MEET THE 2019-2020 CCTA BOARD

 

SALLY  – PRESIDENT Sally has been president of the CCTA since 2011. Sally is a 1967 Chico State Physical Education graduate. She earned her teaching credential in 1968(BA Physical Education, Minor, History and Political Science). She is a 1991 inductee to the CSU Athletic Hall of Fame. While at CSU she played Varsity Volleyball, Badminton and Tennis(1965-1968). Her Coaches were Betty Best, Mary Ann Ryder and Mary Ruby. She continued to play tennis at the Chico Racquet Club and Resort and in USTA tournaments during the 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s. She taught Physical Education, History and Outdoor Education at C.K. Price Middle School in Orland from 1968-2007 where she added mini court tennis to the CK Price PE curriculum. She also coached 7th and 8th grade girls basketball for 20 or so years at CKPrice. She coached JV basketball at Orland High School for two years, JV volleyball at Orland High School for two years and Varsity Volleyball at Orland High for one year helping the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach, Eileen Mason during her short absence. Sally took CK Price Outdoor Education students on three day backpack trips to mostly the Butte Creek area near Jonesville in Butte County from 1972-1991. Sally was President of the Orland Teachers Association in 1976 after serving in other OTA leadership positions. Since retirement Sally is active in two retired teacher organizations(Division 32 CalRTA) and Chico CTA/Nea Retired group. Sally developed, has coordinated and taught the CCTA sponsored Tennis on the playground since 2014. Sally also competed in the National YOYO Museum Sport Division Yearly Competition at the Chico City Plaza from its inception for 24 years. She missed the last competition on the 25th year and the following year the Sport Division was discontinued. Since Saws retirement in 2007 from the Orland Unified School District she has volunteered and worked in the Chico Unified School District After School Enrichment program teaching yoyo and tennis skills.

BARBARA – VICE-PRESIDENT – CCTA Board Member since 2011. Barb is one of the original CCTA members. She played tennis a young girl. She is a graduate of UC Berkeley. She was the Varsity Tennis Coach at Chico State, a tennis instructor at Butte College and the Chico Racquet Club and Resort. She and her husband Dale Swire and Jerry Hughes, C.A.R.D. Superintendent were the main forces behind the building of the tennis courts at 20th street Community Park in Chico.

LINDA – COTREASURER – CCTA Board Member since before 2011. Linda is a Nurse and co-owner of American Business. She helped write a grant in 2005 for CCTA to begin the USTA Junior Team Tennis League After School Program. The JTTL was the main program offered by CCTA from 2005-2018. Registration fees collected for the JTTL provided the main financial support for the CCTA that reorganized in 2011-2012. In 2019 USTA changed the JTTL Program to the H.I.T.S. after School Jamboree . A successful event was held in the Spring, 2019 at the ‘Chico Racquet Club and Resort. Linda is a Chico Racquet Club Member and is active in league play at that club.

RANDY – COTREASURER – CCTA Board Member since before 2011. Randy is co-owner of American Business, a Chico Bookkeeping and Tax Service. Randy is an active tennis player at the Chico Racquet Club and is the main advisor to updating CCTA California State 501c3 non profit legal paperwork and is the liaison to all things USTA to maintain good standing under the USTA Community Tennis umbrella.

SONYA – SECRETARY – CCTA Board Member. Sonya is a Teacher at Little Chico Creek Elementary School in Chico. Her school is an A.V.l.D.(Advancement via individual determination) school and Sonya is an avid tennis player at the Chico Racquet Club. Sonya has organized two CCTA Family Tennis Nights and coordinated two USTA skill training clinics at Little Chico Creek. She was the Little Chico Creek coordinator for 9 classrooms to receive the CCTA Tennis on the Playground P.E. instruction.

EVERETT  – Long time member of CCTA, CCTA Board Member since 2011-2012, Retired CSI-J Professor, Current USTA Active Tennis Player at age 87, Ranked Senior USTA Player, Pleasant Valley High School Court Design . Member Chico Racquet Club and Resort and USTA.

KEVIN – Current CCTA Board Member. Manager of the Chico Racquet Club and Resort. Son of Chico Racquet Club and Resort, Owner, Janet Balbutin, Current ranked USTA Player. Coordinator of activities and events between CCTA and the CRC&R. Mixer Director, CCTA Membership event and the Van der Leun Trifecta.

CINDY – Retired Teacher, Commercial Property Owner, Semi-Active Player(Pickle Ball and Golf). Long time      CCTA, Coach: CCTA Tennis on the playground.

JEANINE – Teacher, CK Price Middle School, Orland, CA. Played for Orland High School and CSU, Chico Tennis teams. Former Orland High and Chico High Varsity Girls Tennis Coach.  2015 ACE certification, Stanford. Current USTA Player and member of CRC&R and CCTA.

TINA – Coordinator of current CCTA/USTA H.I.T.S. (Honesty, Inspiration, Teamwork, and Sportsmanship) program. Active tennis player, member CRC&R and USTA. Mom to two sons who are currently playing college tennis. Has worked on many CCTA committees over the past 12 years.

CORKY – Returning CCTA Board Member, Former CCTA president, Nurse, Teacher, Coach. Long time member CCTA.

THANK YOU TO ALL CURRENT AND PAST CCTA BOARD MEMBERS FOR THEIR TIMELESS EFFORTS TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY TENNIS THROUGH THE CCTA!