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Youth Development


The Youth Development program is for players ages 11-17 who are new to tennis, players wanting to play high school tennis, and for those players who are on a performance pathway to play competitive tournaments.  This program offers a wide range of classes that will focus on the development of the athlete, the tennis player, and the person.  Players will be guided and informed of team and individual competitive opportunities during the session.  Classes will be available during the daytime, after-school, and on the weekend.  

 

 

Click Here to view our Spring 2 2021 Program Offerings and Prices.

All programs listed are held at the USTA National Campus in the Lake Nona area of Orlando, FL. 

 

 

Register for Youth Development Programs

2021 Spring Break Camp - Now Open!

Our 2021 Spring Break Camps are now open for registration!

Our Spring Break programs will feature professional coaching and training combined with the perfect blend of competition, camaraderie and fun!

Camps will be offered daily March 15th - 19th.

Camp pricing and schedules are as follows:

 

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT:

  • 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • $60.00 per day
  • Camps offered in Campus Youth 1, Campus Youth 2, Campus Youth Varsity, and Campus Youth Performance

 

*In the event of rain and courts become unplayable, camp will be canceled and players will not be able to stay on campus. 

CLICK HERE to register for 2021 Spring Break Camps. 

Spring 2 2021 Youth Development Programs - Sign Up and Register Here!

Spring 2 2021 Registration

Dates: March 22nd  - May 21st

 

For a detailed list of our Youth Development program offerings, please scroll to the bottom of the page. 

 

For questions regarding the level or program placement of your player, please contact Coach Tim Pleasant - Tim.Pleasant@USTA.com

Youth Development Drop-In Programs

Drop-in Programs

Players may drop-in for these Youth Development play opportunities on a weekly basis if the full session does not work for your schedule. You must sign up for these opportunities at least 24 hours in advance- registration will close at midnight each Friday. 

Registration opens 1 week in advance of the date. A credit card must be given to hold all drop in registrations, you may cancel up to 24 hours in advance.  If a class is full you may add yourself to the waitlist and you will be contacted if space opens up.

Register here

Campus Youth Friday Match Play

Players will compete in competitive matches with opponents of similar age and ability with a particular focus on strategy and tactics during play. Coaches will provide consistent feedback during play to all participants regarding their patterns of play, competitive skills, and style of play. These practice matches will complement the daily training program and are available to players who participate in Campus Youth Varsity, Campus Green Performance, and Campus Youth Performance programs at the USTA National Campus. For players ages 11-17.

Makeup Class Policies

SPRING 1 2021 MAKEUP POLICY

Make-up policy: Due to the limited class sizes offered, players who have registered for full session programs will not be offered in-class makeups for missed classes. We will now offer the student to participate in a "Makeup Program" scheduled on a day at the end of the session. Students who miss a class must email the Programming Office in writing to register for this 1-day makeup opportunity. Spaces are limited. Credits, refunds, or carryovers will not be offered if you are unable to attend the makeup opportunity given or miss more than 1 class. Limit of 1 make-up opportunity per player regardless of the number of classes registered for. 

SPRING 2021 Makeup Class: SATURDAY MARCH 6TH

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT MAKE-UP SCHEDULE:
12:00pm-1:00pm Campus Youth 1

12:00pm-1:30pm Campus Youth 2

12:00pm-2:00pm Campus Youth Varsity

12:00pm-2:00pm Campus Youth Green Performance

12:00pm-2:30pm Campus Youth Performance

CLASSES CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR MAKEUP OPPORTUNITIES. Rain credits are applied to your account throughout the session and may be applied towards future booking payments.

Contact:  NationalCampusPrograms@usta.com

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SPRING 2021! 

For questions regarding the level or program placement of your player, please contact Coach Tim Pleasant - Tim.Pleasant@USTA.com

 

Campus Youth 1

  • Middle School (Ages 11-13)/High School (ages 14+)
  • For players of middle and high school age who are at a beginner level and have not taken more than two sessions of our Campus Youth class or have never taken a group or private lesson before. The focus will be on stroke mechanics, footwork, and the athletic skills needed to play the sport. Players will learn how to keep score, sustain a rally, and learn to play quickly. Participation is recommended at least two days a week.

    Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)

  • Players may add on Junior Circuit Match Play for the entire session ( 2 hours each Friday at 6:00 - 8:00pm). Junior Circuit Match Play a great opportunity to put weekly instructional practice into action! We encourage players to take advantage of this Practice and Play option. The price will prorate after the program start date. 


    Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)

 

Campus Youth 2

  • Middle School (Ages 11-13)/High School (ages 14+)
  • This program is for players who have advanced from our Campus Youth I class and are working to further develop their fundamentals to begin to play competitive tennis. The curriculum will be more rally and match play-based with an emphasis on stroke mechanics, strategic philosophies, and the athletic skills needed to play the sport. Players will be able to play a match with an understanding of the rules of the sport. Participation is recommended at least two days a week.


    Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)
 
  • Players may add on Junior Circuit Match Play for the entire session ( 2 hours each Friday at 6:00 - 8:00pm). Junior Circuit Match Play a great opportunity to put weekly instructional practice into action! We encourage players to take advantage of this Practice and Play option. The price will prorate after the program start date. 



Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)

 

Junior Circuit Match Play

  • Junior Circuit Match Play is designed for players who play Green and Orange ball and for students who are enrolled in Campus Youth 1, Campus Youth 2, & Campus Youth Green Performance classes. This program will help players gain confidence in playing matches and prepare students to compete in USTA FL Junior Circuit tournaments.  

Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)

 

Campus Youth Varsity

  • Middle School (Ages 11-13)/High School (ages 14+)
  • This program is for players who aspire to play on their middle or high school team and for those who play Junior Team Tennis and USTA Junior Circuit and Level 7 tournaments. Players will focus on developing more sophisticated shot selections, tactics and strategies, as they continue to learn with a rally and match play curriculum. Players will refine their footwork and athletic skills needed to play at a competitive middle/high school level. Participation is recommended at least two days per week. 

    Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)

 

  • MATCH PLAY OPPORTUNITY: Players may add-on Friday Match Play for the entire session (2 hours each Friday at 5:00 - 7:00pm). Our Friday Match Play is a great opportunity to put weekly training into action. This registration will become available once session registration is complete. The price will prorate after the program start date.

Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)

 

Campus Green Performance

  • (Ages 8-12)
  • Green Ball on a 78 ft. Court. Players have advanced through our Family Zone development pathway and are required to have achieved the green ball level on the USTA Florida Youth Progression. The focus will be on singles and doubles styles of play while building upon the strategies, skills, tactics and athletic development needed to play the game in USTA FL Level 6 and 8 tournaments. Participation is recommended at least 2 days a week.

    Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)
  • MATCH PLAY OPPORTUNITY: Players may add-on Friday Match Play for the entire session (2 hours each Friday at 5:00 - 7:00pm). Our Friday Match Play is a great opportunity to put weekly training into action. This registration will become available once session registration is complete. The price will prorate after the program start date.

Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)

 

Campus Youth Performance

  • Middle School (Ages 11-13)/High School (Ages 14+)
  • The Youth Performance training program will focus on a long-term development plan which requires passion, discipline, and patience from players, coaches and parents. Practices will feature appropriate player progressions, athletic development, and proper technique to help players achieve their personal performance, outcome goals, and to be independent competitors and problem solvers during match play. The program will include tournament preparation, scheduling, and evaluations for players who compete in USTA Junior Circuit and Level 5-7 tournaments. Participation is recommended at least 2-3 days a week. To participate in this program, players must obtain approval from the Youth Development Head Professional (Tim Pleasant). 

             Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)

  • MATCH PLAY OPPORTUNITY: Players may add-on Friday Match Play for the entire session (2 hours each Friday at 5:00 - 7:00pm). Our Friday Match Play is a great opportunity to put weekly training into action. This registration will become available once session registration is complete. The price will prorate after the program start date.

             Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)

Friday Match Play

  • Players will compete in competitive matches with opponents of similar age and ability with yellow balls. These practice matches will complement a students daily training program and are available to players who participate in Campus Youth Varsity and Campus Youth Performance programs at the USTA National Campus and for players who compete in USTA tournaments and for their high school teams.  

    Spring 2 2021 Registration (3/22-5/21)

 

For additional information please contact us at nationalcampusprograms@usta.com or call 407-675-2504.