CTA Spotlight: Quincy Tennis Association
Quincy Tennis Association
Location and USTA Midwest District:
Quincy, IL | Mid-South Illinois
Brief History of Organization:
Quincy Tennis Association (QTA) is a group of tennis enthusiasts who enjoy the sport and want to share their passion for the game. QTA has existed since the early 1900s. It started as a club. Then it began to offer more local tennis tournaments, leagues, youth programs and events known as "TennisFEST" days.
Programs and Services Offered:
- Quincy Tennis Association Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles Championships (annually, singles in June, doubles in July, mixed doubles at the end of October)
- The Middle School CLUB Tennis Team programs coordinated by Ethan Arns, PTR, the Women's and Men's Head Tennis Coach at Quincy University (program occurs every fall with Coach Arns utilizing his NCAA D-II tennis team players at all Comet and "Hot Shot" Sunday practices, match play and competitions)
More info. about Middle School programs:
The Quincy Junior High School COMET
6th - 8th grades team tennis
Fall Sundays in September and October
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Coach Ben Dombroski, Quincy Junior High School Coach
The "Hot Shots"
6th - 8th grades (or equivalent) comprised of all area Private/Parochial grades schools (St. Peter, St. Francis, Blessed Sacrament, St. Dominic, St. James Lutheran) and the two local Home and School Associations
Coach Ethan Arns
The Quincy Racquet and Pickleball Club
"Hit-Around" Middle School CLUB Tennis Teams (two to three teams)
Two practices this spring, one towards the end of May
Quincy Racquet Club
Proudest Moment/Most Exciting Event:
QTA is extremely proud of its City Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles tournaments run every year.
Tell Us About Any Upcoming Events or Promotions:
- Spring 2023 Middle School CLUB Tennis Team "Hit-Around" opportunities
- QTA/QRC TennisFEST 2023
More about TennisFEST 2023
A FAM-tastic tennis event for kids, teens and adults; from 10 & Under ‘skills drills’ to Cardio Tennis! There will also be prize drawings for anyone who signs up.
May 7, 2023
Quincy Racquet Club
If it rains, play will be moved inside!
What Is One Thing You Want Everyone To Know About Your CTA:
Quincy Tennis Association is made up of highly engaging and energetic volunteers who plan, run and execute a wide-variety of tennis programming at public and private tennis courts in and around the Quincy, Adams County Illinois area (75-100+ mile radius). QTA coordinates very well with the local Quincy Racquet Club, also known as the Quincy Racquet and Pickleball Club, that has four indoor tennis courts and three outdoor courts. QTA also coordinates with the Quincy Park District that has nine tennis courts at the Clarence "Candy" Greeman Tennis Center (24th and Chestnut, Reservoir Park) as well as four tennis courts at South Park (12th and Jackson) and two tennis courts at Madison Park (24th and Maine). The association also collaborates with the Great River Tennis Association (Mark Schuering, President) and the local Quincy Public and Private Schools and Home School Associations.
Learn more about Quincy Tennis Association by visiting www.quincytennisassociation.com.