Summer Camp – Recruitment time!

It’s coming to that time of year again when we are starting to plan for the 2016 Naas LTC summer camps.

So if you are 16 or over before July 1st 2016 and would like to apply to be a camp assistant please forward your CV with a cover letter outlining why you think you would make a good camp assistant to juniors@naasltc.net

Note applicants must be paid up to date members of Naas LTC. Also all camp assistants are expected to be available to volunteer at the Naas Junior Open the first week of July.

This year those of you who have previous experience as camp assistants will be offered up to 4 full weeks work. Those who are starting out will get 1 week. All offers are subject to your availability so please outline in your application letter any holidays, Gaeltacht etc commitments you have.

Applications before 5pm April 15th will only be accepted.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Naas LTC Junior Committee

Court Booking System – 3 month trial has started

Our new on-line booking system is live for a 3 months trial from Monday the 14th March 2016.

Please note that courts 7&8 are not prebookable courts and will remain as is, i.e use sign in sheet as normal.

What you have to do:

You have received 2 emails from clubmanager.ie on Monday. One with your username and one with your password.  Open clubmanager by clicking on the Login on either of the clubmanager emails or www.clubmanager.ie/

Login using your User Name and password.

We recommend that on first login you change your password to one that you can remember easily. Click on my services to do this. Password is case sensitive.

Please feel free to explore the site as your feedback is very important during this trial period, in particular, the court booking rules which are on top right of page.

To book a court:

Select date you wish to play, then select morning, afternoon or evening.

Click on timeslot on court you want. When you click on time slot “make a booking” pop-up will appear. Click extend to increase time from ½ hour,hour or 1.5hrs. Select players you want to play with.

Select Match Type- Friendly/Coaching

Press Book. The system will now send an email to the players involved in the booking

You now have booked your court.

 To Check in: (must be done in clubhouse)

When players arrive at clubhouse, one of the players must check in by clicking the booking.

On PC in foyer your booking will appear in green. You have 15 minutes before and 15 minutes after start time to check in. If this is not done you will lose the court and this court becomes free for use.

We need your feedback during this trial to fully evaluate the system. Please send your comments to groganpj@eircom.net or jstn.phelan@gmail.com

Another successful tournament! Winter Phoenix Event

Well done to all participants of the recent Naas LTC Winter Phoenix Event during the Christmas / New Year break. To those players who scored the milestone of their first ever National Ranking points – Congratulations, your journey has just begun. And, to those who have now broken through the Grade 1 Phoenix 125 National Point barrier we wish you good luck on your travels on the National Tournament Calendar throughout season 2016.

Please keep an eye for further Phoenix Level, and other tournaments to be held at Naas LTC in the near future.

http://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/

http://leinstertennis.visualclubweb.nl/calendar

Head over to the facebook page to see some photos!

DoT

Junior Club Championships 2015

Hi Juniors,

As we’re already into August, it is time to look ahead to our annual Junior Club Championships. This tournament caters for all our juniors aged 10 to 18 years old and we hope all available will enter. This year the tournament will run from the 17th – 22nd August (Monday – Saturday). The matches from Monday to Friday will all be played in the afternoon (1pm – 5pm). This is to facilitate the running of a seventh week of our children’s summer camp in the morning. This year we are delighted to have Fabucci Footwear onboard as tournament sponsors. Much planning has gone into the week and we hope to see a high entry from all our junior members.
The specific rules of this tournament are as follows:
1. You can enter a maximum of three events (one singles, one doubles and one mixed doubles).
2. You MUST play in your appropriate age group (U12s, U14s or U16/18s).
3. The entry deadline is Wednesday the 12th August at Midnight. THAT IS ONE WEEK AWAY!!
To calculate your age group think back to the 31st of December 2014 and note what age you were on that date.
If you were 10 or 11 years old you must enter U12 events.
If you were 12 or 13 years old you must enter U14 events.
If you were 14 or 15 or 16 or 17 years old you must enter U16/18 events.
We have singles, doubles and mixed doubles events for each age group. If you do not have a partner but wish to play either doubles events please enter and check the box saying “Partner required” and we will do our best to find you a partner.
The entry fees for this tournament are as follows:
One event = €5
Two events = €3
Three events = €2
All entries and payment of entry fees must be made online here
All online entries require a Tennis Ireland PIN. We are encouraging all our juniors to register for their PIN as it will be used for entry to all tournaments (both senior and junior) across Ireland for the foreseeable future
To register for a TI PIN click here, click sign-up and fill out the relevant steps (it may take up to 3 working days to receive your TI PIN).
If you have any queries relating to any aspect of this tournament please contact Kevin Boonstra (Tournament Director) by emailing: junioropen@naasltc.net
Yours in tennis,
Naas LTC Junior Committee

Leinster Tennis 2015 Junior League Update

Well done to all our Juniors who represented Naas LTC in the Leinster Tennis junior leagues. We had 6 teams involved in the u12 league and 3 teams in the u17 league. The teams performed really well, it was a great experience for all involved and they have done the club proud. A special thanks to the captains for looking after the teams and making sure lifts were available to and from the venues.

A special mention to the u12 Class1 girls team who have made it to the Finals, and will play Clontarf LTC on June 7th (location to be announced). We wish the very best of luck to all the girls involved – Sophie Browne, Laura Carroll, Ava Fanning, Saidhbh Farrell, Lucy Hogan, Emma McCabe, Aida McNamee, Grace Maloney and their captains Marguerite McCabe and Heather Hogan.

All under 10’s…have a look!

For our under 10’s…..children born 2005 and who have been playing the Tennis 10’s circuit this year and already hold a Level 1 or 2 Leinster Match Record Card there is an under 10’s event in DCU on Saturday 2nd May. PLEASE note players MUST hold the correct level record card.

On-line entry is now available:

https://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=1220CE03-F473-4F7E-8E87-D97DD68B47E9

Tennis 10’s Passports

We should remind you that any child seeking to move up a level in Tennis 10’s should hold a valid Tennis 10’s passport. The next assessment is early JUNE and all enquiries should be received by Friday 29th May 

A child requesting a passport should be technically ready to move to the next level and any enquiry must be supported by the child’s tennis coach. Information about Tennis 10’s passports can be found on the Leinster Tennis Website

http://www.leinstertennis.ie/juniors_tennis.php?number=236

Leinster Provincial Towns Tournament – May Bank Holiday Weekend

Leinster Provincial Towns are running their Annual Junior Phoenix Tournament in a combination of clubs including NaasLTC  over the May Bank Holiday Weekend

This tournament if for children who have less than 100 Leinster ranking points and who are only starting to play in tournaments.  We ask that as many of our applicable junior players enter this tournament as they are excellent for juniors who are playing socially but would like to try out the competitive side of the game.

More information on the Phoenix circuit can be found on the Leinster Tennis Website:

http://www.leinstertennis.ie/juniors_tennis.php?number=248

On-line entry is now available:

https://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=2134E018-09E1-4295-9584-86F679231198

 

We look forward to seeing lots of Naas juniors involved!