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JAMES N. BOYCE

JAMES N. BOYCE

Jim brings a lifetime of dedication and experience in the tennis community to the Ontario Tennis Association.  His extensive history began as a teenager serving as captain of the Canadian team for the…

 
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JAY NEILL

JAY NEILL

Jay first started playing tennis at 13 in Port Perry, Ontario, where his high school built courts for the first time during the tennis boom in the 1970s. After high school, Jay went to Durham College…

 
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ANDREW CHAPPELL

ANDREW CHAPPELL

Andrew managed the Tennis Pathways program for two years at the OTA.  The program was a great success, highlights by participation at many high profile events such as Yonge Dundas Square, Taste of…

 
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PETER MALCOMSON

PETER MALCOMSON

A lifelong tennis enthusiast, Peter bring many years of sales and marketing experience, from both outside and from within the tennis community to his position.  After graduating with an English degree from York…

 
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RIMZY KUTHUBDEEN

RIMZY KUTHUBDEEN

Rimzy migrated to Canada from Sri Lanka in 2001.  He is a Certified General Accountant (CGA) and went on to obtain his Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University.  Rimzy has spent the…

 
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ELY SCHWARTZ

ELY SCHWARTZ

In April 2007, Ely Schwartz graduated from the University of Waterloo where he studied business and recreation. Ely was a dedicated member of the University of Waterloo varsity tennis team and in his…

 
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KARTIK VYAS

KARTIK VYAS

Kartik Vyas was born in Nairobi, Kenya and came to Canada in 1974.  Having failed to qualify for the Kenya long distance sprint team, he decided to try his hand at tennis, learning…

 
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GULSHAD PUNJA

GULSHAD PUNJA

Gulshad migrated to Canada from Tanzania in 1989.  As Administrative Assistant, Gulshad brings over a decade of service to the OTA. Current duties are as a receptionist and administrative assistant.  She handles the administrative…

 
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DAVID LEA

DAVID LEA

David is an Ontario Certified Teacher. His portfolio responsibilities include: Community Club Development, the Progressive Schools Tennis Program, teacher training, and Tour Clinics. David can be reached…

 
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JOLINE JOSEPH

JOLINE JOSEPH

After graduating from the University of Windsor in 2010, Joline joined the OTA as a volunteer. Since then, she has worked as an OTA intern and Executive Assistant. In 2012, she joined the…

 
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ZIAD HALABI

ZIAD HALABI

  Ziad comes to us from Tennis Canada where he interned in the Player Development department. He organized Rogers Rookie Tour events, Future Stars events, Little Aces Centre Court Walkout at Rogers Cup and the…

 
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MATT MACKINNON

MATT MACKINNON

Matt MacKinnon started his career in tennis working at the Elmdale Tennis Club in Ottawa. Successfully managing the club, Elmdale had large increases in membership and camp registrants reaching a maxing capacity in both…

 
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Looking for summer tennis camps? The OTA's got you covered with camps for ages 6 - 18 province wide. Check out the listing here: http://ow.ly/tpLr50h7GVW


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Great day of kids tennis at Glendale Secondary today! Big thanks to all the staff and students #getonthecourt


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Great day today with Kids Tennis school program!! #getonthecourt


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Congrats to Gabriela Dabrowski! 2018 Australian Open Mixed Doubles Champion #tennis #australianopen #ausopen #mixeddoubles #ontariotennis #tenniscanada


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Great classes today at Earl Haig SS! Thanks to all the staff and students #getonthecourt


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Ontario tennis players dominated the 2017 Tennis Canada Awards #tennis #canada #ontario #tenniscananda #tennisontario #daviscup #ATP #WTA


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Grade 12 champs of the day at Western Tech! #getonthecourt


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Great group of grade 11's at Western Tech today! #getonthecourt


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Spotted: Denis Shapovalov in Vogue's November issue w/ Karlie Kloss! (Almost as cool as being a 2-time Ontario Tennis magazine cover star...just sayin😂😉🤓) 🔗: http://tennis.life/2017/10/20/shapovalov-hits-vogue-magazine/


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Great day of Kids Tennis/Wellness today at Marc Garneau CI! #getonthecourt


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U18 Nationals Recap 🔗: http://ontennis.ca/S_Competition/Competition_Spring17/article_U18_Outdoor.html


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Some Q&A with Karl Hale #getonthecourt #avivatennis


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Getting ready for Milos at Leaside Tennis club #avivatennis #getonthecourt


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Smash Cage at Leaside TC with Aviva for Milos night! #getonthecourt


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Be sure to add the OTA on our all new snapchat account for latest tournament updates. This week featuring the Roman Cup and be sure to use the official tournament Geofilter!


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Congratulations to the Girls Under 16s doubles champions, Okeksanda and Rachel, and finalists, Corina and Viktoriya! #GetontheCourt #clubotaapp


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Lots of good matches today U12 provincials Kew Gardens TC #otaroadshow #clubotaapp #getonthecourt


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Keeping the draws up to date #getonthecourt #clubotaapp #otaroadshow