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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

2018 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, 50-III and 60’s Teams

Practice: Sundays (3:00pm-5:00pm or 11:am-1:00pm)

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

All Tennis Participants

Weekly Sunday practice schedule:

  • May 6, 20, 27, June 3*** and June 10  3:00pm-5:00pm
  • June 24, July 1, July 8, July 15, July 22 and July 29 11:00am – 1:00pm

***Clinic with Marc Lupinacci and Assistant Pros

Please note, there is no practice on Mother’s Day, May 13th or Father’s Day, June 17th

Opening kick-off round robin and informational update: Sunday, May 6th 3:00pm-5:00pm

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 morsesmi@optonline.net 203-219-9645

B Team

Captain:  Matt Boyd mboyd@dassociatesgroup.com 203-322-1469

50 I Team

Captain:  Jules Kaplove jules.kaplove@shearman.com 203-832-8482

50 II Team

Captain:  Alan Edwards aedwards@centraltis.com

50 III Team

Captain: Tony LaMonte lamonte@optonline.net 203-550-8502

60’s Team

Captain:  Kelley Hamm kelleyhamm@optonline.net 914-263-9975

Men’s Program Chair

Rick Tippett ricktippett@gmail.com 203-322-1784

Women’s Teams

Ladies Team Evaluations will be held on Monday, April 30 from 9:00am-11:00am.  Any new member who would like to play on the IC Ladies Tennis Team should plan to attend.

For information, please contact Head Pro, Marc Lupinacci @italiancenterpro@gmail.com

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.