Corona, California (PRWEB) August 24, 2011
Two Sport Court® tennis courts were installed at a ribbon cutting Wednesday, Aug. 24 at the U.S. Navy’s Naval Weapons Station Detachment at Seal Beach, California thanks to a contribution from the United States Tennis Association working in conjunction with Connor Sport Court International.
Sport Court, headquartered in Salt Lake City, is the “Official Modular Court” for the USTA and 10 and Under Tennis.
Located in Corona, California, the Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach provides weapons storage, loading, maintenance and assessment support to ships of the United States Pacific Fleet, including supporting the U.S. Coast Guard and the Marine Corps units station afloat and ashore
“We are pleased to join the USTA in bringing the highest quality recreation facilities to our service men and women at the Naval Weapons Station,” said Ron Cerny, CEO and President of Connor Sport Court International.
Installation of the Sport Court surface is being handled by Sport Court of Southern California, Dale Hendrickson, CEO and owner.
“We will be cleaning up an old site and then providing two Sport Court PowerGame™ tennis courts totaling about 14,000 square feet,” said Hendrickson.
The contribution was arranged by the Community Tennis Department for the USTA.
“The USTA is delighted to honor and support our service members and their families,” said Virgil Christian, Director of Community Tennis Development.
In a letter, Under Secretary of the Navy Robert O. Work offered the Navy’s “sincere appreciation” to the United States Tennis Association.
About Sport Court
More athletic events are played on Connor Sport Court International surfaces than on any other sports flooring in the world. Sport Court® is a registered trademark of Connor Sport Court International. Since 1974, it has identified the original and authentic modular sport surface, continuously improved and patented to provide the highest levels of quality and performance. Sport Court is proud to be the only sports surfacing company in the world that is independently audited and verified as “Zero Waste” and fully ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified.
For more Sport Court information contact:
Jeff Morton, Marketing Manager, Sport Court
The USTA is the national governing body for the sport of tennis in the U.S. and the leader in promoting and developing the growth of tennis at every level -- from local communities to the highest level of the professional game. A not-for-profit organization with more than 750,000 members, it invests 100% of its proceeds in growing the game. It owns and operates the US Open, the highest attended annual sporting event in the world, and launched the Olympus US Open Series linking 10 summer tournaments to the US Open. In addition, it owns the 90-plus Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S, and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games. The USTA philanthropic entity, USTA Serves, provides grants and scholarships and helps underserved youth and people with disabilities. For more information on the USTA, log on to usta.com, “like” the official Facebook page facebook.com/usta or follow @usta on Twitter.
For More Information contact:
Tom LaDue, Manager, Communications
United States Tennis Association