Pinckney Area Community Tennis Association - Home Page

Welcome to the Pinckney Area CTA Web Site Home Page.  From here, you can navigate to individual Team and Group pages for News, Photos, and Calendar Events.  The Master Calendar shows all activities for all groups in a consolidated format.  Please remember that for this to be a useful tool, we must keep things up to date.  If you are aware of News Updates, or Calendar Revisions, please click on the Contact Us link at the bottom of this page with your comments.  Calendar updates are very easy to manage.  We are also always looking for New Photos to add to the various galleries.  So feel free to send those along too!

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April 2, 2014 - Please see either the Jr Development News Section or the Community Education News Section for important information on local Summer Tennis Programs for all ages.

March 24, 2014 - Please see the PHS Girls Home Page for an important note from Coach Francis regarding schedules from 3/24-3/31

March 14, 2014 - Please click on the Junior Development Home Page for links to improve your tennis skills!

March 07, 2014 - From Coach Francis, RE: PHS Girls Tennis Opening Practice!

Coach Lisa, Coach Stoney, Coach Denise, and I are looking forward to seeing you this coming Monday, March 10th for our first day of the Girls Tennis Season.  Our first tennis practice on Monday will inside the high school gym (to my knowledge all Pinckney Spring sports teams will be starting inside).  Bring your tennis racket and at least 1 water bottle and be ready to warm up starting at 3:00 pm.  Practice will end at 4:30 pm.  


You must have a current physical (dated April 15, 2013 or later) signed by a doctor to practice on Monday.  If you do not have a physical you can watch practice but you can not participate. 

You can obtain a sports physical for $30 at the IHA Internal Medicine office off M36 near Hamburg (10020 Professional Center Dr., Hamburg, MI 48139).  You can contact the IHA office at 810-231-0252.  

Bring a copy of your physical to practice on Monday (if you have done another sport this school year or have your physical on file at the athletic office, just tell me this on Monday)

Bring your completed Pinckney Community Schools Athletic Participation Fee Registration form that has been signed by the student and their parents by no later than Friday, March 14th

Bring a check for $200 made payable to Pinckney Community Schools for your pay-to-play fee by no later than Friday, March 14th.


Have a great day!

Coach Francis


"All Things Tennis - Opportunities for All Ages"
(See Individual Home Pages for Details)

U-10  Tennis program

Pinckney Community Education offers Under-10 tennis for grade schoolers during the school year. Current structure is one hour sessions, one week night for 6 weeks. Classes are divided into 5, 6, & 7 year olds and 8, 9 & 10 year olds. All equipment is provided. Low compression balls, appropriate size rackets and downsized courts. .Fun and games are incorporated into basic skill development: eye-hand coordination, footwork, forehand and backhand technique.

Middle School Tennis program

Pinckney Community Education offers afterschool tennis for grades 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 in the Spring and Fall. The current structure is Tuesday and Thursday after school.  All equipment is provided. Low compression balls, appropriate size rackets and downsized courts. Instructors include HS coaches and high school varsity players.

Pinckney High School Tennis program

Junior Varsity and Varsity tennis is a full schedule program for boys (Fall) and girls (Spring). Pinckney High School tennis is proud to be a no-cut program. If you’re willing to try hard, you’ll make the team! The HS teams also play in a off-season travel league.

Kids Summer Lessons

Pinckney Community Education offers six-week sessions for K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and high schoolers. In partnership with The Sports Club of Novi; instructor is a teaching professional.

Off-Season Opportunities

In partnership with the Sports Club of Novi, teaching professionals offer weekly opportunity for our high school and aspiring juniors for advancing skills and competition.

Adult Lessons

Pinckney Community Education offers Beginner and Advanced lessons in the Spring and Summer. Six week sessions offer an opportunity for beginners-and-up to learn and improve skills. All equipment is provided.


Pinckney Schools are proud to offer 18 courts; 10 at the high school and 8 at Pathfinder Middle School for its students and the public. Both courts were resurfaced in 2013 and are open for public use at any time the schools are not using them. At the middle school, four courts are blend-lined (blue) for low-compression ball tennis, and four are blend-lined (blue) for Pickelball. There are practice backboards at both courts and ball recycling tubes for you old balls.

Pinckney Area Community Tennis Association

The PACTA is proud to be one of only three tennis “associations” in the state of Michigan. It is community driven to promote tennis as a fun lifetime activity for any and all. Visit our site at: for info on “All Things Tennis.”

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