Today, the tennis program at the Country Club of Pittsfield works to continue traditions of the past, while implementing a wide-range of new and exciting programming. The club offers six well-groomed Har-Tru courts, a fully stocked Pro Shop and strives for personal service.
The tennis staff is lead by Tennis Director and Head Pro Melissa Alexicko. She is returning for her fourth season as director and sixth season with the club. Melissa is originally from Dayton, Ohio, where she was the head coach of Sinclair Community College men and women’s tennis teams from 2003-2006. During her coaching career, she led 3 teams to NJCAA Championships. Previously, she was the men and women’s assistant coach for Wright State University. Melissa has taught tennis at The International Polo Club and The Wanderers Club in Wellington, FL. She has also taught at many clubs throughout Ohio, as well as teaching and organizing programs for under-privileged youth in the Dayton area. Melissa enjoys teaching tennis players of all ages and strives for her programs to be member-oriented.
There is a wide-range of tennis programs available at the Club. The Junior Tennis Program is an eight-week long program that runs from late June through the end of August. The children are taught basic skills, game concepts and an overall love of the game. Adult programs include beginning tennis, cardio tennis and men’s and ladies leagues. There are also many opportunities to participate in social doubles, member-guests and interclub matches.
Playing the lifelong sport of tennis at the Country Club of Pittsfield is a wonderful way to stay in shape, have fun with friends and family and meet other members. From novice players, to those who love to compete in leagues, the Country Club of Pittsfield’s tennis facilities are sure to bring added enjoyment to all.