Varsity Coach: Brad McClain, Girls & Boys Tennis
Season: Fall (Girls), Spring (Boys)
Bio: Currently the Director of Tennis at Pierpont Racquet Club 1993 – present. Coach at Ventura College 2008 – present. Coach at Foothill Technology 2014 – present. Former coach Ventura High School for three years. Graduate Westmont College. BA in Business/Economics.
Philosophy: Be on time. Treat your teammates with respect. Please remember that you represent your school with your actions on and off the court. And the Four P’s: Positive–support your teammates and yourself. No negative energy. Patient–take your time. Pace yourself. Persistent–never give up. Show your opponent you’re ready to play every point. Play–play hard from start to finish. Play your game style.
Most proud of: Leading the 2010 Men’s and 2012 Women’s Tennis teams at Ventura College to become State Champions. Coaching the Women’s California Singles Champion (2009, 2012) and the California Doubles Champion (2012). Coaching the Men’s California Singles Finalist (2010, 2013) and California Doubles Champion (2010, 2013). Coaching and watching my son become a top-ten player in the nation as a junior in high school.
Fall/Spring Practice: 2:30-4pm Mon-Fri at Ventura College
2017-18 Incoming 9th graders or transfers! If you are interested in sports at FTHS and did not complete the online interest form during course registration with FTHS counselors, please click the link below so we can contact you about summer meeting, tryouts, and programs. Scroll down to get more information about summer 2017!
2016-17 Girls Roster & Results, click here for MaxPreps
2015-16 Boys Roster & Results, click here for MaxPreps
Home games are played at Ventura College Tennis Complex, 4667 Telegraph Rd, Ventura.
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SUMMER TRYOUT/PRACTICE INFORMATION:
ATHLETE CLEARANCE: Prior to trying out for or practicing with a team, students must submit Athletic Clearance documentation, which includes a sports physical clearance dated within the past 12 months. NEW for the 2017-18 school year, online clearance is now available! Begin the online clearance process at https://home.registermyathlete.com/org/CA/00509/ and use the instructions found here. If you are unable to complete clearance online, please contact the school office for a packet at 289-0023 x1016.
SPORTS PHYSICAL OPPORTUNITIES:
Saturday, June 10, 2017 @ CMHS Centers for Family Health, 138 W Main St E, 9am-12pm, bring $25 cash or check payable to “FTHS Athletics.” **Bring the sports physical clearance form and completed physical evaluation form. Parents must accompany students.** Thank you to the doctors at C
Monday, June 19, 2017 @ Foothill Tech HS, 4:30-6:30pm, $25 cash/check payable to “FTHS Athletics.” **Bring the sports physical clearance form and completed physical evaluation form. Parents must accompany students.** Physicals will be performed by doctors & residents from CMHS.
IMPORTANT 6/19 ATHLETICS MEETING: Incoming parents & students should attend the Summer Athletics Meeting at FTHS on Monday, June 19, 5-8pm for general info and team meetings. A new parent orientation will be from 5:45-6:30pm, followed by individual team meetings at 6:30-7:15pm and 7:15-8pm. Dinner by In-N-Out will be available for purchase 5-6:30pm, pre-order your meal today! Sports physicals will also be offered on-campus for $25, all proceeds supporting FTHS Athletics.
Pre-order your dinners for the 6/19 meeting from the In-N-Out food truck!
$6 for a Hamburger/Cheeseburger, Chips & Drink!
TRYOUTS: Students who are unable to participate in summer practices/tryouts will need to tryout when the season of sport begins; class schedule will be rearranged if they make the team at that time.
SUMMER PRACTICES: Most teams will hold summer practices/tryouts, though all sports are required to have a 3-week “dead” period during the summer. This is a good time to make vacation plans. Summer practices are not mandatory but are highly recommended and help us coordinate your initial course schedule. Fall Sports have priority during summer if times conflict.
Questions? Please check our website for more details or contact the FTHS Athletics Department at 289-0023 x1016.
Girls/Boys Tennis Summer Schedule
3-week Summer Dead Period (No practices): June 19 – July 9, 2017
Summer Tryouts: Monday, August 7, 2017, 10am-12pm, Ventura College Tennis courts
Girls Tennis – Summer Practice: August, dates/times TBA
Practice Location: Ventura College Tennis Facility
Ventura College, Ventura