Recreational Pathway
Players choosing the recreational pathway will be introduced to tennis, taught the basics in a fun environment and learn to enjoy the sport of a lifetime. Admission to this pathway is open to all players

Spongeball – Ages 4-6 This class will be taught on the 36 foot court using USTA transition balls.
Players will be introduced to basic tennis skills, footwork and hand-eye coordination drills

Red – Ages 6-8 This redball class will be taught on the 36 foot court using USTA transition balls.
Players will be introduced to basic tennis skills, footwork and hand-eye coordination drills and will be introduced to rallying

Orange 1 – Ages 7-10 Orange 1 will be taught on the 60-foot court using USTA transition balls. Players will be taught basic tennis skills and strategy and footwork patterns.

Green 1- Ages 9-11 Green 1 is a 60 minute class will be taught on a full size court using USTA transition balls.
Players will be taught basic tennis technique and footwork patterns.

Challenger Prep- Ages 11-18. This class is for players who aspire to play high school tennis, and entry level competitive play.

Competitive Prep- Ages 11-18 This class is for players who are interested in high school tennis, USTA tournaments and competitive play.

 

Competitive Pathway
Players choosing the competitive pathway have aspirations of playing high level USTA tournaments, college tennis and high school varsity. Players will be expected to compete regularly in USTA tournaments. Admission into this pathway must be approved by our staff professionals.

Orange 2 -Orange 2 will be taught on the 60-foot court using USTA transition balls. Tennis strategy, advanced footwork
patterns and modern technique will be introduced. Players will be encouraged to play USTA tournaments.

Green 2 – Green 2 teaches advanced techniques, footwork patterns and strategy. USTA tournament play will be highly encouraged.

Tournament Training- Approved players are competing in local USTA tournaments. High school varsity experience.
Players will work on advanced technique, strategy and prepare them for USTA tournaments and high school varsity.
Players must commit to playing at SBC 2 or 3 days per week. (players must commit to same days within each session)

Tourmament Training Elite- Approved players are expected to play local, Midwest and National USTA tournaments.                                                                                  Coaches will be available for consulting with players on proper tournament scheduling.
Players must commit to playing at SBC 2 or 3 days per week.
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Policy For Missed Classes
Make-ups for missed classes must be made up in the same session. Contact the Junior Director or Head Tennis Pro to make
arrangements.