February 2013-February 2014
MHSTeCA offers an opportunity for tennis coaches to work together toward the improvement
of both individual and collective facets of the profession. For more than a quarter century, it has sponsored
clinics that have featured some of the foremost experts in our field.
Past speakers have included Arthur Ashe, Chris Evert, Vic Braden, Tim Gullikson,
Dennis Vandermeer and Peter Burwash. In addition, the association board
selects the all-state team and the coach-of-the-year award, initiates significant
rules changes (the change to four equal divisions and the 16-point state qualifier
rule are but two examples), speaks with a unified voice when working with the
MHSAA (the Gender Equity Lawsuit is but one example), offers a tournament clearinghouse to aid in locating Saturday tournaments,
and boasts an excellent web site filled with useful information.
MHSTeCA membership fee of $20.00 includes:
- Michigan High School Coaches Association (MHSCA) membership.
- National High School Coaches Association (NHSACA) membership.
Directory which contains names, home addresses, home phone numbers, cell phone
numbers, e-mail addresses, school names and addresses, school phone numbers, and
FAX numbers of approximately 400 tennis coaches throughout the state. Updated directories are posted periodically on the web site As a member, you will receive notification of periodic changes in the password.
- Eligibility for MHSTeCA Coach of the Year award if you are a high school coach.
- Eligibility for MHSTeCA Assistant Coach of the Year award.
- Eligibility for MHSTeCA Academic All-State Team recognition.
Please make check payable to the Michigan High School tennis Coaches Association (or MHSTeCA) and send it with a completed application to Ed Waits; 8720 Vanderstel; Newaygo, MI 49337. In return, you will receive membership cards and a hard copy of the directory.
here for application form (fill out, print, and send along with $20.00 to