ITF World Tennis Tour Tournament

NJTP students, families and the general public are invited to come watch some exciting men's tennis action at USC's Marks Stadium this week, through January 6, 2019. This is an ITF World Tennis Tour men's tournament offering $25,000 in prize money and featuring highly-ranked players from around the world. Players compete at tournaments like this… Continue reading ITF World Tennis Tour Tournament


Report on the Inactivity Pandemic

PHIT America is a partnership dedicated to promoting increased physical activity and fitness in order to improve the health of Americans, especially children.  PHIT America has produced a report on the "Inactivity Pandemic," which is a health crisis with far-reaching implications.  More and more, kids' physical activity is limited to tapping and swiping on their… Continue reading Report on the Inactivity Pandemic

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Steve Tscherne Memorial Tennis Complex Dedicated

On August 12th, 2017, a ceremony was held at El Cariso Park to dedicate the tennis court complex there in honor of NJTP founding member, coach and long-time president Steve Tscherne, who passed away late last year.  A plaque and bench by the courts at Pioneer Park were also dedicated in honor of coach Jim… Continue reading Steve Tscherne Memorial Tennis Complex Dedicated


Vote for SCTA in the 2017 LA Lakers YOU Grant!

The Southern California Tennis Association Foundation (SCTAF) is a finalist for the 2017 YOU Grant award, given by the Lakers Youth Foundation. Cast your vote now to help the SCTA win $5,000 for our NJTL/ACE program, which combines tennis instruction and academic tutoring to provide kids with valuable education in core curriculum subjects like math… Continue reading Vote for SCTA in the 2017 LA Lakers YOU Grant!


Steve’s Celebration of Life – Thank You!!!

Dear Friends, We wish to express our heartfelt thanks to all who attended the Celebration of Life for Steve Tscherne last month.  It was a wonderful turnout, and we were amazed to see all the people gathered there whose lives have been touched by Coach Steve and the NJTP. The outpouring of love and support… Continue reading Steve’s Celebration of Life – Thank You!!!


Steve Tscherne Celebration of Life

We are sad to report that on December 5, 2016, Steve Tscherne passed away.  Steve was a founding member of NJTP and served as its Board President for many years.  He was also a beloved coach, husband, father, and friend to those around him.  The Tscherne family is eternally grateful for the outpouring of concern,… Continue reading Steve Tscherne Celebration of Life


Lightning Tournament – Oct. 29, 2016

The Neighborhood Junior Tennis Program is having its quarterly Lightning Tournament on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at El Cariso Park Tennis Courts. The start time will be 1:00 PM.  Registration will begin at 12:30 PM.  Please register online to receive a discount. Click HERE to register.  Cost Online Registration: $15.00 per player. $10.00 for siblings. … Continue reading Lightning Tournament – Oct. 29, 2016