You've spent years practicing tennis and competing for your high school. Now is the time to ensure all of that effort pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them finance their college education. For many, it can mean the difference between receiving a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the numerous men's tennis scholarships that are available you have to know which schools to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. In some cases, joining a network of student tennis athletes with pre-established access to college coaches can help a great deal. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide these student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited and getting a men's tennis scholarship.

Men's Tennis Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Tennis
Average Number of Athletes 10
Total Number of Athletes 10,024
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,372
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $24,069
Total Full Time Head Coaches 281
Total Part Time Head Coaches 1,317
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 105
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 986
Average Total Revenue $87,905
Average Total Expenses $111,971

Use the men's tennis athletic scholarship information above to find out:

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you approximately how many male athletes are on men's tennis teams around the country, which will help you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for getting recruited to a college tennis team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This refers to just how much colleges are spending on average for each player on a men's tennis team for things which are needed such as uniforms and equipment. The amount a university invests in you as a player will help figure out how valuable they think you're to the tennis team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they offer each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is what it cost on average for a college to run the day-to-day operations that keep a tennis program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's tennis programs, facilities and training employees at colleges throughout the country. The more colleges commit the better quality you can expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are necessary to helping you hone your abilities and enable you to remain track academically and athletically so you'll be able to keep your tennis scholarship every year. The more men's tennis coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one training and attention that will help you reach your goal of graduating college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money colleges can make off their men's tennis programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's tennis programs are more profitable and popular colleges will spend more in their current programs and other colleges will establish a new tennis teams to get in on the action. More tennis teams usually means more athletic scholarship opportunities.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in supporting and expanding men's tennis teams? Are colleges actively recruiting men's tennis players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much colleges around the United States are investing in men's tennis programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not tennis scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.

Now that you are aware of the national statistics see how the different divisions compare. Choose a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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