Sloane Stephens Is Using Tennis To Promote STEM Education

July 1, 2015; London, United Kingdom; Sloane Stephens (USA) celebrates recording match level in her match towards Lauren Davis (USA) on day three of The Championships Wimbledon on the AELTC. Obligatory Credit score: Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports activities

Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) and the U.S Tennis Affiliation’s charitable Basis, has launched a public service announcement with well-known tennis star Sloane Stephens to advertise STEM in Tennis.

STEM in Tennis, an extension of TWC’s STEM in Sports activities, is a program designed to attach younger individuals to science, know-how, engineering and math (STEM). STEM is a part of TWC’s signature initiative, Join a Million Minds (CAMM). Since 2009, CAMM has challenged mother and father and mentors to attach over a million college students to after-faculty STEM actions to deal with the “inspiration hole”.

STEM rules may give gamers a aggressive edge throughout tennis matches. Stephens explains, “Tennis is a sport the place math and science is useful. It’s a recreation of air, gravity, friction and power. I’m excited to be part of TWC’s Join a Million Minds initiative and I hope younger individuals will see that STEM performs an enormous position in sports, particularly tennis.”

Collectively TWC and USTA Basis has created a free studying information for folks and educators with video games and actions to show youngsters extra about STEM. TWC additionally gives the STEM program with hockey, basketball, soccer, golf and racing. We applaud different organizations and professional gamers involving themselves with with STEM schooling through the use of sports as a catalyst and are glad to see extra sports and STEM tales popping up on a regular basis.

“The USTA Basis is thrilled to hitch Time Warner Cable for this nice marketing campaign with Sloane Stephens,” Dan Faber, USTA Basis Government Director stated. “That is an unbelievable educational construction that comes with the good sport of tennis, and mirrors the mission of our Basis in altering lives. I commend Sloane for her effort in encouraging college students to become involved in addition to keep concerned in STEM, and I thank her for believing within the impression of integrating tennis and schooling.”