The mission of the Venus and Serena Williams Tutorial/Tennis Academy is to ensure the development of well-rounded individuals who will become positive role models in their respective communities by providing the necessary academic and tennis resources to enable each player to attend the college of his or her choice on a tennis scholarship.
The fundamental purpose of the The Arthur Ashe Reading Room is to provide students enrolled within the Academy the necessary resources to improve their competency in problem solving, reading, writing, and speaking. Tennis instructors at the academy are Terry Chambers, Fred and Richard Williams and they are all certified by the United States Professional Tennis Association. Richard has over 30 years of coaching experience. This fall the academy will start a program designed to help 100 minority players earn tennis scholarships (worth over $10 million) by the year 2012.
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