Lawrence Plantation will be hosting a tennis social on Friday, August 29th at 6pm.
There is a $10 charge per person and food and drinks will be provided.
The format will be round robin matches. Come out and help us welcome Jaleel Riaz as the new Tennis Director at Lawrence Plantation.
If you have any questions, call the Lawrence Plantation Tennis Center at 706-266-1901.
Lawrence Plantation has named Jaleel Riaz as their Tennis Director. Jaleel is well known in Rome for teaching lessons out of Etowah Park. He brings a rich, international tennis pedegree to Lawrence Plantation:
- Four year All American in college
- Coached at Berry College, Shorter University and the University West Georgia
- Former Director of Tennis at Coosa Country Club and Horseleg Creeck Country Club
- Coach of Pakistan's Davis Cup team
- Has taught adults and juniors for 40 years
- American Amature is mixed doubles
Jaleel will be announcing upcoming programs in the coming weeks.
- Mixed Doubles Tennis Mixer celebrating the kickoff of football season
- Wear your favorite teams jersey or colors
- Play games such as cornhole while waiting for the next round or to take a break
- Enjoy 'tailgating' with adult beverages and authentic tailgate food
- See if you can survive Cardio Tennis to warm up before match play begins
- Try out Pickleball and see if your tennis skills translate
- $5 entrance fee
- Bring a new tennis player and they enter for free
- Gates open at 6
- Pro exhibition from 6:30-7:00
- Cardio Tennis from 7-7:15
- Match play from 7:00-9:00
- Extra games, like cornhole and Pickleball from 6:00-6:30 or during match play
- After match play, try your hand a 'Beat the Pro' and win awards
The new NTRP ratings have been published by USTA Georgia. All CVTA leagues will now use these ratings.
The CVTA has created a player search website to access the latest ratings for local CVTA players.
The ratings are also available on USTA Georgia's website, but only for those whose rating has changed.
USTA Georgia is accepting nominations for their annual tennis awards. There are awards for juniors, adults, tennis associations, captains, league coordinators, tournaments, etc. For a complete list or to nominate an organization or someone you know, follow the link.
Coosa Valley Tennis Association is now accepting team registrations for it's first weekday 55 & over league, starting September 15th.
Matches will be played at Coosa Country Club on Monday and Tuesday mornings.
- When: Monday: 3.0 & 4.0, Tuesday: 3.5
- Where: Coosa Country Club
- Matches start September 15th
- Cost: $5 for captains, $27 for players
- Players can signup September 1st
- Notes: Depending the number of teams registered, some matches may play on Thursdays. All matches will be in the morning.
Coosa Country Club's Coosa International Tennis Academy has begun accepting students for their fall session which runs from August 11th to November 26.
The cost is $25 for drop-ins or $250/month if paid upfront. The cost for August will be pro-rated.
Sessions run Monday through Thursday from 5:30 to 7pm.
The Rome Tennis Academy has begun their junior and adult fall tennis programs. The junior program offers tennis lessons/drills Monday through Thursday from ages 5 to 18. View the brochure for more information including prices, curriculum and tennis pro biographies.
Adult drill schedules can be viewed on the right column of the CVTA home page.
Both the junior program and adult drills are hosted at the Rome Tennis Center.
Congratulations to all the Go Go Tennis League champions! We look forward to another great season next year!
Team Stokes, 8.0 Champs (Left to Right): Mike Burnes, Eddie Stokes, Captain Tesha Stokes and Darrel Creel. Not Pictured: Anne Brooking, Calandra Jones and Jeff Barnes.
Team Peal, 7.0 Champs (Left to Right): Kim Waid, Steve Weaver, Regina Hicks, Jerry Jackson and Captain Pam Peal. Not Pictured: Ross Collins.
Team Hall, 6.0 Champs (Left to Right): Captain Sheila Hall, Madison LaRue, Pat O'Neal, Julia Hall and Dottie Taylor. Not Pictured: Austin Silver
Congratulations to Brian Proffitt's 9.0 mixed team who won their state tournament!
Front row left to right:
The summer Combo leagues schedules have been posted. They have been improved and now provide not only an overall schedule per flight, but also per team. Go take a look!
The Parkinson's Mixer was a big success with tennis players feasting on strawberries and cream, pizza and champagne. Over $500 was raised for Parkinson's. Thank you everyone for coming out and supporting a great cause.
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Lawrence Plantation is offering free round robin sessions using their unique social board.
Just show up and play on Saturday from 10am-2pm or Sunday from 2pm-4pm. Many of Rome's regular players having been attending these round robins.
Players of all levels from high school and up are welcome. There is no cost and balls are provided.
The USTA has named Cristian Lopez the Junior Coordinator for the CVTA. Cristian has been very active in the Rome tennis scene, offering private and team lessons at the the Rome Tennis Center, helping with tennis camps and is now running the Rome Tennis Circuit's junior tournaments.
Cristian has Roman roots, graduating from Shorter and is also a partner in the Rome Tennis Academy.
Cristian is jump starting junior tennis in Rome and has been in talks with many of the schools and is working on bringing Junior Team Tennis back to Rome.
Please join the CVTA is welcoming Cristian to Rome and we all look forward to the promising future he'll bring to junior tennis.