Colleges receive LTA disability tennis grants

We are delighted to announce that 27 colleges have been successful in receiving disability tennis grants from the LTA.

The package, worth over £650, includes an inclusive tennis equipment bag, free coaching from a qualified coach and inclusive training resources for staff and students.

The following colleges have been successful in being awarded the grant:

Barnsley College
Bexhill College
Burnley College
Calderdale College
Cambria College
CSC Doncaster
Derwen College
Furness College
Gateway College
Grantham College
Havant & South Downs College
Hedleys College
Highbury College
John Leggott College
Leeds City College
Leicester College
Linkage College
Loreto College
Loughborough College
Middlesbrough College
Milton Keynes College
Nottingham College
South Gloucestershire & Stroud College
South & City College Birmingham
South Tyneside College
Trafford College
Truro & Penwith College

Disability Development Officer Shannon Howarth said: “AoC Sport is thrilled to have worked with the LTA to offer this unique opportunity to colleges to allow them to grow their disability tennis provision.

“We are excited to work with the 27 colleges who have been selected to ensure that tennis is inclusive to all.”

The LTA disability tennis grant will link with the wider work set out in our disability strategy, Active for College, Work and Life, which aims to increase participation and volunteering opportunities for disabled students in further education.

 

 

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