2016 Women’s Leagues Announced

announcement 2016 Womens Leagues AnnouncedThe Summer Women’s Outdoor Leagues will begin on May 24th, 8:45 a.m. for the Tuesday league and May 26, 7:00 p.m. for the Thursday league and run through the 2nd week in August.

Both leagues will play doubles with partners assigned by the league directors based on winning percentage.

League play will be held at the Fremont High School Tennis Complex.

You may download an entry form go here – 2016 Ladies Tennis League Registration.

For more information or to download the 2016 Membership Letter or the League Policy, click on the Leagues icon on the right, or go to – League Information.

2016 Fred Johnson All-Star Adaptive Tennis Event

announcement 2016 Fred Johnson All Star Adaptive Tennis EventThe 2016 Fred Johnson All-Star Adaptive Tennis Event is scheduled for Saturday June 11th and Sunday June 12th at the Fremont High School Tennis Courts.

The event is coordinated by the Fremont Tennis Association in conjunction with the Missouri Valley Tennis Association and the USTA.

Athletes from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska will compete in a round robin event and enjoy an evening of fun, friends, food and bowling at 30 Bowl.

We are looking for volunteers to help as ball boys, ball girls, or scorekeepers for 1, 2, 3, or 4 hour shifts. To volunteer, please contact Mary Jo Spalding.

2016 Men’s League Announced

announcement 2016 Mens League AnnouncedThe 2016 Fremont Tennis Association Men’s League will begin Wednesday, May 18. The league is for all levels of players.

Singles play will begin at 6:15 p.m. followed by doubles at 7:30 p.m. Balls will be provided.

The league is for all levels of players. High School and College players are invited to play.

Play will be held at the Fremont High School Tennis Complex.

You may download an entry form here at FTA 2016 Men’s League Entry Form

2016 Tournament Schedule

announcement 2016 Tournament ScheduleThe Nebraska Tennis tournament schedule will be getting under way soon. The Tournament section on this site has been updated with information available at this time. Watch for more updated information as it becomes available.

Click on the Tournaments button on the right, or click here.

Or for all the Adult and Jr/Youth events in Nebraska, go to Nebraska USTA.

Have a fun tournament season.

Willman among NTA Awards Recepients

The Nebraska Tennis Association Hall of Fame & Awards Banquet was held Nov. 1, 2015 at the Fremont Golf Club. The Banquet was hosted by the Fremont Tennis Association. The keynote speaker was Dan James, US Open Wheelchair Competition Tournament director. He became a member of the USTA’s national wheelchair coaching staff in 1998 and is the current men’s head coach.

Willman Award Willman among NTA Awards RecepientsMike Willman was inducted into the Nebraska Tennis Hall of Fame for his intensity and drive towards the sport of tennis with his goal to keep tennis a viable sport for all to enjoy. He began playing tennis in high school and has been playing tennis in Fremont since 1985. He currently serves as president of the Fremont Tennis Association and secretary of the Nebraska Tennis Association.

Fremont tennis was recognized in other areas as well.

Wyatt Spalding 2 Willman among NTA Awards RecepientsWyatt Spalding received the Outstanding Diversity Achievement award. He has competed with adversity all his life to play sports. Wyatt started playing tennis at a young age but with his disabilities he had limited playing time. As he got older he played with the Omaha Tennis Buddies and the Fremont Tennis Buddies. Wyatt now plays in open tournaments at the 3.0 level and the Fremont Tennis Association Men’s league. He has played in the Fred Johnson Regional All Star Tennis Event in Kansas City, Des Moines, and Omaha. He won the singles and doubles this year at the Nebraska State Special Olympics in Lincoln..

Diana Myers1 Willman among NTA Awards RecepientsDiana Myers accepted the award for the McDonald’s Jr. Tournament as the Jr. Tournament of the Year. The 41st annual McDonald’s Fremont Junior Open was held in July with a total of 116 players. In addition to the Boys and Girls 12-18 events, there was a red ball event, and orange ball events for girls and boys. McDonald’s has sponsored this event for 41 years!

Nicki Ferguson photography Willman among NTA Awards RecepientsThanks to Nicki Ferguson Photography for shooting the photos for us. For a full gallery of photos, go to NTA Banquet Photo Gallery.

Thanks to all who helped make our Banquet a success.

NTA Banquet – Nov. 1, 2015 in Fremont

USTA Logo 2015 NTA Banquet   Nov. 1, 2015 in FremontNebraska Tennis Association Annual Awards Banquet

Sunday, November 1st, 2015
    4 p.m. Cocktail Hour
    5 p.m. Dinner

    Fremont Golf Club
2710 N. Somers Ave. Fremont, NE

    Cost: $25 per person

2015 Hall of Fame Inductees: Jack Mallett and Mike Willman

Guest Speaker: Dan James is the current US Open Wheelchair Competition tournament director. He became a member of the USTA’s national wheelchair coaching staff in 1998 and is the current men’s head coach. As a coach, he has led teams in numerous Paralympics and Parapan games where they have won 19 medals and 9 golds. Mr. James joined the USTA full time in 2003 as the National Manager of Wheelchair Tennis, running training programs for teams as well as managing grass roots initiatives. He is a member of the ITF Wheelchair Coach’s commission and of the ITF Wheelchair Advisory panel which has allowed him to do developmental work throughout the world. Mr. James has been honored with numerous awards both nationally and internationally.

Exhibition: 2 p.m. there will be a wheelchair exhibition/demo at the Fremont Family YMCA located at 810 N. Lincoln Ave. Fremont, NE

Questions: contact Mike at 402-547-9613 or Lori at 402-720-8334

Registration forms are due October 23, 2015. To print off a registration form, go to Nebraska Tennis Association Annual Awards Banquet