Adult Tennis

Elite Adult Tennis provides members with complimentary adult programming for the beginner to the advanced-level player.  We offer daily classes that include drills, match play, and/or workout-oriented practices. We look forward to making each one of these experiences fun and rewarding.  The Elite community prides itself on welcoming  new members and finding the best-suited tennis structure for each player.

SPRING Adult Class Schedule 

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Tennis Classes

Adult Academy

  • Match-play oriented drills with an emphasis on skill set repetition

  • Fundamentals, competitive games, fitness training

  • Open to men and women of all skill levels

EliteStart 2.0

  • Designed for our current EliteStart graduates

  • Build on fundamentals and skills taught in EliteStart 1.0

College Game Day

  • Fast-paced game oriented structure

  • Totally fun with lots of movement

Ladies Excellence

  • Fundamental instruction geared toward match player

  • Skill and concepts focused on playing points better

  • Quick-paced, quality workout with challenging, fun drills

Match41

  • Combining the fun and competition of ladies matchplay with the game 41

Men’s Training

  • Drills, competitive games, situational match player

  • Designed for a player competing in leagues and tournaments

  • All levels invited, groups will be divided according to ability

Cardio

  • Cardio Crush: delivers the ultimate, full body, calorie burning aerobic workout

  • Compete: concentrates on dynamic, competitive game/point play

Shot of the Week

  • Baseline: Players will focus on shots from the baseline to incorporate into match play

  • Mid-Court: Players will focus on shots at mid-court to build on week-to-week into competitive play

  • Net: Players will focus on shots at the net to improve and build on the net game

Green Ball World Championship

  • Taking Sundays to the next level by using a modified ball to increase the fun and movement factor

  • Open to men and women of all skill levels

Stroke Analysis

  • Slower-paced, instructional class that focuses on technique 

  • Open to men and women of all skill levels

 

 

League Programming

Men’s Doubles

  • Fun, competitive culture for men looking to compete in match play

  • Not a drop-in, please contact Tammy Jordan 

Women’s Doubles

  • Fun women’s match play by level

  • Not a drop-in, please contact Tammy Jordan 

Mixed Doubles

  • Fun social Friday night doubles! Sign up with the partner of your choice or asked to be matched up.

  • Not a drop-in, please contact Ron Woolford

Elite Compete

  • Fun weekly singles and doubles competition for all levels with players at Elite

  • Jumble Play option, which includes four players from different levels

  • Contact Ron Woolford for match-ups

Singles Ladder Play

 

I joined Elite in 2013 and love everything about this club. I have met so many fun people and have made lifelong friendships through adult programming. In addition to getting a great workout, the tennis pros provide a high level of instruction and care.
Robyn Beckley

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USTA and TENCAP Leagues

USTA 

  • Competitive matches and tournaments at the local level in the Heart of America Missouri Valley local region

  • USTA competitive play is organized by level according to the National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) and leagues and teams are coordinated by the local USTA coordinators listed below

  • New or returning players who played in high school or college can find levels and self-rate HERE
  • USTA competitive leagues include mixed, doubles, singles and tri-level leagues and age group leagues doubles and singles
  • Elite members listed below currently captain USTA teams of varying levels and can help answer questions

Current Elite USTA Captains:
Kelly Schwabauer – Women’s 3.0
Karen Snyder – Women’s 3.0
Chriss Duntz – Women’s 3.5
Molly Hunt – Women’s 3.5
Dawn Vitha – Women’s 3.5
Lisa Cummings – Women’s 4.0 
Jody Holsinger – Women’s 4.0, Women’s Tri-level, 8.0 Mixed
Heather Johnson – Women’s 4.0 

Russ Everhart – Men’s 3.5, 8.0 Mixed
Bryan Zingg – Men’s 3.5
Trevor Holsinger – Men’s 4.0
Jason Diehl – Men’s 4.5
Earl Pardo – Men’s 4.5
Roy Allen – Men’s 40 and over 4.5 and 55 and over 9.0

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT USTA

TENCAP 

  • Club affiliated league and you must be a for club members only

  • Elite members can get involved through club participation and meeting members to connect to other players who play/captain
  • Ratings fall within the range of play for that level, listed in parenthesis
  • Current captains and players should always communicate with each other for upcoming season plans, questions, etc. For a new team, refer to our current captain list
  • Please reach to Tammy Jordan with any questions. Any rating questions/concerns should be directed to a club pro.

Current Tencap Captains:

Women’s Purple (Tencap rating 65+)
Maria Andrew – Purple Tuesday AM
Jennifer Barbier/Laura Yount – Purple Tuesday AM
Kelly Finn – Purple Tuesday AM
Maria Andrew – Purple Thursday PM
Kristen Doherty – Purple Thursday PM
Amy Green – Purple Thursday PM
Women’s Orange (Tencap rating 57-64)
Danielle Mau – Orange Friday AM
Lisa Shaffer/Amy Perkins – Orange Friday AM
Karen Snyder – Orange Friday AM
Cheryl Baldus – Orange Tuesday PM
Shannon Lyon – Orange Tuesday PM
Julianna Norgren – Orange Tuesday PM
Cassandra Schneeberger/Anne Lamberti – Orange Tuesday PM
Women’s Green (Tencap rating 50-56)
Dawn Vitha – Green Monday PM/Wednesday AM
Shearon Nowak – Green Monday AM
Molly Hunt – Green Monday PM
Women’s Yellow (Tencap rating 43-49)
Robyn Beckley – Yellow Tuesday AM
Molly Hunt – Yellow Tuesday PM
Women’s White (Tencap rating 30-42)
Melinda French – White Thursday AM/Wednesday PM

Men’s Black (Tencap rating B – 50-58 / A – 43-49)
David Andrew –  Black B Tuesday PM
Chris Lyon – Men’s Black B Tuesday PM
Loren Ginden – Men’s Black B Tuesday PM
Chris Long – Men’s Black A Wednesday PM
Men’s Red (Tencap rating 29-25)

Kevin Boehringer – Men’s Red B Thursday PM
Russ Everhart -Men’s Red B Thursday PM
Doug Schwabauer – Men’s Red A Thursday PM
Men’s Blue (Tencap rating 22-28)
Earl Pardo – Men’s Blue Wednesday PM

 

CAPTAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Captains are ambassadors of Elite, should always communicate well with their players and other captains, and be inclusive and kind with teams and fellow captains
  • Captains communicate with their current team any plans for the next season and where their players’ participation stands as well as all instructions and information regarding fees, etc.
  • Captains communicate with Tammy Jordan on behalf of their players regarding any new registrations, questions, concerns, etc.
  • The recommended amount of players per team is 9-14 for three court season and 7-10 for a two court season.
  • Captains will develop and maintain accurate rosters, pairings and the schedule throughout the season. It is the captain’s responsibility to communicate with the visiting club’s captains for home matches and input all scores.
  • Please reach to Tammy Jordan with any interest in being a captain with a roster of players prior to registration for club approval. Captains are responsible for registering the team after approval.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT TENCAP