USTA Missouri Valley Adds UD's Giraldi as Youth Tennis Specialist

Sep 25, 2014

 OVERLAND PARK, Kans. - The USTA Missouri Valley is committed to growing the game at the local level by implementing and delivering tennis in the local community. The University of Dubuque' head women's and men's coach, Claudio Giraldi has been appointed as a new Youth Tennis Specialist for the organization. 

The Youth Tennis Specialist will work with the Tennis Service Representative to help implement and deliver the full spectrum of the youth tennis pathway including Play Days, school tennis, Kids Tennis Clubs, ROGY Pathway and Junior Team Tennis. The Youth Tennis Specialists are Darren Emerick (Nebraska), Claudio Giraldi (Iowa) and Lindsay Miller (Missouri).

The United States Tennis Association Missouri Valley is a not-for-profit organization covering a five-state region of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma, as well as parts of Illinois. As one of the 17 Sections of the USTA, the USTA Missouri Valley has more than 23,000 individual members and more than 400 organizational members. The USTA Missouri Valley offers recreational and competitive tennis for all ages and abilities. The mission of the USTA Missouri Valley is to promote and develop the growth of tennis.