AAACTA Advantage
 News from the Ann Arbor Area Community Tennis Association        March 2011
A community organization dedicated to supporting and promoting tennis
in the Ann Arbor area.

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Ann Arbor City Tournament


Adult Mixed Doubles  

June 11-12


Adult Singles

July 13-17


Adult Doubles 

July 29-31 


Junior Singles & Doubles      

July 28-29    


Details - and online registration - will follow soon.

From what we get, we can make a living,  

what we give however, makes a life.     - Arthur Ashe   



Can you help?  

Be a City Tournament Sponsor 


Did you know that the City Tournament is the one-and-only funding engine for AAACTA programs throughout the year?  We rely on the generosity of our Tournament Sponsors to make the event a success. Please consider a donation of dollars.  AAACTA also needs many items for the Silent Auction.   


WHO:  Local businesses, tournament participants, USTA Teams ... 

WHAT:  There are several levels of sponsorship.   

WHY: Generate positive community recognition.  Support AAACTA community tennis programs.  Reach an all-area audience of tennis lovers.  Sustain and strengthen a local sports tradition. 

HOW:  Email Kathy Legatski or give her a call (734) 449-8442.  She'll fill you in on all the details.


AAACTA - and the area tennis community - thank you for ensuring the success of the City Tournament! 



Thank you! 

AAACTA's appreciation goes to Anne-Marie Kim, graphic genie & creative whiz.   

For several years AM has designed Tournament logos, brochures, T-shirts, tote bags and posters that make AAACTA look good.   Take a bow, AM. 


AAACTA's pleased to announce ...

USTA Recreational Coaches Workshop

Saturday, April 23, 12:30 - 7pm, Liberty Athletic Club in Ann Arbor   

For anyone interested in learning the basics of coaching and teaching tennis or seeking a refresher on more current methods. Directed by Mike Woody and Jorge Capestany, this is a 6-hour fun day packed with new ideas about how to make beginning tennis instruction entertaining with non-stop action.   

First time USTA members are FREE.  Non-members: $42.  Repeat USTA members: $20



Middle School Intramural Program   

Spring's sprung and soon a new batch of A2's 6th graders will hit the courts to learn about tennis.  Be a volunteer coach - one hour, one day, just once a week over 7 weeks.  Grins guaranteed.  Contact Helen Peters or Barbara Wasneski
  • Program starts the week of April 25
  • All-school tournament at the VTC is scheduled for Friday, June 10
  • Free USTA Recreational Coaches Workshop on April 23 can help you hone your skills!   

AAACTA To Raise a Racket For a Good Cause
Saturday Evening, May 21 at Varsity Tennis Center 

Kathy Legatski and her fun-loving, fund-raising team are putting plans together for a benefit event for the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County.  Mark your calendars and stand by for details!

Kathy has conjured up memorable and mighty AAACTA fundraisers in the past for Katrina and for Haiti earthquake victims, so we're looking forward to a special evening. 
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Sandell Bennett
AAACTA Newsletter Editor
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