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Minihan Family Named Ralph W. Westcott National Family of the Year

December 28, 2020 - The David & Lisa Minihan family of Edmond, Oklahoma, are the winners of the 2020 Ralph W. Westcott USTA Family of the Year Award.  Since 1965, the annual award is presented to a family that volunteers its time to promote amateur tennis, emphasizing the theme that tennis is a family game.…
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Facility Enhancement Update

December 28, 2020 - November was a big month for facility enhancements. Shade structure installation and landscapting started the first part of last month. While there were a few hiccups, progress is still being made. We are hoping the shade structures will be completed around the first of February. These structures will be installed on…
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Edmond Standout Joins Teaching Staff

MAY 19, 2020 - Kickingbird has added their third teaching professional in the past four months. This time, Alli Hodges will be joining Kickingbird effective this week. "We are making a serious investment in our junior program, specifically our Junior Academy. The addition of Alli will continue to build our Academy to a higher level.…
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Kickingbird to Re-Open

APRIL 28, 2020 - We are excited to announce the re-opening of Kickingbird Tennis Center May 1st. While there are some necessary restrictions, we are now able to open the indoor courts along with having 4 players plus a coach on the court. Our teaching professionals are now available to give private and group lessons.…
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Two-Time Hall of Famer to Lead Junior Academy

APRIL 14, 2020 - A stand-out teaching professional is headed to Edmond, Oklahoma. Kickingbird would like to announce the hiring of Aaron Marchetti, USPTA. Aaron comes to us from Kansas City where he ran his own academy, Marchetti Tennis Academy. "I could not be anymore excited to have Aaron and his family join our team.…
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Kickingbird Closing – COVID-19

Good Evening Tennis Family,As you know, things have been changing by the hour.  Today is no different.  Unfortunately, effective at midnight, Kickingbird Tennis and Golf will have to close through April 30th.   Thank you in advance for your understanding and patience with all of my emails during this time.  Once COVID-19 is under control and the…
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KB Operations Update March 26, 2020 UPDATE 8:40am

Good Morning Tennis Family!We had another change yesterday, late afternoon.  The Governor sent a press release out that gave a clearer definition on what needed to be closed.  Tennis and Golf public parks were on the list that can continue to function.  Therefore the City of Edmond contacted me and said that we can re-open.…
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Kickingbird to Close Through April 15, 2020

Hi Everyone, Well, as I mentioned in my previous emails, things are changing by the hour.  First of all, junior classes and private lessons will go on as scheduled for today, March 25th.  Unfortunately, beginning tomorrow, March 26th Kickingbird Tennis Center will have to close down until April 15th.  For our junior players, the April…
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KB Operations Update March 25, 2020

Good Morning Tennis Family! As you know, things are changing by the hour.  For today, March 25th our junior classes and private lessons will go on as scheduled.  In partnership with the City of Edmond, we have new restrictions to our tennis center.  Effective Thursday March 26th the following will apply: Junior and adult classes…
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New Catch-All Junior Site

FEBRUARY 26, 2020 - There is a ton of information about USTA junior tennis. To help parents, players and coaches find what they are looking for, USTA Oklahoma has created a catch-all google site that houses all relevant information that pertains to USTA Oklahoma and Missouri Valley junior tennis. You will see such things as…
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