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Club News December 2019
Top World Rank Player, Nick Monroe Returns to Gold Key on December 21st!
Jr Clinic, Pro Exhibition & Dinner!
Our biggest event of the year is here! Top ATP Pro Nicholas Monroe is coming back to Gold Key on Saturday, December 21st for a series of great events to close out the year!
The clinics this year will focus on the junior program. In addition to being on the top doubles players in the world, Nick was also one of the top ranked juniors in the United States! The first workshop will be an advanced workshop for 12U-14U Junior Doubles Clinic UTR from 3 to 16 or Director’s approval at 9am. The next advanced workshop for 16U-18U Junior Doubles Clinic UTR from 5 to 16 or Director’s approval will start at 12pm. The Junior Workshops are $70 per person Club and USTA members save $10 per clinic. In addition, Dinner and the Pro Exhibition are included with all workshops! All participants need to be preregistered and prepaid.
To start off the evening, we are introducing something new, your opportunity to actually play Nick in a singles match! This will be an Auctioned match going to the highest bidder. It will feature a 6 game set, with no ad scoring. The match will be played at 5pm before the start of the Pro Exhibition and dinner.
We will conclude the event with a Pro Exhibition and Dinner at 6pm. Entry to the Exhibition and Dinner
is only $15 per person and a can of food for our holiday food drive. Bring a couple extra dollars for the player pool where you can win some money! Please sign up in advance!
Final Session of 2019 Junior Tennis Academy
The last session of 2019 season of the junior tennis program started Monday, November 25th and will run for 4 weeks. If you missed the start, no problem, you can join anytime and we will prorate the remainder of the session. We have also brought back the High School Training. This is the perfect program for players involved with High School Tennis or looking to make the team. This new class is held Monday and Wednesday from 4 to 5:30pm. If you have any questions please contact Director Luis Ridaura at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior Team Tennis Takes 4th in the Nation!
We are so proud to announce that our 18&Under SWITA Junior Team Tennis team went to San Antonio Texas last month and finished taking 4th place. We are also so proud of team member Theo Wolf, who won the prestigious Sportsmanship Award for the event!
Holiday Advanced Junior Academy
We will be holding holiday camp during break. Camp will be limited to High School Tennis, L3 and L4 Elite groups. There will be two one week sessions available. Daily, weekly and 2 week rates are available. Week 1 session will be December 23, 24, 26 and 27. Week 2 session will be December 30, 31, January 2 and 3. High School tennis will be from 10am to 11:30am. L3 will be 11:30am to 1 pm, and L4 Elite will be 10am to 1:30pm. This is a great opportunity to stay busy and keep your game up over the holiday break! For questions or to sign up, contact Director Luis Ridaura at email@example.com.
Holiday Hours at the Club
December is a busy month at the club. Please note that the club will close at 2pm on Christmas Eve, be closed on Christmas Day. The club will be open from 7am to 2pm on New Year’s Eve, and open at 10am on New Year’s Day. All adult clinics will be active on New Year’s Day to help you start the year off right!
Ongoing Adult Tennis Clinics
All adult clinics should be signed up for online through the member portal at the top of this page.
• Beginner Clinic. Tues 7pm, Sat 8am. $10 member, $15 non-member. Free for Inclusive members.
• Intermediate Clinic. Mon 7pm, Tues 8pm, Sat at 9am. $10 members, $15 non-members. Free for Inclusive members.
• Advanced Clinic. Wed 7pm, Sat 9am. $10 members, $15 non-members. Free for Inclusive members.
• Cardio Tennis. Thurs 7pm, Fri 8am, Sat 8am, Sun 9am. $10 member, $15 non-member. Free for Inclusive members.
• Intermediate Live Ball. Wed 7pm. $10 member, $15 non-member. Free for Inclusive members.
• Advanced Live Ball. Sat 10am. $10 member, $15 non-member. Free for Inclusive members.
• Intermediate Volley Clinic. Mon at 8pm. 30 min session. $10 members, $15 non-members. Free for Inclusive members.
• Serve Clinic. Wed at 8pm. 30 min session. All levels. $10 members, $15 non-members. Free for Inclusive members.
• Specialty Shot Clinic. Thurs at 8pm. 30 min session. Int to Adv levels. $10 members, $15 non-members. Free for Inclusive members.
• Top Gun Clinic. Fri 6:30pm. Adv only, instructor approval required. 90 min session. $15 members, $20 non-members. Free for Inclusive members.
• Silver Sneakers. Fri 9am. For retired and inured players. Free for everyone!.
Tennis Body TuneUp
Now is the perfect time to fix those nagging pains that keep you from playing your best. Aching in the mid arm is often a sign of shoulder impingement. Schedule an appointment for a Graston Technique Therapy session with Randy Gootzeit. Special rates $40.00 per session for members, and $50.00 for nonmembers. Contact Randy at 602-228-9843.
Lots of excitement about UTR at Gold Key! Here is a special just for juniors! $25 for a Racquetfit screening to assess your potential to serve like the pros. To learn more about RacquetFit or to find out if you have what it takes, or what you need to do to get there, contact Randy Gootzeit at 602-228-9843.
Looking for a great massage? May we suggest an appointment with the club’s licensed massage therapist, Erika Miller. Call her direct at 602-413-7041.
Trainer Matt Toupalik will provide any member a free 1/2 hour fitness evaluation. Please call Matt at 480-258-9730 and get started.
Find a Tennis Match Service
Are you looking for more tennis but need someone to hit with? Then check out the Gold Key Tennis Match Finder! Whether you are looking for Singles, Doubles or Mixed Doubles, this new online program can help you find new players to hit with. To get started, register or seek out a match by clicking here. If you have registered and not been contacted for a match, have no fear, all you need to do is use the search function to seek out your own match! Don't be shy, give it a try!
If you have any ideas for instruction, activities or special events for the club, we would love to hear about them. Please email your ideas to .