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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 Fall 2 2020 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

Fall 2 Youth Development Programs - Sign Up and Register Here!

Fall 2 2020 Registration

Dates: October 19th - December 20th

*All Fall 1 Players should register for the same program they are currently enrolled in. 

 

 

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.

To register for a drop-in program you must login to the players account. 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.

Campus Youth Learn to Play

Campus Youth Learn to Play is a program where players can play a variety of games all while having a fun practice and learning to play matches. Youth Play Day is designed for players currently enrolled in Campus Youth 1 and Campus Youth 2 programs. For players ages 11-17.

 

Fall 2 2020 Make Up Policy

Fall 2 Makeup Class:  TBD

Contact:  NationalCampusPrograms@usta.com 

Make-up opportunities are based on the class the player is currently registered for. Please specify which grouping and time you are signing up for when emailing the Programming Office. SPACES ARE LIMITED.

Schedule: 

Campus Youth 1    12:00pm-1:00pm
Campus Youth 2    12:00pm-1:30pm
Youth Varsity    12:00pm-2:00pm
Youth Green    12:00pm-2:00pm
Youth Performance    12:00pm-2:30pm

Program Policies

Click the following link to read our National Campus Program Policies.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR FALL 2020! 

 

 

This fall, our Youth Development & High Performance programs have merged for a more structured and comprehensive pathway of Junior Development. Please review these new program descriptions prior to registering for the session. 
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.

Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

NEW THIS FALL: Players may add on Friday Campus Youth Learn to Play for the entire session (9 weeks, 1.5 hours each Friday at 6:00 - 7:30pm). Our Friday Youth Play Days are 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. 
Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

 

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.

Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

 

NEW THIS FALL: Players may add on Friday Campus Youth Learn to Play for the entire session (9 weeks, 1.5 hours each Friday at 6:00 - 7:30pm). Our Friday Youth Play Days are 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. 
Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

 

 

Campus Youth Learn to Play

NEW THIS FALL- Players may add on Friday Youth Learn to Play to any player registered in either Campus Youth 1 or Campus Youth 2. Our Friday youth play opportunities are a great way to put weekly instructional practice into action! We encourage players to take advantage of this practice and play option.

Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

 

 

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 FL Level 7 and 8 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. 

Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

 

MATCH PLAY OPPORTUNITY: Players may add-on Friday Campus Youth Match Play for the entire session (6 weeks, 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.
Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

 

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.

Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

 

MATCH PLAY OPPORTUNITY: Players may add-on Friday Campus Youth Match Play for the entire session (6 weeks, 2 hours each Friday at 5:00 - 7:00pm). Our Friday Match Play is a great opportunity to put weekly training into action. The price will prorate after the program start date.
Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

 

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 playing progressions, athletic development, and proper technique to help players achieve their personal performance and outcome goals and to become independent competitors and problem solvers during match play. The program will include tournament preparation, scheduling, and evaluations for players who compete in USTA FL levels 5, 6, and 7 tournaments. To participate in this program players must have achieved a UTR of 1.50 – 4.99. Participation is recommended at least 3 days per week.

Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

 

MATCH PLAY OPPORTUNITY: Players may add-on Friday Campus Youth Match Play for the entire session (6 weeks, 2 hours each Friday at 5:00 - 7:00 pm). Our Friday Match Play is a great opportunity to put weekly training into action. The price will prorate after the program start date.
Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

 

Campus 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. 

Fall 2 2020 Registration (10/19-12/20)

 

 

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