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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.

 

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. 

 

 

**NEW!** Click here for our Fall 2 2022 (October 17th - December 18th) Program Offerings & Prices!

 

Click here for our Fall 1 2022 (August 15th - October 16th) Program Offerings & Prices!

 

Register for Youth Development Programs

NEW! Fall 2 2022 Programs (October 17th - December 18th)

Fall 2 2022 Programs - Register Here!

Dates: October 17th - December 18th

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 Head Teaching Professional Tim Pleasant at Tim.Pleasant@usta.com

Fall 1 2022 Programs (August 15th - October 16th)

Fall 1 2022 Programs - Register Here!

Dates: August 15th - October 16th

Makeup Class Policies & Schedule

NATIONAL CAMPUS 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. 

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.

PROGRAM POLICIES & RAIN INFORMATION

Contact:  NationalCampusPrograms@usta.com

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT MAKE-UP DAY: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22ND

DEADLINE FOR REQUESTS: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20TH @ 5:00PM

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 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 Performance

CLASSES CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR MAKEUP OPPORTUNITIES. Players registered for the full session receive rain credits that are applied to your account throughout the session and may be applied towards future booking payments. Drop-in reservations receive refunds when cancelled due to weather and are not eligible for the make-up opportunities.

TO REGISTER:
- 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 is Thursday, October 20th@ 5:00pm.
- 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

OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2022! 

**NEW!** Click here for our Fall 2 2022 (October 17th - December 18th) Program Offerings & Prices!
 
Click here for our Fall 1 2022 (August 15th - October 16th) Program Offerings & Prices!
 
 
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.  For any questions regarding level placement contact Head Teaching Professional Tim Pleasant at 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. 

    Register Here
     

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.

    Register Here

 

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. 

    Register Here

 

Campus Youth Performance

  • The USTA National Campus Youth Performance program is for committed tournament players who compete in state, sectional, and/or national USTA tournament Levels 4 - 7. This program focuses on a long-term development plan which requires commitment, passion, discipline, and patience from players, coaches, and parents.

    OUR GOAL is to help players become independent competitors and problem solvers during match play and to provide all aspects necessary for the overall development of a competitive tennis player.

  • PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS: Players are required to participate a minimum of 2 days per week.
    The program is offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons.

    FULL-TIME: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday + Friday Match Play
    PART-TIME: Choose two days + Friday Match Play
    Your player's registration will also include Friday Match Play at no additional charge.
  • TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR REGISTRATION FORM
    Online registration is not available for the Youth Performance program.
    Once your form is completed, the administrative office will process your registration to the card on file in your account. 
    If you do not have a card on file, our programs team will reach out for payment information and billing prior to August 15. 

 

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, FZ Performance, and Orange Ball Club classes. This program will help players gain confidence in playing matches and prepare students to compete in USTA FL Junior Circuit tournaments. 

    Register Here

 

Campus Youth Friday 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 and Campus Youth Performance programs at the USTA National Campus and for players who compete in USTA tournaments and for their high school teams.  

  

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