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Hello JT Tennis Fans

Our tennis philosophy is that in order to be successful players, the boys must work 100% in practice and be dedicated to the team. Each member of the team is first a student and second a tennis player. We expect consistent attendance, good sportsmanship, and hard work. While our ultimate goal is to win, we can feel like a success if we know we have given our best effort and played a good match.
Our goal is not to turn your young player into a professional, but to give him the tools for success that will make the game more enjoyable.  We want to create a competitive team. We want the boys to have solid basic skills, a deep understanding of the strategies, and give their best effort at all times.
Our coaches are committed to the tennis program. The coaches attend coaching clinics and keep up with what other SWSC tennis teams are doing.  Coach Gillman is a retired pro and has coached tennis for over 35 years. He has coached at both the Varsity and JV level.
Our focus this year will be drills, technique, and strategies to win. We are hoping to send more boys to state this year. We want to win the Steelman Invitational this year.
Parents should encourage their athletes to show dedication and determination in their tennis game! Your support would be greatly appreciated at matches and tournaments. Make sure your athlete is eating healthy and getting plenty of sleep. When not in tennis season, have your athlete take lessons and get out and play the game.  
We have athletes that have gone on to playing in college.   
We are excited about this year and are looking forward to a successful and rewarding season!

General information


Sectional Winners 2010,2011                      Dbbl.Tom Carney/Morgan Red 6th 2015 @State


2016 Boys Tennis Meeting: Feb.25 3:30pm West Campus

2016 Boys Tennis Tryouts: Feb. 29 3:30pm  for 2wks West Courts

2016 1st Practise:  West Courts
              3:30-530 pm M-F Sat TBA            
Tennis Camp Starts June 14, 2016
Tues & Thurs. 6-8pm 3 weeks

roster & Stats

2016 Varsity Roster
2016 Junior Varsity Roster

Coaching Staff

Head Coach - Kit Gillman
JV Coach - Nate Fonck

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