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Tennis at ATC

Tennis at Ambrose Treacy College

Tennis has a long and proud history at ATC with boys of all ages enjoying playing across a number of competitions in both doubles and singles events. In recent years we have been very successful in the Brisbane International Primary Schools Tennis Challenge, winning the event in 2015 and placing 3rd in 2016.

Lifetime Tennis

All coaching at the College is overseen by Lifetime Tennis at Ambiwerra Sports Complex at Corinda. Our Head Coach is Bruce Dick and in 2016 the program will be overseen by Mr Luke Donatini, ATC Athletic Performance Coordinator.

Training

All training will be held at Ambiwerra Sports Complex, Rolfe St, Corinda. Training commences at 6.30am until 7.45am. Boys will be collected by an ATC bus and transported back to school in time for breakfast and homeroom.

Training days

Monday and Thursday 6.30am to 7.45am

Dates

Training commences on Monday 22 August

Training Uniform

Boys are to train in PE uniform or comfortable training gear.

Playing Uniform

For competition boys are to wear the ATC Tennis Shirt, ATC PE shorts, Blue ATC Sports Cap and socks. Some racquets are available to be borrowed from ATC, however we recommend that boys purchase their own.

Competitive Tennis

The ATC competitive tennis program will comprise of the following events:

ATC Age Championships (Ambiwerra) Saturday 8 October Junior Development Series (Ambiwerra) Saturday 22 October QCIS Tennis Tournament 1 (Ambiwerra) Saturday 29 October ATC Open Championships (Ambiwerra) Saturday 5 November QCIS Tennis Tournament 2 (Toowoomba) Saturday 12 November ATC Parent and Son Tournament and Break-Up Saturday 19 November

Boys need to be participating in the full ATC tennis season to play in the Age and Open Championships

Lifetime Tennis School Satellite Series (Ambiwerra) – Sunday afternoons commencing late Term 3 and running throughout Term 4

Cost

There is no cost associated with the coaching, transport or the ATC Competitive Tennis Program. The Lifetime Tennis School Satellite Series is a ‘user-pays’ system and will be $20 per Sunday paid directly to Lifetime Tennis.
Cricket Players who wish to participate in the ATC Tennis Program will be encouraged to do so and accommodations will be made in both programs to ensure that they are able to participate as fully as possible.

Getting Involved

Come-and-try sessions will be run late in Term 2 (dates to be advised) during lunchtimes and a sign on process will follow at school in all year levels. From beginners to experts, all boys are encouraged to get involved in the ATC Tennis program.

Mr Luke Donatini, Tennis Manager
donatinil@atc.qld.edu.au

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