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Racquets at Beacon Hill

Year-Round Racquets Program

The year round Racquets program consists of tennis and platform tennis.

The tennis season runs from April- September and showcases 8 Har-Tru Courts surrounded by ornamental stone terraces and gardens. Beacon Hill offers four competitive league teams for women and one team for men. The tennis calendar of events includes Member-Guests, Club Championships, monthly socials, weekly clinics and camps throughout the season for both adults and juniors.

During the colder months, members migrate to the 4 lighted Platform Tennis Courts and warming hut where players can relax and watch the court action. Members can choose to compete in weekly practices and league matches or opt for weekly intraclub paddle sessions.

Junior paddle players enjoy weekly after-school clinics and a monthly junior pizza night. A full paddle social calendar includes tournaments, Member-Guests, Round- Robins and socials.

Racquets Pro Shop : 908.277.6688

A Racquet's Pro Shop is stocked with tennis and paddle attire and equipment.

Racquets Professionals

Darlene McGlone, USPTA, {TR, PPTA

Director of Racquets

Darlene McGlone has been the Director of Racquets at Beacon Hill Club since 2007. Originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Darlene has been directing, teaching and coaching at respected country clubs throughout South Florida for more than 25 years.  Darlene is a certified USPTA Professional, PPTA Platform Tennis Professional, PTR Professional Tennis Registry Professional   As a player, Darlene held a Junior National ranking of 21 and #1 Florida State ranking. She has represented the US in international play for more than a decade in Junior and Veteran categories.

Steve Caccam, PPTA

Head Racquets Professional

Steve rejoined the Beacon Hill Club racquets team in 2016, having taught here previously in 2009-2010.  Although a native Southern Californian who grew up serving and volleying on hard courts, he prefers the clay courts of the East Coast and has wholly embraced platform tennis since learning the game in Connecticut in 2003.

Since then he has taught alongside many of the best platform tennis professionals, including Mike Gillespie, Mark Parsons, Cynthia Dardis and Sebastian Bredberg.  Steve also brings a wealth of event organizational expertise to the club having directed or co-directed Mixed Nationals and Junior Nationals Championships.  He is a former Board member of the APTA and a former Trustee of the Platform Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum Foundation.