CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL TEAMS THAT WENT TO THE 2016 ASICS NATIONALS IN CHICAGO!!!! Club Tonka 14-1s, 15-1s, 16-1s, 17-1s and 18-1s all traveled to Chi-Town to play. All the teams competed extremely well and had an trmendous experience. One of the exceptional performances was by our 18-1s lead by head coach Lindy Lee (assisted by Lauren Brown) as they took 3rd out of 24 teams in the 18 Gold Division.
YEAR END COACHES DINNER! After a great evening of food and fellowship, JOHN PIERCE was awarded the well-deserved outstanding Coach of the Year Award! John coached multiple teams, did private lessons, and helped with APT. He is a dedicated and helping coach - always the first one in the gym and the last one helping to take down equipment. He also served as our web master creating and adding information to our website. BRIT YATCKOSKE, 16-3 team, was awarded for being the best contributing team to the INDIVIDUAL PLAYER-INITIATED LEADERSHIP PROGRAM! Way to go 16-3s!!
SERVE-A-THON UPDATE: Dawn Temp has passed away. But Club Tonka played a role in helping the family with significant medical needs during her illness. Thanks to all who helped! There were six contributors who did enough to win home-made pies provided by Coach Kate Bailey! They were:
Christina Cheng 14-1
Maddie Farrand 15 TED
Alice Bennett 15-2
Olivia Kunkel 15-1
Isla Emmen 15-3 JOHN
Joyce Filippone - Admin