Tennis

Whether you’re just picking up a racket for the first time, kicking the rust off after many years, or looking to improve your game, take advantage of these great opportunities to find your groove no matter your level — and have a lot of fun in the process!

Youth Tennis Team

The Land Sharks Youth Tennis Team at SRA (ages 11-18) compete in the Mount Vernon Community Tennis League (MVCT) Junior Division. The tennis team practices Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 11:00 am based on age group. Matches are held on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. and Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. The coaches determines placement on the ladder for match play. Players 10 and younger participate in a noncompetitive program with opportunities to play “training matches.”

2021 Practice Protocols and Times

Tennis Team Representative Simmons Lough srajrtennis@gmail.com

Tennis Team Representative Tracy Phillips srajrtennis@gmail.com

Youth Tennis Lessons

Benefit from individual attention and instruction, and develop basic skills and fine-tune advanced skills, through private individual lessons with our talented tennis instructors. Lessons are coordinated between the member and the instructor in advance. Please pick up a contact sheet from the front office when the season begins.

Adult Lessons & Play

Instructors will conduct lessons using play-based skill and ability acquisition. Drills will leverage a player's abilities to enhance tactical play. Competitive play preparation includes etiquette, rules, strategy, and tactics. Lessons are available in 4-week sessions from May through September to allow for maximum flexibility. Registration will be available soon!

Women's Tennis Representative Lorrie Rezendez lorretired@aol.com

Women's Tennis Representative Jennifer Bridgman JLkrempin@gmail.com

SRA participates in the MVCT ladies summer tennis league. This summer, the MVCT league will run as an individual-based flex-league instead of the traditional team structure. Interested players can learn more and register at www.fthuntflex.com. Registration opens May 20. Play begins mid-June.

Women's Fort Hunt FLEX League Tracy Phillips fthuntflex@gmail.com

We are currently gathering information from SRA men on their interest in creating a Men's program. If you are interested, please contact the Tennis Representative below. In the meantime, please "drop-in" for fun recreational play on Friday nights.

Men's Tennis Representative Dave Sadlier dave@sadlier.net

2300 Brinitzer Way

Alexandria, VA 22308

703-780-8900

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