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.
2017 Program Options/Fees
Team Competition – Includes competition in Fairfield county Tennis League (FTLC), play, balls, refreshments, league fees and clinics
Includes: Balls, refreshments, matches, league fees and clinics
Social Program (non FCTL) — includes balls, refreshments and clinics
Includes: Balls, refreshments and clinics
Clinics and Matches
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
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.
Captain: Bob Morse firstname.lastname@example.org 203-219-9645
Captain: Alan Edwards email@example.com 203-979-5709
Assistant: Matt Boyd firstname.lastname@example.org 203-322-1469
50 I Team
Captain: Jules Kaplove email@example.com 203-832-8482
Assistant: Bruce Cutter firstname.lastname@example.org 203-461-8173
50 II Team
Captain: Skip Jackson email@example.com 203-968-2389
Assistant: Manny Vetti firstname.lastname@example.org 203-322-0769
Captain: Bill Arnone email@example.com 203-322-6479
Assistant: Arty Gladstone firstname.lastname@example.org 954-270-0729
Men’s Program Chair
Rick Tippett email@example.com 203-322-1784
For information, please contact Head Pro, Marc Lupinacci @firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Please make checks payable to the Italian Center.