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.
LEVEL PLACEMENT: Players who do not participate in our program throughout the year must contact us to determine your player's rating level prior to registration. Once placement has been determined, online registration will be available for the player. Please have your account created in our registration portal prior to contacting our team for placement. Have available important player information: Tournament levels, UTR, ranking information, ball color, etc.
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Register for Youth Development Programming
Winter 2023/2024 Programs
Dates: November 13th - February 25th
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 Assosciate Head Professional Sean Bleau at email@example.com.
NATIONAL CAMPUS MAKEUP POLICY
NEW IN 2023: Our Campus Policies have been updated for 2023. Please be sure to review these changes in the New Year!
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.
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.
- Email NationalCampusPrograms@usta.com with the missed date and specify which class and time you are signing up for. We will confirm availability. The deadline to make requests will be announced at a later date.
- Spaces are limited. Credits, refunds, or carryovers will not be offered if you are unable to attend the make-up opportunities provided or miss more than 1 class.
- Walk-ups will not be accepted
- Make-ups are not offered for missed drop-in registrations
Please read the following rules and procedures for information regarding Junior Player Move Up Policies:
1. Players are required to meet certain competencies in order to move up a level.
2. National Campus promotes players 3 times during the year. During the approximate time frames of August, December and May.
3. National Campus expects to have players in classes that can beat players from the higher level class. Match score is not always an indicator of readiness to move to the next level of play.
National Campus does not move players based on wins. Technical deficiencies such as grips and swing patterns will be taken into consideration.
4. Top players in a class will not automatically be promoted to a higher level class.
5. No child can be moved up without the approval of the Head Professionals. Only the tennis teaching professionals can promote a player to the next level, not the player or the parent. The team of National Campus tennis professionals meets to discuss all players skills, progress and technique. Other player aspects taken into consideration are age, coachability, maturity, level of commitment, ability.
6. Parents and players will be notified prior to the move up months via email from the Head Professionals.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2023!
Campus Youth 1
- Ages 11-17
- 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.
Campus Youth 2
- Ages 11-17
- 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.
Campus Junior Varsity
- Ages 11-17
- This program is for players who have advanced from our Youth II class who are ready for the challenge of the yellow ball. These players should be participating in Junior Circuit Tournaments in Yellow Ball and strive to make their middle school or high school team. The focus will be on doubles strategy and formations, singles tactics, match experience. and stronger mechanical proficiency.
Campus Youth Varsity
- Ages 11-17
- 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.
- Ages 11-17
- The USTA National Campus Collegiate program is for committed tournament players who will compete in a minimum of (6) USTA tournaments Levels 6 and above per year. This program focuses on the aspiring collegiate player, which requires commitment, passion, discipline, and patience from players, coaches and parents. Participation is required at a minimum of 2 days per week. Registration includes participation in our weekly Collegiate Match Play.
Match Play Opportunities
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, Junior Performance, Orange Ball Club, Orange Ball Plus, and Junior Varsity classes. This program will help players gain confidence in playing matches and prepare students to compete in USTA FL Junior Circuit tournaments.
Collegiate Match Play
- Players will compete in competitive matches with opponents of similar age and ability with yellow balls. These practice matches will complement students' daily training program and are available to players who participate in Campus Youth Varsity, Campus Youth Performance, and Collegiate programs at the USTA National Campus and for players who compete in USTA tournaments and for their high school teams.
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