Check out this article from Dale Robertson, sports editor at The Chronicle, who used to write their Tennis Notebook (no longer), published this article. He’s a tennis lover, and long-time supporter of the ZGA. Here is a link to the full article.
Lori McNeil was born in San Diego, California and moved to Houston when she was 11 years old. She spent all of her formative years on the tennis court at MacGregor Park alongside her close friend, Zina Garrison, guided by American Tennis Association champion John Wilkerson. McNeil attended Oklahoma State University on scholarship where she […]
Students from KIPP Houston public charter schools will use tennis balls in a unique fashion when they join with staff from the Zina Garrison Academy for “ZGA Paint Day,” a festive event which will commemorate a new partnership between ZGA and KIPP Academy. Kids will dunk tennis balls in buckets of paint and then hurl […]
If you’re new to ZGA, here’s what you need to do to participate: Make sure you fill out the application before coming to the park. Check what time your age group meets on the schedule. Come to the park when your age group meets! *Make sure you wear tennis shoes and a baseball cap. You’re […]
KIPP Houston and Zina Garrison Academy Partner on New Facility KIPP Houston and the Zina Garrison Academy have formed a partnership to construct a tennis and educational complex at KIPP Houston’s Sunnyside Campus on Scott Street in Houston, TX. The KIPP partnership will allow the Academy to reach more underserved youth with an emphasis on […]
Welcome to the Zina Garrison Academy! The mission of ZGA is to develop stars in the classroom, on the tennis court, and in the community by providing educational support, positive role models, parent education, and excellent tennis instruction. The Zina Garrison Academy provides 50 weeks a year of free programming to all children in the […]
NJTL First Serve Life Skills Program ZGA is a chapter of this renowned national program that teaches life skills, promotes positive values, healthy habits and education through the game of tennis. Girl’s Leadership Program A separate Girl’s Leadership program began in February of 2009 for girls in the 6th-12th grade. The focus of this program […]
Kids will join a team with a common goal of beating an opponent, so that leads to a sense of camaraderie. The children learn that teamwork and chemistry make all of the players better, which sets a good example for later in life. For tennis schedules by program, please click the seasons below: School Year […]