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Tennis in the Desert with the MAC - Spring 2023
March 26-April 1, 2023

$1,595

Tennis in the Desert with the MAC – Spring 2023

Join Coach Paul Reber on a 6-day, 7-night trip to sunny Arizona.

Coach Paul played four years of college tennis at Arizona State University (ASU) and was the Assistant Coach for the ASU Women’s Team for 10 years. Paul’s friends and former colleagues will open their doors to MAC Tennis players, who will be able to:
– Play at the Whitman Tennis Center varsity courts for practices and a hit around with the ASU Women’s Tennis Team
– Play at Kiwanis Park in Tempe and utilize Playsight technology to analyze shots and replay moments on court
– Attend a special after-hours opening and cocktail at “All About Tennis”. Pam, founder of the store and pillar of the local tennis community, will also help arrange competitive match ups for players interested in match play with/against Phoenix area residents
– Enjoy a Spring Training baseball game at Case Stadium in Phoenix, between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cleveland Guardians.
– Attend a PAC 12 college tennis match between ASU and UCLA Men’s Team

About the host:
“Coach Paul” as he’s known, is a native of Kamloops, British Columbia. He was the 1991 Canadian Junior Doubles Champion and the 1992 Canadian Junior Singles Champion. He played collegiately at Arizona State University, where he was a four-year letter winner. Reber also served as an assistant tennis coach for 10 years at ASU, where he received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science and history. Most recently, he served as the Director of Tennis for the Eugene Swim and Tennis Club. Prior to that, Reber served eight years as the University of Oregon’s Head Coach for Women’s Tennis.

January Info Session Details:

MAC members are invited to join an information session on Wednesday, January 11th at the club.

5:30-6:30 p.m. in Duniway/Couch

Register directly through the MAC website.


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*Please click on each day to view daily itinerary.

DAY 1 - Sunday, March 26: Fly to Phoenix, AZ

Upon arrival in AZ, you will have time on your own to rest, relax and start enjoying the area. Sleep at Hyatt Place Tempe

DAY 2 - Monday, March 27: Welcome Reception & Spring Training Baseball Game

Today we will meet for a welcome reception at our hotel, followed by a spring training baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Cleveland Guardians at Chase stadium in Phoenix. Sleep at Hyatt Place Tempe

DAY 3 - Tuesday, March 28: Tennis

Today the group will get to play at either the Whiteman Tennis Center or Kiwanis Park. One of the three tennis days will include a hit around with the ASU women's team. Sleep at Hyatt Place Tempe

DAY 4 - Wednesday, March 29: Tennis

Today the group will get to play at either the Whiteman Tennis Center or Kiwanis Park. One of the three tennis days will include a hit around with the ASU women's team. Sleep at Hyatt Place Tempe

DAY 5 - Thursday, March 30: Tennis

Today the group will get to play at either the Whiteman Tennis Center or Kiwanis Park. One of the three tennis days will include a hit around with the ASU women's team. Sleep at Hyatt Place Tempe

DAY 6 - Friday, March 31: ASU vs. UCLA Men's Tennis Match

Today we will take in a men's college match when we watch the ASU men's team take on their rival UCLA. Sleep at Hyatt Place Tempe

DAY 7 - Saturday, April 1: Departure

Today your trip ends after breakfast. Continue on your own or fly back to Portland.



INFORMATION


Trip Details

6 nights/7 days at Hyatt Place Tempe, AZ

Price Details (12 traveler minimum)

Double or King Size Room at the Hyatt Place Tempe:
$1595 USD per person (double occupancy)

$590 USD per person for additional participants sharing the same room

What is included in the trip

  • All hotel accommodations at Hyatt Place in Tempe, AZ
  • Breakfast everyday
  • Welcome reception with snacks and cocktails
  • Court fees for included tennis
  • Private cocktail and shopping event at “All About Tennis”
  • Tickets to spring training baseball game and college men’s tennis match
  • Complimentary matching with local tennis players

What is not included

  • Airfare from and to the Phoenix
  • Personal expenses
  • Ground transportation
  • Travel and cancellation insurance
  • Lunches and Dinners

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