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Laura Gilbert, USPTA, conducts one of the "Top Ten Games" everyone should know called "Triples." This video is from the RCW held in Austin, TX.
Laura is from the USTA Texas section.
Role with the USTA: Advisor/Consultant.
CTA Experience: Founded a CTA, CTA BoardMember, CTA Volunteer/Member, Advisor/Consultant to a CTA_Areas of Expertise: Strategic Planning, Strategic Communication, Personnel Management, Community and Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising and Promotion, Parks and Recreation, Special Events, Meeting Planning, Development, USTA Programming, Other Tennis Programming
A USPTA Professional 1, Laura Gilbert has over 25 years of coaching experience including middle school, high school and college.
Currently, Laura is the director and administrator for the Texas 76ers and the USTA High Performance Competative Training Center at a facility that works with 50-75 of the highest ranked juniors in the nation. Laura is also the director of tennis at Arlington Tennis Center, a 20-court public facility, where she manages a staff of 23.
From 2000-2004, Laura helped develop and strengthen 27 community tennis associations for USTA Texas as the community coordinator for North Texas.
In the 1990s, Laura was the director of tennis at Solana Club and became the founder and president of the North East Tarrant Tennis Association (NETT).
In college, Laura played on a scholarship for the University of Texas-Austin. She also competed on the professional tour in the mid-1970s. Laura is also a member of the Head Advisory Staff, a USTA Certified Official, a USTA Recreational Coach Trainer, and was named the 2004 USPTA Texas Section Facility Manager of the Year.