school tennis coaches needed!

Erwin High - Fall (Girls) & Spring (Boys) for 2017-18 school year
Contact:  Michael Sexton, AD 828.215.8110 - michael.sexton@bcsemail.org

Cane Creek Middle - Fall (Coed) for 2017-18 school year
Contact:  Karen Barnhill, Principal 828.628.0824 - karen.barnhill@bcsemail.org

Reynolds Middle School - Fall for 2017-18 school year
Contact:  Rebekah Calloway 828.575.3037; Stanley Wheless, Asst Principal/Athletic Admin 828.552.2292


Annual Kid's tennis carnival!

The ATA's annual FREE Junior Carnival is fast approaching. Last year we had over 40 kids participate and area players showed up to share their love for the game with the next generation.

Learn about upcoming clinics and camps in our area.  Tennis instructors will be on hand to lead workshops & games!  Racquets & balls provided.  

Tennis Carnival 2016

Tennis Carnival 2016

This FREE EVENT is geared towards kids ages 5-12 years old.  Beginners & experienced players welcome!  Pre-register now! 

  • Date:  Sunday June 4th, 2017
  • Time:  2p-3:30p
  • Location:  Aston Tennis Park
  • FREE Ice Cream from the Hop for kids!
  • Please bring water bottle & wear a hat!  It can get hot on the court!
  • Parents/Guardians please stay on site during event.
  • Try Tennis Kickoff event, for adults, happening at the same time!

Volunteers needed for this event.  Sign up now to help or contact us at ashevillecta@gmail.com


Middle School Clinic & Match Play - FREE!

Open to all rising 6th graders through 8th graders in Buncombe County.  The series begins with a clinic, taught by a teaching pro, on May 7th from 4-5p.  Then return for match play on Sundays in May.  Match play will be facilitated by an ATA volunteer.

*Middle School students can sign up to volunteer at our Annual Kid's Tennis Carnival!


Summer junior clinics

Beginner Clinics (5-6 year olds)
When:  Monday & Wednesday starting June 19th
Time:  5:30p-6:15p
Where:  Aston Tennis Park
Cost:  $30 per child
Register here!

Beginner Clinics (7-10 year olds)
When:  Monday & Wednesday starting June 19th
Time:  6:30p-7:30p
Where:  Aston Tennis Park
Cost:  $40 per child
Register here!

Our Beginner clinics utilize the the USTA 10 and Under format.  10 and Under Tennis was designed with the child in mind. We use smaller rackets and slower balls that allow children to get acclimated to the sport in a fun environment.

Advanced Beginners (7-10 year olds)
When:  Monday & Wednesday starting June 19th
Time:  5:30p-6:30p
Where:  Aston Tennis Park
Cost:  $60 per child
Register here!
*This clinic is designed for players who have taken clinics or lessons before.  Taught by tennis Pro, Ben Baron.

Intermediate (8-13 year olds)
When:  Monday & Wednesday starting June 19th
Time:  6:30p-7:30p
Where:  Aston Tennis Park
Cost:  $65 per child
Register here!
*This clinics is designed for players who can                    consistently keep ball in play for a few strokes, keep score & serve.  Taught by tennis Pro, Ben Baron.

  • All sessions are 6 weeks long
  • Pre-registration required
  • Athletic shoes only
  • Please bring water bottle & hat to each session
  • Scholarship deadline  - June 10th
  • Rackets on sale for $10 until June 10th
  • NO REFUNDS
  • ATA reserves the right to cancel clinics due to low registration
  • Early bird pricing ends June 10th  - prices increase $10 after June 10th

summer clinic - North Buncombe

All Levels (8-13 year olds) - 8 weeks long
When:  Thursdays starting June 22nd
Time:  6:30p-8:00p
Where:  North Buncombe Middle School
Cost:  $40 per child
Register here!

  • Pre-registration required
  • Athletic shoes only
  • Please bring water bottle & hat to each session
  • Rackets on sale for $10 until June 10th
  • Scholarship deadline - June 10th 
  • NO REFUNDS
  • ATA reserves the right to cancel clinic due to low registration
  • Early bird pricing ends June 10th  - regular price ($50) after June 10th

Summer Clinic - Roberson Location

Intermediate (10-13 yr olds) - 8 weeks long
When:  Tuesdays starting June 20th
Time:  7:15p-8:15p
Where:  Roberson High School
Cost:  $75 per child
Register here!
(Must be able to rally, serve & keep score)
*Off July 4th

Beginners (7-10 year olds) - 8 weeks long
When:  Tuesdays starting June 20th
Time:  6-7p
Where:  Roberson High School
Cost:  $75 per child
Register here!
*Off July 4th
 

Jean-Michel Werk

Jean-Michel Werk

  • Pre-registration required
  • Athletic shoes only
  • Please bring water bottle & hat to each session
  • Rackets on sale for $10 until June 10th
  • Scholarship deadline - June 10th 
  • NO REFUNDS
  • ATA reserves the right to cancel clinic due to low registration
  • Early bird pricing until June 10th  - regular price ($85) after June 10th

Roberson clinics taught by Tennis pro, Jean Michel Werk.
 


Ata junior tennis scholarships

The ATA offers Junior tennis scholarships to help cover the cost of our clinics and camps.  Click here to download the scholarship application.  Applications can be emailed to ashevillecta@gmail.com or sent via mail to P.O. Box 514 Asheville, NC.  28802.

Once you have completed the application, and sent it to us, we will contact you regarding your status.  


Tennis is a sport for kids to learn early in life.  It’s not too late for adults and seniors too! The human system can be trained and improved at any stage of life. Here’s the key… you must begin playing tennis now to get these benefits throughout your lifetime. Tennis is truly the sport for a lifetime!

  • The sport of a Lifetime! 
    People of all abilities, ages and skill can enjoy this wonderful sport! There are opportunities in Leagues, tournaments and events for everyone who wants to get involved!
  • Sportsmanship!
    Tennis teaches you to compete fairly as well as how to win and lose graciously.
  • Teamwork!
    Doubles and League team play encourages communication between you, your partner and teammates.
  • Social Environment!
    Meet and make friends with partners, teammates, opponents, volunteers and many others who share the same interest in tennis as you!
  • Health Benefits!
    Burn calories, fine-tune balance and motor skills, improve speed, acceleration and hand-eye coordination, all while having fun!
 

Is your child ready for competitive tennis?  Sign them up for a Junior tournament!  Check out the USTA Southern Divsion schedule.