About the Team

The UBC Men’s tennis team is a highly competitive member of the Thunderbirds Sports Clubs (TSC). The team participates at the highest rank of University tennis in Canada, competing against teams from across the country. Tryouts are held each year to keep the team competitive and to bring fresh players to the roster. The competition season starts mid-February and ends in August with the Canadian National Championships, held alongside the Rogers Cup. Our goal is to earn a spot at the Canadian National Championships, and bring home a win for UBC.

For recruitment, donations, sponsorships, or any other inquiries please email us at menstennis.sc@ubc.ca

As COVID-19 continues to spread within our communities we have been forced to POSTPONE tryouts for the upcoming 2020-21 tennis season. Rather than holding tryouts in September, we have decided to hold official in-person tryouts in JANUARY, barring any unforeseen circumstances. This means that we will not be taking in any new players in the first semester of the 2020-21 season.

Additionally, we will be introducing a video tryout for the upcoming season which can be submitted to our team email, starting September 9th. Please submit the video as either a YouTube or Google Drive link and title it with your first name, last name and UBC Men’s Tennis Video Tryout (ie. John Smith UBC Men’s Tennis Video Tryout). The video tryout should be approximately 5-7 minutes in length. Please start by mentioning some of your most notable tournament results as well as your national, provincial, and/or ITF ranking. Also, tell us a little bit about yourself! Briefly talk about some of your hobbies and things you like to do outside of tennis, as well as your year at UBC and faculty. The rest of the video should cover all fundamental aspects of tennis including baseline groundstrokes, volleys, overheads, serves and returns, and point play (both serving and returning).

NOTE: The video tryout is not mandatory but it will help increase your chances of joining the team as we may deem you eligible to be automatically placed into the final round of tryouts.

If you’re interested in joining the team for the 2020/2021 season please follow our Instagram and Facebook page for updates! If you have any questions please email us at menstennis.sc@ubc.ca

 

Why You Should Join:

The team is comprised of 12 students each year, who are extremely passionate and determined to both better their game, and bring success to the team. Each year we look for new players who will match our drive, and spirit, in order to elevate our collective results to new levels. We invite anyone who is interested to tryout for the team. Through tough practices, tight competitions and traveling, the team bonds, creating lifelong memories and relationships. We are an extremely tight-nit group of players, always supporting one another whether it be in sport or in each other’s academic journeys.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

The current team members maintain a high and competitive level of tennis. Previous experience in both practice and match situations are highly recommended for prospective players. What we expect of all UBC Men’s Tennis student-athletes throughout the season:

  • Attendance of all 3 weekly practices
  • Attendance at all competitions such as; Provincials, Westerns, Nationals, friendly matches
  • Attendance at all fundraising events such as; Tennis Mixer, etc.
  • Best effort and attitude at all competitions, practices, etc.

 

Team Fees: 

Team fees vary depending on the number of competitions, roster sizes, fundraising, etc. Fees generally range between $50 to $150 per term, plus a mandatory ~$120 fee for our team apparel. Exact fees will determined at the start of the season, and will be announced well in advance.

 

Practice Schedule:

  • (2x) 2-hr weeknight on-court practice at the UBC Tennis Centre
  • (1x) 2-hr weekend on-court practice at the UBC Tennis Centre

*Exact days and times will be provided once the roster is established, to accommodate all student-athletes.

 

Competition Schedule:

    Competition schedule will be determined at a later time.

*All dates, times, matches and the National Championships will be determined at a later time (TBD)


2019-20 Men’s BC Regional Champions

2019-20 Men’s Western Canada Finalists

2018-19 Men’s BC Regional Champions

2018-19 Men’s Western Canada Finalists

2017-18 Men’s BC Regional Champions

2017-18 Men’s Western Canada Finalists

2016-17 Men’s BC Regional Finalists

2015-16 Men’s BC Regional Champions

2015-16 Men’s Western Canada Finalists

The UBC Men’s Tennis team has been a part of UBC’s Thunderbird Sport Clubs program since it’s inception in 2015. We are the official UBC representatives for tennis. Prior to TSC, the Tennis team belonged to the AMS, where the team achieved Nationals qualifications in both 2012 and 2013.

Name Position Email
David Zoric Marketing and Communications Officer menstennis.sc@ubc.ca
Graeme McIntosh Fundraising Officer menstennis.sc@ubc.ca
Gregory Kuntjoro Club Lead menstennis.sc@ubc.ca
Martin Lorayes Travel & Safety Officer menstennis.sc@ubc.ca
Noah Bettauer Club Lead menstennis.sc@ubc.ca
Victor Miglo Finance Officer menstennis.sc@ubc.ca

The UBC Thunderbirds Men’s Tennis Sport Clubs will be hosting multiple competitions, events, and fundraisers throughout the year, stay tuned for more information.

For top quality rackets, runners and athletic gear, check out our friends at Rackets and Runners, located at 3880 Oak St. in Vancouver!

 



UBC Thunderbirds Sport Clubs - Men's Tennis
6000 Student Union Blvd.
Student Recreation Centre
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z1


604-822-3683 menstennis.sc@ubc.ca

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