Our Mission

The Net Rushers Community Tennis Association is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit charitable organization whose mission is to provide “Free” tennis instructions to young people in an inclusive and diverse environment, as a tool that enhances their tennis skills, personal growth, physical health and academic success.


Your generous donation helps our nonprofit support the local community tennis talent!


Whether a short-term event, project, or longer-term commitment, we welcome you to join the effort.

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Whether a first-time player or master athlete, our coaches are happy to share their knowledge about the sport.

News & Events

  • Volunteer with Us!

    Volunteer with Us!

    Thank you to everyone who supports us as instructors, chaperones, event coordinators, etc. Time is valuable and we appreciate the dedication. We are currently seeking additional volunteers to help hone the talent of our phenomenal players. You don’t have to coach or mentor. There is space for all volunteer opportunities. Interested? Fill out this form.…

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  • Net Rushers awarded Gold Star

    Net Rushers awarded Gold Star

    In conjunction with USTA Missouri Valley celebrating its 100th anniversary, the Net Rushers Community Tennis Association led by Mary Owens Hudson has been named as a Gold Star award recipient. The award recognizes Owens Hudson and the Net Rushers CTA for contributions they’ve made to grow the game in the St. Louis area.    Read more…

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Award Winning Players

“Champions don’t quit, they persevere until they achieve success!”

-Net Rushers CTA Motto-

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