Head Pro at the Rowayton Platform Tennis Association in Rowayton, CT
Amy Shay and Cynthia Dardis are currently ranked #4 in the country and have been ranked in the top 4 for the past 9 seasons. Dardis/Shay started playing tournaments together 15 years ago and together have captured 11 national titles.
It was another banner season for Dardis and Shay! They won the Women’s 50’s Nationals, were finalists at Midwesterns and Chicago Charities, and took 5th at the Philly Open. In 2018, they won the Women’s 50’s Nationals, Chicago Charities, and Philly Open and were runners up in the Steel City Open, Boston, and Patterson. They are 2018 winners of the Childress Cup. This was their second time winning the cup. The Childress Cup is a prestigious award that is given to the team that earned the most points in a Grand Prix Series.
Dardis/Shay attribute much of their success to teamwork, strategy, and disciplined play, which they continually reinforce in their teaching. Cynthia played Division I tennis for Villanova University. She lives in Stamford, CT with her husband and 4 children.