Tennis - Boys' JV
The boys' junior varsity tennis team at Taft is a competitive spring sport. The season focuses on all of the basic strokes, court positioning, competitive play, and conditioning. The team usually plays a format that includes both singles and doubles teams. The team is considered developmental, with many players working their way up to varsity level over the course of their Taft playing career.
About Coach Kevin Conroy
After graduating from Choate Rosemary Hall and earning a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Gettysburg College, Kevin received a master’s in teaching from Quinnipiac College with a concentration in Spanish. He went on to earn a second master’s in Spanish from Middlebury College. His teaching experience includes seven years at The Hill School and more than a decade at Taft, where he has served as dean of the upper middle class, a teacher of Spanish, and coach of boys’ and girls’ tennis and squash at all levels. In 2010–11, he worked as the director of the Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy, a world-class language immersion program for middle and high school students based on the Middlebury College immersion method and Language Pledge. He oversaw the direction of six summer campus programs and the rapidly expanding growth of the MMLA immersion program nationwide. Kevin is now the head of Taft’s modern languages department, teaches Spanish, directs the language lab, and coaches tennis.