Ever wonder if the tennis ball spin effects its bounce? Mike Oelschlager and Alex Echeverri did, so they tested it out for their regional science fair experiment, right on the MTVAC tennis courts!
Already a busy and accomplished year for our MTVAC staff. From PTR Young Professional of the Year, to featured presentations and winning golf tournaments – Mount Vernon athletics are in full swing at MTAVC!
Since 2006, Mount Vernon Athletic Club has been hosting the Swing for Pink and swing for fun charity event and has raised over $153,000 for the fight against breast cancer. The funds raised are used in the local Alexandria community, specifically at the Breast Care Institute at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and Inova Alexandria Hospital Cancer Center. Read more to find out how much was raised this year!
MTVAC members and friends joined GM Gretchen Thompson at the Wanderlust 108 Triathlon. A 5K followed by 90-minute yoga flow and 30-minute meditation took more than just physical training!
Brandon Coleman took his tennis and fitness club membership and turned it into the perfect job. Now he gets to interact with other members and help new members as the Membership Intake and Relations Manager!
Blue Chip Alum Shows Others How to Win a Junior Tennis Tournament Ask Asya Gunertem How to win a junior tennis tournament and she’ll tell you it’s about hard work, good tennis training, and dedication. Ask one of her Blue Chip Tennis Coaches at Mount Vernon Athletic Club and they’ll tell you its her enthusiasm. Either way, […]
Blue Chip Worldgate sent four teams to the USTA Junior Team Tennis Regional Championships. All four teams were coached by Carol Molesky and demonstrated excellent skill and sportsmanship.
Mount Vernon Athletic Club member Ron Fitzsimmons introduced club GM Dimitris Kollaros to Alice’s Kids. Dimitris knew he could help. They rallied members and created a March Madness Bracket Challenge for Charity, then tapped into the corporate charitable arm of Van Metre Companies. Together they raised over $5K.
Since 2006, Mount Vernon Athletic Club has been hosting the Swing for Pink charity event and has raised over $136,000 for the fight against breast cancer. The funds raised are used in the local Alexandria community, specifically at the Breast Care Institute at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and Inova Alexandria Hospital Cancer Center. Read more to find out how much was raised this year!
Congrats to Ryan Colby, a former MTVAC and BCTA tennis player who is at the top of the USTA Mid-Atlantic ranks in his 14s age group. Ryan is also a straight A student taking upper level courses. His sights are set on playing tennis at the University of Virginia or Stamford!