McAdams NJTL of Wichita Foundation (501)(C)(3)

Strategy & Sports Science

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Coach James Komakech is discussing strategy and sports science with tournament players.  Keeping hydrated during match play is one key to winning matches

Practice Session

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It is important to start each session with dynamic warm-up drills followed by Forehand and Backhand Corrective Techniques, Huff and Puff doubles drills,  and end the day practicing the Serve.

10 and Under

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Coach Ron Thompson and Coach Willie Whitaker are discussing the parts of a tennis racquet with the 10 and Under age division.

Net Generation drills are used to provide the youth with a pathway to grow their skills

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McAdams NJTL of Wichita Foundation

10305 E. Peppertree Court

Wichita, KS  67226

316-259-3023

NJTL Network

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NJTL - National Junior Tennis & Learning Network - Developing Citizens of Tomorrow

NJTL - is a network of programs across the nation, started in 1969 by Arthur Ashe, Charlie Passarell, and Sheridan Snyder to introduce tennis and education to inner city youth.  We all have a duty to serve our community and to help educate and build better character in our youth, "Our Citizens of Tomorrow".

McAdams NJTL Program Schedule

( FREE - GROUP TENNIS LESSONS )

Spring Session:  April 16, 2019 to May 30, 2019 (Tuesdays 6:30pm)

Goose Doughty Summer Camp:  June 3,2019 to June 14, 2019 (M-F, 9am-12pm)

Summer Session:  June 4, 2019 to August 1, 2019 (Tuesday/Thursday 6:30pm)

Fall Drill Sessions (Thursdays-August through September)

USTA Foundation National NJTL Essay Program

The tennis program is free to all participants.  We ask that all 10 and over juniors write a one page essay in the National NJTL Essay Contest.  This is a National contest and the winners of each age division will win a trip to New York City to attend the Arthur Ashe Kids Day event prior to the start of the US Open.

USTA Foundation College Scholarship Program

NJTL Network high school seniors have an opportunity to apply for several USTA Foundation college scholarships.

Congratulations to Sydney McGrown of McAdams NJTL, she received a $10,000 college scholarship to attend Friends University.

Safe Sport

McAdams NJTL teaching pros are certified through US Center for SAFESPORT. 

Private Tennis Lessons

Contact us if you want private tennis lessons. 

Alex Lee (316-259-3023)

Certified Teaching Professional (PTR)

Head Coach - Friends University


Ronnie Thompson (316-681-1273)

Teaching Professional


James Komakech (316-312-0159)

Teaching Professional

Bethany College Player of the Year 2003

Barton County Player of the Year 2001

Foundation History and Highlights

McAdams-NJTL (pdf)

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