7 results for month: 05/2015


CP Theatre Performance, Thursday May 21 @ 6pm

PLEASE JOIN US Thursday, May 21 at 6PM at the Spanish Oaks Pavilion for The Importance of Being Earnest Bring a friend!  

Dallas and Houston SCMZ Tournament Highlights

DALLAS 12's and 14's Coach Newman on notable player performances he watched this weekend.   Harrison Chiu finished 4th in B14 'A' draw, very competitive in matches he lost.  He will compete for sectional title. Max Schmidhauser scrapped his way to victory in B14 'B' draw, competed extremely well with calm demeanor and great sportsmanship! Jack Lum playing Monday tennis, extremely clear about his game style. Megha Dania won the backdraw in G14s 'A' draw for her second SCMZ in a row. Coach Lucie on notable player performances she watched this weekend. Caroline Wernli won her 2nd straight singles SCMZ in girls 12's A draw.  She is ...

12U ATA Devastators take 2nd at JTT State!

The 12 and under intermediate Junior Team Tennis team, ATA Devastators, took 2nd place in the Texas section this past weekend in New Braunfels! The team played 4 team matches and only dropped 4 sets out of 20.  Gabrielle Flores also took home the Sportsmanship Award for the event, voted on by the opposing teams. ATA also had their 10 and under team, ATA Smashers, competing in the USTA, Texas sectionals. Pictured above (left to right) Devan Sabapathy, Jake Riezebeek, Neha Dania, Keana Moon, Gabrielle Flores, Adi Iyer, Ross Cockrell and Coach Carrie.  

10 Characteristics of being a Great Competitor!

Coach Lucie discussed this article by Pat Dougherty to Academy and CP students during practices this rainy week. Everyone was asked to take notes and be ready to discuss the characteristics of being a great competitor. Click the link below to read the full article. Download the article here: www.apbelt.com/images/10_Characteristics.doc

NCAA Team Championships come to Texas!!!

This Thursday May 14th the Men begin and Friday May 15th the Women begin the round of Sweet 16 of the NCAA Team Tennis Championships. Baylor University is hosting the event, which will see the top 16 Men's and Women's teams converge on Waco to determine the best team in the nation. Both Men's and Women's semifinals will be on Monday, May 18th. Click Here to find out more

Sweeney Brothers Headed To State

ATA Academy players and Westlake High School students Julian and Marcus Sweeney teamed up to earn their way into the Texas UIL State Tennis Tournament. "It's fun playing with Marcus because since I am the big brother, I'm calling the shots and running all of the plays," Julian said. "The most challenging part is keeping our energy up, which is one of the most important things in doubles." The duo won four matches at District and another 5 matches at Regionals. With two teams from each Region qualifying, the Sweeney brothers will be one of just 8 teams from across Texas to compete for a State title. "The most fun thing about playing with ...

Article From Coach Newman

Below is a link to an article that comes recommended from ATA CEO Jack Newman. The article is titled Sleep: the greatest performance enhancer - here is a brief excerpt: "Rather than looking at the deficits of the brain with regards to the lack of sleep, we should be acting upon the research of the benefits on the brain with increased sleep. We need to take care of our brains to optimize our health and well being. So often we hear people saying, "I can't afford to get that much sleep." My reply to them is, "you can't afford not to!"  Click here to read the entire article: http://adisciplinedmind.com/6/post/2015/05/sleep-the-greatest-perfo...