90,000 campers. Founded in 1975, US Sports camps connects young athletes with the best coaches, facilities and instruction in the country.
“We are thrilled to partner with US Sports Camps / Nike Tennis Camps and enable promising juniors to have competitive camp matches count towards their overall UTR. We are excited to provide our tools and technology to thousands of participating players and coaches at camps around the country.” said Mark Leschly, Universal Tennis Chairman & CEO.
UTR’s suite of community tools includes its fully integrated TMS/EMS and UTR Powered by Oracle rating - which unifies all players, regardless of age, gender or geography across a single rating system. Leading clubs and academies worldwide are using UTR’s platform to enhance their tennis programming for players and coaches, including Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar, CourtSense, Saddlebrook, IMG, John McEnroe Tennis Academy, and Good to Great, among many others. For more information, please visit MyUTR.com.
About Universal Tennis:
Universal Tennis is a technology company committed to providing innovative solutions to make tennis better for all players and businesses. The Company's tools and technology, including the UTR Powered by Oracle global tennis rating system and fully integrated tournament/event management system, are used by players, clubs, coaches, organizers, academies and tournaments worldwide. To learn more, visit www.MyUTR.com and watch the What is UTR Powered by Oracle video.