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About Us

USTA Central Arizona is the local United States Tennis Association organization committed to promoting the growth of junior and adult recreational and competitive tennis throughout Central Arizona.

Started in 1968 as PATA (Phoenix Area Tennis Association), USTA Central Arizona has approximately 3700 adult members, 1,300 junior members, and over 60 organization members comprised of private clubs, public facilities, and schools.

Contact Information:

USTA Central Arizona
7020 E. Acoma Drive
, Ste 110
Scottsdale, AZ  85254

Typical office hours are 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.  If stopping by please call ahead.

Office phone number:    480-639-6700
Office fax number:         888-463-8841


President - Bill Lucero

First Vice President - Laurie Martin

Second Vice President - Vareesh Chaurasis

Treasurer - Nathan Brelsford

Secretary - Shawna Truby

Southwest Board Delegate - Karen Weir

Adult Tournament Council Chair - Paul Burns

USTA League Council Chair - Nathan Brelsford

Junior Council Chair - Tracy Lawson

Officials Chair - Rusty Tolson

Winter Nationals Chair - Sally Grabham

Parks and Recreation Representative - Sean Paulson

Member Clubs/Resorts - Ed Prudhomme

USPTA Representative - Laurie Martin

By Law Council - Nathan Brelsford

Diversity - David Filani

Volunteer Council - Lynn Fucci
Wheelchair Council- Seth Haynie

Tennis on Campus - Taylor Allin

Past President - Tracy Lawson

Members at Large - Ryan Sawyer, Susan Nachtigal


Executive Director - Matt Gleason - director@phoenixtennis.com - 480-639-6700

Tennis Service Representatives:

Junior Program Manager - Jackie Marx - TSR@phoenixtennis.com - 480-639-6704

Junior Program Coordinator - Amy Schmiedeler - JPC@phoenixtennis.com - 480-639-6701

Adult Program Coordinator -Kelly Ferris - apc@phoenixtennis.com - 480-639-6703


USTA League Coordinator - Kelly Ferris - leagues@phoenixtennis.com - 480-639-6703
Flex League Coordinator - Charlie Simmons - FlexLeagueCAZ@gmail.com


2015 USTA Central Arizona Award Winners - click here for complete list


We believe that tennis is a means to a healthy life, social interactions, and good sportsmanship at all ages and skill levels ... from the beginner to the advanced player.  It is also our goal to serve underprivileged youth and special populations, bring joy and achievement to their lives.

USTA Central Arizona is chartered by the USTA Southwest Section, and provides services to all zipcodes within Maricopa County, plus Casa Grande, Coolidge, Apache Junction, Florence, Payson, Strawberry, Pine and City of Maricopa in Pinal County in Arizona.  USTA Southwest Section is one of seventeen sections of the national USTA organization, United States Tennis Association.

The USTA Central Arizona Junior Council administers a scholarship program wherein a limited amount of money is available for financial aid to junior players who are traveling to national and sectional events.  Priority will be given to those with the greatest need.

USTA Central Arizona is a non-profit 501c(3) organization.  All donations are tax-deductible.

Credit Card Payment.   We accept only Visa and MasterCard credit card payment for our programs.

USTA Southwest Section website:  www.southwest.usta.com              

USTA National website:  www.usta.com. 

USTA Membership information can be obtained by calling: 800-990-USTA (8782).  You may also contact USTA membership services by e-mail: memberservices@usta.com.  Or you may click here to join online via the national website.