Adult GROUP Instruction & privates


Dates Program Days Time Site  
8/4-9/1 Strokes, Strategy, Fitness Thursdays 6:00-7:30 pm GCC
9/10-10/1 Practice & Play Saturdays





Learn tennis with your friends in a fun, game-based approach!

Have fun in a group setting
with other 3.0/3.5 players,
while fine-tuning your strokes.

Learn how to communicate
and develop a game plan
with your partner.

Tennis is the best sport for
full body fitness!

7.5 hours of coaching!




practice & Play 

Emphasizes the USTA Games Approach to improving tennis skills.

Builds from basic skills, adding more strokes, such as the spin serve, lob and overhead smash.

Focuses on footwork, positioning, and strategy.

Refine skills during drills & game play!

6 hours of coaching!

Limit: 10




Treat yourself to a private or hook up with a friend for a semi-private!

CONTACT US for arrangements!


Rich Butler, USPTA          
 Rich has been a member of the tennis staff at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Bousquet Sport in Pittsfield and the Country Club of Pittsfield.  For the past 8 years he has coached and taught tennis for the Lee CTA at Greenock Country Club and Lee High School. He is also the tennis coach for Miss Hall's School, where his daughter, Kate, is a student and member of the team. With a background in health and wellness, Rich is passionate about promoting fun, lifelong activities that keep people active and engaged. His full time career is as the Wellness Coordinator for  Berkshire Health Systems in Pittsfield. 

Dan Herbst, USPTR
PLAY TENNIS FAST Instructor       
(PRIVATE LESSONS can be arranged - Tuesdays ONLY

Dan has been the head coach of the  Clark University Women's Tennis Team since 2015 and led the team to a school record 10 wins in the 2015-16 season. This is Dan's third year coaching and teaching for the Lee CTA. He is  also a tennis professional at the  Canyon Ranch  in Lenox, MA since 2015. Dan currently lives in CT, where he works at the Four Season's Racquet Club during the off-season. Dan teaches in a very positive and upbeat style and is available for lessons with all ages and abilities on Thursdays.

DeWitt Thomson  
PRACTICE & PLAY Instructor    
(PRIVATE LESSONS can be arranged.)

DeWitt has been involved with the Lee CTA for the past 22 years. He completed the Professional Tennis Registry Instructor certification course in 2008. His experience as a 40-year NYC Physical Education Teacher perfected his skills as a large group instructor and coach. His charisma and ability to lead exciting drills has led to increased popularity amongst local players, enabling him to expand his reach, teaching privates and clinics throughout South County. He was recently offered a position as an assistant pro at a local country club, but declined in order to continue teaching the successful Lee CTA large group clinics, helping to keep tennis affordable for all.



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Youth Fund

The Steve Hornbeck Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance so that no child is denied access to our tennis programs due to cost.

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Tennis Facility Fund

This fund supports our tennis courts and overall tennis infrastructure.

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College Scholarship Fund

This fund provides $1000 to four Lee High School and Lenox High School graduates who have participated in Lee CTA leagues and programs and demonstrated a commitment to the organization and community.

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