Maddog Tennis Team
2017 Coaches: Lucas Thomson and Julian Orint
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for Registration:
Season Starts: Monday, June 19th, 2017
Practice Days: Monday through Thursday except on match days. Friday practices are for rain make-ups as needed.
OVSC Tennis Team FAQ’s
Q: What are the age limits for the tennis team?
A: We recommend 7-18. No experience is necessary. We welcome boys and girls, beginners and experienced players.
Q: Do I need to be a member of OVSC to join the team?
A: Yes, You must be a member in good standing (dues paid) at OVSC.
Q: Is it possible to participate in multiple teams at OVSC (i.e., tennis and swim)?
A: Yes, check with the coaches to coordinate practice times if necessary.
Q: What happens the first day?
A: Come to the appropriate practice time based on your age and experience. After the first couple of days, the coaches may re-balance the groups to even out the numbers.
Q: What should I bring to practice?
A: Bring your own racket, a can of unopened tennis balls, a bottle of water and sunscreen. You can also bring healthy snacks, but you must keep the court area clean and pick up after yourself.
Q: Is it possible to change groups during the season?
A: Yes, if you need to change groups, please talk with the coaches.
Q: Does the team have a uniform?
A: Yes, if you register by June 9th, you are guaranteed a team shirt in your size.
Q: What color shorts or tennis skirts are recommended?
A: Shorts or skirts with pockets are best.
Q: Do all players, regardless of skill level, play in the matches? Does everyone have to play in matches?
A: When a player understands the rules of the game and has the skills to serve and volley, they will be ready for competition matches. The coaches will determine who is ready. However, it’s fine to join the team just for the instruction and fun.
Q: What happens the day of a match?
A: There is no morning practice that day. The coaches will post the list of players. The matches will consist of singles, doubles, girls, boys and mixed doubles by age. Check the online web calendar for updates. Please let the coaches know if your child is interested in playing in the match and is not listed on the roster.
Q: Do you arrange private and semi-private lessons?
A: Yes. Contact the team coordinator. You must sign up through OVSC.
Q: When should I talk to the coaches?
A: The coaches are available to answer any questions either in person or by e-mail.