02/28/2014 - March Tennis Newsletter

March 2014
A monthly newsletter to keep you informed.

  • George Ward Dollar Days
  • Altadena Valley Country Club Tennis
  • Riverchase Country Club Tennis
  • Hoover Country Club Spring Break Tennis Camp 
  • LJCC Tennis
  • Trussville Racquet Club Tennis
  • LIFETIME TENNIS Summer Camp 
  • UAB Women's Tennis Schedule at George Ward
  • UA Men's Tennis Schedule and Junior Program
  • Get $$ to Teach Kids Tennis 
  • LETT Program Seeks Volunteers
George Ward Dollar Days 

George Ward will have "Dollar Day" every Wednesday in March.  Players can play for one hour for $1 between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.  For more information contact Rudy Lewis at tenniszyx@aol.com 

Altadena Valley Country Club Tennis 

Altadena Valley County Club has a great new website www.avccgolf.org 

Level 5 Tournament March 29th

After School Tennis Programs/ Available to Guests

Beginner Adult Clinics (CO-ED) Wednesday Nights 6:00 to 7:00pm and Saturdays Noon till 1pm. Cost is $10.00 per person.

Weekdays and Saturdays Ladies Doubles Drop in Clinics

Video Analysis: Private video and discussion over mechanics!!!

Individual and Team Memberships available.

For any and more information please contact Tery Sherer at terysherer@att.net

Riverchase Country Club Tennis
Riverchase will start a competitive JR program on March 3rd. The program is six week session. 15 spots available every session. First session is full. Next session starts April 14th. Tryouts takes place April 5-7th. For more info contact RCC Director of Tennis Johan Gedlitschka at aluspta@gmail.com.

Riverchase will host a senior usta tournament March 21-23. You can play your age group event 30s, 40s, 50s, etc or your rating level (age 50+) 3.0-4.0. Singles and doubles plus mixed. $$ prize money in the open age group categories.(not NTPR) T-Shirt for all participants. TOURNAMENT ID#700087914.
Hoover Country Club Spring Break Tennis Camp 

Hoover Country Club will have a Spring Break Tennis Camp Mar. 24th -26th 1:00-4:00 at HCC the cost is $135 ages 8-14 all levels. For more information contact Boo Mason at boo@hoovercc.com.

LJCC Tennis 

Levitt Jewish Community Center offers:


Beginner Tennis for Children ages (6 - )

Tuesdays/Thursday 3:30 - 4:30pm.


Intermediate Tennis for Children ages (6 -)

Tuesday/Thursday 4:30 - 5:30pm.


FREE Ladies Tennis 101 (beginners)

Monday 11am./ Thursday 7:30pm (During the Month of March)


Looking for an adult team to play on ? Call me and see if we have a spot for you

Have a team but need home courts? We have Premier Court Surface which is the softest man made court you can play on! The LJCC Is going to lease their courts out for team tennis.

Trussville Racquet Club Tennis
Trussville Racquet Club has started its clinics with Shelley Wirt. Clinics are
Monday 4-5pm for beginners and advanced beginners. Monday 5-6:30 are intermediate and
advanced. For information call 661-0861.
Bea Clark is also available for private lessons.
LIFETIME TENNIS Summer Camp     

The Life Time Fitness Summer Junior Tennis Camp is a 5 day program designed to methodically challenge players of all levels, ages 6 - 17. Campers must have completed first grade.


Our focus is player development based on a cooperative to competitive drill format to build and improve tactical and technical skills. All players are carefully grouped by the Coaching Staff according to both age and skill level.


Training includes: athletic development, stroke production, court movement, singles and doubles play, individual and team match play, tournament play, group lessons, and individual attention.


10 Weekly Sessions

June 2 - 6

June 9 - 13

June 16 - 20

June 23 - 27

June 30 - July 4

July 7 - 11

July 14 - 18

July 21 - 25

July 28 - August 1

August 4 - 8


Daily Schedule

8:30am - Orientation & Warm-up

9:00am - Drills & Instruction

11:00am - Athletic Development

12:00pm - Lunch

1:00pm - Team Matches/Swim

2:30pm - Individual Matches/Swim

4:00pm - Snack

4:30pm - Departure



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UAB Women's Tennis Schedule at George Ward  

 Come see UAB Women's Tennis in action at the George Ward Tennis Center (331 16th Avenue South, Bham). 
Mar 2 (Sun)-NoonLouisiana Tech
Mar 10 (Mon)-2pmTexas State
Mar 15 (Sat)-11amUNC-Charlotte
Apr 11 (Fri)-2pmLouisiana Monroe
Apr 12 (Sat)-2pm Troy
Apr 13 (Sun)Troy vs ULM
UA Men's Tennis Schedule and Junior Program

Crimson Tide Junior Tennis Academy clinic is offered Monday and Wednesdays 4-6pm (rain or shine) through the school year on our varsity tennis courts. It is open to all players 8-16 years of age and is lead by the Men's Tennis staff (Head Coach George Husack, Assistant Coach Ryler DeHeart). For more information contact George Husack at ghusack@ia.ua.edu.  


UA Men's Tennis Promo Schedule


March 9 vs Arkansas/Citadel at 1pm and 6pm - Bama Block Party


March 14 vs Auburn at 5pm - Beat Auburn Day!


March 30 vs Kentucky at 1pm - USTA/ITA Kid's Day / Pizza Party with Alabama Players


Apr. 13 vs Tennessee at 1pm - Senior Day


Get $$ to Teach Kids Tennis  

The Birmingham Area Tennis Association has teaching positions for after school programs around Birmingham area. Free training provided.  Being good with kids is a must; being a great tennis player is not!!!  Programs operate every day of the week from 3-4:30pm with some variations depending on site. Salary $15/hr. with car stipend available at end of program. Must be great with kids and enjoy working in an after school setting. For more information contact Jacquelyn Marshall at lett.tennis@gmail.com.

LETT Program Seeks Volunteers

Seeking ways to give back to the community? Learning Excellence Through Tennis is looking for volunteers to help teach inner city after school tennis and life skills. Volunteer would be paired with trained tennis instructors. Programs are for youth ages 7-10 and will last for 10 weeks. Volunteer time once a week for an hour!


For more information, contact Jacquelyn Marshall at lett.tennis@gmail.com.


Learn more about the organization at www.lettennis.org.

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