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Who we work with

US OF TENNIS works with organisations and the following providers to bring tennis to the Albury and Greater Hume Shire areas. All invoices will be issued by US OF TENNIS.

Who we are

ABOUT US OF TENNIS Founder Jon Altringer and his kids

Founder & Head Coach

Jon Altringer

Jon (pictured with his tennis-loving kids) founded US OF TENNIS by combining his many years working in corporate IT with his love of tennis to innovate and differentiate.

Originally from the USA, Jon started in baseball from the time he could swing a bat. He played at state levels for a decade before switching to tennis in his late teens and competing at state levels in Idaho.

Jon was coaching tennis in Sydney when an opportunity to work with the Thurgoona Tennis Club was the tree-change he was looking for.

Developing the next generation of players and collaborating on innovative coaching pathways is at the forefront of US OF TENNIS. Through a chance collaboration with AATC (Australasian Academy of Tennis Coaches), Jon is now also Regional Development Officer with AATC and looking to grow new coaching talent in regional NSW and VIC.

What we do

United States of Tennis

UNITED STATES OF TENNIS is our company name and for short it’s US OF TENNIS.

First and foremost, uniting the physical, emotional, cognitive and social (PECS) states of tennis for each person, each player, is how we develop and coach each individual into the best tennis player or coach they can be.

The table provides just some of the most important skills under each state that our coaching team and programs endeavour to nurture, strengthen and/or address.

Secondly, we want to bring tennis to everybody. Everybody is the us, in US OF TENNIS.

PHYSICAL
STATE
EMOTIONAL
STATE
COGNITIVE
STATE
SOCIAL
STATE
  • Motor skills
  • Fitness
  • Footwork
  • Adapting to disability
  • Mental strength
  • Motivation
  • Self-reliance
  • Self-regulation
  • Thinking
  • Decision-making
  • Strategies
  • Tactics
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Negotiation
  • Behaviour

Reference: Mitch Hewitt, ‘Considering the application of a range of teaching styles from The Spectrum that promotes the holistic development of tennis players in a variety of learning domains’ in Brendan SueSee et al (eds), The Spectrum of Teaching Styles in Physical Education (Routledge, 2020).

Contact us to discuss and find out more

1 Evesham Place
Thurgoona NSW 2640 Australia
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Call us on +61 0413 177 847
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