Schroeder Center 1459 Harmony Drive Tipp City, OH 45371 937-669-5552 www.schroedertennis.com Winter 2008 Newsletter LADIES 2.5 DAYTIME TEAM WINS GMVTA CHAMPIONSHIP Schroeder Tennis Staff Bud Schroeder Manager /USPTA Professional Our ladies 2.5 daytime team played at the Brian Dean USPTA /Assistant Head Professional GMVTA playoffs Saturday, January 5th at Mindy Yoder Teaching Professional Quail Run in Kettering. The team defeated Quail Mike Sherer USPTA /Teaching Professional Matt Jackson USPTA/Teaching Professional Run for the CHAMPIONSHIP! The team mem- Mike Brush Teaching Professional bers include Sherry Sowry (Captain), Lindsay Todd Oaks USPTA/Teaching Professional Bowers (Co-Captain), Saori Nishimura, Gerry Jason Williamson Teaching Professional Spraul, Kathy Alexander, Cindy Weikert, and Lindsay Bowers Office Manager Janine Sadler. Congratulations, ladies! Sherry Sowry Accountant/Administration Kelly Belcher Public Relations/Administration Our 4.5/5.0 ladies team (captained by Lori Carole Dresden Website Coordinator Meyer) was the runner up in their division. STC Mandy Mellas Desk Staff is very proud of both teams for their great sea- Lee Schroeder Desk Staff son! Ashley Mitchell Desk Staff

Schroeder’s 2008 USTA Teams Yearly Membership Rates The adult USTA season began on Friday, Janu- Junior $79 plus tax Adult Individual $199 plus tax ary 11th. Teams include 2.5-5.0 levels. This league Husband & Wife $275 plus tax is for men and women and is a great opportunity to Family $325 plus tax travel and play members from other clubs in the Senior (65 and over) $100 plus tax Dayton area. There are also ladies weekday teams Weekdays until 3 p.m. for levels 2.5 (Tuesday), 3.0 (Thursday), and 3.5 Senior (75 and over) No membership fee Weekdays until 3 p.m. (Monday) at 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. If you haven’t signed up yet and would like to play, give us a call Court Times and Prices: soon or stop by the front desk! Prime Time Mon-Fri: 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. $29/hr. Winter Session Sat: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. $29/hr. Monday, January 14 - Sunday, March 23 Sun: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. $29/hr. Non Prime Time All other times: $25/hr. We kicked off the winter season on Monday, Janu- Outdoor $8/hr ary 14th! Tennis clinics and leagues will be offered for Late Night Court Time both children and adults of all skill levels at reasonable Sun-Thurs: 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. $20/hr. prices. Schedules are provided at the front desk or you Parent/Child Walk-On Court Time Children up to age 12 $9/half hour may go on-line at www.SchroederTennis.com. Junior Walk-On Court Time The two 5-week sessions for Pee Wee Tennis, Su- Children 18 and Under $18/hr. per Saturday Beginners, Cardio Tennis and USA 1-2-3 Special Rates for Parties Beginners are: Rent our whole club - Call for details. January 14 - February 17 and Private Lessons: Member rates are $36.00/hr. to $56.00/ February 18 - March 23 hr. depending on which pro you choose. Non-member rates are also available. PERMANENT COURT TIME Friday Night Tennis Buffet “All the Tennis You Can Play” Permanent court time is available to mem- 9:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. bers who like to play at the same time every week without the hassle of reserving a court. Court time is paid in advance so all you have to Doubles: $12.95 Members do is show up! If you have a non-member sub $14.95 Non-Members playing for you, however, please ask them to Singles: $17.95 Members pay their “guest” fee of $4 at the front desk $19.95 Non-Members when they come in! Do Your Tennis Shopping at Call up to one week in advance to re- www.SchroederTennis.com serve a court. Prices in the dome are $2 off per person. Due to high demand, cancella- At www.SchroederTennis.com, our Pro Shop of- tions must be received by Wednesday at 9 fers a great selection of your favorite name brand cloth- ing, racquets and including . . . p.m. or person reserving the court will be , , Brooks, Dunlop, Ektelon, Foot charged. Joy, Head, Hi-Tec, K-Swiss, Mizuno, Nike, Prince, Pro-Kennex, , , , Weed and Special Early Bird & . . . You’ll find all of the same items offered by our Night Owl Prices competitors (including Midwest) and we will MATCH Court Time for Only $20 per Hour THE PRICES OF MIDWEST OR ANY 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Monday - Friday OTHER COMPETITOR! 9:00 - 11:00 p.m.m.m. Sunday - Thursday Our partnership with a wholesale distributor al- lows us to provide you with a wide variety of , racquets and shoes at a very low price. If you find a lower price somewhere else, we will be happy to match Wagner Insurance Agency Offers it--just call the Club and talk to Bud or Brian. They A Discount to STC Members will place your order for you (instead of placing it on- line) and you’ll get it for the same price as you found Effective immediately, STC members elsewhere! qualify for a program from the Travelers In- There’s no reason to shop any place other than surance Company called Benefits Plus. Schroeder’s--everything you want is available at Through this program, club members may SchroederTennis.com, or we can order it at the Club. purchase personal automobile, homeowners, umbrella and Identity Theft coverage at lower Many of you have already shopped with us and prices than they could get on their own through we hope the rest of you will give us a try soon! retail Travelers Agents. For more informa- tion stop by their table in our lobby, or con- tact Amanda at 937-698-4124 or A special thanks to Terumi To who has been helping [email protected]. ououout with our Pee Wee and Tennis Tiger classes... TTTerumi reeeally enjoys spending time assisting with the young kids and we really appreciate her help! Schroeder Tennis Center FALL AND WINTER Welcomes New GMVTA TEAM TENNIS Pro, Jason Williamson We had 15 teams participating in the Our club is pleased to welcome Jason GMVTA league this fall and winter. We would Williamson to our talented staff of pros. Jason like to thank all of our captains who have spent has been a teaching professional for over 15 a lot of time making this a great season for years. everyone who played! Their regular season ended on Saturday, December 22nd, followed If you see Jason, please introduce your- by the Playoff Party, that took place on Satur- self. Jason currently has time available for day, January 5 at Quail Run. Congratulations private or group lessons. If interested, please to all our teams, and to the ladies 2.5 daytime check with the front desk. team, who won the championship in their divi- sion. FAMILY CHALLENGE WINNERS Ladies Team Captains The Family Tennis Challenge Doubles Tournament was 2.5 (Daytime) Sherry Sowry held on Sunday, December 30th. Each doubles team 2.5 LaRae Sweetman consisted of a parent or grandparent with their child or 3.0 (Daytime) Maggie Powder grandchild. In the “A” level final, winners David & Gary 3.0 Joy Linder Scher defeated Joe & Brooke Goodall, 8-1. Backdraw 3.0 Lindsay Bowers level “A” winners David & Karen Allen won against 3.0 Carli Dean John & Taylor Boggess, 8-4. In the level “B” final, Lydia 3.5 Jane Enz & John Schneider won against the team of Jeff & Jack 3.5 Terri Johnson Blevins, 8-4. Backdraw level “B” final winners Dan & 3.5 (Daytime) Kelly Ruwe Alex Bowman defeated Tonya & David Darlington, 8- 4.0 Maggie Veres 2. Congratulations to the winners, and to all the teams 4.5 Lori Meyer who participated in this fun family event. Men’s Team Captains 3.0 Chris Heygi 3.5 David Allen WHAT IS CARDIO TENNIS? 3.5 Robert Young 4.0 Marty Hobart Cardio Tennis is a fun group activity for all play- ers ages 16 and up. It includes heart-pumping drills to give players of all abilities a high energy workout! Our Cardio Tennis classes are taught by Certified Tennis Professionals. A Cardio Tennis workout includes a 5- 10 minute warm-up, 30-50 minute cardio workout, and 5-10 minute cool down. Cardio Tennis is for experi- enced and beginner players alike--it will help you get WEDNESDAY LADIES in shape and improve your tennis skills as well. The classes cost only $39 for a 5-week session and are SINGLES AND DOUBLES offered at these times: Ladies, come join the fun and play singles Wednesday 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. or doubles on Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m.-1:30 Friday 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. p.m. All levels play in a team format with a pro coaching all courts. Call or stop by the desk and ANYONE AGE 16 OR OVER IS WEL- sign up for the Wednesday you are available. COME TO JOIN! JUNIOR HIGH TEAM TENNIS SEASON CONCLUDES

Season 3 of Junior High Team Tennis concluded on Saturday, December 22. Shelby County and Vandalia were pitted against each other in the final round, and were tied for 1st place going into the match. Vandalia swept the match to win the league title with a season total of 10 points. Members of the Vandalia team are Alex Anderson, Ryan Helke, Jake Kopronica, Justin Kopronica, and Cheyenne Rogers. Shelby County and Tippecanoe tied for 2nd place with 9 points each. Other teams in the league were Greenville Green, Greenville White, Troy Grey, Troy Red, and West Milton. A big thank you to the following parents who served as captains: Mr. Brumbaugh, Mr. Kiser, Mrs. Kopronica, Mrs. Kriesberg, Mrs. Larger and Mrs. Nellessen.

STC Juniors Participate PRIVATE LESSONS FOR in Innerclub Matches BEGINNER JUNIORS

STC participates with Dayton Center Private lessons with one of our pros is an Courts, Kettering Tennis Center, Quail Run excellent way for your child to increase their Racquet Club, South Regency and Five Seasons knowledge of tennis and improve their skills. Our Country Club to provide match play to juniors full-time pros, Mike Sherer and Jason Williamson, approximately 3 times per month. This program have years of experience teaching all levels of provides match play experience and friendly junior players. The special introductory price for competition among peers. All skill levels are a private lesson with Mike or Jason is $26 per 1/ welcome--call us if you would like to play! 2 hour for beginner juniors in our program. HIGH SCHOOL TEAM TENNIS Remember, no membership is required to Our next session for High School Team participate in the Junior Development Program. Tennis began on Saturday, January 5th. There However, once a player progresses out of the Program, a membership is required ($79 per year). are teams that still need players--if you are in- terested, please contact Bud or Sharon. If you are interested in scheduling a private lesson or you need more information, please call GIRL’S HIGH SCHOOL SHOOT-OUT or stop by the front desk.

The next session of the Girl’s High School STC JUNIOR Shoot-Out league, will begin on Saturday, March 8th from 1-3 p.m. Every Saturday each player TEACHING ASSISTANTS will play 1 singles match, and 1 doubles match. Players will accumulate points each week, to win Our club has three Junior Teaching Assistants who offer private lessons for our beginner play- prizes at the end of the league. The prizes will ers. Phil Dresden, Josh Smedley, and Natalie include a tennis bag, STC hooded sweatshirt, and Schiller are high school and tournament players. a grab bag of tennis accessories. You must play All of these talented assistants have been trained 3 or more matches to quailify for the prizes. Don’t by our full-time pros to work with our beginner forget to mark your calendars, and come join the players. You can schedule a private lesson at the fun!!!! rates of $18 (1/2 hr.) or $36 (1 hr.). For more information or to schedule a lesson, please con- tact the front desk.


If school is cancelled because of snow, junior players can play for two hours for only $10 per player. This special offer is available beginning at 9 a.m. and play must be finished by 4 p.m.