Chesapeake-Suffolk League (Western Branch)
2022 CSTL Spring League

What is Impact Team Tennis?
Impact Team Tennis is co-ed teams competing in a format that consists of 6 no-ad sets. One set each of men's and women's doubles followed by men's and women's singles, ending with 2 sets of mixed doubles. Total games won from all sets determines the winner. Substitutions and coaching are allowed during the match.
What is a Impact Team Tennis team?
A team must have two men and two women, as a minimum. (10 players maximum). This allows for periods of rest and player's missing matches. We maintain a list of approved substitutes for team back-ups.
Who can play?
Adults (18 & over) may sign up as a team or as an individual.
When do leagues start?
Play for the following leagues are tentatively scheduled as follows:

Tuesday Evening League: Start Date: March 24 or 31, 2022, 6:30-8:00p.m. League play will continue for 6-7matches. Makeups may cause the league to run longer. A 4 or 5 team league will have 6 matches. Makeups will be added to the end of the season, or matches can be made up when both captains agree regarding a date, time, and location. League Season End Date is Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Playoff dates(if necessary) and awards party are to be determined, depending upon the success of the league.
Sign-Up Deadline: March 22,2022
All money and paperwork are due by this date. No refunds and/or transfer of payment to another person after the season starts.

Prices are effective through April 15, 2022, and subject to change after that date.
What Divisions (levels of play) are offered?
The levels of play being offered in the 4.0 are 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5. Recommended for this league are strong 3.5 players, 4.0 and 4.5 players with high school or rec league tennis experience. Players outside these levels will only be allowed with league coordinator approval.

4.5 Leagues recommended levels are 4.0, 4.5, and 5.0 for the adult league & senior leagues.
Determining Team Rating
The average NTRP rating of the top two men and top two women players on your team determines the team rating.
  Joe- 4.5 Mary- 3.5
  Tom- 4.5 Jill-3.5
  Bill- 4.0 Gail- 3.5
  Joe- 4.5 Mary- 3.5
  Jim- 3.5 Joan- 3.0
The best two men and two women are: 4.5 + 4.5 + 3.5 + 3.5 = 16. 16 divided by 4 equals 4.0.
This team could register for the 4.0 division or a higher division. A team consists of a minimum of two men and two women. Although the limit to the number of team members is ten, the suggested number of players is three men and three women. Click here to determine your NTRP level.
Where do we play?
Matches will be played at the following locations:
Western Branch Recreation Center(WBRC) or Western Branch High School
WBRC address:
4437 Portsmouth Blvd.
Chesapeake, Virginia 23321
Courts are located behind and to the right of the Western Branch Sports Complex and Recreation Center. Take a right out of the parking lot onto Marie Olsen Drive and continue 1/4 mile. Courts are on the right.
Can I register as an individual/substitute/team?
You can register as an individual (we will make every effort to find an existing team for you to join in any given season), as part of a partial team ( we will assign other players to complete your team), or a full team. If you cannot commit to the entire season, we will place you on a substitute list. You will be called or emailed by the league coordinator or a team captain in the event they need a replacement player.
Note to substitute players:
Substitutes do not have to pay for the league at this time. You must register, however, and your playing is subject to the decision/judgment of the League Director who will independently assess your NTRP rating. Non-registered substitutes will not be covered under the Impact Team Tennis liability policy. Scoring in matches for Captains who utilize non-registered substitute players will be the same as a default. All sets in which the non-registered sub plays in will receive a 0 score, or default. Captains continuing to use non-registered subs may be removed from captaincy.
Why register via the Internet?
You are not an official league participant until you have registered online. When you register via the Internet site you will be e-mailed league information during the season and your Impact Team Tennis Member Benefits (Impact Team Tennis Point of Contact Newsletter, discounts on hotel, rental cars, 2 for 1 tickets, plus more).
What is the cost?
League fees for the 2022 spring league are $59.00 per player or $300.00.
League winners qualify for aRegional Championship?
Winning teams advance to the Impact Team Tennis Regional Championship. Your team is eligible to participate in a Regional Championship for up to one year from the end date of your league. For every four (4) teams in any official Impact Team Tennis (Impact Team Tennis) local league division, one (1) team will be eligible to participate in a Regional Championship.
Local League Information & Rules:
Local/seasonal Impact Team Tennis league rules and 'The Code' applies for all matches. Captains information packets will be provided at the Captains' meeting prior to the 1st match.

All COVid-19 protocols will be observed before, during, & after the matches, while on the tennis courts.
For more information contact:
League Director: Nick O'Hara, Jr.
League Coordinator:
Raquel O'Hara
Asst. League Coordinators Ryan O'Hara & Nobel Reeves
Click on the Registration link at the top of the page to register!