The National Senior Men’s Tennis Association (NSMTA)
Over the past several months, a number of national tournament players and directors have been working to form a new men’s tennis organization. Some of the familiar names on their board of directors are:
- Steve Duffel
- Mas Kimball
- Jimmy Parker
- Jerry Thomas
- Ed Trost
- Larry Turville
According to a recent email that went out, “The purpose of the National Senior Men’s Tennis Association is to promote tennis among senior men 35 & over. This includes raising awareness, increasing interest, improving the quality of senior tennis events, and providing local support to tennis communities in the United States. Our aim is to provide a forum for communicating with members, for exchanging information and ideas amongst members, and to provide input to the United States Tennis Association that will be of benefit to senior men’s tennis.”
They are asking players to complete a very short survey. If you didn’t respond on the first go-round, a reminder blast will be coming from them on Sunday.
Florida Super Senior Grand Prix
There has been lots of disappointment over SW Florida losing two of their January tournaments. So if anyone knows of a facility that may still be willing to host one, please move it forward.
New Hampshire Chargers Tournament
With my defending-champ partner Bob Wilkie away, I am teaming up with another strong lefty, Larry Barnes, for this weekend’s tournament. we are playing a round-robin in the 60+ “A” division, which starts this afternoon.
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