Maddog Tennis Team

The Maddog Tennis Team is for OVSC Members only.

2020 Coaching Team: TBD

For more information email: teamcoordinator2@olympicview.net

Deadline for Registration : TBD

Season Starts: TBD

Practice Days: Monday through Thursday. 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. A hat or visor would also be a good idea. Proper tennis shoes are also a must. Come dressed to play! (no flip-flops)

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. OV offers a tennis team shirt.

Q:  What type of 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 regular 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. 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 coaches directly.

Q:  When should I talk to the coaches?  

A:  The coaches are available to answer any questions either in person or by e-mail.