Welcome to our NSMTA Website
The members of the Board of Directors of our newly formed National Senior Men’s Tennis Association are happy you’ve found us! Our aim is simply to promote senior men’s competitive tennis. We have great ambitions for this website and our association, and in fact will be looking to you, our members, to help provide ideas and suggestions regarding the kind of content and activities that you would consider valuable. Maybe we can even recruit you to provide some of the content itself! Are you a writer, photographer, blogger, etc. who would be interested in contributing your talents to making our website even better?
Our fledgling organization has roots which go back much further than ours as we have been inspired by what the senior women have been able to achieve since the founding of their organization (the NSWTA) back in 1977. They have been urging us to get off our male butts and get organized, so that between the two organizations, we can better represent the voices of senior competitive tennis in the US. Some of you may be familiar with Super Senior Tennis (SST), which was founded shortly after WWII to promote tennis for players over 55. John Powless, the true dean of men’s senior tennis, has ably carried that banner for many years. We have also been inspired by the insightful work of individuals like Carolyn Nichols and Alan Messer who have almost single-handedly developed websites devoted to our game. No account of our beginnings would be complete without mentioning Steve Solomon, who has advocated for senior tennis in a myriad of creative ways for many years, and in many capacities. And bloggers like George Wachtel have been of immense help in getting us started ...
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The purpose of the National Senior Men's Tennis Association is to promote tennis among men over the age of 35. Our primary goal is to raise awareness, increase interest, improve the quality of senior tennis events, and provide local support to tennis communities in the United States. We also aim to provide a forum for communicating with members, for exchanging information and ideas amongst members, and to provide input to the United States Tennis Association that would be of benefit to senior men's tennis.