Tuesday, August 1, 2017

November - December 2017

Getting Ready For Christmas Break...!

Junior Team Tennis Fall 2017:  It was a great season of smiley faces and two teams qualifying for the State Championships...! 

December 2017 Message:

Dear Tennis Friends,

I am teaching my regular schedule through December 22, then I go into Christmas break mode which includes invitational camps, fun tournaments, play days, and increased availability for private lessons by appointment.  Text or email me if you need details about camps or lessons.  Its been an amazing year for tennis in the Hill Country area.  Thanks for the opportunity to serve your tennis needs!

Merry Christmas from Sam, Monica, and Elijah!

ABOUT COACH SAM:  Coach Sam Chadwell has been involved in the tennis industry for nearly thirty 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.

Sam is a committed Christian and is always ready to give a testimony for the hope that dwells within him.  Sam has held numerous rankings and won many awards throughout his tennis career but considers surrendering his life to Jesus Christ as his life's greatest accomplishment. To God be the Glory.

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

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Saturday, Dec  23     10 and Under Tennis Clinic at Blossom Tennis Center  8:30 to 10 AM

Dec 26-28                JTT Match Play Camp at Blossom 2-4:30 PM

Dec 26-28               10 and Under Red & Orange Ball Camp at Blossom 4:30-6 PM

Saturday, Dec 30     Private Lessons at Blossom Tennis Center all day

Monday, Jan 1         New Year's Adult Fun Tournament at Blossom 2 to 4:30 PM

Jan 2-4                    JTT Match Play Camp at Blossom 2-4:30 PM

Jan 2-4                   10 and Under Red & Orange Ball Camp at Blossom 4:30-6 PM

Fri, Jan 5                Friday Night Family Tennis Fun Night at Blossom 6:30-8:30 PM

more dates / activities to be added soon.

Text 713-818-9109 to register or inquire about a lesson or program    

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 (Beginner/intermediate)
  • Saturday Elementary Class 
  • Saturday Adult Drills (Beginner/Intermediate)
  • Junior Team Tennis opportunities
  • Register for Saturday group classes online: http://blossomtennis.com
  • Phone / Text Coach Sam to schedule an appointment or to answer a question.

San Marcos Spring 2018 Programs 
Lesson Location:  Rio Vista Park:  555 Cheatham, San Marcos Tx, 78666 
Spring Classes Start Feb 19.  Online registration opens January 15: 
  • Hot Shots 10 and Under program:  Mondays 5 to 6:00 PM
  • Hot Shots Jr High and High School program:  Mondays 5 to 6:00 PM
  • Adult Beginner Program:  Mondays 6 to 7 PM
  • Adult Play Nights:  / Mondays 7:15 to 8:45 PM
Session One starts Feb 19.

Contact Coach Sam Chadwell with questions
Text / voicemail:  713-818-9109
Email:  coachsam@chadwelltennis.com
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/parksandracquetssanmarcos/

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.

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.

December Update:  We are in off season mode.

Spring tennis season runs Feb 24 through April 7.   Practice, match play, and tournament competition will be played primarily on Fridays and Saturdays.

Our Home Facility is Blossom Tennis Center,  12002 Jones-Maltsberger Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78216.  Off season classes and activities are available now.

The CBA tennis team does not have official practices scheduled in the fall, but players interested  to join the CBA spring tennis season are encouraged to practice on their own year round to achieve the best possible results.  Check with Coach Sam for off season training options like Junior Team Tennis, private lessons, and other local extra curricular tennis events.  Let's Go, Firebirds!

Home School Tennis Groups: Spring 2018

San Marcos Rio Vista Park, Mondays, 4 to 5 PM
New Braunfels Prince Solms Park, Tuesdays 1-2 PM

Home School Tennis is one of Coach Sam's great passions.  He has been working in home school communities since the 1990's and is a home school parent, himself.  The core tenant of home school tennis is games based fun family time in a relaxed tennis environment.   Cost for a four group lesson package is $40 for an individual and $75 for a family age 8 through adult.  Separate classes can also be organized for children age 5-7.  Loaner racquets are also available.  Fall sessions are about to begin, but you can get started any time.  And if you don't see a time slot or lesson location that fits your family's needs contact Sam about other events and options.  Let's Play Tennis!

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

Spring Travel Team Season Starts Feb 2018
Deadline to register:  Jan 31

Spring season consists of Sunday afternoon play dates: TBA
Cost for season:  $40 payable to USTA via Tennis Link online registration.
Contact Coach Sam for Team ID and registration instructions.

Team Practice Dates  
Age Group 12's, 14's, 16-18's Saturdays TBA  2:30 to 4:30 PM at Blossom.
Age Group 10 U Orange / Red Ball  Saturdays TBA 4:30 to 6 PM at Blossom
Cost for practices: $20 pay as you go.  Package rates available (tba)

Contact Sam to be added to the USTA Junior Team Tennis League info update list.
Email  coachsam@chadwelltennis.com   Voicemail / Text  713-818-9109

Check Out Coach Sam's Facebook Pages:

Chadwell Tennis

Parks and Racquets San Marcos

Coach Sam's Hill Country Community Tennis

NEISD Blossom Tennis Center 

Phone or text Sam at 713-818-9109

Email: Coachsam@chadwelltennis.com

This site last updated Sunday, Dec 15, 2017