San Diego Aviators ball kid tryouts set for May 31 at Cathedral Catholic High School between 2-4 p.m.
The San Diego Aviators, the newest professional tennis team in Mylan World TeamTennis, will host ballkid tryouts at Cathedral Catholic High School, Saturday, May 31, 2-4 p.m. The Aviators will recruit 15 boys and girls, ages 10-18, to be the official ballkids for all seven Aviators home matches at the Valley View Casino Center (formerly the San Diego Sports Arena) this July.
To be eligible, all candidates must be able to attend all seven home matches, and have working knowledge of tennis scoring aligned with Mylan World TeamTennis rules, which includes no-ad scoring, tie-breakers and play on let serves.
“Mylan World TeamTennis is all about empowering our youth to get involved in tennis and feel a connection to our team. Having local youth represent the Aviators this season is exactly the kind of energy we’re looking for,” said San Diego Aviators General Manager, Shelly Hall.
Leading the ballkids tryout for the San Diego Aviators is Ron Marquez, Head Varsity Boy’s & Girl’s Tennis Coach and Sports Information and Communication Director at Cathedral Catholic High School. Marquez has been the coordinator for all professional tennis events in San Diego since 1991 including the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, professional tournaments at the San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club, Rancho Bernardo Inn, Morley Field, La Costa Resort and Spa, and Viejas Arena.
To tryout, please arrive at Cathedral Catholic High School, located at 5555 Del Mar Heights Road, San Diego, CA 92130; no later than 2 p.m. If you have questions prior to tryouts, please contact Ron Marquez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The San Diego Aviators
Rancho Santa Fe businessman, Russell Geyser, purchased the New York Sportimes franchise and moved the team to San Diego to be named the San Diego Aviators. In its inaugural season, the Aviators are led by coach Dave Macpherson, the greatest doubles team in the history of tennis, Mike and Bob Bryan; four-time Grand Slam Champion, Daniela Hantuchova; No. 9 ranked WTA doubles player, Kveta Peschke; ATP doubles No. 30, Raven Klaasen; and Somdev Devvarman, ATP singles No. 78.
The Aviators home opener is July 7, 7 p.m., against the Austin Aces featuring Andy Roddick. The other home matches are Tuesday, July 8 vs. Philadelphia Freedoms; Thursday, July 10 vs. Texas Wild; Saturday, July 12 vs. Boston Lobsters; Sunday July 20 vs. Springfield Lasers; Tuesday, July 22 vs. Texas; and Wednesday, July 23 vs. Austin.
Season tickets are available now at www.sandiegoaviators.com or by calling 619-683-3700. Individual match tickets go on sale on May 14 at the Valley View Casino Center Box Office and can be purchased online at www.axs.com or by calling 888-929-7849.
The San Diego Aviators are sponsored in part by Cox Communications, Solution Zero, Agents Insurance Services of America and San Diego Integrative Spine Center.
About Mylan WTT
Mylan World TeamTennis showcases the best in professional team tennis competing for the King Trophy, the league’s championship trophy, which is named after co-founder Billie Jean King. The 39th season of Mylan WTT runs July 6-27, 2014. For more information on Mylan WTT, visit www.WTT.com.