Junior Development Programs

We offer fun clinics for all ages and all skill levels!  Our Junior Development (JD) programming is led by Director Mike Schuster as well as Bill Pilardi, Chuck Taylor, Mike Lechmanik, Lauren Masteller, and Dave Hogle; all of whom are professionally certified coaches.  For questions about Junior Development clinics, contact Mike Schuster at 724-941-1330.

Current Session: January 29, 2024 through March 10, 2024
Spring Session: March 11, 2024 through April 28, 2024

Junior Development tennis players on an outdoor court
Junior Development tennis players on an indoor court

High Performance Clinics:

Intense, challenging clinics designed for players who are highly motivated and highly skilled. Players will be challenged both mentally, physically, and strategically. High performance players are varsity level high school players and/or consistently play tournaments. For questions about placement in high performance clinics, please contact our Director, Mike Schuster at 724-941-1330.

  • Mondays from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • $36 Resident / $40 Non-Resident

Tournament Training Clinics:

Our tournament training clinic is designed to develop all aspects of an aspiring tennis players’ game. The tournament training clinic is up-tempo, combining mental and physical skills and with technique, strategy, and fitness. Players will improve their patterns of play, decision making, as well as increased focus on doubles. Our coaches will also highlight the importance of sportsmanship, positive attitudes, and good routines. Private lessons with our certified instructors, and matchplay, are both highly encouraged to help get your child ready for tournaments and/or high school tennis.

  • Mondays from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Wednesdays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • $36 Resident / $40 Non-Resident

Green Ball (Intermediate 2) Clinics:

Our green ball tennis clinics will provide a well rounded improvement in players' technical skills, understanding of court positioning, spins, depths, and more. Players will be introduced to Green Ball Matchplay, where they can take their competitive skills to the next level. As players' skills continue to advance, they will transition into our Tournament Training clinics. We also host 10 and under tournaments, so if your child is playing green ball, we will have tons of fun opportunities for them.

  • Tuesdays from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Fridays from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • $36 Resident / $40 Non-Resident

Orange Ball (Intermediate 1) Clinics:

Our orange ball tennis clinics will advance your child’s skills from red ball to the next level. We focus on technical proficiency in strokes, consistency in players ability to rally, fun games with partners, and progression of serves. We will also expand players’ understanding of strategy, volleys, and more.

  • Tuesdays from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Fridays from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • $36 Resident / $40 Non-Resident

Red Ball (Beginner) Clinics:

Red ball tennis clinics are our beginner level clinic focused on developing the ABCs (agility, balance, and coordination) and introducing the basics of tennis. Our certified coaches will use fun tennis activities and games to teach skills including groundstrokes, serving, how to keep score, and much more! As players progress, they will be taught additional technique and strategy as they transition into our orange ball clinics. 

Ages 3-5

  • Thursdays from 6:00 to 6:30 PM
  • Thursdays from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Fridays from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
  • $9 Resident / $10 Non-Resident

Ages 6-8

  • Tuesdays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Thursdays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Sundays from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • $18 Resident / $20 Non-Resident

Ages 9-12

  • Tuesdays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Sundays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • $18 Resident / $20 Non-Resident

For questions about clinic signups or schedules, contact Mike Schuster at 724-941-1330 (Tennis Center), 734-545-0034 (cell), or mschuster@peterstownship.com.

Any makeups must be used during the current session.  If your child is going to miss a class, please contact Mike in advance.