The Showcase

A two-day college tennis showcase offered at Rice University, home of the Owls. The USP College Summer Showcase gives players the opportunity to live the real college tennis experience. Play college matches in singles and doubles in a team format. Add points for your team while being coached by a former college player.

All matches in front of guest college coaches coming from NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA institutions from across the USA.

Your participation in the USP College Tennis Summer Showcase includes college-style Team Matchplay, UTR Singles, player profile provided to each college coach, online access to the USP Recruiting Dashboard, personal meetings with college coaches, College Recruiting Seminar, Rice University Campus Tour, lunch, and more.

During the Showcase, players will compete in singles and doubles matches (short set) in a unique team format that allows coaches to get a good sense of players’ current level and potential. All matches will count towards their UTR rating.

Date and Site:

June 19-21, 2020
Friday, Saturday and Sunday

From 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Rice University - George R Brown Tennis Center:
2105 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005


Schedule: 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM / Details available soon!


Boys and girls currently attending High School (9th - 12th grade)
Boys and girls who have recently graduated from High School
College Players who are ready to transfer to another school

Participation Fee:


USP Events

Our events provide a high level of competition and maximum exposure to college coaches from across the country.

The coaches represent teams at a variety of different levels - NCAA I, II, III, NAIA and NJCAA.

Because of the opportunity, student athletes come from all over the U.S. as well as from overseas. They will play, attend seminars, connect at networking events, take part in college tours, and potentially meet one-on-one with coaches who are interested in recruiting them.

At least 60% of the athletes will receive an offer during one of our events.

Our Background

University Sports Program has been involved in college athletic recruiting for 24 years, and organizing College Tennis Showcases since 2001. Over 1600 student-athletes have been successfully placed in prestigious universities with attractive athletic and/or academic scholarships.

Some of the colleges include Harvard, Dartmouth, Rice, UPenn, Miami, Florida State, Auburn, Davidson, Alabama, Baylor, TCU, South Carolina, Pepperdine, Purdue, Louisville, Notre Dame, Tulane, Florida, Kentucky, Lehigh, Clemson, Boston, Oklahoma, Hofstra, Kenyon, Kansas, St. John’s, Georgetown, George Washington, South Carolina, Denver, and many more.

The Staff

USP founder and President, Thomas Anderson is considered one of the most reputable persons in the college recruiting industry.

The USP Staff are professionals college counselors with many years of experience working with student-athletes.

Staff assignments vary and are held to the highest possible standards. It includes a Tour/Showcase director, event coordinators, college placement agents & scouts, college tennis evaluators, etc.