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San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club Newsletter Aug/Sept


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The summer is in full swing here at SDTRC. We have some great tennis activities going on. Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month we have
a Mixed Doubles group that meets. The time is from 6:00-8:00pm and the level ranges from 3.0-3.5/4.0.

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San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club Newsletter Aug/Sept

  1. 1. AUGUST/SEPT 2012 Time ut SAN DIEGO TENNIS & RACQUET CLUB VOL. 32, NUMBER 4 Henry Lewis “Hank” Slade, Jr.SLADE JR., HENRY LEWIS “HANK” Alzheimer’s made him a popularHenry Lewis “Hank” Slade, Jr., interview and he was featured77, died on July 8, 2012 after on KPBS and on channel 10 withmany years of struggling with Marty Levin.Alzheimer’s disease and multiple Survivors include son Henrysclerosis. Born in Daytona IV “Skip” and wife Linda, sonBeach, FL in 1934, Hank spent Scott and wife Loretta, andmost of his life in So. California. grandchildren Henry V “Marc”,Santa Barbara High School Corey, Sumer, Natasha, and Nitsa.was where he played football Henry Lewis “Hank” Slade, Jr.and met his wife of 57 years, Silverado Alzheimer’s Community 1934-2012Jayne (Allen). His skill and love in Encinitas was Hank’s place ofof playing football took him to residence the past four years with Hank Slade, my childhood friend, SantaUSC on a football scholarship cherished wife Jayne at his side Barbara High School teammate and daily as a loving and constant best man in my wedding has providedfrom 1954-58. He remained me memories that will last a lifetime.a loyal Trojan to the end. Hank caregiver and companion. The I’m sure he is now helping god perfectalso loved coaching his sons’ entire staff at Silverado, from the special SDTRC margaritas.sports teams, including football, maintenance to administration SDTRC Owner,basketball and baseball. Residing made the years there feel like Doug Allredin La Jolla since 1970, Hank and a loving home. The care-giverschildhood friend, Doug Allred, and charge nurses who cared I wanted to write about the passing ofopened the San Diego Tennis for Hank, with great love and one of the club owners, Hank Slade.and Racquet Club in 1980, which respect, were of extraordinary Hank was instrumental in hiring me asHank managed for 18 years until caliber, especially his primary a 24 year old in 1979. He was a toughhis illness forced him to retire. caregiver, Yolanda Meyer. boss, but had a vision of SDTRC asIt was his pride and joy and is Burial was July 12th at Santa being a family oriented club. He workednow under the management of Barbara Cemetery. There will very hard 7 days a week to make us ason Scott. successful club. I owe him so much for be a memorial service at 1:00 his belief in me and teaching me suchHank was a willing and active p.m. on August 23rd at Torrey a strong work ethic. Those of you whoparticipant in the Alzheimer’s Pines Christian Church, 8320 knew Hank, know how much he lovedcommunity and worked to La Jolla Scenic Drive in La Jolla the club and how much he took pride ineducate and promote awareness with a reception following. In lieu all the juniors. He had a big heart and of flowers, donations in memory loved the club so much. I will miss himof the disease through the and he was a big part of who I am today.Alzheimer’s Association and the of Hank can be made to the I Love you Hank, you are always in myUCSD Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s UCSD Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s thoughts every day. NO BIGGIE, as youDisease Research Center. Sign- Disease Research Center, 8950 would always say. The club was your life,On San Diego writer, Marsha Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla we owe you so very much.Kay Seff created an online blog 92037, or Your Friend Always,that for several years featured the Alzheimer’s Association, Angel LopezHank’s progression through 6632 Convoy Court, San DiegoAlzheimer’s. Hank’s openness 92111, Join Us Onand willingness to talk about his Facebook SDTRC@SDTRC.COM SINCE 1980 619/275-3270
  2. 2. My Locker Room Face lift At the end of October we will be doing a face lift Perspective in both the Men’s and Ladies locker rooms. Each locker room will take approximately two weeks. During this time period the locker room will be unavailable. We will also post advance notice forSDTRC Social Media Sites those that will need access to their belongings inWe can be found on their locker as you will need to remove whatever you need access to before the work starts.Facebook: Depending on which locker room at the time is being worked on, both poolside bathrooms willSanDiegoTennisandRacquetClub be set aside for that gender whose locker roomTwitter: is closed. CondolencesYoutube: I would like to offer my condolences to the Komen family for the passing on of longtimeSanDiegoTennisClub member Russ Komen and member Button BreslowWebsite: for the passing of her husband Hal. On behalf of myself and the Slade family, I wantParking Lot Resurfacing to thank the members for their kind words andIn September we will be resurfacing the club cards we received after the recent passing of myparking lot. father, Hank Slade. Scott Slade, General Manager Angel’s surface, 4. inability to adjust to the crowd or no crowd at all, 5. lack of fitness, 6. pressing to Column win, 7. inability to use your intelligence, and 8. glaring weakness in your game. Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray are always back working onWatching Federer win Wimbledon and reach things to take their game to another level. Theynumber one again gives hope to those who still all have a personal tennis coach. One last thinglove the elegance of the one handed backhand in my column, It is still amazing the number ofand the classic style mixed with athleticism FOOT FAULTS I see walking around the today’s modern game. His self belief, work Especially on Saturday morning. It is against theethic, and class on the court where he lets his rules of tennis. Unless you all agree it’s ok. Canracket do the talking is a great example for you imagine in basketball shooting a free throwthe youth of today. I’m not a fan in the trash in front of the line? Or a baseball pitcher pitchingtalk and jumping with celebrations on every in front of the mound? I don’t think so.shot that is made. Matches are lost more than Angel Lopez, Director of Tennisthey are won. Reasons for that range from USPTA Master Professional and1. lack of tournament play, 2. unfamiliarity of USA High Performance Coach Certifiedthe elements, 3. restrictions to one type of SAN DIEGO TENNIS & RACQUET CLUB
  3. 3. Fitness functional strength prevention. for mobility and injury Department CXWORX™ really hones in on the torso and sling muscles that connect your upper body to your lower body. It’s ideal for tightening your tummy and butt, while also improving functional strengthBody Pump and CXWORX Group Fitness and assisting in injury prevention.Classes at SDTRC It will help you run faster… play harder… andOur Body Pump classes continue to gain momentum stand stronger!in popularity at SDTRC! Look for more Body Pumpclasses to be added to the Group Fitness schedule No ordinary workout, CXWORX™ hits many of theover the next months. If you have not yet tried top fitness trends:a Body Pump class, we hope to see you in Core training 4class soon. Strength training 4No previous experience is needed. Just be ready Functional fitness 4to see positive results for your body and self-confidence in just a few sessions. Don’t be afraid Educated and experienced fitness professionals 4to try it as your Body Pump instructor will make Group personal training 4sure you know how to use the equipment and will Highly-trained instructors explain the sciencealso teach you the proper technique and form. behind each exercise and challenge you to reachOur next exciting Les Mills class format that will be beyond your limits. Like all LES MILLS™ programs,added to the schedule is CXWORX. a new CXWORX™ class is released every threeABOUT CXWORX months with fresh music and choreography.Looking for a short, sharp workout that’ll inspire Ground-breaking scientific research meansyou to the next level of fitness, while strengthening Les Mills CXWORX™ features the most efficientand toning your body? CXWORX™ is for you! exercises for maximum effectiveness... 30 minutes • Based on cutting-edge scientific research is all you need • Brand new 30-minute format Look for CXWORX to be added to the SDTRC Group • Combines the best of personal training with Fitness class schedule in September 2012. the energy of a group fitness class • Choreographed routines and chart-topping For more SDTRC Fitness Dept. info regarding: music that’ll bring you back for more Group Fitness, Personal Fitness Training, Pilates Private and Small Group Training,The CXWORX class is 30 minutes of moderate to Professional Fitness Instructor Traininghigh intensity exercise that burns an average of and Continuing Education Courses.230 calories per session. The regular CXWORX Contact: Dian Ramirez, MS, Director of Fitnessparticipation will tighten your core, improve, 619-275-3270 Friday, August 31st Friday Happy Hours Poolside Party 4:30 - 7:00 pm with Live Music and hors d’oeuvres 6:00 - 9:00 pm August 17th & September 14th Exhibition Match Monday, September 1st 6:00 pm Labor Day BBQ 11:30 – 3:00 pm Club Hours: 7:00 – 7:00 pm July 30 – August 17th Grill Hours: 9:00 – 5:00 pm Angel Lopez Tennis Bar hours: noon – 6:00 pm Academy Summer Camps NO Childcare Ages 5 – 18 SAN DIEGO TENNIS & RACQUET CLUB
  4. 4. Activities The Fall SDTRC Singles Flex League will be starting September 8th. This league is set up to model the USTA Flex League. How it works is you schedule The summer is in full swing here at matches at your own convenience with the goal SDTRC. We have some great tennis of playing and defeating all your opponents within activities going on. Every 2nd and a 4 month period. There is no fee to participate. 4th Friday of the month we have Levels for Ladies range from 3.0-4.0 and Men froma Mixed Doubles group that meets. The time is 3.0-4.5. If you would like to sign up, please usefrom 6:00-8:00pm and the level ranges from the Flex League folder at the front desk. Winners3.0-3.5/4.0. If you are interested in playing receive engraved plaque at the end of the season.please contact Nan Myers or Christy Turner or you cansign up at the info wall at the entrance to the club.The U.S. Open Social Mixer will be on Saturday,September 1st at 10:15am. This is a fun socialround robin. It will include two divisions of play,3.0-3.5 and 4.0-4.5. No partner is required for signup. I will pair single players up in the order theycontact me. Please send me an email if you would Women’s on Wednesday Doubleslike to play and be sure to include which division. League Award Winners.The cost is $17.50 per person and that includes Brian Olson, Activities Directortennis, lunch and champagne mimosas. Club Hours Club House Hours Pro Shop Hours Health/Fitness DepartmentMon.-Thurs. 6:30 A.M. - 9:30 P.M. Mon.-Fri. 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. Dian Ramirez - Fitness DirectorFriday 6:30 A.M. - 10:00 P.M. Saturday 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Personal Trainers:Saturday 7:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. Sunday 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Shanna McCarronSunday 7:30 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. Courtside Grill Hours Norm Laird Mon.-Fri. 9:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.Angel Lopez Tennis Academy Saturday Brian Olson 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.Angel Lopez Director of Tennis Sunday 10:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Tim Silvia USPTA Certified Master Professional (Subject to close early on rainy days) P.T.R. Certified, USA High Performance Coach Massage ExtraordinaireTennis Pros Bar Hours Marsha Selzer, Owner Mike Paradowski Mon.-Thurs. 4:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Appointments: 619-275-3270 Tyler Verdieck Friday 4:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M. Sat. & Sun. 12:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Steve Tucker David Salemi Fri. Happy Hr. 4:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Pool & Spa Hours Child Care Hours Mon. - Fri. 6:30 A.M. - 9:00 P.M. Tennis Court Lights Mon.-Fri. 8:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. Saturday 7:00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.Mon.- Fri. Off at 9:00 P.M. Wed. & Fri. 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.Sat. & Sun. Off at 7:00 P.M. Sat. & Sun. 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Sunday 7:30 A.M. - 7:30 P.M. Masters Swimming Staff Directory:Scott Slade General Manager Mon./Wed./Fri. Open - 7:30 A.M.Leslie Rocca Office Manager/ Swim Instructor Billing Manager Angel Lopez Director of Tennis Deena Deardurff Schmidt www.alopez.usptapro.comChris Taylor Manager/ Membership Director Dian Ramirez Director of Fitness dramirez@sdtrc.comBrian Olson Activities Director/ Bar ManagerWill and Nancy Brook The Tennis Company 276-6606 4848 Tecolote Road • San Diego, CA 92110
  5. 5. August Activities Highlights 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Satruday 1 2 3 4 Partnership Bridge 11:30 am Men’s Doubles Happy Hour 7:40 am 4:30 – 7 pm Angel Lopez Tennis Academy Mini Camp: 7/30/12 - 8/3/12, 8:30 - 11:30 am, 5-14 yrs. old5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Duplicate Bridge 11:30 am Happy Hour 4:30 – 7 pm Men’s Doubles Mixed Doubles 7:40 am 6 – 8 pm Angel Lopez Tennis Academy Full Day Camp: 8/6/12 - 8/10/12, 8:30 - 5:00 pm, 8-18 yrs. old12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Happy Hour 4:30 – 7 pm Men’s Doubles Sunrise Social Exhibition Match 7:40 am 8 - 10 am 6 pm Angel Lopez Tennis Academy Full Day Camp: 8/13/12 - 8/17/12, 8:30 - 5:00 pm, 8-18 yrs. old19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Happy Hour 4:30 – 7 pm Men’s Doubles Mixed Doubles 7:40 am 6 – 8 pm26 27 28 29 30 31 Duplicate Bridge 11:30 am US OPEN Poolside Party with 8/27 – 9/9 Live Music 6 – 9 pm
  6. 6. September Activities Highlights 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Satruday 1 Men’s Doubles 7:40 am US OPEN MIXER2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Club Hrs: 7 - 7 BBQ 11:30 - 3 Partnership Bridge Happy Hour Men’s Doubles Grill: 9 am – 5 pm 11:30 am 4:30 – 7 pm 7:40 am Bar 12-6 NO Childcare9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Happy Hour 4:30 – 7 pm Sunrise Social Duplicate Bridge Men’s Doubles Exhibition 8 – 10 am 11:30 am 7:40 am Match Finals US Open 6 pm16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Happy Hour Men’s Doubles 4:30 – 7 pm 7:40 am23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Duplicate Bridge 11:30 am Happy Hour 30 4:30 – 7 pm Mixed Doubles 6-8pm