BHS Boys Tennis
Somerset Hills School District
Please note that the first day of preseason is a day when school is NOT in session. If you do not drive, please make plans in advance.
Friday, March 3, 2017, is not a school day, yet BHS student-athletes are expected to attend their first tennis practice at BMS (gymnasium to start).
The address for the tennis courts is the same as for Bernardsville Middle School (BMS): 141 Seney Drive, Bernardsville, NJ 07924.
In case of inclement weather, the BMS gym is available from 3-5 P.M. on the following six school days: 3/3, 3/6-3/10. If a student-athlete has been cleared prior to 3/3 and attends the first six practices, he is officially eligible to participate in interscholastic competition.
FAQs about Boys Tennis
How fit does a tennis player need to be for Day 1 of preseason?
Athletes are expected to be fit enough to sustain a jogging pace for FOURTEEN MINUTES along with the following two core-strengthening activities:
Two sets of ten push-ups
Three sets of one-minute planks
What supplies does a tennis player need for preseason?
Athletes are expected to bring a tennis racquet and a can of three new or gently used tennis balls. Athletic apparel should include shorts and sweats; tennis shoes are a must, but feel free to bring running shoes.
If an athlete does not drive his car to school, is he expected to walk from the high school to the middle school campus?
Athletes are encouraged to take one of the two shuttle buses that leave the high school within a few minutes of dismissal and travel to BMS. NOTE: This shuttle service is a first-come basis for athletes, so consider changing at BMS.
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