Photo above (L-R) Tommy, Jodi, Ryo and Alan played at the
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL TennisNYC.com tennis league last Wednesday night, Jan
19, 2005. Tommy is already a regular player of the
league. He has been playing in the intermediate group ever since the
league started. Jodi, is also another regular player of the
TennisNYC.com league. Like Tommy, Jodi has been playing with the
league from the very beginning. Jodi is in her mid-20s, works in
Children's Television, and has played competitive tennis in high
school. Ryo is from Tokyo, Japan. He just recently moved to
NYC to study for his masters degree at Fordham University, played for more
than 15 years in Tokyo. Alan is involved in Finance. Alan has
been playing tennis for many years and just recently picked up his racquet
again after getting the bug from attending the TOTAL TENNIS CAMP last
summer. He is expecting his first baby in September.
Norma Brockman (photo above) is a teaching PRO at the Stadium
Tennis Club. She has been teaching tennis since 1976. Ms.
Brockman has a college degree in Special Education and has taken Masters
in Education. During the day, she works at a Day Care Education
Center teaching Kids and works at the Stadium Tennis Club at night.
"She is a good tennis teacher," one player said. "She knows
how to teach and has lots of experience." If you want to contact Ms.
Brockman, her phone number is 212 663-9006 (work) and 914 328-0368 (home)
Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Peter (photo above) is a regular teaching PRO at the Stadium
Tennis Club. He is a graduate of BYU in Hawaii and played college
tennis for a few years. If you need to contact him, please email
us and we will forward your request. "I charge $50 and $60
per hour, It's $60 for men and $50 for women, just kidding" he said with a smile. "I'm good, believe
me. I look good and people find me. I don't need a business card."
Although Peter is from Hungary, he spent a few years in Hawaii where he
picked up the Aloha spirit. "After several years in NYC, I
think I am losing the Aloha spirit in me. It's now Hang tough, no
longer Hang loose! I don't like the attitude in the
Tennis player waiting to volley the ball during the doubles match of TennisNYC.com
tennis league held last Tuesday night, Jan 11. 2005 at the Stadium
Stadium Tennis Club in the Bronx.
Photo above shows some of the players who played in the TennisNYC.com
tennis league last Sunday night, January 10, 2005. (L-R) Gerry
(4.5 player), who works as a staff nurse, Fred (4.5 player), works as a
building manager in Manhattan, and Scott (4.0 player), works in an
investment company. Scott just moved to NYC from Houston few months ago.
"I'm so happy to find the website, TennisNYC.com, " Scott said.
"You have to belong to a group like this in order to meet people in
the city and come out of your apartment especially during winter.
I'm glad I came. I'm just afraid I'm gonna be sore tomorrow."
Photo above shows some of the players who played in the
TennisNYC.com league last Saturday night (Jan 8). (L-R) Fred (4.5 player) who brought his son Oscar to watch,
Pete Bassey (5.0 player) and Michael (4.5 player). "I had a
great time. I need this to unwind and to get some exercise
especially this winter." Fred said. After a few months of not
playing tennis, Fred said, "Oh, I miss the sounds of the tennis
balls. This place brings back that nice feeling when I hear the
sounds of the tennis balls."
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