The Junior UTR tournament held at ATFC was a great success with 36 players participating from as faraway as Reno, Nevada and Corvallis and everywhere in between! ATFC juniors had a great showing:
Draw 1 – Brooks Lerfald – 2nd place (Frank’s student from Eugene)
Draw 2 – Courtlyn Lam – 1st place (Frank’s student from Klamath Falls)
Draw 3 – Josh Datz – 1st place
Draw 4 – Andy Gurov – 1st place
Draw 5 – Sascha Wells – 1st place
Draw 6 – Titus Stark – 2nd place
ATFC Junior Tennis Program Schedule
School Year 2018-19
The School Year Junior Program runs from September 12th, 2018 through the end of school in June 2019. The group lessons, depending on ability, are two times a week. Classes are after school. Private or group lessons can always be arranged. Ask about Junior Tournaments, socials and inter-clubs. There is a class and schedule that will fit any age and ability. See below for descriptions and fees. Call 541-482-4073 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up
Little Aces (ages 5-7) Red Ball
Mons & Weds 3:45-4:15pm
Fee: Members $6, Non-members $10*
Players are introduced to the fundamentals of tennis through fun activities on a 36’ court. Activities are focused on developing the ABC’s (agility, balance, coordination) using the Red Ball.
Little Challengers (ages 7-10) Orange Ball
Mons & Weds 4:15-5:15pm
Fee: Members $12, Non-members $16*
Players progress to the 60’ court continuing to build on more complex movement and footwork skills. Technique will be stressed more on ground strokes, volleys and serves. Modified match play and scoring continues using the Orange Ball.
Private lessons can be set up individually for any Professional.
Novice (ages 11 and up) Green Ball
Mons & Weds 5:15-6:15pm
Fee: Members $12, Non-members $16
This group is for players who are 11 and over using the green dot or green (regular) ball. There is a strong emphasis on stroke development and strategy to prepare the player for the intermediate or high school level of play.
Intermediate (ages 11 and up)
Tues & Thurs 6:15-7:45pm
Fee: Members $18, Non-members $22*
This class is for players who are playing at the intermediate level where they can rally and keep score. They have some skills and technique in every stroke. This player may be interested in playing high school tennis or Intermediate tournaments. Private lessons are recommended. High School JV tennis players should sign up for this group.
Advanced (ages 11 and up)
Tues & Thurs 4:15-6:15pm
Fee: Members $24, Non-members $28*
Intermediate – Advanced level USTA & UTR tournament players. This group is for players who show potential to play at the Advanced level of PNW tournaments or UTR tournaments. Strong technique is required along with the goal and desire of wanting to play at a high level in high school and college.
* Junior memberships are a great way for juniors to enjoy year round practice of what was learned. Junior members pay no court fees and receive the member rate on all lessons and clinics. Dues are only $25 a month. (A $25 non refundable join fee applies).