Niagara-on-the-Lake Tennis Club

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Niagara-on-the-Lake Tennis Club

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Interview with Danny McCarthy
Born in Niagara-on-the-Lake i 1946, Danny McCarthy has been a lifelong member of the NOTL Tennis Club and was one of the founding members of the club when it was begun in 1970. In this interview he talks about how he has held a variety of positions…

Interview with Clive Buist
Born in England in 1952, raised in Toronto and currently residing in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Clive Buist spent 29 years as Director of Parks and Recreation for Niagara-on-the-Lake beginning in 1985. In this interview he explains how he worked closely…

Interview with Hugh Dow
Hugh has had a lifelong passion for tennis since he started playing at the age of 12. Born in England in 1942, Hugh has lived in Canada for the past 50 years and joined the NOTL Tennis Club in 2011. In this interview he talks about how immediately…

Interview with Dave Flynn
Born in 1936 and originally from Niagara Falls, Dave Flynn moved to Niagara-on-the-Lake after he was married. He became one of the original members of the NOTL Tennis Club in 1970, and was one of the Club’s first presidents. Dave talks about all of…

Interview with Irene Wall
Irene was born in 1935, grew up in St. Catharines and moved to Niagara-on-the-Lake after getting married to her husband John, who introduced her to tennis. In this interview she tells us about how she joined the NOTL Tennis Club in 1973 and has held…

Interview with Ken Rive
Born in Brantford, Ontario in 1954, Ken Rive grew up in Niagara-on-the-Lake and was active in sports from a young age. He joined the tennis club in the mid 1970s and became heavily involved both playing and volunteering at events. Though he never…

Interview with Rosemary Goodwin
Resident of Niagara-on-the-Lake since 1988, Rosemary Goodwin became president of the NOTL Tennis Club in the fall of 2007, at a time when activity and member involvement were low. Through a dedication to frequent communication with members, and a…

Interview with Sarah Kaufman
Sarah Kaufman is the current Managing Director and Curator of the Niagara Historical Society and Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum. Born in 1985, Sarah has significant knowledge of the earlier tennis history of Niagara-on-the-Lake centering around the…

Interview with Tady Saczkowski
Tady has had a passion for tennis since he was a young boy when his grandparents introduced him to the sport. He currently resides in St. Catharines and is a member of both the Welland and White Oaks Tennis Clubs. He joined the NOTL Tennis Club in…

Interview with Vera Wilcox
Born in 1953, Vera has been involved in tennis for a significant part of her life. In this interview she talks about her beginnings with the sport at 12 years old using a discarded racquet with broken strings that her mother fixed with badminton…
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