Tag: SaddleBrooke Tennis Club

July 4 tennis and Chili Cook-Off party at the STC

Jay Clayton Wilson The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club was the place to be for the 2015 celebration of Independence Day. All hands reported for duty to make the event spectacular. First there was mixed doubles play followed by a spicy Chili Cook-Off, a delicious lunch, an introduction of new members, a cowboy poet and an introduction…

Club Championship party at STC

Debbie McGeehan serves up cold beverages.

Immediately following SaddleBrooke Tennis Club’s Club Championship Tournament, our volunteers gave a party on the patio for members and their guests at which members donated food and drink and were served in the delightfully friendly SaddleBrooke atmosphere. Tennis clubs are recognized as a venue for healthy, active, fun loving people. Ours is the best of…

Tennis Club’s best players participate in annual event

Chris Madsen and Gene McGeehan

SaddleBrooke Tennis Club hosted its top players in the Club Championship finals, thus contributing to the long history of this important tournament. Annually the event has been advertised as the premier STC activity in the SaddleBrooke Community. For the second consecutive year the tournament’s volunteer coordinators were Joyce and Richard Wantuck (see separate article). This…

Meet Bob Stocks

Bob Stocks has a ferocious two handed backhand.

Bob Stocks SaddleBrooke Tennis Club player and board member Bob Stocks, with his partner and longtime friend Barney Peet, won the right to play in the USTA League 65 plus 8.0 National Championships in March of this year. Everyone who has played against Stocks is familiar with the determination shown in this photo as he…

Gender Social Team Tennis

Women’s Team

Jay Wilson The return of Gender Team Tennis was a smashing success this year. More than 60 players from the SaddleBrooke Tennis Club enjoyed the afternoon sun and friendly tennis, followed by snacks and cold beverages. GSTT, as it is called, brought members of all skill levels together to get to know each other as…

Nancy Frazer, our coordinator

SaddleBrooke Tennis Coordinator Nancy Frazer

Nancy Frazer Long time SaddleBrooke Tennis Center Head Coordinator and well-loved friend Nancy Frazer has realized, since the days when we had only 50 members, the importance of first impressions at the Tennis Center. She has done her part. Every member recognizes her. Entering the Tennis Center they are greeted with the essence of professionalism…

STC hosts the Arizona Wildcats Tennis Team

The Wildcats gave SaddleBrooke residents Catalina Mountain a thrilling performance.

The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club played host to the University of Arizona Wildcats men’s tennis team as they played an exhibition match before a crowd of more than 120 spectators. Applause roared from the STC tennis center when 11 student athletes and one assistant coach delivered high caliber collegiate play for the entertainment of all SaddleBrooke…

Tennis Club teaching pros  step-up for members

Left to right: Gene McGeehan, John Sochacki, Jim Ward, Pat Maurer and TJ Duffy

There are exciting changes coming to the Wednesday free clinics in 2015! The STC member Pros will be conducting the clinics on Wednesday afternoons throughout 2015. These five teachers and lovers of tennis are donating their time and energy for the betterment of the club. When asked about how this change occurred, TJ Duffy said,…