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18th Annual Western Regional Meeting and Instructors Clinic

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Western Regional Meeting and Instructors Clinic
 
The 18th Annual Western Regional Meeting and Instructors Clinic was held in perfect weather on Saturday, August 25th at Tennis Club of Rochester.
 
This is 18th Annual Western Regional Meeting and Instructors Clinic  USPTA alternates each year…bringing in an outside presenter to conduct the clinic one year and three local USPTA presenters the next year. In 2012, the presenters were Ron Dyson from Dyson Tennis Academy, and Jason Stephens and Greg Yahia from Midtown Athletic Club.
 
The program was facilitated by USPTA Western Representative and USTA Eastern’s Western Regional President Steve Pekich and organized by USPTA Representative Sue Bloch.  
 
The presentations included Ron Dyson on "Tennis Coaching," Jason Stephens on "10 and Under Tennis," and Greg Yahia on "Tennis Technique.” All were informative and well-received by an audience that was a mix of coaches and professionals that came from some distance.  
 
The day began with remarks from Jill Fonte, USTA Eastern’s new Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, who traveled from White Plains to attend the event. The on court presentations began at 9AM followed by lunch at Noon provided by Tennis Club of Rochester.  After lunch, Steve Pekich convened a meeting of the Western Regional Management Committee. Among those in attendance were Vice President Barry Prince, Secretary/Treasurer Reeta Hayes, District 14 Delegate Marion Deleo, and Western Region Tennis Service Representative Joe Steger.
 
 

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