Serving Girls and Boys in Urban Communities

School Year 2015-16 Schedule and Events


American Youth Table Tennis (AYTTO) plans to offer a line-up of exciting table tennis tournaments for it's after school participants and for the table tennis community.  Pleaseclick here for our programs initiatives  or scroll below for a listing of our tournaments and Academies the fall , winter and spring seasons. 

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Fall 2015 Schedule

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AYTTO partners with local schools and after school organizations to run after school table tennis in selective New York City and Boston area schools.  

If you are interested in organizing an after school program, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Sunday Academy:

@ Public School 126 Manhattan.  Fall 2016.  11AM to 2PM.   Stay tuned for official start date!

AYTTO Sunday Academy at Public School 126 cafeteria.  10 tables, two or more coaches.   The program is free for all students.   The program is geared for Middle School and High School Students, and upper elementary.   We do recommend a small donation to cover coaching costs.    

Please click here for waiver form, a requirement for all participants.  Please click here for copy of above flier.   Email for additional inquiries.   


11/1  Non scheduled, check back soon.
10/17 CPC and AYTTO youth tournament.   Completed.
10/18 Chinese Community Center of Flushing.  Completed.

New York City High School League:

AYTTO is partnering with the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) to run a varsity high school table tennis league.  The first official varsity high school league in the USA.  

2015- 2016 Season will the Week of November 23d.   Tryouts begin first week of November.   For more information, click here.

This league is run and operated by the NYCDOE through the Public School Athletic League.  AYTTO supports the league by providing needed equipment, know-how, coaching visits and event support.   

Click here for more information: 

Middle School League:

Middle School Table Tennis League - AYTTO is proud to partner with the Leading Community Based Organizations and The New York City Department of Education on a middle school league.   The purpose of the league is to introduce middle school youth to the Olympic Sport of Table Tennis in a skills based program that incorporates friendly team competitions between schools, culminating in a school championship team tournament.  Season Winter (Jan to March).  

If you are a New York City parent, a school principal or an after-school teacher, who is interested in finding out more and how to participate in the 2016 season, please  click here to review the opportunity.  You may be able to receive free equipment and coaching support.  To register please complete an an 8 question survey.  

After School Programs:

List of After School Programs:

Private In School Programs - For School Students Only:

Public School 126, Manhattan - Thursday's
Lower Manhattan Community School, Manhattan - Thursday's
Public School 184, Manhattan - Monday, Wednesday's
PS 125, Queens, Monday - Friday.
East-West School For International Studies, Queens Wed, Thursday.
Civic Leadership Academy,  Wednesday's and Thursday's 
Lower Manhattan Middle School, New York,  Tuesday, Thursday. 

Public Programs For AYTTO-CCCF and Outside Students:

Chinese Community Center of Flushing, Queens, Saturday (Advanced TT Academy)
Chinese Community Center of Flushing, Queens, Saturday (Grassroots TT Acadamy)
Public School 126, Manhattan, Sunday Academy
Old Greenwich Community Center - Monday's

Interested in Registering Your Program with AYTTO, visit our "Join Us" page.

Saturday Table Tennis:

We have partnered with Chinese Community Center of Flushing to run Saturday Table Tennis. All  AYTTO and outside students welcome.   Please contact Chinese Community Center of Flushing for Additional Information or email us at

Past Events:

Summer Camp July-August 2015:

In partnership with Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation and Public School 126, we hosted a free 6 week summer table tennis clinic.   

Information is provided for below on the poster.   Also, you may preregister for the clinic by clicking on the online registration below, or by clicking, printing and mailing the form.   More information is also contained in the parent letter.

ITTF Coaching Seminars August 2015:

Want to become an official certified table tennis coach?   Please read below.  Online registration is also available below. 


AYTTO Summer Camp:  Over 75 Students participated.    Please visit our facebook page for photo's and commentary.  Last summer was our best summer ever!

High School League - March 9th 2014

The New York City Department of Education (PSAL) in partnership with American Youth Table Tennis Organization, ran its first high school league.   Congratulations to Stuyvesant and Cardozo High Schools.     Click here for full article. 

Middle School League - March 9th 2014

The New York City Middle School Team Championships was held at PS 126 on March 9th.  126 Students, 16 teams.  A fun day for all.  Congratulations to all participating schools, students, parents, volunteers and coaches. 

Results:   Open Division:  Shuang Wen Academy (PS 184) 1st,  Anderson School 2nd, Ryan MS and PS 125Q 3rd-4th .  Girls Division:  125Q 1st, 184M 2nd.   Junior Varsity:  125Q 1st  Ryan 2nd. 

Mash Up Youth Tournaments:

Congratulations for a outstanding turn out at our December Mash Up # 1 and Mash Up # 2 tournaments - held at PS 126 and CCCF respectively.   The level of play continues to improve!   Visit us on Facebook for photos.

Table Tennis Clinics:

16 students participated in the 2014 Winter break clinic held in partnership with CCCF and AYTTO in flushing Queens.   Students learned, service, service return, loop, footwork, third-ball, fifth ball game play tactics and much more!.



Middle School Boy's Finals
@ NYC Mayor's Cup Table Tennis Championships 4/28


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    Past Events 2013 and Prior


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    AYTTO Winter Camp- Table Tennis

    AYTTO held a 3 day winter camp at PS 126 in lower Manhattan.  24 students learned new skills and concepts - forehand loop, footwork, service return and much much more.    Expert instruction from world class coaches!

    New York City School Teacher Training - Table Tennis

    AYTTO in partnership with the New York City Department of Education hosted a teacher training workshop on November 8th Election Day from 8:30 to 1:30.   Over 40 teachers participated.  For those of you who are running or plan to run table tennis activities in your building or venue, we strongly encourage you to attend.  Please contact us if you are interested in a teacher training for your school or after school program.

    2011 Summer Programs and Tournaments

    AYTTO in partnership with SASF and public school 126 in Lower Manhattan provided an engaging 3 week summer clinic for over 25 motivated students.  The program provided participants with a detailed instruction in a fun but challenging environment.

    At the end of the summer, AYTTO, sponsored 4 participants to play in the New York Open (a four star nationally sanctioned event).

    ITTF Coaching Seminar

    American Youth Table Tennis (AYTTO) lead coach, Mr. Sydney Christophe, offered an International Table Tennis Coaching Certification Program this June 18th, 19, 25 and 26 from 11am to 6PM each day at Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11212.

    Fifteen Participants Increases their coaching knowledge and became an ITTF Level 1 Certified Coach. This Certification is recognized by AYTTO, USA Table Tennis, and every table tennis country association in the world. The information learned in this program was extremely valuable for all participants. 

    May 22nd:  AYTTO New York City High School Championships:  -

    A total of eight schools participated in the AYTTO High School Team Championship Tournament held this Sunday May 22nd at PS 126 in Manhattan. Participating schools included Brooklyn Tech , Benjamin N Cardozo, Stuyvesant, Millennium, Midwood, Ramaz, School of the Future, and High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies.

    The purpose of this co-ed tournament was to give high school students an opportunity to form teams and compete against one another. This tournament was organized by the participating high school student themselves with AYTTO as facilitating and coordinating entity. Over 5o students competed, including some top New York State talent and future Olympic team hopefuls. The presence of these players raised the intensity of play and created future rivalries.

    Results: Brooklyn Tech High School "A" team; consisting of Jonah Awad, New York State # 10 in the under 18 category, Jacky Zheng, David Xiong and Andy Mai, finished first. Benjamin N. Cardozo's High School finished a close second. The Cardozo team consisted of Phillip Woo, New York State #14, Andy Liu and Andrew Jeung. The final's match produced some outstanding hard fought points with the Cardozo team falling 3-0. Each of the 3 Brooklyn Tech wins were in doubt as the Cardozo’s pushed each match to the 5th and tie-breaking game

    In the semi-final Brooklyn Tech overcome their own 'B' team of Justin A,Ivan Lin ,San Koko and Keith Tan 3-2. Meanwhile, Cardozo ousted the No.2 seed in the tournament Stuyvesant 3-1. Mayor's Cup High school Girls Singles winner Anna Ho, who is ranked number 5 in New York State.

    Congratulations to all participants! We hope to see you at our upcoming events!

    May 8th:  NYC Mayor's Cup Table Tennis Championships: 
    – Alfred E Smith Recreation Center: NYC & Company, in partnership with American Youth Table Tennis ran its most successful mayor’s cup ever. One hundred and one entrants, expert play, free tee shirts, great conditions all lead to a fun and competitive event.
    This was our fifth year organizing and running this competition. Each and every year the level of play rises. For results and an outstanding article on the event, please click here to view an article written by Youth 1 on the event. 

    Table Tennis is a great city sport. It requires little space, is captivating and physically and mentally challenging. We are pleased that the City of New York includes table tennis as part of the  Mayor’s Cup Series

    We look forward to running this event every year or the benefit of New York City and Metropolitan Area school children.

    March 5th - Middle School League Championships
    : One Hundred and Six students competed in the second annual Middle School League Championship Tournament.  Thirteen schools played.  After four hours of frenzied mach play, PS 126 defeated last year's winner Nest + M.   Please click here for a detailed tournament report. 

    2011 Middle School Championships - New York City

    December 2010 - Middle and High School School Challenge:  Twenty seven students participated in the Fat Cat School Challenge Tournament on Saturday December 18th.     Students from IS 126, 172, 152, Tompkins, Millennium, Bard HS, Fordham Leadership Academy, Lower Manhattan Community Prep attended.  As in November, the Middle School finals featured an all PS 126 finals with Glen Price  again out-dueling  Chen Qixin in a four game match.  In the High School Finals, Faust Nunez, Beacon High School defeated a determined Thomas Schubert of Bard HS.

    November 2010 - Middle School Challenge:  Twenty one students participated in the Fat Cat School Challenge tournament on Saturday November 13th.  Students from IS 126, Tompkins Square Middle School, and Lab School participated in a giant round robin.  In the finals, Glen Price defeated Chen Qixin in a hard fought and exciting finals. 

    Train The Trainer Certification:  On November 2nd AYTTO provided a detailed train the trainer certification program.  Twenty One New York City School Teacher's participated!  A special thanks to ITTF coach to Sydney Christophe for making this a memorable training for all!

    November 2nd ITTF training

    Prior Year Photo Gallery

    Saturday Academy - PS 126 Manhattan

    Mayor's Cup - May 2010 @ Spin NY

    From MiddleSchoolLeague Photos
    AYTTO Events and Programs- 2009-10