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June 2021 Newsletter NCTTA is Back for Fall 2021 – Spring 2022 Season NCTTA is excited, pumped up, you name it! Why? NCTTA will be back in action for the next College TT season. We know College teams are currently in a typical summer session (internships, inactive, taking classes, etc.) but please be ready for […]

NCTTA Coaching Certification Sponsored by Butterfly

For aspiring coaches, NCTTA club leaders (students) and anyone who is interested! Register by August 6th to get in! When August 14: 9am to noon; 1:30pm to 5pm August 15: 9am to noon; 1pm to 4pm Location Atlanta Georgia Table Tennis Association (AGTTA) Required Material One must purchase “ITTF-IPTTC Level 1 Coaching Manual” for the […]

Johnathan McGinty’s Collegiate Table Tennis Article (Part 2 – The Pursuit of Belonging)

(Intro by Steve Hopkins) Augusta-based sports writer Johnathan McGinty has released Part 2 of his series about the early history of college table tennis in the US.  The article is titled “The Pursuit of Belonging: The amazing and untold story of the Anderson College and Augusta College table tennis dynasties”.   This article includes quotes from […]

History of College Table Tennis: Leparulo Part 2

(Intro by Steve Hopkins) In an interview last month with Willy Leparulo, President of National Collegiate Table Tennis Association, he referenced a research paper that he created that followed the development of table tennis on college campuses.  You can view the full interview here. Willy Leparulo has provided the document to Butterfly for us to […]

History of College Table Tennis: Leparulo Part 1

(Intro by Steve Hopkins) In an interview last month with Willy Leparulo, President of National Collegiate Table Tennis Association, he referenced a research paper that he created that followed the development of table tennis on college campuses.  You can view the full interview here. Willy Leparulo has provided the document to Butterfly for us to […]

Johnathan McGinty’s Collegiate Table Tennis Article (Part 1 – The Pursuit of Belonging)

(Intro by Steve Hopkins) Augusta-based sports writer Johnathan McGinty has released Part 1 of his series about the early history of college table tennis in the US.  The article is titled “The Pursuit of Belonging: The amazing and untold story of the Anderson College and Augusta College table tennis dynasties”.   This article includes quotes from […]

Brown University: Rhode Island Represented at Collegiate Championships

(by Steve Hopkins) As the smallest State at just 37 miles wide and 48 miles long, Rhode Islanders take special pride in competing nationally. Table tennis is no different – and Rhode Island Table Tennis (the only club in our State) works very hard to make our presence felt throughout this region. This weekend Brown University […]

University Table Tennis in America

University Table Tennis in America (By Bill Draper) As I finalize this article I am in Munich, Germany for business. Last week I was in Hong Kong. Any time I travel, in addition to busy business meetings during the day, I always try to make time to find a club nearby to play and to […]

Table Tennis Titans Face More Battles in Wisconsin

By Andy Kanengiser NCTTA Media Chair Table tennis stars from Texas Wesleyan University and Mississippi College collided for five years in a row at the NCTTA championship games. Fans wonder if the script will repeat itself at the 2017 tournament in Eau Claire, Wisconsin April 7-9. Time will tell as 260 stellar college players and […]

Women’s Teams Bring Star Power to National Championships in Wisconsin

Women’s Teams Bring Star Power to National Championships in Wisconsin Women’s Teams Bring Star Power to National Championships in Wisconsin By Andy Kanengiser / NCTTA Media Chair Marvelous loops, awesome spins and tenacious defense are all part of the package for several college women’s table tennis teams this season. Their amazing skills will be showcased at […]

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