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Tennis Doesn’t Just Start with Love

By Darla Jirousek  Girls’ 18 Champs We’re here,” mom said, looking at me from the front seat. I looked out the window. “Oh.” At 6 years old, I wasn’t happy about moving from Ohio to Oklahoma and leaving all my friends behind. I had no idea of how the move would impact my life. Since…
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Job Opening – Full Time Teaching Professional

Public facility in Edmond, OK is looking for a full-time Tennis Professional. Includes lessons, adult and junior classes. Position Overview: We are currently accepting resumes for the position of Tennis Professional. Public facility is operational year-round. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Tennis Professional who is a strong player with a collegiate tennis…
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Parent Meeting

Save the Date: Junior Tennis Parent Meeting - Wednesday, February 28th 5:30-6:00pm. David Minihan, Director of Tennis will discuss the USTA Oklahoma tournament process. Any parents who have children that are currently playing or wish to one day start playing USTA tournaments, are encouraged to attend.
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UTR to be Used in 2018

By David Minihan, USPTA Master Professional Beginning January 2018, USTA Oklahoma will be using the Universal Tennis Rating system (UTR) for seeding the Challenger and Champs circuits. UTR enables all players to measure their abilities and to discover precise and reliable players’ ratings based on actual match results. Over the last ten years Universal Tennis…
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National Tournament Headed to Kickingbird

EDMOND, OK - Kickingbird Tennis Center received some exciting news yesterday as they were awarded the USTA Girls' 18 National Selection that will take place June 30-July 3, 2018.  While the 2018 schedule was already set, the original host facility had to drop the tournament, which resulted in Kickingbird's gain.  "USTA nationals contacted us and…
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Online Court Availability Posted

Customers now have the ability to view our court availability up to three days on our website.  This will give you the ability to view what courts are available and then contact our clubhouse to book the court. Indoor court availability http://kbtenniscenter.com/court-rental/ Outdoor court availability http://kbtenniscenter.com/court-availability/ One of our goals if for you to be…
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Letter from David Minihan

I wanted to take this time and introduce myself.  I cannot tell you how excited and honored I am to become the new Director of Tennis at Kickingbird.  I know I have some big shoes to fill, but I'm up for the challenge! A little background about me....I am married to my beautiful wife, Lisa…
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Teaching Professionals to Become Certified

By June 2018 all Kickingbird teaching professionals will become USPTA certified.  "It is extremely important to me that our teaching staff is USPTA certified.  I believe continuing education is a huge component to our staff.  We need to stay up to date with the latest teaching styles and equipment to ensure that we are providing…
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