My Impression of Junior Tennis from the 2019 Kentucky High School Duals

Eight Kentucky High Schools* converged on Seneca Park and Saint Xavier High School to contest the 2019 Kentucky High School Duals on March 22nd and 23rd.  Each school contested 3 dual matches following a 6 singles matches and 3 doubles matches format.  I noticed a few things: The really elite players have a lot of…

Coaching Tennis Benefits One’s Play

I coached high school tennis in 2003 and 2004.  I returned to coaching as an assistant coach at an elite program in Kentucky in 2013 and am having a successful campaign as JV coach this year as well.  Coaching is a rewarding experience for a teacher because the threshold for getting a young person’s attention…