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Tennis Coaches Corner

2018 Summer Update

July 5, 2018

NAC Motion: NAIA National Tennis Tournament to stop all matches at 5, including first round matches. DENIED

NAC Motion:To add a consolation match for first round losers at the NAIA National Tournament.  DENIED

Official Ball - The Wilson U.S. Open Extra Duty ball is the official tennis ball of the NAIA.


 

COACHES RESOURCES

TENNIS COACHES MANUAL

2018 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, Postseason Competition, Postseason Rosters, Reporting Results & Statistics, NAIA-TCA Standing Committees, Tennis Rating Manual, Leadership Responsibilities, In-Game Statistics Worksheet, Statistics Summary, NAIA-TCA Business Meeting Minutes, NAIA-TCA Constitution, National Championship Bracket

NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Tennis Sport Manager: Dan Robinson
Tennis Ratings Contact: TBD


NAIA TENNIS COACHES ASSOCIATION
President Christopher Tudor, Olivet Nazarene University
Vice President: Jessica Cunningham, Georgetown College
Secretary: Tom Bates, Middle Georgia State University
Past President: Jennifer Pourchier, Reinhardt University
NAC Liaison: Jason Horn, Xavier University of Louisiana


Coaches Associations

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) is the governing body of college tennis. With more than 1,700 coach members, the organizatin represents more than 1,200 institutions through all divisions of intercollegiate athletics.

ITA Convention: December 14-17, 2017 (Naples, Fla.)
NAIA-TCA Business Meeting: May 14, 2018 (Mobile, Ala.)
NAIA-TCA Business Meeting Minutes


OPEN DATES

Open Dates is a free online posting service for NAIA members to advertise or search for open competition dates to compete in the regular season

IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES
CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
Individual Student Award - April 15, 2019

Conference Champions of Character Team Award - NAIA Conferences may choose to sponsor the Conference Champions of Character Team Award.  Please check with your conference regarding award availability and criteria. 

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - April 15, 2019
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2019

OTHER AWARDS

All-American Awards - May 10, 2019

FORMS PAGE
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
Potential Qualifier Packet
Mobile, AL Host Site Information

Drug Testing: Consent Form | More Information


HELPFUL TOOLS

ITA Rulebook
Live Stats/Webcasting How-To Guide
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards