Sound Shore Indoor Tennis is pleased to announce a great addition to our professional staff. Harold Toussaint joins us as Director of High Intensity Training for competitive junior players.
Harold brings great passion and enthusiasm for the game and brings out the best in his players.
Harold was born and raised in Haiti where he attained a ranking of #4 in the country. He played satellite tournaments and was named the assistant coach of the Davis Cup team. In this position, he worked with talented juniors and traveled with them to international tournaments.
Harold began his teaching career in Florida where he worked with renowned coaches, Juan Nunez and Rick Macci. He then moved to New York where he served for 14 years as Director of Tennis at Jefferson Valley. In 2015, Harold was a touring coach at the circuit of Nimes, in southern France. He also coached top ranked juniors at the Orange Bowl in 2014-2016. Presently, Harold is an assistant pro at New Rochelle Tennis.
For information on our High Intensity Training program, please email: JrTraining@soundshoreindoortennis.com or call 914.939.1300 x14. Some scholarships may be available for qualified players.
Sound Shore Indoor Tennis is hosting a USTA National Level 2 Tournament this week, for Boys 14 Singles and Doubles. Sign-in and practice begins Friday night, with Tournament play Saturday, February 11 through Monday, February 13, 2017.
This “National Open” will feature the best junior players from across the nation. Play begins at noon on Saturday and Sunday. Semi-Final and Final matches will be played on Monday.
Come by and watch the future of tennis. Admission is Free.
Season courts, junior programs, Drop-In clinics and Leagues will run on their regular schedules BUT please check in at the Front Desk for court assignments.
Sound Shore hosted the New York State Public High School Athletics Association (NYSPHSAA) Girls Tennis Championship this past weekend.
We are proud to announce the Girls State Singles Champion is our own Caitlin Ferrante. Our other HPTA player, Juliette Nask, with doubles partner Katherine Orgielewicz, took 3rd place. Congratulations!!
Caitlin Ferrante was 5th seed coming into this tournament. She is a sophomore at Yorktown High School. We expect to see more of her!
Juliette Nask was 5th seed and youngest player (eighth grader), playing with Katherine for Mamaroneck High School.
All three singles and doubles teams representing Section 1 advanced to the quarterfinals.
Great tennis and good sportsmanship made for a great event for players and spectators alike!
Congratulations to all players!!!
Sound Shore Indoor Tennis’ 3rd annual 3.0-3.5 Doubles Tournament on October 19, 2016, to benefit breast cancer research was a huge success! Donations from entry fees, hat purchases, hairband proceeds and free will donations totaled $1,400.00. With the triple match opportunity at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center this month, we hit a new record donation of $4,200.00. Thank you to all who participated and contributed to this worthy cause.
Tennis Director, Dale Balun, and Women’s League Director, Bea Tully, did an excellent job organizing the matches with 11 teams competing in a round-robin format from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Refreshments and award ceremony followed. Special thanks to Ilene Evans, our Manager, and Sound Shore staff for planning and preparations.
Our thanks to Wilson, The Tennis Professionals and VG Hair Design for their support and prizes.
Pink Ribbon baseball caps are still available this month at our Front Desk for a donation of $10.
1st place: Jill Hershaft & June Scharf
2nd place: Monique Amreutz & Lisette Overwell
3rd Place: Elonia Cortes & Katey Goldberg
Sound Shore Indoor Tennis is hosting our 3rd annual Breast Cancer Benefit on Wednesday, October 19th. Proceeds will provide three times the funding for crucial breast cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
We would be tickled pink for you and your partner to join us for a day of tennis and light refreshments in the hope of helping a sister, a mother, a daughter or a man in your life.
We welcome all donations for the cause. Pink ribbon caps are available at our Front Desk for a donation of $10 or more. (Checks can be written to MSK.)
We are happy to sponsor other levels if there are enough players.