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Saint Paul Urban Tennis uses sports to inspire community.

It’s not just about tennis, it’s about becoming better human beings and contributing to society.

Song Thao, executive director

More than a Game

Tennis is more than a game for Song Thao, executive director of Saint Paul Urban Tennis (SPUT). For Song and many of the students, workers and trainers at SPUT, tennis provides an avenue for self-development, discovery and leadership.

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