Our Mission

The mission of the Abilities Tennis (formerly Adaptive Tennis Association of North Carolina) is to offer tennis opportunities at all levels for individuals with intellectual disabilities across the state of North Carolina.

Our Goals

  • Increase the availability of tennis clinics for persons with intellectual disabilities in every community.
  • Increase the availability of tennis tournaments for persons with intellectual disabilities in every community.
  • Increase the availability of tennis instruction in the schools for persons with intellectual disabilities in every community.
  • Provide resources to local Community Tennis Associations interested in incorporating tennis for athletes with intellectual disabilities into their programs.
  • Encourage those athletes with intellectual disabilities to be physically active and competitive.
  • Provide specialized training to coaches and volunteers to meet the needs of athletes with intellectual disabilities.
  • Integrate those with intellectual disabilities to play tennis with a partner(not an abilities player) on the tennis court.

Adopted October 27, 2014

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