Vince Romito has been involved in tennis since the early 70’s and worked for the World Team Tennis Pittsburgh Triangles. The Pittsburgh Triangles boasted such stars as Ken Rosewall, Evonne Goolagong, Vitas Gerulaitis,Peggy Michel and many others.
Instrumental in passing anti-smoking ordinances
Vince’s background has been in the public smoking control industry with his forming of a local chapter of ASH ( Action on Smoking and Health). He then founded his own organization of ANSR ( Assoc. for Non-Smokers Rights of PA) of which he served as president for several years.
The 150 member organization was instrumental in drafting, amending and passing the first anti-smoking law in the city of Pittsburgh. Working with then Mayor Caliguiri the ordinance was passed by city council and then became law.
Vinny also testified at public hearings around the country and mayors in major cities contacted him for assistance and copies of legislation in getting ordinances passed in their city.
Also, has been on many talk shows and tv shows and debated tobacco lobbyists on the effects of smoking on the non-smoker, organized quit smoking clinics, and visited schools to speak to children on the hazards of smoking.
Vinny’s Tennis League – 7th Season
Starting the 7th season in Pittsburgh PA, Vinnys Tennis League has already gained popularity with over 125 players. The league was organized to give players an opportunity to play competitive tennis matches at the location of their choice and give them plenty of time to do so at their convenience with very little cost. Unlike a tournament, when you spend hours waiting to play, Vinnys Tennis league in Pittsburgh lets you schedule your own matches effectively.
The league is comprised of many divisions. Women’s Singles A and B, Men’s Singles A,B, and C, Women’s Doubles A, Men’s Doubles A and B, Men’s 55+ Singles,Men’s 65+ Doubles, Mixed Doubles A. Next season there will be additions of Women’s Singles C, Mixed Doubles B and Men’s 65+ Singles. Entry fee is minimal and you have over 5 months to play matches. Trophies are presented to the finalists in each division.