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The mission of the Coon Rapids Cardinal Tennis Association is to promote and develop the growth of tennis within our community.
 
The club, a volunteer and non-profit organization, works in conjunction with the Coon Rapids High School tennis program offering personal and financial support to address specific tennis needs within our community.

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This site is here to provide you information on the Cardinal Tennis Association, Coon Rapids Cardinal Tennis, youth programs and tennis opportunities within our community.   We hope you find the information you are looking for and thank you for your support of Cardinal Tennis!
Pickelball

Cardinal Pickleball Tournament 

Saturday, December 14, 2019

8:00am-5:00pm

Coon Rapids High School
2340 Northdale Blvd NW, Coon Rapids
(enter door 9)

Pickleball Tournament Day Items (click here).

Draws

3.0 mixed Pool Play A
3.0 Womens Pool Play A
3.0 Womens Pool Play B
3.5 Mens Pool Play A
3.5 Mens Pool Play B
3.5 Mens Pool Play C
3.5 mixed Pool Play A

3.5 mixed Pool Play B
3.5 mixed Pool Play C
3.5 mixed Pool Play D
3.5 Womens Pool Play
4.0 Mens Pool Play A
4.0 Mens Pool Play B
4.0 Mens Pool Play C
4.0 mixed Pool Play A
4.0 mixed Pool Play B
4.0 Womens Pool Play A
4.5 Mens Pool Play A
4.5 Mens Pool Play B
4.5 mixed Pool Play A
4.5 mixed Pool Play B
4.5 mixed Pool Play C
4.5 Womens Pool Play A
65+ Mens Pool Play

 

Pickleball Tournament Day Items

  1. Schedule of Play
  2. a) Mens and Womens Doubles – 8:00am to 12:30pm
    b)Mixed Doubles – 12:30pm to 5:00pm
  3. Coon Rapids High School
    a) Location 2340 Northdale Blvd NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433
    b) Enter in door 9, which is located on the East side of the building.
    c) Front of the school is on the North side. 
    d)T here will be signs directing you where to go.
  4. Set Up
    a )Once you get to the school, go down the stairs in the fieldhouse and this where you will check in. 
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    During the check in we will mark your name off and we have some participants who haven’t paid yet so please bring cash or check.
    b) Main fieldhouse will have 18 courts and our small Gym will have 3 courts.
    c) We will be having NHS students and players from the tennis team helping shagging balls and scoring.
    d) We are using Onix Indoor Pickleballs 
    e) Draws will be put on our tennis booster website - http://www.cardinaltennis.usta.com/
    f) There might be misspelled names, truly sorry, we tried our best to type them in based on what we read off the entry. We will fix those once you check in.
    g) No checks have been cashed, as we will wait until the tournament is complete.
  5. Scoring
    a) Pool Play – will be first; you will be positioned in the bracket based on how you do in Pool Play
         1st one to 11; win by one
    b) 
    Bracket Play
         2 out of 3 to 11; win by one
  6. Pickleball Guidelines for advancing out of Pool Play
    a) Wins in Pool Play
    b) Head to Head
    c) Point Differentia 
  7. Bracket Play is Single elimination
  8. Medals are awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place; there is no consolation play
  9. Snacks will be provided; we will have 5 gallon containers of water for you to stay hydrated; bring your water bottles
  10. Reception will be at Alloy Brewing 2700 Coon Rapids Blvd NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433; you will get $1.00 of a beer
  11. Thank you to the following sponsors
    a) Michael Lynnes Tennis Shop
    b) Pickleball Central
    c) Alloy Brewing
  12.  We are hoping you will enjoy our tournament, as all of the proceeds will go to help with our tennis program for those players who would like to have an opportunity to get assistance in the means of scholarships. Any suggestions please let us know and thanks again. 

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Several players from the boys and girls High School tennis team volunteer one night per week coaching K-5 grade youth players in the Little Cardinal Tennis Camp. The camp offers several weeks of fun tennis instruction to community youth and coincides with the Boys High School tennis season. Many of the boys High School players start coaching immediately following their High School match. This is a significant commitment for the players and it shows their dedication to giving back to the community and helping to build a strong tennis program in the future.
 
The 2018 Little Cardinals Tennis camp will begin on April 18th.   Registrations will be accepted until Thursday, March 29th
 
When?  April 17, 24 and May 1, 8, 15, 22
                6:30pm - 7:30pm
Where? Coon Rapids Senior High School Tennis Courts
Who?     Students in Grades K-5
 
For more information and to register please download a copy of the brochure.
 
Free instruction for parents during the same time!

 


The Cardinal Tennis Association is a proud sponsor of the Coon Rapids Community Scholarship Association.

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Community Service

The Cardinal Tennis Association and its members pride themselves in giving back to the community.  Here are a couple of examples.

Scott Storrick and other Northwest Suburban Conference Coaches teamed up to 'Serve it up for Cancer'.  Each team in the NWSC wore matching shirts on the same day to raise money and awareness for cancer.  All together they raised $3950 for the Randy Shaver Cancer Research fund!

Another example of this is helping out with yardwork in the Spring and Fall.  Below is some feedback they received.

Scott,

My name is Chris Board. I'm Bob Board's son. I live down in McKinney, Texas which is a suburb of Dallas. I'm a 1985 graduate of CRHS.

I just wanted to take a moment and say a very special thank you for the help you and your tennis team did in helping my father with "spring clean-up" of his yard.

It's tough to live so far away and not be able to help my father regularly with things like that. I was actually looking into trying to find someone to hire to do it when my father called and said you and your team had come over and cleaned everything up. What an incredible blessing and a real relief for my father.

Words simply cannot express my gratitude for helping him out. My father has always been one to volunteer and help others out so to see the tables turned and him be on the receiving end of the help is very special. Your actions and the actions of your team reflect greatly upon your leadership and character.

Please know that my father is extremely grateful for the help and is also very fond of your friendship. Once again, thank you!

Sincerely,
Chris Board


 

   
     
     
 

 

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Congratulations
Coach Storrick!! 

2019 Girls Section 5AA
Coach of the Year!
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Congratulations
Mr. Pivec on being
inducted into the 
Coon Rapids 

HighSchool Hall
of Fame!!!!

 

 

 
 
 
 
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