Fun Competition!

The IC has several tennis teams for men, women and children. Our teams compete in the Fairfield County Tennis League throughout the season.


Italian Center FCTL Representative: Matthew Boyd

The Italian Center men will have 7 teams this year competing in the FCTL. This league runs for 10-11 weeks starting in mid-May and ending in July. Each team is run by a captain. Matches are weekday nights at 6:00 PM at the Italian Center or various Fairfield County clubs. If you are interested in playing on one of the men’s teams, stop by the tennis office or contact Federico Yanez at Match play schedule is pending at this time but will most likely begin Wednesday, May 8.

Men’s Practices

Starting Saturday, April 6th and Sunday, April 7th men’s practices will be held on a weekly basis. Saturdays organized match play/practice for the A and B team– no pro on court. Sundays 11-12:30 men’s practice. Sign up in advance is required for Saturdays Men’s Drills.

Men’s Drill Saturdays 7:30 – 9:00 AM (Instructional Doubles Clinic for men. 2 courts). Details on general clinics. 

2024 Italian Center Men’s FCTL teams:

 IC Men’s 1, 2 & 3 Wednesday evening matches at 6:00 PM

Team Division Captain
IC 1 Division I Bob Morse
IC 2 Division III West Bryan O’Rourke
IC 3 Division IV Central Jules Kaplove

 Men’s Master 50+ and 60’s Mondays evening matches at 6:00 PM

Team Division Captain
50-I Division I Ken Wood
50-II Division III West Alan Edwards
50-III Division III West Dave DeLuca
60’s Division I Jeff Cohen

 Men’s events and dates will be shared on the men’s brochure shared by Mathew


Spring Ladies Boot Camp

Get a jump on your game this spring! Camp will focus on doubles strategy, court positioning and stroke development. Open to all players. Boot camp will be held Monday, April 29th – Thursday, May 2nd from 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. The cost per person is $80.00 per person for 2.5 hours of tennis. You can register with a foursome, or if you do not have a foursome you can still sign up. Please provide your level of play and we will arrange a group with other individual sign up players.

Evening boot camp will be held Tuesday, April 30th 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM on the back courts.

Please sign up by emailing  your foursome and the date or dates you would like to play.

Ladies Team Practices


A Team Mon 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM


Thursdays 9:15 AM warm up 9:30 AM match start
B Team Mon 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM


Thursdays 9:15 AM warm up 9:30 AM match start
C Team Wed 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM


Fridays 9:15 AM warm up 9:30 AM match start
D Team Wed 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM


Fridays 9:15 AM warm up 9:30 AM match start


2024 Ladies Teams Fees

Cost: TBD* – includes 10 practices. Practices run from 5/6- 7/15 for Monday classes and 5/8 – 7/17 for Wednesdays classes. There will be no class on May 27th.

*Please note: there will be no make-ups for missed practices except for weather.

League Information

Fairfield County Women’s Tennis League

The Italian Center has 4 teams competing in this league. For players familiar with USTA rankings, the A team level is approximately 4.0+/3.5, the B team level is approximately 3.5/3.0, and the C team level is approximately 3.0. If you are unsure which team you belong to, please arrange for an evaluation with the Director. Interclub team matches begin mid-May and continue through July. Each team will have 10 weeks of practices and matches as scheduled. There will be pre-match warm-ups with a pro available before both home and away matches.

50+ League:

Another opportunity for match play is through the 50+ Team. This league consists of teams from lower Fairfield County. Members must be aged 50 or over to be eligible. Matches are played on either Monday or Tuesday evenings

(5:00 PM – 6:00 PM start time depending on host), beginning late May, through mid-July. 

Women’s Evening Team

Represent the IC Women’s Evening Team in our quest to beat the Middlesex Club and other local clubs! This year we will add two more teams to make it extra challenging and more similar to a league. We will play every other Tuesday (home or away) at 6:30 PM, starting May 14th and going through July. The format will be 3 doubles matches. At the end of the season, the winning club will bring home the trophy!

Please contact Federico Yanez at  for more information.

Junior Team*

Any child 9 or over is encouraged to try out and practice with the IC tennis team. Must be able to keep score and serve. Players younger than 9 may participate if placed in an advanced orange ball indoor tennis program and/or participating in USTA U10 matches.

League matches (HOME or AWAY) are on Thursdays at 1:00 PM based on pro selection and player availability. Parents need to commit to one volunteer shift (matches or activity) for the season.
Junior team fee is for 5 weeks June 17th – July 19th, commit before May 24th and receive a personalized team t-shirt.

Pre-team: Not old enough for the team or not quite ready for matches? Pre-team will focus on getting your child match-ready!

Summer Clinics: For new players or those working on their skills: point play, drills and games.

Varsity Training: Geared toward serious junior players ages 12 and up who plan to play or aspire to play high school tennis. Focused 1 hour of tennis instruction with a smaller student/teacher ratio combined with an additional half-hour of performance training.

Match Play: Get a chance to play junior team matches on Sunday! Free for players signed up for Varsity Training and 2-day Spring Clinics.

Please note: All clinics require a minimum of 3 participants or the director may elect alternate options. Reservations strongly recommended. All times subject to change.


Main Season

June 17th– July 26th

  Time Cost Days
Junior Team 10 & Under 1 – 2 PM $500* Mon – Fri
Junior Team 17 & Under 2 – 3 PM $500* Mon – Fri
Junior Team 12 & Under 3 – 4 PM $500* Mon – Fri
Pre – Team: Ages 8 – 11 4 – 5 PM $30 per day Mon – Thursday
Little Shots
Ages 4-5 & 6-7
8 – 9 AM $30 per day Mon, Wed & Friday
Summer Clinic
Ages 12 – 17
5 – 6 PM $30 per day Mon – Thursday
Varsity Training 5 – 6:30 PM $40 per day Tuesday & Thursday

***If your child is part of the IC summer camp they can be registered at a reduced fee of $20 per day for the after camp classes (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM or 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM)***