The recruiting combine consists of two parts. A mandatory parents information meeting and a one-day selection process (“the combine”). A Combine will take place at the beginning of the Spring/Outdoor season and at the beginning of the Fall/Indoor Season. This event is for children between the ages of 5-10 who aspire to be elite tennis players.
In order to complete registration for this tryout, parents must attend one of the “Parent Meetings” (see Upcoming Events) or request a waiver from our coaching staff.
Part one: Parent Meeting – 7:00pm-8:30pm (no fee)
Agenda of Meeting
- Town Hall style meeting with parents and coaches. Topic: “How to a Grow a Super-Athlete.”
- Focus on training logistics
- Dietary intake analysis.
Part two: Performance Evaluations – 6:00am – 10:00am ($195 fee)
Combine Evaluation Criteria:
- Spatial relationship between the child and the child’s body
- Performance in a variety of athletic tests
Evaluations are designed to analyze players’ attitude, skill set, and commitment to high performance coaching.
- Attire – White shirt or top (2), shorts, skirt, cross-training shoes, and towel
- Medical certification
- One liter of water or more
- Fruit including a banana
- Dietary log sheet(s)
- Bring a lunch
6:00AM-7:00AM – Endurance Challenge (3-5 miles)
7:30AM-8:00AM – Individual leg hops
8:00am-8:45AM – Changing footwork drills, three-quarter-court sprint time and behavior analytics.
8:45AM-9:15AM – Swinging tests (include forehand, backhand and serve)
9:15AM-9:45AM – Eye, hand and feet coordination, and spatial drills
9:45AM-10:00AM – Tennis relays
Responding as notice of attending
Please RSVP only if accepting the invitation. The daily dietary log sheet and medical clearance/certification will be sent to you once we have your acceptance.
You must submit completed accurate daily dietary log sheets, medical clearance/certification and registration fee in order for your child to participate in the combine. No exceptions.
Day two (2) Registration Fee is ($195) per child