Monday, November 26, 2012

Interested in Sponsoring the Event?

The DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships provides your company with a great opportunity to showcase your products and services to hundred of high school tennis players and coaches. The event in its seventh year has hosted thousands of student-athletes from over 250 high schools in eighteen different states. We have hosted 38 team state champions, 34 individual state champions and 48 players that have gone on to play NCAA Division I tennis. 

We will gladly work with your company to customize a sponsorship package to fit your needs and maximize your exposure to this valuable demographic. This event is a great way to market your business and give back to the tennis community. The total costs of running a national tournament of this magnitude are in excess of $15,000. To continue to grow this tournament into the country’s top high school tennis tournament we rely on contributions from our supporters. For a minimal investment, you can ensure that this high profile event continues to grow and provide opportunities for our country’s top young tennis players for many years to come. 

For more information on sponsorship opportunities for the DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships please contact Tournament Director Brandon Feusner at  

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Trouble Submitting Team Profile

For anyone having trouble submitting the Online Team Profile form we have uploaded a word document version for you to fill in and submit via email. You can download the form by clicking here or by visiting the Tournament Documents page on the website. If you have any issues submitting documents please contact Tournament Director Brandon Feusner at

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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Tournament Forms Update

Coaches can now keep track of what they need to submit prior to the tournament. We will keep the submission database updated daily to help coaches stay up to date. Please make sure all required forms and fees are submitted by the deadline. 

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

WHERE ARE THEY NOW...Caroline Hedrick

Caroline Hedrick
Class of 2010 - Columbus North High School

The 2009 DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships Most Valuable Player, Caroline Hedrick has already made a big impact at the collegiate level in her first two seasons. Hedrick, a junior at Butler University, has found her collegiate success close to home, just 50 miles north of her hometown. The three-time Indiana Singles State Finalist and 2008 Singles State Champion led her team to its first appearance in the state finals. Hedrick finished her high school career with a 103-3 overall record.

Hedrick opened her collegiate career with three straight victories. She didn't slow down from there finishing her freshman season with a 19-8 singles record, including a 7-1 record in Horizon League play at the No. 2 singles position. She had an individual double record of 13-12 and earned second team All-Horizon League honors. As a sophomore Hedrick earned first team All-Horizon League honors finishing with the season with a 13-13 overall singles record including a 7-10 record at the No. 1 singles position. She also posted an also posted an 11-8 doubles record.

Hedrick has opened her junior season with a 5-1 singles record including a semi-final appearance at the Illinois State Invitational. She has a 3-2 doubles record and returns to action on October 18th in the ITA Regional at Purdue.

Monday, October 8, 2012

High Tech Tennis Video Service Available at 2013 Tournament

HIGH-TECH TENNIS is very excited about bringing their very popular video services, including College Recruit Videos and the ever-popular Match Play Videos, to the 2013 DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships!!! What a great teaching tool and a fantastic keepsake! Please don’t miss your chance to use video to your advantage!   Danny and Julie provide a wonderful video service to tournament players and they always add value AND fun to the tournament experience for players and coaches alike. It’s time for you to find out what so many of the top players already know: VIDEO WORKS! Please visit for more info, including samples, and contact Danny or Julie Thiets directly at or 678.640.2723 to reserve your match time. They record individual matches and they offer discounts for team matches. They have TEN digital camcorders and their services are very popular…FIRST COME/FIRST SERVED...Click here for more info

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Team Profile Required For Participation

All coaches planning to participate in the 2013 DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships MUST fill out the Team Profile by November 16, 2012. This profile allows the tournament staff to place each team in the proper division. If you have any questions regarding the Team Profile please contact us at

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

WHERE ARE THEY NOW...Robert Stineman

Robert Stineman
Class of 2011 - New Trier High School

The 2011 DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships Most Valuable Player, Robert Stineman is getting it done on the court and in the classroom. Stineman, a sophomore at Stanford University, traveled half way across the country to play collegiate tennis but is still finding success. The 2010 and 2011 Illinois Singles State Champion and Team State Champion was named the team MVP for four straight seasons at Winnetka New Trier High School. Stineman who finished his high school career as the 5th ranked senior in the class of 2011 according to the Tennis Recruiting Network and was a blue-chip recruit. Stineman's junior accomplishments include being named the 2010 USTA Midwest Player of the Year and selection as a National High School Tennis All-American in 2010 and 2011.

Stineman picked up first collegiate victory on October 14, 2012 defeating San Francisco's William Schumacher 7-5, 6-1 and went on to win a season-high five consecutive matches the following week. Stineman captured consolation title at the ITA Northwest Regional Championships and compiled a 22-13 overall singles record including a 14-8 dual-match record. Stineman compiled a 23-15 overall doubles record during his freshman season including a 13-11 record in dual matches. Stineman capped off his freshman season going undefeated in NCAA Tournament play as Stanford advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals. He was one of seven members of the 2011-12 Stanford men's tennis team to be selected as ITA Scholar-Athletes.

Stineman and the Stanford Cardinal kicked off their 2012-13 season on September 21st in the Napa Valley Tennis Classic. Stineman's season got off to a tough start as he dropped a pair of three set matches and lost another in a second set tiebreak to fall to 0-3 on the season.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Tournament Advisory Board

The DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships would like to invite you to be a part of the Tournament Advisory Board. Whether you are a player, parent, coach, sponsor, official or fan you play an important role in making this a top notch event. We value your opinion on what would make this event better in the future. As part of the Tournament Advisory Board you will complete surveys and questionnaires and participate in email and discussion board communications to assist the tournament staff in planning for the event. This is a great opportunity for past coaches and players to give back to the tournament and help us improve for the future. The total time commitment for a Tournament Advisory Board member will be approximately 1 hours per month.

For more information on joining the Tournament Advisory Board please send your name, phone number and email address to Thanks for your support of this event.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Internship Opportunities

The DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships is looking for talented, aggressive, outgoing and innovative interns to assist in the preparation for this year's event. Internships will assist with Event Operations, Public Relations and Promotions, Graphics and Website Design, and Sponsorship Sales, Development and Marketing. 

If you know anyone interested in the opportunity please forward this information along. Full time internships are preferred & recommended, but part time internships are also available. Internships for the event will begin in January 2013. For more information on the DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships Internship Program please click here.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

WHERE ARE THEY NOW...Jimmy Roebker

Jimmy Roebker
Class of 2010 - Covington Catholic High School

 Two-time Kentucky High School Singles State Champion and 2010 DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships All-Tournament Team selection, Jimmy Roebker is now making a name for himself at the collegiate level.  Roebker, a junior at Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH), has found a home just across the river from his alma mater Covington Catholic. The 2009 and 2010 Kentucky Singles State Champion led his Covington Catholic team to a 2010 State Runner-Up finish, garnered All-State honors and was named the Forcht Group of Kentucky Sportsmanship Award Winner. Roebker finished his senior year at Covington Catholic as a 5-star recruit according the the Tennis Recruiting Network and was ranked 38th in the nation. He was also named a prestigious National High School Tennis All American.

Jimmy quickly made an impact at the collegiate level posting a 19-16 overall singles record and 22-13 overall doubles record his freshman year earning Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year honors and being named a First Team All-Conference selection. The Fort Mitchell, Kentucky native posted a 29-11 overall singles record his sophomore year including an 18-5 dual match record at #1 singles. Roebker also posted a 24-9 overall doubles record his sophomore season leading the Musketeers to their second straight Atlantic 10 Championship match. Roebker finished the 2012 A-10 Championships undefeated in dual match play but the second seeded Musketeers fell to George Washington for the second straight season. His sophomore campaign earned Roebker First Team All-Conference honors for the second straight season.

Roebker got off to a great start in his junior year winning the singles competition at the ITA Summer Circuit at Purdue University in July. The Musketeers kick off their fall season on September 14th at the Western Michigan Hidden Dual Event in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Hilton Garden Inn & Marriott Named Official Tournament Hotels

The Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Northeast and Louisville Marriott East have been named the official hotels of the 2013 DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships. The hotels will offer discounted rates for participating players, coaches and parents and offer a wide variety of amenities to make your stay in Louisville as convenient as possible. For more information on the Official Tournament Hotels please click here.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Interested In Participating in the 2013 Event

If your team is interested in participating in the 2013 DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships please fill out the form below and Tournament Director Brandon Feusner will contact you with more information.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Seven Former Players Named National High School Tennis All Americans

Seven past participants of the DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships have been named 2012 National High School All Americans by the National High School Tennis All-American Foundation. The past participants include Illinois signee and 2012 Most Valuable Player, Jared Hilzik (New Trier), University of North Carolina signees Brett Clark (Barron Collier) and Chad Hoskins (RJ Reynolds), Penn signee Blaine Willenborg (Pine Crest) and Junior Roy Lederman (Pine Crest). Junior Kortney Keegan (Blessed Trinity) became the first girls' participant to receive the prestigious honor.

The National High School Tennis All-American Foundation (NHSTAAF) is a non-profit corporation formed to promote high school boys and girls tennis and to recognize the most outstanding high school players and teams from throughout the United States. To be eligible to receive consideration as an All-American tennis player a student/athlete must maintain an above average academic and citizenship record, compete on a high school tennis team, and garner an individual national ranking. Each year All-American awards are presented to the top 40 boys and top 40 girls in the United States, with the majority of those honored moving on to compete at the highest collegiate tennis levels, and a few even advancing to the professional circuits. For more information on the NHSTAAF please click here.



2013 DATES

GIRLS                                                 BOYS
March 15-16                                         March 22-23