2017 Tomorrow's Champions fundraiser for junior tennis on Salt Spring Island

Click here to view 2016 photos.

Tomorrow's Champions Weekend Events

Friday 2:30-4:00pm

Free Public Junior Event at Portlock Park

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A group of top international and BC coaches will be joining with local tennis pros Peter Schelling and Marjorie Blackwood to deliver a fun afternoon of tennis for all levels, kids from 7 - 16 yrs are welcome. Free intro to tennis, progressive tennis skills and games, drills and play for all levels.

To register, please email Marjorie Blackwood at marjorieblackwood@msn.com.

Rackets and equipment provided for those kids that are starting tennis.
Click here for full coach biographies.

Saturday 9-12pm, 1-4pm

Tennis Clinics at Private Residence courts

This year 9 national and international coaches are generously donating their time. Fiachra Lennon joins us for the first time with returning coaches Oded Jacob, Rik De Voest, Roberto Brogin, Russ Hartley, Sean Hartley, Caerwyn Evans, Marjorie Blackwood and Pete Schelling. Click here for coaches' bios.

The online auction for the six 3 hour clinics with the coaches ended May 28th with many bids during the last few hours, making for an exciting finish. Thank you to everyone who participated and congratulations to those of you winning the clinic of your dreams while supporting a great cause. Four Salt Spring teams and two Vancouver teams had the winning bids with four of the winning teams being first-time bidders.

Saturday 5:30-9:00pm

Exhibition Tennis, Dinner
and Live Music at a Private Residence

The Exhibition tennis will be in Davis Cup format featuring Rik De Voest, Justin Kates, Fiachra Lennon and Sean Hartley. Each team will have a coach and the matches will be officiated. Come ready to cheer!

Chef Haidee Hart from Stowel Lake farm will create a summer barbecue showcasing delicious seasonal produce from Salt Spring and featuring locally raised lamb and fresh wild salmon.

Tickets can be purchased from Erica Ross ericavross@gmail.com, Deborah Orange dorange39@gmail.com, Tish Vogel letitiavogel@mac.com and Babette Arnoldus babettearnoldus@gmail.com. Also available at Gulf Island Veterinary Clinic, 540 Lower Ganges Rd. $125 per person. All payments made to Salt Spring Tennis Association.


Tomorrow's Champions 2016 Photos