2013 USPTA California Division Convention
Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 5:30 PM (PST)
Join the USPTA California Division for its 2013 division convention, held again this year at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., January 26-27. Learn the latest from top industry pros, including Wayne Bryan, Hank Pfister, Anne Smith, Ph.D., new USPTA CEO John Embree, and more.
Saturday, January 26
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Registration open
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. High school coaches workshop
• Team management, Mike Gennette
• How to be effective at the net in today’s game, Mark Basham
• Team drills, Rajeev Datt
• Coaching singles, Rod Heckelman
• Coaching doubles, Hank Pfister
1:30 - 5:30 p.m. USPTA specialty course – Strategy and Tactics: Dynamic Drills, Ken DeHart
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. HEAD Penn manufacturer team meeting
Sunday, January 27
7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Registration open
8 - 9 a.m. Relationships: the key to your success, Rod Heckelman
9 - 10 a.m. Using Courtside USA to enhance your business, Randy Jenks
10 - 10:30 a.m. Aceing Autism, Richard Spurling
10:30 a.m. - noon Mach 4 mental training system for players and coaches, Anne Smith, Ph.D.
Noon - 1 p.m. Keynote luncheon and USPTA membership update, Keynote speaker: Wayne Bryan; Updates by Mike Gennette and John Embree
1 - 2 p.m. Right click: making our information technology work for you, Randy Mattingley
2 - 5 p.m. Exhibitor show and silent auction
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Dynamic singles drills for a purpose, Ken DeHart
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Winning doubles for club to pro players, Wayne Bryan
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Pro Penn doubles shootout
High school coaches workshop
Due to the popularity of our annual high school coaches workshop, held in conjunction with the California Division convention, this year we are including it as part of the full USPTA convention program. When you register for the convention, you can attend the high school coaches workshop at no additional charge. To register online for the high school coaches workshop only, go to usptahscoacheswksp.eventbrite.com.
This year’s California Division convention is held at The Home Depot Center, home to USTA High Performance National Training Center, L.A. Galaxy and Chivas USA. The HDC is located at 18400 Avalon Boulevard, Carson, CA 90746, on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills. The center, which boasts an 8,000-seat tennis stadium, has played host to numerous WTA and Pro Circuit events. The HDC is designated as an "Official U.S. Olympic Training Site." USPTA parking is free and will be located near the lower tennis courts.
The DoubleTree Carson is the official hotel of the 2012 California Division convention. To obtain a discounted rate of $89 per room per night (plus tax), you must book your hotel reservation through Cari Buck at the contact number or email below. Space at this rate is limited. The DoubleTree Carson is located just off the 405 freeway at 2 Civic Plaza, Carson, CA 90745.
For more information, contact convention coordinator Mike Gennette at firstname.lastname@example.org or 805-495-0111, or Cari Buck for registration questions at email@example.com or 310-600-7784.