Learn To Play The Exciting Sport Of Tennis This Summer
Summer Tennis Clinics sponsored by the Franklin Youth Tennis Association will
be offering group and private lessons for youth and adults. Lessons will be conducted
at the Macon County Recreation Park tennis courts. Teaching Pro Mariona Trillo from
Barcelona, Spain will teach lessons each Wednesday beginning June 15th and ending
Mariona played 3 years at WCU and is currently a teaching pro
at High Hampton Country Club, Cashiers, NC. Mariona also
assists with the Smoky Mountain HS Girls Team.
Her enthusiasm for teaching the sport is infectious and fun for all
ages. Assisting will be current & former FHS tennis coaches and
Cost for youth is $75 for all sessions or $15 per lesson. Adult cost is $20
per session. Private lessons are available for $35/hour for students & $50/hour
Lesson times as follows: (1) 10 - 11 AM (ages 7-9), (2) 11 AM -12 PM (ages 10-13),
(3) 1-3 PM (private/semi private lessons), (4) 3:00-4:30 PM (ages 14-18), (5) 4:30-5:30
PM (adult clinics). All checks should be made out to FYTA. For additional information,
Sammy Gunter (524-8438) and leave a message. Get ready for lots of fun.
FRANKLIN’S ANNUAL OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT TO BEGIN JUNE 12, 2015
Continuing on prior years success, plans have been finalized for Franklin’s annual
open tennis tournament. The event will take place June 12 - 14.
Players will compete in divisions based upon their declared skill level as opposed
to USTA ranking. Competition is played in men’s singles and doubles, women’s singles
and doubles, and mixed doubles. Individuals are limited to two events.
All money raised benefit the varsity boy’s and girl’s tennis programs.