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Fairbanks Tennis Association

Your local community tennis organization, providing Tennis Fun in the Midnight Sun!

FTA's 2024 Summer Programs Overview

Click here to view the Summer 2024 Overview.
Registration will open byMay 1

Offerings are contingent upon coaches availability. Minimum enrollments apply for some classes. If classes are canceled due to low enrollments, a full refund will be issued. 

Rain/Smoke Cancellation Policy:

  1. Cancellations will be announced on the FTA website. If possible, cancellations will be announced at least 30 minutes before the start of the class. However, in an effort to not cancel classes unnecessarily, we will always try to offer a class if there is a chance.
  1. Individual sessions canceled due to rain or smoke will be made up on Fridays (partial sessions will not be made-up). Groups may be combined for make-up sessions.
  2. If an entire week of class (including make-up-session on Friday) has to be canceled for rain/smoke, credits or refunds will be provided.

Scholarships:
Needs-based scholarships are available for youth programming. Qualified individuals are eligible for a 50% scholarship on most programs. 100% scholarship available for 6-9 year olds (Rosie’s classes). To find out more or to apply for a scholarship, please email: [email protected].

Kids Free Tennis Events, June 8th 1:00-3:30pm at the Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

FTA Adult Programs Registration

2024 Adult Beginners

Players are new or returning to tennis,
Players might have some experience playing tennis,
You might be a beginner even if you know basic strokes and are able to rally with others at low speed.
Also appropriate for HS beginners (15 years or older).

Adult Beginners W7/24 5:30 - 6:30

Registration closes on 07/24/2024 at 07:30 PM
Season Dates: 07/24/2024 to 07/24/2024
$12.50

2024 FREE Up River Down River

10am to noon on the following Sundays:

Player registration is free.

Up to 5 courts will be reserved for Match Play.
This is VERY CASUAL match play - anyone is welcome.
Formats may vary and we will switch partners every 30 minutes.

Registration gets your name on the list.
Each week when there is URDR scheduled, you will receive a text message with a survey asking you if you are interested in playing that week.
A community volunteer will make sure that we have an "even" number of players and will confirm your participation.
If you availability changes please let the community volunteer know as soon as possible, so everyone has someone to play with.

Adult programming is also open to mature HS varsity players ages 15 and older. Players over 18 have priority in adult programs if there is limited capacity.

If you are interested in participating in this program, please get your name on the list by registering here.
Be sure to include your cell phone number in the questions below.
Each week, you will receive a survey about your availability for that week.
Weekly participating is limited to 20 players.

2024 Free Adult URDR (Sunday 10-12)

Registration closes on 08/31/2024 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 05/05/2024 to 09/15/2024
$0.00

Private Lessons

2024 Lessons with Milo Griffin

Milo is available for lessons to all ages and levels.

Private lesson (1 player) $60/hour
Semi-Private/Group lesson (2-4 players) $72/hour

First, contact Milo for availability and to schedule a lesson. Then, register via the registration link below. Registration must be complete BEFORE the lesson.

call or text: 907-687-7703 for appointments

For semi-private/group lessons, one person takes financial responsibility for the lesson.
Be sure to register yourself and your fellow players via the appropriate registration link below.
You will be responsible for paying for the full cost of the lesson upfront.
Substitutions are possible, but no refund will be given if fewer players participate in a lesson than the original registration.
All participants must sign the FTA waiver and Covid-19 agreement.

Semi- Private/Group Lessons with Milo Griffin (7)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$72.00

Semi- Private/Group Lessons with Milo Griffin (8)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$72.00

Semi- Private/Group Lessons with Milo Griffin (9)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$72.00

Semi- Private/Group Lessons with Milo Griffin (10)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$72.00

Semi- Private/Group Lessons with Milo Griffin (5)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$72.00

Semi- Private/Group Lessons with Milo Griffin (6)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$72.00

Private Lessons with Milo Griffin (1)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$60.00

Private Lessons with Milo Griffin (2)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$60.00

Private Lessons with Milo Griffin (3)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$60.00

Private Lessons with Milo Griffin (4)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$60.00

Semi- Private/Group Lessons with Milo Griffin (1)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$72.00

Semi- Private/Group Lessons with Milo Griffin (2)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$72.00

Semi- Private/Group Lessons with Milo Griffin(3)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$72.00

Semi- Private/Group Lessons with Milo Griffin (4)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/07/2024 to 09/30/2024
$72.00

Lessons with Joel de Jesus 2024

Joel is available for lessons for all ages and levels.

60-minute lesson $50


First, contact Joel to schedule a time for your lesson. 
Then register via the registration link below.
Registration must be complete BEFORE lesson. 

Text 317-250-7039 to check availability and to schedule lessons.

For semi-private or group lessons, one person takes financial responsibility for the lesson.
Be sure to register yourself and your fellow players via the appropriate registration link below.
You will be responsible for paying for the full cost of the lesson upfront.
Substitutions are possible, but no refund will be given if fewer players participate in a lesson than the original registration.
All participants must sign an FTA waiver and Covid-19 agreement.

Private Lessons with Joel

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 05/21/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Joel (11)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 05/21/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Joel (2)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 05/21/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Joel (3)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 05/21/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Joel (4)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 05/21/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Joel (5)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 05/21/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Joel (6)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 05/21/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Joel (7)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 05/21/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Joel (8)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 05/21/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Joel (9)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 05/21/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Joel (10)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 05/21/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Lessons with Axton Siekmann 2024

Megan is available for lessons for all ages and levels.

60-minute lesson $45


First, contact Axton to schedule a time for your lesson. 
Then register via the registration link below. Registration must be complete BEFORE lesson. 

Text 907-888-2612 to check availability and to schedule lessons.

For semi-private or group lessons, one person takes financial responsibility for the lesson.
Be sure to register yourself and your fellow players via the appropriate registration link below.
You will be responsible for paying for the full cost of the lesson upfront.
Substitutions are possible, but no refund will be given if fewer players participate in a lesson than the original registration.
All participants must sign an FTA waiver.

Private Lessons with Axton

Registration closes on 07/27/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$45.00

Private Lessons with Axton (2)

Registration closes on 07/27/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$45.00

Private Lessons with Axton (3)

Registration closes on 07/27/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$45.00

Private Lessons with Axton (4)

Registration closes on 07/27/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$45.00

Private Lessons with Axton (5)

Registration closes on 07/27/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$45.00

Private Lessons with Axton (6)

Registration closes on 07/27/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$45.00

Private Lessons with Axton (7)

Registration closes on 07/27/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$45.00

Private Lessons with Axton (8)

Registration closes on 07/27/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$45.00

Private Lessons with Axton (9)

Registration closes on 07/27/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$45.00

Private Lessons with Axton (10)

Registration closes on 07/27/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$45.00

Lessons with Megan Young 2024

Megan is available for lessons for all ages and levels.

60-minute lesson $50


First, contact Megan to schedule a time for your lesson. 
Then register via the registration link below. Registration must be complete BEFORE lesson. 

Text 903-736-9612 to check availability and to schedule lessons.

For semi-private or group lessons, one person takes financial responsibility for the lesson.
Be sure to register yourself and your fellow players via the appropriate registration link below.
You will be responsible for paying for the full cost of the lesson upfront.
Substitutions are possible, but no refund will be given if fewer players participate in a lesson than the original registration.
All participants must sign an FTA waiver and Covid-19 agreement.

Private Lessons with Megan

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Megan (2)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Megan (3)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Megan (4)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Megan (5)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Megan (6)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Megan (7)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Megan (8)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Megan (9)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

Private Lessons with Megan (10)

Registration closes on 09/24/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 06/15/2024 to 10/10/2024
$50.00

FTA 2024 Summer Programming Registrations (6-11 Year Olds Classes)

2024 9-11 Year Old Classes

Registration for this class is on a weekly basis.
Need-based scholarships available.
For all programs 50% scholarships can be requested by contacting [email protected]
For classes taught by Rosie, full scholarships can be requested by contacting [email protected]

These classes are for players at all levels who turn 9 on or before May 1, 2024 and who turn 12 after May 1, 2025.

2024 9-11 yo Th 7/25 (10:15 - 11am Rosie)

Registration closes on 07/25/2024 at 10:59 AM
Season Dates: 07/25/2024 to 07/25/2024
$5.00

2024 9-11 yo Th 8/1 (10:15 - 11am Rosie)

Registration closes on 08/01/2024 at 10:59 AM
Season Dates: 08/01/2024 to 08/01/2024
$5.00

2024 9-11 yo Th 8/8 (10:15 - 11am Rosie)

Registration closes on 08/08/2024 at 10:59 AM
Season Dates: 08/08/2024 to 08/08/2024
$5.00

2024 6-8 Year Old Classes

Registration for this class is on a weekly basis.
Need-based scholarships available.
For all programs 50% scholarships can be requested by contacting [email protected]
For classes taught by Rosie, full scholarships can be requested by contacting [email protected]

These classes are for players at all levels who turn 6 on or before May 1, 2024 and who turn 9 after May 1, 2025.

2024 6-8 yo Th 7/25 (9:30 - 10:15am Rosie)

Registration closes on 07/25/2024 at 09:59 AM
Season Dates: 07/25/2024 to 07/25/2024
$5.00

2024 6-8 yo Th 8/1 (9:30 - 10:15am Rosie)

Registration closes on 08/01/2024 at 09:59 AM
Season Dates: 08/01/2024 to 08/01/2024
$5.00

2024 6-8 yo Th 8/8 (9:30 - 10:15am Rosie)

Registration closes on 08/08/2024 at 09:59 AM
Season Dates: 08/08/2024 to 08/08/2024
$5.00

FTA 2024 Summer Programming Registrations (10-13 year olds)

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

FTA 2024 Summer Programming Registrations (14-19 year olds)

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

Team Tennis Registration

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

Middle School Tennis Session (July 31 - September 8)

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

Waiver Only

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

Tournament Registration

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

High School Tennis Program Information

The 2024 Season Starts on Wednesday July 31!

All high school students – Plan to come out for your high school tennis team! Tennis is an out-sourced high school sport in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. Please email [email protected] with any questions!

·       FTA has a No-Cut policy

·       All ability levels are welcome

·       Scholarships are available

Registration is Required through Three Websites:

*** IMPORTANT: Players must complete ALL OF the following registrations prior to their first practice. ***

FTA Website: https://www.fairbankstennis.com/

Register players, sign all waivers, and pay the registration fee for the 2024 High School season. Team rosters for practices are provided to coaches based on registration with FTA through this website. Email [email protected] with any questions.

Big Teams Website (formerly PlanetHS): https://studentcentral.bigteams.com/

Register your player with their school to participate in all school activities. This has multiple waivers and is the location that a player’s required Sports Physical must be uploaded to before a player can participate in practices.  Contact your School’s Activities Coordinator if you have any questions.

Universal Tennis: https://www.universaltennis.com

FTA utilizes Universal Tennis for keeping track of match scores and regional ranking for players. This is also useful for comparison to players in Anchorage and outside of Alaska. Register for a free account if your player is new to FTA. Returning players should use their existing account from previous seasons. Email [email protected] with any questions.

Other Useful Information

District Activities: https://www.k12northstar.org/Page/9063

District webpage for all activities, including sports. Please note that this includes key information for Homeschool (Alternative Education) students, including a Google Form to register for an activity with the District. Homeschool students have an additional fee for doing each/every activity. This is NOT an FTA fee and must be coordinated directly with the District or your School’s Activities Coordinator. 

Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) Alternative Education Requirements:

https://asaa.org/eligibility/alternative-education/

All players in High School Tennis must be eligible students to participate in an activity, as determined and verified by their school. The District follows the ASAA requirements for Alternative Education students. Any questions or issues related to eligibility must be addressed through the District or your School’s Activities Coordinator.

Sports Physicals:

Sports physicals are parents’ responsibility and must be uploaded through Big Teams before a player will be eligible to practice for High School Tennis. A sports physical is valid for 18 months and must be valid through the end of the sports season. Physicals are not available in any of the schools. Local health care providers have physical exam forms in their offices. Please contact your local health care provider if you have any questions about obtaining a physical.

 

Eligibility for Practices and Matches

ASAA rules require a player to have a minimum of ten practices to participate in matches. Limited exceptions may be provided for multisport athletes and must be evaluated through your School. Minimum grades and the grade check schedule for academic eligibility for local matches, travel matches, and the state tournament travel may vary by School. In addition, class period and daily tardiness and/or absences will impact your players eligibility to participate in practices and matches. Please direct all questions regarding academic eligibility rules to your School’s Activities Coordinator. In addition to academic eligibility from the school, FTA HS Coaches may have team policies that impact eligibility for matches and practices.

 

Coaches and School Website:

School

Head Coach Info

School Website

 

 

 

Hutchison

Hailey Gundersen, [email protected] & Caitlin Deutsch, [email protected]

https://www.k12northstar.org/Page/5787

Lathrop

Megan Young, [email protected]

903-736-9612

https://www.k12northstar.org/Page/1620

Monroe

Caitlin Deutsch, [email protected] & Hailey Gundersen, [email protected]

https://www.catholic-schools.org/athletics.html

North Pole

Jay Samuel, [email protected]

907-378-2484

https://sites.google.com/k12northstar.org/nphsactivities/home?scrlybrkr=96b576dd

West Valley

Sabine Siekmann, [email protected]

907-371-8521

https://www.k12northstar.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=3062

 

Winter Tennis (2023/2024)

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

Denali State Bank Farthest North Tennis Tournament 2/9-2/11/2024

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

Spring 2024 Trip to Las Vegas

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

2023 Nortech Nanook Tennis Tournament Information

Please join us during the last weekend of 2023 for some fun tennis competitions.
This program is made possible by the generous donations by members of the tennis community as well as local businesses made for the Raising the Hoops project.

Divisions are organized into 2.5 to 3 hour time slots to accommodate busy holiday schedules.
I am hoping there is something for everyone (14 years or older).

Registration is FREE (except where otherwise noted, i.e. the verified UTR divisions). 
Please register EARLY. I will adjust the divisions and schedule based on player interest.
If certain divisions don’t have sufficient enrollments by 12/22, they may be canceled in favor of divisions that are more popular.

Donations to FTA are encouraged. Please add your donation when registering at fairbankstennis.com.
These donations will be used to cover balls and administrative costs of this event - and to support this and future FTA programming.

If more than the maximum number of players register for certain divisions, players will be selected by skill-level to create fun match ups for everyone. Please check the updated schedule and divisions in the days leading up the event to check your assigned divisions. Keep in in mind that schedule may change. If YOUR schedule/availability changes, please contact Sabine immediately.

This is a LOT of organize, so please keep that in mind when communicating with organizers.

Friday 12/29
5:00 - 7:30pm: Advanced DOUBLES Up River Down River 
7:30 - 10:00: Intermediate DOUBLES Up River Down River

Saturday 12/30
9:00am - 12:00pm Community DOUBLES Round Robin (register with partner or looking for a partner)
12:00pm - 3:00pm UTR Verified SINGLES Round Robin - Additional Registration and Fee Required
3:00pm - 6:00pm Community SINGLES Round Robin
6:00pm - 9:00pm UTR Verified Doubles Round Robin - Additional Registration and Fee Required

Sunday 12/31
12:00pm - 3:00pm Adult ONLY Community Doubles Up River Down River (Intermediate/Advanced)
3:00pm - 6:00pm Family Tournament Round Robin

7:00pm: News Year Eve Party at Eric and Sabine’s House (Crockpot Potluck)

Updated divisions, schedules and players will be published here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ljPgGlSMYI7cpgvwKp2X_E2v_1bq6PGbwWbOTs58mWM/edit?usp=sharing

2023 Nortech Nanook Tennis Tournament Registration

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

High School Registration

2024 High School Tennis Season


West Valley HS Season

Registration closes on 08/18/2024 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/31/2024 to 09/28/2024
$240.00

Hutchison HS Season

Registration closes on 09/14/2024 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/31/2024 to 09/28/2024
$240.00

North Pole HS Season

Registration closes on 08/18/2024 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/31/2024 to 09/28/2024
$240.00

Monroe HS Season

Registration closes on 08/18/2024 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/31/2024 to 09/28/2024
$240.00

Lathrop HS Season

Registration closes on 08/18/2024 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/31/2024 to 09/28/2024
$240.00

Contact Us

Fairbanks Tennis Association

PO Box 73993 
Fairbanks, Alaska 99707

Phone: 907-455-4301
Email: [email protected]

Fairbanks Tennis Association

PO Box 73993 
Fairbanks, Alaska 99707

Phone: 907-455-4301
Email: [email protected]
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