Volunteer a Little or a Lot

NC State Combo Championships – 2 weekends Nov. 2-5 and 9-12, 2023

This state-wide championship brings over 2500+ people to Wilmington and has a HUGE economic benefit to the area. We are looking for volunteers for the following positions:

  • Site Coordinators – check in teams and send them to the courts, record, and report scores, and generally have a great time!
  • Player Party Volunteers – set up & decorate, make sure things run smoothly & help break down the event space
  • Sponsorship & Marketing Committee – help spread the word and sign sponsors up

Contact Candy Pegram at tennis@wilmingtontennis.com to volunteer with the tournament.

L6 Entry Level Youth Tournament Volunteers

Are you available on an occasional Friday between 3:30 – 6 PM? We need volunteers to run the check in table, help keep the flow of matches and to monitor lower level courts. Your time giving back to the tennis community will help kids enjoy tournament play! Contact TariAnn Toro-Steinmetz –tari.ann.toro@wilmingtonnc.gov to help for the full duration or  for a 2 hour block of time.

Youth Program Volunteer/Coaching Opportunities

Volunteers are needed to assist with fairs, programs and events for tasks such as: set out nets, balls and rackets and organize tennis game / play stations for our youth. No tennis experience is needed. The time needed varies by program or event and can be a one time commitment for a few hours or a recurring time commitment for a program time frame.  An organizer group meeting and training will be held at start of a program or event. Contact Candy Pegram – Junior Community Coordinator: youth@wilmingtontennis.com

Middle School Coaches & Team Organizers

Middle school coaches organize team practice and matches for middle school boys (spring season) and girls (fall season). The season is 6 weeks, practices are 4 – 5:30 pm and matches are 4 – 6 pm. Only 2 days per week commitment, although if you would like to schedule more matches or practices you are able. Background check required. Contact Leigh Yates – Coordinator: youth@wilmingtontennis.com

Abilities Tennis Association of North Carolina

On March 14, 2020 ATANC’s “Swing into Spring” Adaptive Tennis Tournament will be held at Althea Gibson Tennis Center. The tournament is open to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Athletes will compete in singles, doubles, and unified doubles, both full and short court. We will also have a skills clinic for beginning athletes.

We are in need of volunteers as:

  • *scorekeepers
  • ball boys/girls
  • 2 or 3 photographers
  • tournament desk personnel
  • **tennis players to act as teachers/coaches (teaches basic instruction to our skilled/beginning Athletes)
  • Unified Partners

For more information contact: Billie Fitzsimons: (910) 200-4101 or email AdaptiveTennisWilm@gmail.com.

For more information visit: http://atanc.org/event/swing-into-spring/