Tuesday, August 24, 2010

TA and Wandering Wishes

Tennis Addiction and Wandering Wishes partnered to give a free clinic to 9 deserving teenage girls. Taren Turocy, founder of Wandering Wishes and Anthony DeCecco of TA ran the clinic on Tuesday, August 24th. Participating players included: Tori, Mimi, Kienna, Jasmine, Alyssa, Alana, Sarah, Ashley and Diamond. Everyone had a great time!!

Players of the Week

The players of the week for the 10th week of TA Summer Academy are pictured above!!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Deanna Lasorda: Champion

Deanna Lasorda of Tennis Addiction won the Llanarch CC Junior Classic 10-under Tennis Tournament on Wednesday, August 18th! Congratulations!!

Meili Konell: Champion

Meili Konell of Tennis Addiction won the Waynesborough 14-under Clay Court Championships on August 5th at Waynesborough Country Club! Congratulations!!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

2010/2011 Pro Staff at Tennis Addiction

We are pleased to announce our Pro Staff for the Fall/Winter/Spring Season! Wasyl Manko, Crystal Summers, Karin Kochis, Tammy Harris, Celes Panichelli, Cookie Maranella, Marie Thomas, Mike Simonetti, Matt Bonds, Jared Howatt, Jeff Rightnour, Jeremy Speicher, Justin Poletti, Laura Winters, Renee Konell and Anthony DeCecco. Come visit us on the courts or in the gym!

Monday, August 16, 2010

TA Turtles Advance to WTT National Qualifier

With the help of Kypers Snypers the TA Turtles won the WTT Tournament at East Hempfield this past weekend and advanced to the National Qualifier in October!! Players include Cindy, Celes, Crystal, Tania, Joe, Rob, Jimmy, Donald and Anthony.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

2010 Courtney Foos Friends Tournament

On Wednesday, August 11th, the 12th Annual Courtney Foos Friends Tournament was held at Tennis Addiction. For the first time in 5 years Courtney and Anthony were not in the money! This year Mike Simonetti and Frank Englund beat Mike Abandond and Dave Himes in the final. 2010 saw a record 18 players participating including Carl Nessen, Steve Pieretti, Newt Meade, Joe Carter, Jim Klein, Fred Hoey, Gordon Nichol, Herb Bascome, Charlie Freeman, Marie Thomas, and last but not least Celes Panichelli and Cindy Basile! Congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone who played!

Girl Power at TA

The Fantastic Four in their Super Hero costumes at Tennis Addiction!!!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

TA Girls

Alexis, Gia, Isabel and Julia strike a pose!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

TA Elite Training Academy

Announcing our Elite Players:
Jeff Rightnour: #1 player at WCU
Tom Soares: #1 player at Owen J. Roberts
Michael Dickson: #600 Nationally, #45 Sectionally in 12-under
Rachel Glikes: #10 in Phila. District 16-under
Kelly Weaver: Varsity Singles at Downingtown East
Melei Konell: #18 in Phila. District 14-under
Billy Weltzer: Varsity Singles at Downingtown East
Elizabeth DiFilippo: Varsity Singles at Sanford
Rohit Goyal: Sanctioned Tournament Player
Charles Swope: #62 in Phila. District 14-under

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Scott Nichol Workshop

On Tuesday, 12 pros from TA attended a "Scott Nichol" Workshop on High Performance Coaching. Our philosophy is to continually educate our staff in order to provide the best service and use the newest teaching techniques to ultimately offer the highest quality product to our members! Scott is a former #1 MSTA player who competed on the pro tour and was in the top 100 players in the world. Our goal is to provide your children with a tennis education as well as being role models for hard work and enjoying the game!! Let us know how we are doing!

New Pro Staff at TA

In an effort to upgrade our Pro Staff, we've added 3 new members to our team: Karin Kochis, Crystal Summers and Jeremy Speicher. All come highly touted... Karin is a former Number 1 player from Denmark and shows expertise teaching both Adults and Juniors. She will be workng with our Elite students and our Del-Tri teams. Crystal moved here from California where she gained experience running a club. She is engaged to be married and the juniors love her. Jeremy is the Tennis Director at White Manor Country Club and will be an integral part of our Junior Program as well as bringing in his own students. Wasyl, Matt, Celes, Cookie, Mike, Marie, Tammy, Jeff and Jared remain important members of our team and continuing education keeps them on the cutting edge. In short, TA has a pro for everyone and sometimes more than one! Come meet our staff in person and get the "Tennis Addiction" experience!!

TA Pirates Win WTT

Ron Siggs' TA Pirates won the 4.0 WTT Tennis Tournament at TA this past weekend and earned the right to play in a National Qualifying Event!! Congratulations!

Sunday, August 1, 2010

WTT Champions at TA

Kypers Snypers (4.5), and Arc Light (3.5) won the right to play in a National Qualifying Tournament for WTT. Marie Thomas and Rob Attman are the winning captains and Marie doubled as the Tournament Director. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all of the people who played and helped make it a success, especially Renee and Melei Konell!!