12 and under

Begin with the best instruction.

Our staff is part of the USTA’s new Coach Youth Tennis program which creates a more consistent training pathway for teachers and coaches who work with young players ages 12 and under, and will now serve as a prerequisite to becoming a certified teaching professional by the PTR the United States Professional Tennis Association or the USPTA the United States Olympic Committee. All instructors are experienced, PTR certified, TAC tennis professionals who have also completed Professional Tennis Registry’s new “12 and Under Coaches Certification”.

We bring kids into the game by utilizing specialized equipment, shorter court dimensions and modified scoring, all tailored to age and size.

6:1 Student-to-Pro Ratio


Red Ball Group (ages 5 - 6)

12 week program

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4pm - 5pm

Saturday 9am - 10am

Fun-filled beginners program, focused on developing the ABC's (agility, balance and coordination) and introducing tennis FUNdamentals. Through engaging activities, players will develop the skills needed to get them ready to rally!

Use of red felt, red foam, and alternative balls on 36ft. courts.

Racquet size: 19-21 inches

Juniors typically spent 1 - 1.5 years in this program on average if consistent

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Orange Ball I (ages 8 and Under)

12 week program

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4pm - 5pm

Saturday 9am - 10am

In this beginner class, juniors will continue to develop overall athletic abilities and tennis-specific skills. Engaging partner activities and games are designed to build a player’s foundation in all the basic tennis strokes. Basic rallying, serving, and cooperative games are introduced.

Use of orange balls, on 60 ft courts.

Racquet size: 19-23 inches

Juniors typically spend 1 to 1.5 years in this program on average if consistent.

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Orange Ball II (ages 7 - 8)

 12 week program

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4pm - 5:30pm

Saturday 9am - 10:30am

For juniors who are continuing into orange ball and learning to play on the 60 ft. court. Activities and games will focus on developing groundstroke and serve consistency as well as transition to the net. Introducing team tennis competition through Orange Ball Team Challenges.

Use of orange balls, on a 60 ft.

Racquet size: 21-23 inches

Juniors typically spend 1 to 1.5 years in this program on average if consistent.

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 Green Group I (ages 9 - 12)

 12 week program

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4pm - 5:30pm

Saturday 9am - 10:30am

Juniors continue to develop overall athletic abilities and tennis-specific skills. Engaging partner activities and games are designed to build a player’s foundation in all the basic tennis strokes. Basic rallying, serving, and scoring skills are introduced. Juniors are introduced to rallying and live point play games.

Use of green balls, on 60 ft court.

Racquet size: 21-25 inches

Juniors typically spend 1 to 1.5 years in this program on average if consistent.

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Green Group II (ages 9 - 12)

 12 week program

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4pm - 6pm

Saturday 9am - 11am

For players who are transitioning into full-court play and building on what they learned in Green Group 1. This class will further emphasize stroke technique, court coverage, and rallying through drills and live games. Players will focus on serving and point play weekly.

Racquet size: 25-27 inches

Juniors typically spend 1.5 years in this program on average if consistent.

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Gold Group (12 & Under)

12 week program

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4pm - 6pm

Saturday 9am - 11am

For players who are transitioning into full-court play. This class will further emphasize the player’s ability to adjust to different rally balls and live ball play.  Juniors will cover all aspects of the game while maintaining a technical foundation and covering the full court effectively. Use of green balls, and introducing scoring and team tennis competitions within the class structure.

Racquet size: 25-27 inches

Juniors typically spend 1.5-2 years in this program on average if consistent.

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The Atlantic Club USTA 10 and under Tennis

Special red, orange and green dot balls are available for purchase in our Tennis Pro shop!