Monday, June 12, 2017

Summer Tennis Action is in Full Swing

STATE QUALIFIERS..!   Local  junior players from Lockhart and Seguin (pictured above) combined to win the SATA Junior Team Tennis Summer City Championships in the 18 intermediate skill level division.   These young athletes qualified for the USTA Junior Team Tennis Texas Sectional Championships in Beaumont, Texas.

Hill Country Cup Tournament: July 22

  • Adult and junior singles doubles and mixed doubles
  • Entry Fee $25  
  • Deadline for tournament: Monday, July 17.  
  • Questions?  Text 713-818-9109   or Email
  • Click the pay now button below to pay your $25 entry fee for the July 22 tournament.  No matches will start before 11 AM.  Tournament match times will be available Thurs July 20

  • ABOUT COACH SAM:  Coach Sam Chadwell has been involved in the tennis industry for over twenty five  years as a player, coach, and community organizer. Sam is currently employed as a tennis professional at Blossom Tennis Center in San Antonio, Head Tennis Coach for Calvary Baptist Academy New Braunfels and is also working in partnership with the City of San Marcos and USTA-Texas to provide player development programs and activities for San Marcos and surrounding hill country area communities.

    Professional Coaching:  Sam is available for group and private tennis lessons by appointment. Text 713-818-9109 to schedule an appointment.

    Private Tennis Lessons:  Pay as you go:  $60/ hour.  Lesson can be semi private and you can split the cost with a doubles partner or friend.  Family Lessons are also available at the private private lesson rate.  Unlimited family members = same hourly rate.

    Save Money With Lesson Package Deals:  $50/hour package price.  Must purchase 2 or more lessons in advance

    Pay For Your Private Lessons Online


    Saturday, July 8         Blossom Tennis Center all day

    Sunday, July 9           Hill Country Cup, 6:30 to 8:30 PM  Lockhart HS

    Friday, July 14          San Marcos Family Night Rio Vista 6:30 -8:30 PM

    Saturday, July 15      Private Tennis Lessons,  Adult Tennis Fun Night Blossom, 7-9 PM.

    Sunday, July 16       Sam is off

    Friday, July 21         Family Tennis Night Blossom Tennis Center, 7 to 9 PM

    Saturday, July 22     Hill Country Cup JTT Tournament, Seguin HS,  11 AM to 6 PM

    Sunday, July 23       Sam is off

    more dates / activities to be added soon.

    Text 713-818-9109 to register for a program or schedule / inquire about a lesson.


    Summer programs will be held at multiple locations around the hill country area, San Antonio, and Lake Jackson.

    Registration:  Send Email to for camp prices, other payment methods, and additional details.

    San Antonio -Blossom Tennis Center:
    Tennis Center Address 12002 Jones-Maltsberger Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78216
    • Private Tennis Lessons (adults and juniors)
    • Morning single and doubles strategy drills
    • Homeschool Tennis
    • Evening Adult Drills
    • Evening Kids Classes
    • Saturday Elementary Class 
    • Junior Team Tennis opportunities
    • Register for most group classes online:
    • Phone / Text Coach Sam to schedule an appointment or to answer a question.

    San Marcos Summer Programs 
    Lesson Location:  Rio Vista Park:  555 Cheatham, San Marcos Tx, 78666 

    Calvary Baptist Academy, New Braunfels, Tx

    The Calvary Baptist Academy Firebirds recently completed a very successful 2017 spring season winning 8 medals at their State Meet.  When in season the Firebirds tennis team holds practice Mondays from 6 to 7:30 PM.   We are currently hosting an off season summer training program.

    Home schoolers are welcome to join our team.  No experience necessary.  We will teach you how to play.  Contact Coach Sam at 713-818-9109 to schedule a try out.   For more info go to the Calvary Baptist Academy Athletics tennis page.

    USTA Junior Team Tennis for
    San Antonio and the Hill Country Area

    Off Season Summer League at Blossom Tennis Center:
    Session One:  June 3, 10, 24    (June 24 canceled)
    Session Two:  July 1, 8, 29
    Age Groups:  14U and 18U.  League meets Saturdays from 2:30 to 4:30 PM.  Cost: $40 / session.

    Special Event:  Hill Country Cup Tournament:  July 22 in San Marcos.  $25   Deadline: July 10

    Contact Coach Sam to be added to the Junior Team Tennis League.
    Email   Voicemail / Text  713-818-9109

    Fall league information will be available soon.

    Hill Country Cup Junior Team Tennis Competition

    Hill Country Cup is a tennis competition designed to get junior high and high school players on the court in the summer for organized play days and culminates in a fun season ending team tournament.   

    Participants compete in a series of weekend play days and wrap up the summer with a team tennis tournament against teams from San Antonio and surrounding areas.

    Important Dates and Information for the Hill Country Cup Junior League
    • Hill Country League Play Dates:  June 11, June 30, and July 9  
    • Hill Country Cup Team Tournament: July 22, Times TBA (Seguin HS)
    • Cost:  $40 package, Includes match days and tournament.  
    • Pay as You go individual match days $15 each, tournament: $25  
    • Deadline for tournament: Saturday, July 17.  
    • Questions?  Text 713-818-9109   or Email
    • Click the pay now button below to pay your $25 entry fee for the July 22 tournament.  No matches will start before 11 AM.  Tournament match times will be available Thurs July 20

    This site last updated Friday, July 15, 2017

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    Phone or text Sam at 713-818-9109