CAPTAIN OF THE MONTH
How did you become a captain? I volunteered to help Robin Barr, co-captain of our 3.5 women's team, as she needed help to continue with the team.
How long have you been a captain? For over twenty years!
Do you have a co-captain? Yes! Robin Barr.
Have your teams won Local Championships? Yes! When we had a 3.5 women's team, we won a few times and our Mixed Doubles teams win routinely! Our 7.0 Mixed Doubles team has made it to State Championships every year but one since we started ten years ago. Since the age division change in 2013 we have had four Mixed Doubles teams make it to state two out of the three years!
Any family members participate in league or play tennis? My daughter plays, played one year at IU Southeast and my nephew Jeremy has played on my Mixed Doubles team for over thirteen years.
How long have you been playing tennis? Twenty-two years.
How did you start playing tennis? My sister got me started, I had played racquet ball for years and she thought since I enjoyed that I'd enjoy tennis. She was right!
How did you feel when you learned you were nominated? I felt Honored!
Who is your favorite tennis player? Right now...John Isner.
What kind of racquet do you use? I use a Babolat racquet.
How many racquets do you carry to a match? One.
What is your favorite tournament to watch? The US Open.
What is your best shot? My serve or backhand.
Do you prefer backhand or forehand? Backhand!
Do you like to play singles or doubles? I like singles, but due to age I'm definitely a doubles player.
Why do you enjoy being a captain? I really enjoy seeing our players come together year after year. We still have original players from our teams from over 20 years ago! We are like a family and enjoy the camaraderie!
What do you like most about playing league tennis? Same as above, seeing the teams come back together after one season ends when the next one begins!
If you could attend one Grand Slam, which one would it be? Wimbledon!
2012 CAPTAIN'S OF THE MONTH
2013 CAPTAIN'S OF THE MONTH
2014 JANUARY thru JUNE JULY thru DECEMBER 2014
2015 CAPTAIN'S OF THE MONTH