Mixed Doubles Photos: Winners & Finalists | Tournament Action
AAACTA'S Middle School Program Wraps Up 11th Year!
AAACTA's 2012 Middle School Program posted winning numbers: 175+ kids, the most ever, led by 48 volunteer coaches - 27 adults and 21 high school players. Three intrepid volunteers, Helen Peters, Barbara Wasneski, and Linda Woodland coordinated the program's zillion details.
The season ended with a rockin' ralleyball tournament at the UM Varsity Tennis Center on June 8, where the smiles were, well, too numerous to count.
PHOTOS: Teams | Ralleyball Tournament
One parent says it best...
I just want to thank every last person who worked so hard on the 6th grade tennis tournament this past Friday. From all the coaching and mentoring that took place at each school, to the wonderful rally tournament on the beautiful courts at U of M, from t-shirts to pizza, from busing to water bottles -- you were very generous with your time, your organization, and your considerable talent! You put a racquet in the hands of someone who probably wouldn't have tried and we are so appreciative that our daughter was exposed to this great sport with eager support and teamwork from your fine organization.
Thank You to Two Middle School Program Supporters
This year's Middle School Tennis Program was supported in part by a generous grant from the Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation, a philanthropic entity of the United States Tennis Association's Midwest Section.
SEE AAACTA IN ACTION - New site for photos
See Tournament and Middle School Photos on AAACTA's New Photo Web Site.
Thank you to our squad of volunteer photographers - Linda Woodland, Ruedee Vance, John McReynolds and Sandell Bennett. Extra special appreciation to Middy Mathews, Red Tin Boat Photography who took the cool photos above and created the new web site.
Give Back to Tennis
Metro Detroit Youth Day is an annual event held at Belle Isle that hosts thousands of youth from Metro Detroit for games, contests, entertainment, sports clinics, scholarships and lunch. The purpose of the event is to promote positive relations between the community, businesses, government and youth. Youth Day encourages youngsters to pursue college and motivates them to achieve their goals.
Wed., July 11th, 2012 on Belle Isle in Detroit - 9am-2pm
This is the USTA's eighth year at Metro Detroit Youth Day.
We hope you will join us introducing Youth Day participants to the sport of a lifetime!
No equipment needed | Tennis teaching skills are NOT a requirement | Under 18 years, must be accompanied by parent or guardian
To volunteer, please call the Southeast Michigan USTA Office (734) 421-1025 Today.
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