Deadline April 25 – $3,400 Colonie Clay Court Championships – April 30-May 1

Open Divisions: Mens/Womens Open, singles and doubles
Age Divisions: 35, 45, 50, 55, 60, singles, doubles, mixed

Please note, only the Men’s Open is a money event

Info can be found online here

You can also call or email me and I can put you in manually, but you will need a credit card to hold your spot.

With the size of the draws, you might be playing 3 singles and a doubles or more the first day. In saying that if you can play Friday, it will help us all out. If you can play Friday matches let me know. We can start as late as 5:30/6pm or earlier.

Free Gatorades, beer and bottled water, pro shop prizes for non money events.

Any help spreading the word is greatly appreciated.

If you are interested in signing up or have any questions, email me or call me on my cell, 703-801-5164.

Thanks a ton!

Greg Roman
Director of Tennis
Colonie Golf & Country Club

Tennis Sponsorship for 2016 Season:
$300 Sponsorship:
- 4 rounds of golf
- Banner(s) on courts all season
- Sponsor table at all events
- Company materials in pro shop all season
- Logo/link on Colonie CC website

Troy Tennis Association Events and Membership

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Colonie Golf & Country Club Seeking an Assistant Tennis Professional

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National Public Parks Tennis Championships, Irvine CA

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2016 US Open Trip

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Fairwood Contract Openings

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Tennis Lessons with SUNY Albany Assistant Coach

Hi Albany tennis players–

Hope all of you had a great summer!!! (I guess it is technically still summer, right? Mine just feels like it’s over since we are already getting back into the swing of things…sorry for the bad pun!)

Hey, if any of you are interested in pumping up your game with some private or semi-private lessons, my new assistant coach, Petra Ferancova, is here already and game for helping work on your game!! Petra is from Slovakia, by way of Mississippi State University. She played for three years and then was an assistant coach for one year with the Bulldogs. We are glad to have her now helping us bigger dogs…the GREAT DANES!! Petra will be pursuing her M.A. in Economics. I hope you all get a chance to meet her soon. She’s a wonderful person, a strong player and an excellent coach!! Her contact info is: petra.ferancova@gmail.com and 662-648-0212. Give her a call…you will be glad you did!!!

SAVE THE DATE: Sat., Sept. 19th, 10am to 1pm. The 2nd annual “HIT WITH THE DANES” pro-am.
(rain date: Sun., Sept. 20th)
This is a great opportunity to meet and play with the UAlbany women’s tennis team in a fun, social setting on our brand new, US Open quality courts. We have wonderful young women on our team…excellent students, strong players and neat people!! Everybody who participated last year’s inaugural event just LOVED IT!!! This promises to be a tennis experience you will long remember!!

Play with team members
Meet other local players like yourself
Get a GREAT DANE TENNIS T-SHIRT!
Food and drink!
$50+ entry fee is a donation to the UAlbany women’s tennis program.
More info to come.

Let me know if you have any questions.

THANKS!
Gordon Graham
Head Coach of Women’s Tennis
University at Albany
617-312-9833 (C)

2015 Central NY Tennis Championships, September 11-13

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2015 US Open Trip

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Albany Tennis Club Open House

You are cordially invited to attend an afternoon of tennis at the Albany Tennis Club’s Annual Open House on Sunday, June 7, 2015 from noon to 3:00 p.m.

Larry Yakubowski, the club pro, and his staff will be on hand to welcome you, members and non-members alike, and facilitate what promises to be a very fun afternoon of tennis.

This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy tennis at one of the Capital Region’s premiere clay court clubs and to get to know other members of the tennis community. Everyone, from beginners to pros, is welcome to bring a friend or family member. And best of all, the event is FREE. All you need to bring is your racquet and tennis shoes.

While you are there, learn about ATC’s many programs and tennis offerings including lessons, come-and-play, tennis ladders, special events such as field trips to the Tennis Hall of Fame on July 14th and annual tennis tournaments.

For more information about the Albany Tennis Club visit www.albanytennisclub.com or email albanytennisclub@gmail.com

In the event of rain, the event will be rescheduled to June 14th. If you plan to attend, please RSVP by Friday, June 5th at: albanytennisclub@gmail.com

Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum and HOF Championship

Ray Koloski is planning a one day trip to Newport, RI on July 14. In addition to stadium seats to the tournament, we will be treated to a guided tour of the newly renovated Tennis Hall of Fame and museum. There may also be a chance to hit a few balls on the grass.

· Among the participants are John Isner, Ivo Karlovic, Sam Querrey and Jack Sock.
· We will be travelling in a 35-passenger luxury liner with 9 DVD screens and a bathroom.
· We will leave at 7:30 am from the Latham Farms parking lot opposite Sam’s Club. We will return at approximately midnight.
· We may travel past some of the mansions in Newport.
· Limited to 35. A timely response would be appreciated.

This is a unique opportunity to see current tennis stars as well as historic tennis lore.

Contact Ray Koloski at rayhats@gmail.com or 518 588-6588 to sign up. You can also sign up at the Welcome Desk at the Albany Tennis Club. Payment by check or cash.

Zambia Orphan Tennis Fundraiser – June 6th at Shenendehowa

Join us at the Shen High School tennis courts Saturday, June 6th from noon to 3:30pm for a fun opportunity to raise money for young and impoverished orphans in Zambia, Africa (see video below). All ages and abilities are welcome and lunch and awards will be provided. There is no required dollar amount to participate but instead, please donate whatever you feel is appropriate the day of the event. Checks payable to “Family Legacy Missions International”.

To sign up, please email Andrew DeVlieger at andrewdevlieger@gmail.com and let him know which of the following three categories best describes your skill level:

· 2.5 – 3.0 (Beginner)
· 3.5 – 4.0 (Intermediate)
· 4.5 – 5.0 (Advanced)

Format will be “Switch Doubles” so you will get the chance to meet and hit with lots of folks at your ability level. We’re looking forward to a great event! Thank you in advance for your interest in rescuing the orphaned and vulnerable children of Zambia.

https://vimeo.com/126408561

Herb Sweet’s Tri-County Tennis Ladder – Season 29

Spring/Summer Season 2015 details:

-Men’s Singles Ladder
-Play at your own convenience–ANYWHERE ANYTIME ANYBODY!
-All levels welcome
-Directory of over 100 players
-Special optional events like round robins and pro-set tournaments
-Ladder starts May 1 and runs into October

To join, send $15 along with your name, email, home phone, and other phone to:

Herb Sweet
9 Coventry Court
Latham, NY 12110

Capital District Summer Flex League Registration

Are you extremely busy during the summer? Do you like to play tennis on your own schedule! If so, the Flex League is a great choice for you! The Flex League is an opportunity to get together and play competitive tennis at a time and place that works for you! Simply register by June 1st 2015. Play will begin on June 15th. After registration closes you will be able to log on to Tennislink and access the contact information for the players in the league so you can start playing! The Flex League has typically offered Singles matches only in our area. This season we are adding a doubles option to gauge interest. Any questions please contact Angela Halwick, Halwick@gmail.com or 518-225-1046.

Click here here for more information.

Skidmore Tennis Camp

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Pricing and Additional Details
Waiver Form for Children
Waiver Form for Adults

CARDIO INSTRUCTOR WANTED for Colonie Country Club.

Cardio instructor wanted. One weekday morning, one weekday evening/afternoon and one saturday morning. Can do a shot of the day class before or after each class for additional hours. Commission based. 50%. Call Greg, 703-801-5164.

Free Adult Beginner Tennis Clinic

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Women’s 3.5 Round Robin – Sunday, March 28th at Sportime

Sportime is hosting a Women’s 3..5+ Round Robin on Saturday, March 28th, from 7-9pm.

$20 members/$30 non-members includes PIZZA!!

Bring desserts and drinks to share afterwards and participate in the raffle!

Fast paced tennis in a fun relaxed atmosphere. Use it as a team practice, to scout out players, or just to have FUN!

Register today at Sportime by calling 356-0100.

Invite a friend!

2015 Colonie Country Club Membership

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Player’s Choice Winter Sale

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Merger of TCTA and All Points Tennis WTT Leagues

Please see the press release for more information.

Tri-City Ladies’ Leagues

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Hit with the Danes

We are running our 2nd annual “Hit with the Danes” Tennis Bash and hope that you will be able to participate. Sorry for the late notice, but we wanted to make sure that our NEW COURTS would be finished in time…and they WILL BE!!

Looking forward to seeing you on Oct. 11th!!!

Please see flyer for more information.

USTA Flex League

The Capital District Flex league is now open for registration. It will include singles play for level 3.0-4.5. The flex league offers players a more relaxed setting. For those who have never played in the flex league, here’s how it works. All players will receive contact info for their opponents on tennis link. Each player then schedules their own matches (usually through email) at an agreed upon time and place with the opponent and reports the scores online. There are typically 6-8 matches to be played from September through early November. Players do not need to be USTA rated or members to play. Please see flyer for more information.

4th Annual Garnar Mulloy Tournament, August 5-7, Great Barrington, MA

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4th of July RR – Colonie Country Club

You are invited to play in the 4th of July RR at Colonie CC

Friday July 4th, starts at 10am and ends usually around 1pm

$20 members, $25 guests

Includes beer & wine, prizes, bottled water and light hors d’oeuvres

Teams do not have to be mixed, any and all combinations welcome, M/M, F/F, M/F

Call the Pro Shop at 765-4149 or email Greg Roman (groman977@hotmail.com).

Any help spreading the word is greatly appreciated!

See you on the courts.

US Open Bus Trip

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Ladies 45+ Tennis Getaway – Tuscon, AZ

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Trip to Tennis Hall of Fame

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2014 Donny Dudley Tennis Foundation Gala Benefit Dinner

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The Schenectady JCC on 2565 Balltown Rd. in Niskayuna will host 2 tennis events in May

On Monday, May 5th, from 5:45-8pm, is a mixed doubles progressive scramble. Format is progressive scramble, so players’ results will move them court to court to play with other players of similar abilities and change partners, so players sign up individually and play will be continuous. Level of play between 3.0-5.0. Cost is $10 per player, $8 for SJCC members. Deadline is sunday, may 4th.

On Sunday, May 18th, from 10a-1:30p, is the ‘Triple Threat’ Round Robin. Format is 1/2 hour of womens/mens singles, followed by 1hr of mens/womens doubles, followed by 1hr of mixed doubles. Singles, Doubles and Mixed doubles format is round robin with rotating partners, so players sign up individually and play will be continuous. Levels 3.0-5.0. Cost is $16 per player, $12 for SJCC members. Deadline is Friday, May 16th.

Draws are unsanctioned, meaning no tennis memberships (usta, etc.) are necessary. Players can sign up by calling Tom Bain at 527-7731 or emailing him at tuttle70@nycap.rr.com.

TEACHING PRO NEEDED. Voorheesville(Albany), NY. Colonie Golf & Country Club.

This is a commission based position for lessons, clinics and events with an additional flat rate for proshop coverage and basic hartru court maintenance.

Pro must be able to do Cardio Tennis classes (a must!), group and private lessons. Stringing a plus. We run a number of USTA adult prize money tournaments as well as regular adult and junior tournaments, interclubs, holiday events, etc. Looking for a pro that is energetic and interested in developing and building their own programs as well. Nonmembers are allowed to take lessons so if you already have a following bring them! We have 8 Hartru courts. We are currently developing new programs that I would like this candidate to run with.

Seasonal position Memorial Day – Labor Day, can begin sooner and stay later, but that is the primary season. Courts open end of April and close October. Commission percentages depend on experience.

Email any questions and resume to Greg Roman, groman977@hotmail.com.