2018 Michigan Tennis Workshop

42nd Annual

To be held Thursday, Friday & Saturday, February 1, 2 & 3, 2018 at the Troy Marriott.

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Schedule of Events

Featured Speakers
Registration Information
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Registration form (printable form:
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- Scheduled events are subject to change
- - On-court presentations


6:00-10:00 pm Mini Workshop - specialty course
Mental Skills Workshop - JENNY NALEPA & BECCA THOMAS


6:45-8:00 am   Registration Desk Opens
8:00-8:50 am Doubles Formations, Strategies and Tactics, ADAM FORD
9:00-9:50 am JV Improvement Through Play-Based Coaching, DAVID PIETRANGELO
10:00-10:50 am On-Court Tennis Strength & Conditioning, JOHN ROSS
    Using Psychology on the Tennis Court, TERRY DARLING
11:00-11:50 am Coaching with a Purpose, FRANKLIN WU
    Team Building, GREG PATTON
12:00-1:30 pm   LUNCH (Pasta lunch available at the Marriott for $12.00)
1:30-2:20 pm Drills that Fix Common Problems, JORGE CAPESTANY
    Mastering the Mental Game, part 1, FRANK SZYMANSKI
2:30-3:20 pm Doubles Patterns, GREG PATTON
    Mastering the Mental Game, part 2, FRANK SZYMANSKI
3:30-4:20 pm Great Drills for the Beginning, Middle and End of Practice, MARK BEY
4:30-5:20 pm Great Drills for the Beginning, Middle and End of Practice (continued), MARK BEY
    Tennis Score Reporting, STEVE MATUSZEWSKI
5:20-6:20 pm   Social Hour
6:30 pm   Tennis Coaches Association Hall of Fame and Awards Dinner or Dinner On Your Own


7:30-8:20 am   MHSTeCA Annual Meeting
8:30-9:20 am Tennis Routines for Success - KYLE WARNER
9:30-10:20 am The Secrets to Coaching Your Players Tactically in Practice and Matches - DEREK AMEEL
10:30-11:20 am Dyanmic Doubles Drills for High School Teams - ZACH FINK-CRAIG
11:30-12:20 pm Training the 5 Play Situations in tennis - JORGE CAPESTANY

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We are excited to have seven first-time speakers join us this year: Zach Fink-Craig, Adam Ford, Jenny Nalepa, Becca Thomsa, Daid Pietrangelo, Frank Szymanski and Kyle Warner!
Please welcome them along with an outstanding cast of returning spekaers!

Derek Ameel: Director of the PTMt program at Ferris State, USPTA Certified Elite Professional

Mark Bey: Tennis Director at Championship Tennis Academy in Glenview, IL, USPTA Elite Professional

Jorge Capestany: Founder of www.tennisdrills.tv, Manager Hope College's DeWitt Tennis Center, USPTA & USPTR Master Professional

Terry Darling: Spring Arbor University Head Men's Tennis Coach

Zach Fink-Craig: YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo, USPTA Elite Professional

Adam Ford: Director of Tournament Training Program at Greater Midland Tennis Center, USPTA Elite Professional and USPTR Certified

Dan Hutcheson: Gina is a MHSAA assistant director for the sport of tennis.

Steve Matuszewski: TennisReporting.com

Jenny Nalepa and Becca Thomas: former college tennis players, both are working on post-graduate degrees in Kinesiology with a concentration in Psychosocial Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity at Michigan State University

Greg Patton: Men's Tennis Coach at Boise State University, USPTA Professional

David Pietrangelo: Lifetime Fitness Tennis Porfessional, Sposored by Head

John Ross: Calvin College Men's Tennis Coach, USPTA Professional

Frank Szymanski: Judge, 3rd District, author of IDENTITY DESIGN and founder of the IDENTITY DESIGN PROGRAM with the 760 MAD MINUTE PLAN, an inter-active course of personal development

Kyle Warner: Tennis Director at Grand Traverse Bay YMCA, USPTA Elite Professional

Franklin Wu: High School Coach at Warren Cousino (girls) and Fraser (boys), USPTA Elite Professioanl

Please join us and thank the following:
- the students in the Professional Tennis Management program at Ferris State University for their participation during drill sessions
- Dave Schwartz & staff at the Tennis & Golf Company for their continued support of the Workshop

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Advance, pre-paid registration (Thu, Fri & Sat).........$135.00
Advance, pre-paid registration (Fri & Sat)................$120.00

Pre-registrations include Coaches gift (guaranteed only with prepaid registrations listed above) and 2018 memberships for:
  1. Michigan High School Tennis Coaches Association
  2. Michigan High School Coaches Association

The following registrations do NOT include memberships or coaches gift:
2-day (Fri/Sat) Register at door......................$155.00
Thursday Only...............................................$35.00
Friday Only Pre-Registered.............................$110.00
Friday Only Register at door...........................$130.00

Saturday Only Pre-Registered...........................$50.00
Saturday Only Register at door.........................$65.00
Hall of Fame Dinner (Friday 6:30 pm).................$37.00

Click here for Registration form (printable form - fill out on computer, print and send in with check)

Note: Please be sure your reservation reaches the hotel by Friday, January 19, 2018 to insure your accommodations. Otherwise accommodations will be on a space available basis.

Prices: All rooms (single or double) $112.00 per night, plus tax.

NOTE: Friday's Hall of Fame Dinner
($37.00 all-you-can-eat buffet) You MUST pre-register.
Tickets will NOT be available on Friday.

Troy Marriott
1-75 and Big Beaver (Exit 69)
1/4 mile east of 1-75 on Big Beaver.

200 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, Michigan 48084
Telephone: (248) 680-9797

Directions from Metro Airport:
East on 1-94 to 1-75 North; proceed North to the Big Beaver Exit (Exit 69), then East on Big Beaver approximately 1/4 mile to the Troy Marriott.

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