Spring Season

The Spring season must not begin before the third Monday in March. The Spring season must end with the completion of the regular varsity season or, for qualified varsity teams or individuals, upon completion of their participation in MIAA tournaments.

2022 MIAA Team Sportsmanship Award Winners



Junior Team Tennis

For players interested in playing as part of a team, Junior Team Tennis is a great offering to keep playing outside of your high school season. To find out about opportunities in your area, contact your local Tennis Service Representative.

Eastern MA, Kristen Liteplo,
Southeastern MA, Christy Bennett,
Central & Western MA, Woody Freeman,

Association Websites

USTA-NFHS Online Course for Tennis Coaches

The USTA and NFHS have partnered to develop an online course for tennis coaches. The course provides a student-centered curriculum in tennis coaching techniques and methods for interscholastic teacher/coaches.  Coaching Tennis for High School covers the court from coaching styles and developing your coaching philosophy to managing your team and your practices. The “Coaching Tennis” online course developed by United States Tennis Association has been added to the available courses through the NFHS Learning Center at

Important Tennis Information

Committee Members and Important Dates

Committee Members

Liaison – Richard Pearson, MIAA Associate Director

District 1
Mr. Glenn Doulette, Athletic Director, West Springfield HS

District 2
Mr. Jason Linders, Athletic Director, Southbridge HS      
Mr. Dave Bouchard, Athletic Director, Quaboag RHS

District 3
Mr. Matt Porcaro, Athletic Director, Tahanto HS

District 4
Ms. Caitlin Brown, Assistant Principal, Andover HS
Mr. Steve Fogarty, Athletic Director, Melrose HS

District 5
Mr. Paul Cooley, Assistant Principal, Somerville HS

District 6
Ms. Julie Gosselin, Athletic Director, Mt. Alvernia HS
Mr. Jameson Pelkey, Athletic Director, St. John’s Prep HS

District 7
Ms. Diana Myers-Pachla, Principal, Foxboro HS
Mr. Nick Schlierf, Athletic Director, Sharon HS

District 8
Mr. Mark Mosher, Assistant Principal, Bristol-Plymouth RVTHS

District 9
Mr. Mike Martin, Assistant Principal, Carver MHS
Mr. Kevin Mahoney, Athletic Director, Quincy HS

MASS Representative
Ms. Pat Gardner

MASC Representative
Mr. Geoff Swett

Coaches Representatives
Ms. Joan Cutter
Mr. Alex Spence

Game Officials Representative
Ms. Sue Gauthier

At-Large Representative
Mr. Gary Pina

Meeting Dates

October 18, 2022 10:00am(in person)
February 14, 2023 10:00am(virtual)

Tournament Information

Dates TBD

2022 State Championship Teams

Division 1 Girls-Lexington
Division 2 Girls-Masconomet
Division 3 Girls-Newburyport
Division 4 Girls-Hamilton-Wenham

Division 1 Boys-Acton-Boxborough
Division 2 Boys-Concord-Carlisle
Division 3 Boys-Wayland
Division 4 Boys-Weston

Grants Available for Schools and Teams

USTA New England and USTA Eastern Massachusetts have grants available to support school tennis and high school tennis. Click here for more information about USTA New England grants and contact Kristen Liteplo for more information about USTA Eastern Massachusetts grants.

No-Cut High School Tennis Teams

No-cut high school tennis teams play an important role in growing tennis by allowing students of all abilities to join a team and represent their school. This opportunity helps create well-rounded student-athletes, develops leadership, and allows players to enjoy our game in a team environment while being able to progess at their own pace. Click here for tips on how to organize a successful No-cut high school tennis team.