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Coaching & Staff

Club Pro

The North Bay Tennis Centre is dedicated to bringing  quality tennis coaching to the people of North Bay and surrounding area.   This year we are pleased to have Ricky Miron as our club pro.   Rickyl grew up in North Bay and is a product of the club’s competitive junior program.  He is a Tennis Canada Certified Instructor and enjoys playing competitive tennis. 2005 was his first year with the club and he made a strong contribution to our developmental program.

Ricky runs the centre’s tennis program which includes private lessons, group lessons, drill sessions, tournaments, as well as coaching.   To schedule a lesson, please call the centre at (705) 476-6688

Office Staff & Instructors

As a result of the continuing growth of our junior membership and junior program schedule, we have enlisted the help of several instructors.

Rachelle Miron

Rob Shaw

Cam Shaw

Tilly Wolfram


Private Lessons

Private lessons are available on an hourly basis and can be scheduled at your convenience!

  • Private ……………………….. $22.00/Hour

  • Semi-Private ………………. $15.00/Hour

  • Group of four ………………. $10.00/Hour

All lessons are offered by a Tennis Canada certified pro.  Rates are expressed in per person amounts.

 


2006 Junior Teams

With the tennis season just around the corner, the Board has been following the guidance of staff and parents.

We have tentatively decided to put together 4 team options for our young players this season:

1.  A travelling team program for 8-10 young male/female players. This will involve travel to out of town events. They would have approx. 3-4 practices per week. This will be coached by Kevin Wright and Rob Dawson.

2.  A developmental program for players who are working on their skills and not yet ready for the rigors of competitive play. This is oriented to the intermediate player. They would have approx. 3 practices per week; have matchplay; and be introduced to some competitive events. This group will be coached by Ricky Miron, Rob and Cam Shaw.

3. A “Under 10” Team for players who are  learning the game. This program would focus on skills and involve approx. 3 sessions per week. This group will be coached by Rachelle Miron and Tilly Wolfram.

4. A girls team. This is for intermediate girls and has 3 sessions per week. Rachelle and Tilly will coach this group.

In 2005, there were significant numbers on some of the teams and as a result these groups were subdivided. If there is similar demand, the same may occur.

Given the number of groupings, there would be some costs associated with this. These expenses relate to coaching fees, equipment, participation in the Tennis Fair, team T- shirt, etc. Naturally we will stratify the fees associated with each program and the club will subsidize as best we can.

If any parents have any business contacts that would make a donation/sponsorship to junior tennis, it would be helpful to our young people.

Fees:

  • Elite: $95
  • Girls: $75
  • Developmental: $75
  • Beginner: $50