News and Announcements
* See below under “” and “” for ALL summer and next school year tennis updates.*
EVERYONE MUST COMPLETE ATHLETIC FORMS TO TRYOUT OR PLAY TENNIS.
TO PRINT A PHYSICAL AND ATHLETICS FORMS:
1) GO TO : LISD.NET
2) CLICK ON :OUR DISTRICT
30 THEN CLICK ON: ATHLETICS, THEN ELECTRONIC FORMS
You will need to Click on
(1) DOWNLOAD AND PRINT -to print out a physical form to take to your doctor to complete and turn in to Coach Johnson
(2). ELECTRONIC FORMS, then ELECTRONIC PARTICIPATION FORMS (TO COMPLETE AND TURN IN TO COACH JOHNSON), You will need to select each form and fill out completely.
These forms are mandotory, through LISD, to be completed and turned-in, if you would like to participate in any sport.
POSTED June 3, 2020
High School Tennis Tryouts tentatively set for July 27 8:30am-9:30 am at the Harmon Tennis Courts.
Middle School Tennis Tryouts are TBD. It will be after school begins.
You must have all of your completed paperwork to try out.
POSTED June 2, 2020
REMINDER – Tennis facilities are still closed. No one can use the Tennis Courts at the Harmon Campus until further notice.
Tennis updates will be posted on this website throughout the summer for all tennis and facilities updates. Have a great summer.
Coach Johnsons CONTACT INFORMATION: JOHNSONDR@LISD.NET
CONGRATS TO TARA TRUONG FOR WINNING THE KIMBER LEE SCHOLARSHIP!
Summer 2020 Information: will be located at the LHS Harmon campus on Monday 8/17/20, 5-6pm. All players must have an updated Athletics physical. You will turn this in to Coach Johnson at tryouts. Per LISD policy, no player will be allowed to try out without a physical. Please do NOT give your physicals to your school. Give to Coach Johnson. All players can get a copy of the physical from Coach Johnson or your Athletics Coordinator at your school.
MIDDLE SCHOOL players interested in signing-up to play tennis, 1st period, at your school:_
Middle School Tennis Class will begin on Friday, 8/21/20.. Please report to your school, the front office, for 1st period, until then and they will tell you where you need to go.
Middle School Parent Orientation- Date TO BE DETERMINED 5-5:45pm- Harmon Campus-Room 502- Front Entrance Doors- (Address: 1250 WEST ROUND GROVE ROAD, LEWISVILLE, TEXAS. 75077)
TENNIS CLASS IS HELD AT THE LHS HARMON CAMPUS. CLASS WILL BEGIN AT 8:00 AM. until the Tennis Season begins, then class willbegin at 7:30 am. ALL PLAYERS MUST BE DROPPED OFF +at the front entrance + AT THE HARMON CAMPUS BY THE TIME CLASS BEGINS EACH DAY (1250 WEST ROUND GROVE ROAD, LEWISVILLE, TEXAS. 75077). THERE WILL BE A SCHOOL BUS TO TRANSPORT PLAYERS TO THEIR MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMPUSES AFTER THE CLASS PERIOD TO ATTEND THEIR NEXT CLASS PERIOD.
MIDDLE SCHOOL TENNIS IS A COMPETITIVE ALL-YEAR-ROUND SPORT . WE PLAY APPROXIMATELY 8 MATCHES AGAINST OTHER MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN THE DISTRICT AS WELL AS 2-4 ALL DAY TOURNAMENTS THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL YEAR. As soon as the district scheduled these matches (fall and spring), Coach Johnson will put them on the website.
EVERYDAY, EACH STUDENT MUST BRING THEIR TENNIS RACQUET (IF THEY HAVE ONE), WATER, TOWEL, AND MUST WEAR A T SHIRT, SHORTS, SOCKS AND TENNIS SHOES (NOT SLIP-ONS OR KEDS).
During the school year, each player will need to purchase 1 Farmer Tennis Shirt ($12.00) and a Farmer Tennis Sweatshirt ($20.00) for game days. They can wear their own black shorts and black sweat pants with their shirts.
Please note: A VALID SPORTS PHYSICAL IS REQUIRED BEFORE YOUR FIRST DAY IN TENNIS CLASS, NO EXCEPTIONS. This is a LISD requirement.
IF YOU ARE NOT SIGNED -UP TO PLAY TENNIS AND WOULD LIKE TO LEARN HOW TO PLAY, PLEASE EMAIL ME (JOHNSONDR@LISD.NET) OR CONTACT YOUR COUNSELOR WITH ANY QUESTIONS. Your counselor will have paperwork and information for you to complete. Infomation on all the paperwork you need complete is also listed below.
NO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF THE GAME IS NECESSARY. IF YOU WANT TO LEARN TENNIS AND WORK HARD, WE WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO PLAY, WHILE HAVING FUN IN THE PROCESS.
If you received a physical at LHS or the doctors office this spring, you will still need to bring Coach Johnson a hard copy of your valid physical. LHS does not keep a copy of your physical anymore. Ask your middle school coach/pe for a hard copy and bring this to tennis class. Physicals last one calendar year.
If you are interested in donating drinks and snacks to our High School Tennis Players for Tournament days in the Fall and Spring, please bring to our Parent Orientation meeting on Monday- August 26th or you may send Coach Johnson an email to schedule a drop-off day or send it through one of our Tennis Players any time throughout the year. Thank you in advance.
ALL PLAYERS must abide by THE TEAMS RULES AND EXPECTATIONS . A copy of these forms (Middle School and High School) can be found in the Media tab (above), under the Documents section of this website. These will be signed and turned-in to Coach Johnson, in class.
(1). Please refer to the Media tab (above), then the documents tab for the UIL Eligibility Dates that each player must be passing all classes. These dates are very important because a student will lose eligibility to play Tennis if he/she is failing on any of these dates. A player is not allowed to fail classes two grade checks and stay in the Tennis Program.. An updated copy of dates for the 2020-21 school year will be posted in the handouts section August 2020.
(2). All Tennis Players (all classes) will be required to do weekly grade checks.
Grade Check Forms are on the website, click on Media (above), then documents, for you to print(or copy) each week and have your teachers sign to show you are passing each class each, week. This will start immediately. Every Monday this form is due to Coach Johnson or Coach Martinez during class. Your form is to be completed and signed by each teacher . This will continue every week until off-season. Coach Johnson will give you a copy of the Form the beginning of class to make copies and copies will also be available on our Tennis Board in the hallway of Harmon. It is always your responsibility to get a copy and have it completed and turned in each Monday. (middle School will use two forms per week because they have more class periods)
Tennis Videos Below for your convenience:
Lesson 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bA1PR2PLon4
Lesson 2 - Forehand Tennis Lesson:
Lesson 3 - Backhand Tennis Lesson:
A Doubles Match Video and A How To Keep Score Video is below.
You are learning the correct way to play doubles and how to keep score.
Doubles Match: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJ0sgdZEALk
Great website to watch for all level players. Its free. Watch and learn!
Coach Johnsons email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
BRENDA RHODES, President
VIVIANA JENNINGS, Secretary
ROY RHODES, Treasurer
Want to get involved? send us an email
The team needs some items for Tournaments and Match Days.
Below you will find a list of items the team currently needs.
If you would like to help the team, click on the "Donate" link to send us an email to let us know you are going to supply some items.
List current as of 08/27/2018
Thank you for your help!
USTA Texas Section Tournament Schedule
To access the USTA tournament homepage for information and registration:
•Go to www.texas.usta.com, select “Junior Tennis”, “Tournaments/Rankings”, “Searchable Schedule”
•Enter the Tournament ID (TID) displayed below
•Click “Find It”