By Karen Ronney

The SCTA Foundation is pleased to announce the spring 2022 Kramer Future Champions Scholarship Grant recipients. Congratulations to 15 promising juniors between the ages of 8 and 18 from Southern California, who aspire to play high level or national juniors, collegiate and/or professional tennis. This impressive group shows significant promise on and off the court. They are:

  • Nicole Gorbacheva (Los Angeles)
  • Zinhao Weng (Huntington Beach)
  • Simon Catanzaro (Santa Monica)
  • Denise Campbell (Redlands)
  • Adrien Abarca (Chula Vista)
  • Jaylene Aguirre (Ventura)
  • Emma Lyons (Los Angeles)
  • Denise Sanchez, Los Angeles
  • Philip Venidis (Irvine)
  • Maximos Venidis (Irvine)
  • Gwyneth Britton (Sierra Madre)
  • Jamy Atallah (Corona)
  • Joey Atallahm (Corona)
  • Jubilee Perez (Riverside)
  • Isaiah Parra (Los Angeles)

“We congratulate this amazing group,” said Linda Milan, the Executive Director of the SCTA Foundation. “We look forward to hearing about how the scholarships will help them compete and grow their tennis games.

“The Kramer Future Champions Scholarships are awarded three times per year and applications open in February, June and October. Recipients must display a high degree of competitiveness, excellent academics and impeccable sportsmanship. For further details about scholarships, including application dates, please CLICK HERE.




Our mission of “Changing Lives and Communities through Tennis,” serves as a pathway to offer financial support to individuals and organizations. We are a 501©3 nonprofit organization and the charitable arm of USTA Southern California. We help people of all ages and abilities to improve their tennis health, tennis fitness and quality of life through the sport of tennis. Founded in 1986, the SCTA Foundation has had a community impact of giving more than $500,000 this year through tennis grants, tennis scholarships, tennis program support, tennis equipment and more to tennis recipients throughout Southern California. To learn more about the SCTA Foundation, please visit To donate CLICK HERE