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Tennis General Info

Tennis Team News

Chair/Board Rep: Erik Milito, militoe@api.org, 202-374-8010

We have exciting tennis news to share this season. This year the tennis teams have use of MVPA’s new ball machine! All team leaders will have access to our new ball machine to use for team practices. There’s also a men’s team forming with help of Steve Denis and new women’s team co-captains as well as a new addition to our coaching staff.

Junior’s Tennis Team; Online registration opens May 1st.  Registration fees are $20 per participant (includes ball fee).  Jr tennis team is open to members 8 to 18 (high school senior) yrs old

On May 19th, from 3:00pm-5:00pm, there will be a Junior tennis team meet and greet, to answer questions or to just let your children meet the coaches if they are first time players.  Aiden Kiernan and Mia Elsheikh will be returning as our junior coaches and will be joined this year by Mike Oelschlager.  If you are interested in volunteering with the Junior’s team, please contact Deb Oelschlager at mvpajrtennis@gmail.com.

Junior Clinics: Tennis for children ages 4 to 12 yrs old.

The Woman’s Team has two new Co-captains this year: Delight Balducci delight@mac.com and Bridget Hoelzel bridget.hoelzel@gmail.com.  We welcome them and offer our thanks to Julie Auletta and Irene Smith for their years of service to the team!

New this year is the Men’s team!  Thank you to Steve Denis for stepping up to man the helm!  Weekly tennis plus beer and doubles socials.  Join the singles ladder to challenge yourself and network with other players. If you would like to join the men’s team contact Steve Denis, steve.denis@gmail.com

We are excited to have a full staff of coaches, Mia Elsheikh, Aiden Kiernan and Mike Oelschlager. All three coaches will also be available for junior and adult group clinics and private and semi-private lessons. Please check with the coaches directly to arrange lesson times and then pay in advance on line with Membersplash. Make sure you give a receipt to the instructor at the time of the lesson.