Welcome to the official web site of the Kansas District Tennis Association! WWW.KANSAS.USTA.COM
We are working to serve you better! The purpose of the KDTA is to
promote the sport of tennis as a means of recreation, good health, and sportsmanship by facilitating league programs, tournaments, and other tennis-related events and activities. These programs are offered for adults, juniors, seniors, in addition to mentally or physically handicapped athletes.
Use this site to get latest information on events and activities going on throughout the state. Our hope is that this information will help you get involved in the great sport of tennis.
Click here to print the Local League Grievance Form
Annual Meeting Notice
USTA/Kansas Annual meeting and Awards Presentations will be held Sunday November 8, 2015 at Crestview Country Club Main Clubhouse and Topaz Room, 1000 North 127th Street East, Wichita, KS 67206.
Executive Board meeting ….. 9:30 – 11:00 A.M.
Staff Meeting with Board ….. 11:00 – 11:50 A.M.
Luncheon begins at noon. Awards Presentations follow.
Please send confirmation of your attendance to Diana Christman, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 785-357-8480 on or before November 1, 2015
It’s important to know if you plan to attend so we may have attendance numbers for food and seating at Crestview.
League Teams Advancing to Nationals
Myron Pushyk and Matt Wright - 18 & Over Adult 5.0+ Men
Terry Cobb and Steve Pigg - 55 & Over Adult 8.0 Men
Debbie and Rick Flynn - 18 & Over 6.0 Mixed Doubles
Mel Brown - 18 & Over 7.0 Mixed Doubles
USTA/Kansas has appointed Gayle West Shaw as Coordinator for ROGY Pathway and 12 & Under programs in the district.
Gayle resides in Topeka with her son, Lance Lysaught, his wife and their six children. Lance is currently Washburn University Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach. Her grandchildren play tennis in Missouri Valley Junior Competition and also high school tennis.
She has extensive tennis background as an adult league player as co-captain of women’s teams. She has attended Section Championships with her 3.5 Women’s team. She also enjoys golf, yoga, pickle ball and spending time with her grandchildren on the tennis court.
Gayle will be working to implement consistency and communication with tournament directors, players and parents regarding the ROGY Pathway in order to promote a better understanding of the system. She will be responsible for monitoring pathway progression and compliance to the ROGY rules for players’ advancement from level to level. She will schedule and review ROGY tournaments prior to sanctioning and submit them for approval.
We hope you will be able to meet Gayle in the very near future. Her plan is to travel to your facilities and tournament sites to assist you with questions and to determine what Kansas District can do to make the Pathway experience one that is both fun and rewarding for youth and parents as they begin to learn skills in a sport they can enjoy their entire lives.
Here is her contact information
12 & Under Coordinator
3327 SE 39th Terrace
Topeka, KS 66609
Jayhawk Adult Open Results:
Men’s Open Singles Champion - Francois Van Impe, Elkhorn, NE
Finalist - Victor De Melo, Salina, KS
Men’s Open Doubles Champions – Victor De Melo, Salina, KS
Thiago Santos, Salina, KS
Finalists - Zack and Ben Newell, Kansas City, KS
Women’s Open Singles Champion – Abby Stevens, Wichita, KS
Finalist - Maria Luduena, Lawrence, KS
Women’s Open Doubles Champions – Abby Stevens, Wichita, KS
Summer Schlotterback, Hutchinson, KS
Finalists - Alexis Czapinski, Lawrence, KS
Maria Luduena, Lawrence, KS
There were 86 campers for the 4 day McPherson Advantage Junior Tennis Club annual camp held May 26-29. The Mac Advantage will be conducting group lessons, team tennis for all ages, and offering private lessons through July. Registration forms for club programs can be found on the MRC site at www.ymca-mrc.com, youth athletics, Mac Advantage.
2015 UMPIRE SCHOOL
June 28, 2015
Genesis Health Club
Connie Robertson is working with returning warriors at Fort Riley, traveling there once a week to teach both wheelchair and stand-up tennis. Once the soldiers are ready to leave, the diversity representative in the area of the country they are returning to is contacted so that they can continue to play and improve their game. For more information contact Connie at email@example.com.