Category: Club member news

Letter read at service for Willie

Thank you to David Rudesill for allowing us to post this here. I think it represents what a lot of thought of Willie’s generosity. Dear friends, I regret not being here in person, but it’s very important to me to

Club president, Richard “Willie” Williams, has died

PLAYERS – After a long illness, our amazing club president of 26 years, Richard “Willie” Williams passed away the day before Christmas. He will be missed by all. Below are the details on the services planned in his honor both

Happy 75th to Willie!

Long-time club president Richard Williams, AKA Willie, turned 75 this week. A great party with club friends and food! Thanks to everyone who brought munchies and celebrated with us!

Long-time club member Lewis Weinstein has died

Thank you Harvey for sending this info. LEWIS WEINSTEIN April 29, 1934-January 17, 2018 Lew was one of the earliest members of our club, joining shortly after it opened. His friendly demeanor, and his constant smile made him a favorite

Oldest club member, Herb Rossman, turns 89

Happy Birthday Herb! We haven’t seen you at the club lately but we’re thinking of you!

Club member Harvey Gotliffe’s Olympics coverage

Check out Harvey’s blog post about the Rio Olympics with special mention of Santa Clara trained table tennis player Kanak Jha.

Steven Alfred is now the highest-rated SCTTC player ever at 2307!

Players, next time you come to the club, be sure to congratulate Steven Alfred who last week won the Over 40 years-of-age tournament in Fremont taking out the amazing Avi Schmidt in the process 12-10 in the fifth in the

Club member Mickey Boyle wins at US Nationals 2015

Our very own Mickey Boyle brought home a trophy for the Under-1500 category at the 2015 US National Table Tennis competition in Las Vegas. Group 21 (Place) Boyle, Mickey Fong, Roger Kelsey, Lola Nam, Thomas Boyle, Mickey (1) W 5,3,2

Mike Sturtevant wins at the USA Open!

Congratulations to Mike Sturtevant, who plays at our Santa Cruz club whenever he’s in town. Mike has been training hard and he played great in Las Vegas to win his first USA Open Title in the U1600 Over 18-year-old event

Ron of Windmill Farm

Nice mention (and photo) of club member Ronald Donkervoort in Edible Monterey Bay magazine. I was a big fan of his farm’s strawberries before I knew he was a table tennis player.

2014 Sacramento Spring Recap/results

Club members who played at the 2014 Sacramento Spring Tournament 1200 C, Ethan Chen, Robert Feist, 6,7,11. 4200, David Yang/Scott Fong/Ethan Chen, Mickey Boyle/Craig Mitchell/ Robert Feist, 3-0.

Club member Herb Rossman injured

Club regular Herb Rossman recently broke his hip and elbow and is now in recovery at home is now back to playing.