USTA collaborates with White House sports and nutrition committee as the first national governing body

The United States Tennis Association and President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition Unveil Groundbreaking Partnership for Healthier Communities

In a groundbreaking announcement at the Miami Open, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) has teamed up with the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition (PCSFN), becoming the first national sports governing body to do so. The partnership, unveiled in front of guests from the White House, including second gentleman Douglas Emhoff, aims to promote nutrition and physical activity in communities where tennis is played.

The PCSFN, established in 1956, is a federal advisory committee focused on improving the health and wellness of Americans through sports and physical activity. By partnering with the USTA, this collaboration will bring national health and nutrition programs to communities across the country, making a positive impact on individuals’ lives.

During the announcement, Emhoff expressed gratitude to the USTA for their dedication to this important work. He emphasized the significance of this partnership in advancing President Biden, Vice President Harris, and the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to combat hunger and promote healthy communities in the United States. This collaboration exemplifies both organizations’ commitment to improving individuals’ well-being through sports, fitness, and nutrition initiatives.

With this partnership, tennis players will have access to resources that can help them lead healthier lifestyles while promoting nutrition education in their communities. Additionally, it brings awareness about how engaging in physical activities can improve overall wellness which will motivate people to make lifestyle changes that benefit their health.

Overall, this collaboration between two influential organizations signifies a step forward towards creating a healthier nation by providing access to resources that support healthy habits and promoting physical activity.

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