Tennis clinics offered to local students


WATERVILLE — Thomas College is holding two identical tune-up high school tennis clinics on March 1 and 8 in its field house.

Each clinic is indoors and will last for 6 1/2 hours on a Saturday.

Clinics are open to boys and girls in grades 8-12.

Each session is $90 and includes an all-you-can-eat lunch offered at the Thomas College Dining Hall. Each clinic runs from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 5 p.m.

The clinic covers all aspects of competitive tennis including ground strokes, serves, approach shots, lobs, volleys, overheads, half-volleys, drop shots and strategy as well as singles and doubles match play.

Novice players are also welcomed.

Sign-ups are first come, first serve, with a limit of 14 on each day.

The clinic is put on by the Thomas College men’s coach and players, coming off a second-place finish at 2013 NAC conference championships. The head coach, Jeff Fowler, is also a USPTA-certified tennis instructor.

To hold a spot, call T.J. Garske at 207-859-1408 or email [email protected] Checks can be made payable to Thomas College and mailed to Thomas College, Attn: Jeff Fowler, 180 West River Road, Waterville, ME 04901.

Additional questions can be directed to 649-4852.