USPTA Announces Multi-Year Endorsement Deal with LaceClips
LAKE NONA, FL, January 11, 2023 — The United States Professional
Tennis Association (USPTA), Inc. is pleased to announce a multi-year endorsement with athletic
performance tracking company LaceClips as the
Official Footwear Wearable Technology Device of the USPTA.
is a lightweight activity monitor that clips to one’s shoe with a patented
lace-locking technology allowing users to track their physical activity from
day to day, week to week, or month to month. To date, LaceClips has partnered
with premier tournament
organizers, high schools, and superstar athletes such as Tyreek Hill, Fabio Fognini, Andre Drummond,
Genie Bouchard, Monique Billings, and many other superstars.
Users have the ability to
watch uniquely curated workout videos from these professional athletes and
based on the stats and data, replicate the same routines at home. As users keep
track of their own stats via the app, they are able to share their results on
social media to see how they compare to the pros and even challenge friends
head to head. The pros themselves will also be adding more energy to their
workouts by competing with their peer athletes on data, keeping their fitness
routines competitive and current.
is a unique way to revolutionize our members’ fitness,” said John Embree, USPTA
CEO. “This cool innovative technology allows the user to compare stats with
other tennis players from your local high-performance program but also against
other world-renowned tennis professionals too. You should encourage your junior
players to give LaceClips a try.”
not only a former D1 athlete, but the father of a young tennis player who
sometimes trips over his shoelaces,” said Jonathan Nussbaum, Founder of
LaceClips. “I created the brand to help competitors of all ages improve their
game before and after each match through tracking fitness activity across
diverse training activities, benchmarking and monitoring resulting improvement,
and connecting and competing with peers in a new way.”
AboutLaceClips: LaceClips® is an athletic performance tracking company that enables
athletes from various sports to track fitness goals and competitive progress
through an easy-to-use, smart activity tracker that clips to their shoelaces.
The brand’s patented lace locking technology ensures that athletes’ laces stay
put so they can focus on improving their game or living fitness-filled, healthy
LaceClips is used by renowned tournament organizers like MADE Hoops, top high
school programs such as Roselle Catholic and Sierra Canyon, and athletes –
including tennis pros Diego Schwartzman, Fabio Fognini, Genie Bouchard, Mackie
McDonald, and Marcel Granollers, pro wide receiver Tyreek Hill and running back
Aaron Jones, pro shooting guard CJ McCollum, women’s power forward Monique
Billings, and announcer Kenny “The Jet” Smith, among others. Learn more at LaceClips.com.
About the USPTA: Founded in 1927, the USPTA is the global leader in tennis-teacher
certification and professional development. With more than 14,000 members
worldwide and 17 divisions nationwide, the Association's mission is to raise the standards of
tennis-teaching professionals and coaches and to promote a greater awareness of
the sport. Learn more at USPTA.com.
USPTA, Director of Marketing & Communications
USPTA, Public Relations