You have spent years practicing tennis and competing for your high school. Now is the time to make sure all of that work pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them pay for their college education. For some, it can mean the difference between getting a college degree and having to put that aspiration on hold.

If you want to be a contender for one of the many women's tennis scholarships that are being offered you must know which schools to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in contact with 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 women's tennis scholarship.

Women's Tennis Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Tennis
Average Number of Athletes 9
Total Number of Athletes 10,922
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,473
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $22,603
Total Full Time Head Coaches 102
Total Part Time Head Coaches 313
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 47
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 404
Average Total Revenue $100,911
Average Total Expenses $127,222

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

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This lets you know approximately how many female athletes are on women's tennis teams across 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 on a college tennis team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This describes how much colleges are spending on average for each player on a women's tennis team for things which might be needed for example uniforms and equipment. The amount a college invests in you as a player can help figure out how valuable they feel you're to the tennis team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they give each player.

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

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are vital to assisting you sharpen your skills and enable you to stay on track educationally and athletically so you'll be able to keep your tennis scholarship every single year. The more women's tennis coaches there are, the greater your chances will be to get one-on-one training and attention which will help you reach your goal of graduating college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money colleges may make off their women's tennis programs the more likely they are to expand them. When women's tennis programs tend to be profitable and popular colleges will invest 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 promoting and growing women's tennis teams? Are colleges aggressively recruiting women's tennis players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will provide you with a good idea of how much colleges around the country are investing in women's tennis programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not tennis scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.

Now that you know the national statistics see how the different divisions compare. Select a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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