Bement offers two co-ed opportunities for tennis players in both the development tennis and competitive tennis teams. Whether a player is a budding Roger Federer or picking up a racket for the first time, there is something for every athlete. In the fall term, development tennis is open to all skill levels. Here, players have the chance to learn the fundamentals of the sport in a fun, encouraging environment.
Jill Craig returned to the northeast in 2015 after living in Arizona for more than a decade where she was Education Director for the Highlands Center for Natural History, a community center devoted to sharing the power of nature-based education with people of all ages. Ms. Craig has spent time in some of the most beautiful parts of the country backpacking and leading teenage crews in doing trail and conservation work for the Student Conservation Association. Her classroom experience comes from teaching fifth through eighth grades at a small charter school. Ms. Craig's passions lie in doing anything outdoors, going on adventures with her family and finding creative outlets. She and her husband live in Conway with their twins and two grateful rescue dogs.
Jeremy Galvagni sees mathematics wherever he looks, and he loves explaining and sharing what he knows. One of his hobbies is crafting and solving interesting, hard math puzzles with other math enthusiasts. After teaching in public high schools for 20 years, he came to Bement in 2015. Mr. Galvagni is the math teacher that other math teachers come to with questions. In addition to teaching math, Mr. Galvagni enjoys coaching tennis.