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Tennis Teams

The Italian Center offers tennis teams for Men, Women, and Juniors.  Men’s and women’s teams compete in the Fairfield County Tennis League throughout the season, as do several youth teams.

Men’s Teams

men 2015 champs

2017 Program Options/Fees 

Team Competition – Includes competition in Fairfield county Tennis League (FTLC), play, balls, refreshments, league fees and clinics

Cost:  $85.00/player

Includes: Balls, refreshments, matches, league fees and clinics

Social Program (non FCTL) — includes balls, refreshments and clinics

Cost:  $55.00/player

Includes: Balls, refreshments and clinics

Clinics and Matches

FTLC Competition

A&B Teams

Practice: Saturday morning 7:30am – 9:00am

Matches: Wednesday evening (home and away at 6:00pm

50-1, 50-II and 60s Teams

Practice: Sundays (see below)

Matches: Thursday evenings (home and away) at 6:00pm

All Tennis Participants

Weekly Sunday practice schedule:

  • May 7, 21, 28***June 4 and June 11  3:00pm-5:00pm
  • June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23 and July 30 11:00am – 1:00pm

***Clinic with Marc Lupinacci and Assistant Pros

Please note, there is `no practice on Mother’s Day, May 14th or Father’s Day, June 18th


FCTL Teams


Men’s Team Captains: Alan Edwards, Bill Arnone, Rick Tippett, Bob Morse, Jules Kaplove and Skip Jackson.

A notice will be sent out each week prior to all matches.  All efforts will be made to post line-ups at least 2 days prior to matches.    Players can call or e-mail the captains with feedback, questions or concerns regarding play.

A Team

Captain:  Bob Morse 203-219-9645

B Team

Captain:  Alan Edwards  203-979-5709

Assistant: Matt Boyd 203-322-1469

50 I Team

Captain:  Jules Kaplove 203-832-8482

Assistant: Bruce Cutter 203-461-8173

50 II Team

Captain:  Skip Jackson 203-968-2389

Assistant: Manny Vetti 203-322-0769

60’s Team

Captain:  Bill Arnone 203-322-6479

Assistant: Arty Gladstone    954-270-0729

Men’s Program Chair

Rick Tippett 203-322-1784

Women’s Teams

For information, please contact Head Pro, Marc Lupinacci

Junior Team

The Junior Tennis Team (8-17 yrs) is for members only. Participants must be able to serve and play out points.  Practices are mandatory and will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-3:00pm  (see below for times based on groups) and matches are on Thursdays from 12:30-4:00pm.

Junior Team Practice consists of matches and point play. For technical instruction and drills, please sign up for an advanced clinic.

Tuesday Practice Times

12:00pm-1:00pm, all girls 14 & under

1:00pm-2:00pm, all boys 14 & under

2:00pm-3:00pm, girls and boys, 15-17

Fee: $130

Please make checks payable to the Italian Center.