Three’s Company . . . The pride of Houston: Lori McNeil, Zina Garrison and Coach John Wilkerson is on the cover of the Texas Tennis Magazine issued March 1987
Reprint from Houston Lifestyles Article. Link to article: Legendary tennis player and native Houstonian Zina Garrison will celebrate both the 20th anniversary of the Zina Garrison Tennis Academy and her 50th birthday with “A Story of Love” gala at The Houstonian Hotel on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. The Academy will honor tennis legend […]
“A Story of Love” 20th Annual Celebration Join us for our Annual dinner and auction celebrating 20 years of the Zina Garrison Academy and Zina’s 50th birthday. Meet our Guest Celebrities. More information below.
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.
Born in San Diego, California and moved to Houston at 11 years old. Formative years spent 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 became an All-American collegiate player with three Big Eight […]
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 […]
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 […]