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Brian Berger, BBPR
Legendary Tennis Coach Nick Bollettieri Hosts Train Up with the Pros All-Star Charity Weekend Events will Benefit Train Up Foundation
Tualatin, OR (August 20, 2015) – Spend the Weekend Training with Legendary Hall of Fame Tennis Coach Nick Bollettieri and ATP/WTA Grand Slam Champions on October 16 & 17 at the Stafford Hills Club. Nick has guided 10 players including Andre Agassi and Maria Sharapova to World #1 and is one of the most influential people in the world of tennis. This exclusive once-in-a-lifetime weekend will comprise of junior and adult academy style clinics and a Grand Slam Gala with a feature exhibition match all benefiting Train Up Foundation.
- Nick Bollettieri: Legendary Coach of Ten World #1 players
- Mardy Fish: Former US #1 and World #7
- Rennae Stubbs: Six-Time Grand Slam Winner
- Jimmy Arias: Former World #5
- Jan-Michael Gambill: Former World #12
- Austin Krajicek: Current ATP World #71
- Ross Duncan: Collegiate & Tour Coach
- Paul Winsper: Elite Performance Trainer
Full bios can be found here: https://trainupfoundation.org/meet-the-pros/
“I’m excited to be coming to Oregon in October and I thank you for joining me for a very special weekend for a very special cause,” said legendary tennis coach Nick Bollettieri. “Your support of this weekend and the Train Up Foundation will help us ‘train up’ all youth with the life skills lessons I’ve learned, and taught, both on and off the court, helping children from all over the world the last 60 years. More importantly, we’re giving them hope, by teaching them the life skills needed to succeed and reach their full potential in life.” The weekend will be comprised of adult and junior three-hour “Academy Style” tennis clinics.
Clinics are limited to 48 entries for each session time. All players will rotate through courts and training facility and have the opportunity to work with Nick, all ATP/WTA champions and elite performance trainers.
Further details about the All-Star Charity weekend complete with information about the adult and junior clinics can be found here: https://trainupfoundation.org/charity-weekend-portland/
Tennis Channel, the official media partner for Train Up will be documenting the weekend for a special segment that will air on their network. Proceeds from this weekend will benefit Train Up Foundation. Currently in twelve states, Train Up provides an academic and life skills program that has been statistically proven to greatly increase students’ GPA and their chances to be successful in life; socially and emotionally through their powerful and unique life skills curriculum. To create opportunities for youth in our community together, Train Up will be making a contribution to Stafford Hills Foundation. www.trainupfirst.com
Tickets for the Grand Slam Gala as well as for the adult and junior clinics are available online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/train-up-with-nick-bollettieri-and-atpwta-pros-all-star-charity-weekend-tickets-18012663361.
About Train Up Foundation TUF is a National not-for-profit organization based in Tampa, Florida whose mission is to motivate, engage and inspire at-risk youth by providing them with the tools they need to be successful in life, socially, emotionally and academically. Train Up Foundation is a program member of The Champions Fund, a 501C3 national public charity comprised of professional athletes and sport-related foundations. Follow on Twitter @TrainUpFirst and on Facebook at facebook.com/TrainUpFirstTUF.
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