Cobb County Government

Sweetwater Tennis Center

16 08 04 sweetwater 012 small 2447 Clay Road
Austell, GA 30106
(770) 819-3221

 

Facility Manager: Charlie McCoy (PTR)
charles.mccoy@cobbcounty.org

Assistant Manager: Paul Declue


Instructional Staff:

Eddie Gomez - Head Professional (USPTA, PTR)
Craig Garrettson (PTR)
Raynee Bhagwandas (PTR)
Lamar Scott (PTR)
Mark Spackman (PTR)

Hours of Operation

Mon, Tues, and Wed
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10:00am-10:00pm
9:00am-10:00pm
9:00am-9:00pm
8:30am-5:00pm
11:00am-5:00pm

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Sweetwater offers space for all USTA and ALTA teams that are seeking a home. Many participants in the various singles and doubles leagues like to call Sweetwater their home as well. Please click on “Tennis Programs” on the right side of this page and scroll down to league play for links to the various tennis associations that offer leagues.

 

 




Tennis Classes

Fall Tennis Classes
Registration currently in progress

Classes begin the week of September 11th and October 30th
Online registration available for tennis classes.
Classes meet 1 hour per week (1/2 hour for tots classes) for 6 weeks.
Cost:  $72 ($97 for non-residents)
Tots Classes: $36 ($61 for non-residents)
Download class schedule here


Looking for a Team?
Players looking to join an ALTA or USTA team can fill out a general information form (link below) to be placed on a contact list. Teams are formed every season.
Looking for a Team Form

MOM’S MORNING OUT

IMPACT YOUTH TENNIS, based at Sweetwater Tennis Center is offering an opportunity for Mom's Morning Out, where moms can drop their child at the tennis center and do errands or just enjoy quiet time.

  • Children can be dropped off as early as 9am and must be picked up by 12pm on Tuesday mornings.
  • Children will have on court tennis instruction by a certified professional.
  • Refreshments will be provided.
  • Entertainment includes age appropriate DVD, hobby time, games and other activities.
  • Fee for the 3 hours is $20 per child

Reservations are required and there is a minimum of 4 necessary to provide the program.

For more information, contact Impact Youth Tennis Coach Mark Spackman at (404) 992-5151 or email markspackman@gmail.com.
Mark is a PTR Certified Professional specializing in youth development.

PARENT'S NIGHT OUT

Impact youth tennis based at Sweetwater Tennis Center is offering an opportunity for parents to enjoy a night out while the children are being taught tennis.

  • Children can be dropped off as early as 6PM and must be picked up by 10PM on Friday nights
  • Children will have on court instruction by a certified professional
  • Pizza and/or other refreshments will be provided
  • Entertainment included age appropriate DVD, hobby time, games, and other special functions
  • Cost for the 4 hours is $25 per child

Reservations are required and there is a minimum of 4 participants necessary to provide the service. Impact youth tennis owner and coach, Mark Spackman will be glad to answer any questions you may have.

Mark can be reached at:

404-992-5151
markspackman@gmail.com

Mark is a PTR Certified professional specializing in youth development.

Sweetwater Tennis Center can also be reached at 770-819-3221 for more information


 

News

Sweetwater Tennis Center Named PTR Proud Facility
ptr proudSweetwater Tennis Center has been recognized by the Professional Tennis Registry as being a PTR Proud Facility. To be considered, a facility must have a minimum of 3 staff professionals who are PTR certified. There are a total of 42 facilities worldwide with 5 being located in Georgia recognized as PTR Proud. The PTR Proud designation demonstrates professionalism and a commitment to providing their customers with tennis instruction that meets PTR’s high standards.


Sweetwater Tennis Center Tennis Tournament Schedule
Click on tournament name to go to the tournament site for registration, information and tournament draws.

2017 Tournaments Dates Deadline Events
Sweetwater Frostbite Jr Satellite January 21-22 January 16 Junior
Sweetwater Senior Singles Classic Feb. 24-26 February 20 Adult / Senior
Sweetwater Summer NTRP Classic June 9-11 June 5 Adult / NTRP
Sweetwater One-Day Fun Junior Satellite June 22 June 18 Junior
Sweetwater Junior Championships July 22-24 July 17 Junior (Level 4)
Sweetwater “Back To School”Blowout August 12-13 August 7 Junior
Adult NTRP Classic Oct. 27-29 October 22 Adult NTRP

 


Round Robin Socials

Come join in for fun and friendship at our Round Robin Social.  We offer mixed doubles play and all levels of ability are invited to participate.  You do not need to bring a partner - players are mixed and matched. Tennis balls are provided and this social event will be held every Friday night at 7:00pm.

Call or email charles.mccoy@cobbcounty.org to reserve your spot.


Drills, Skills and Thrills (DST)
Sweetwater Tennis Center and Head Pro Eddie Gomez offers DST sessions for adults twice weekly. Each session is a high spirited tennis workout that includes challenging games.

Call or email to Eddie Gomez to reserve your spot.


Thanks to our sponsors!!!
Sweetwater Tennis Center is proud of the sponsors who support our programs and tournaments. Please support our sponsors and let them know you appreciate their support of our tennis community.

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Meet the Sweetwater Staff:


Manager – Charlie McCoyCharlie McCoy

Charlie came to Sweetwater Tennis Center after being the assistant manager at the Harrison Tennis Center for the past 3 years.

He is a certified professional through the Professional Tennis Registry where he has a level of Professional. He is a member of the Georgia Professional Tennis Association and is past Executive Director. He is active with the various tennis organizations such as ALTA and USTA as well. He retired from Bellsouth in 2002 after a career of 36 years and brings his management experience and tennis background with him to his position as Manager of Sweetwater Tennis Center. Charlie was selected by the Georgia Professional Tennis Association as “ Tennis Director of the year” in 2016.

 

Head Professional – Eddie GomezEddie Gomez

Eddie is a certified professional through the Professional Tennis Registry and the United States Professional Tennis Association where he has a P-2 professional level.

He formerly was the head pro at the Legacy Park Tennis Center and has worked with many other tennis centers. He is a certified stringer and is a member of the United Racquet States Stringers Association. Also, he is a member of the Georgia Professional Tennis Association and was named 2007 GPTA Head Professional of the Year. His company name is Top Notch Tennis.

Sweetwater's Part-time Staff:

Paul DeClue - Assistant Manager
Kyle Matthews
Pamela Gomez
Julius Sheppard


League Forms Available for Download

Court Reservation Form - use this form to request a site as your courts for your league team for the upcoming season.

Rules and Regulations - rules and policies for all teams participating at a Cobb County park tennis facility. All team members are required to be aware and abide by the rules.

Team Practice Request Form - for teams requesting a regular weekly time for team practice. Fees must be paid when submitting the form. Check with facility manager for availability.

Team Practice Request Form (winter season only) - same as above, but for December, January and February only.