College

All Endings are Merely Beginnings.

Well unfortunately the boys tennis team was unable to persuade the school to give them one more year to finish their college tennis career.  No real surprise but I was so proud of their valiant effort and mature, dignified response to the situation. The team demanded a meeting with the athletic director and were granted […]

Another Tennis Program Falls: no concern for student athletes

It is such a sad day in the Crazy Tennis Mom’s home.  If you have been following my blog you know I have a son playing D1 tennis.  Well yesterday we received a call from him informing us that the tennis program was cancelled.  Yes another D1 tennis program falls  to the mighty dollar.  The […]

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College tennis…the time of your life!

Listening to the “Flip-Side”

If you are at least as old as I am you will remember the old “forty-five” records. As you know the artists recorded their new hit single on one side and on the “flip-side” was some little known song that seldom made the charts and was hardly ever heard. Isn’t that the way with so […]

Striking the Perfect Balance

The college tennis season is in full swing, and with that a whole new reality. Ready or not here it comes! Off season practice and work-out schedule seemed rather daunting to me but it is nothing compared to the tennis season schedule. These young men and women who take on the challenge of playing college […]

A Day in the Life of a College Tennis Player.

I have had the pleasure of spending the last three weeks with my son as he unwinds from his first semester of college.  The maturity I have seen in him is overwhelming.  I sent a teenager away to college and a young man has been returned to me. We have had a great time catching […]

Preparation Checklist: Item #3

Time again to look at how prepared your son or daughter is for the adventures of college tennis. First a quick review of the first couple of items on our preparation check list: Item #1: Have you spent enough time teaching your child to behave on the tennis court? Item #2:  Is your child making […]