If you want a quick, easy and fun way to learn how to play tennis, this class is for you!
It is targeted at adults who have never played tennis before.
We will start off with fun red slow balls which will have you rallying the first week. We will then transition to orange then green balls.
6 hours of lessons!
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!
Treat yourself to a private or hook up with a friend for a semi-private!
CONTACT US for arrangements!
See List of Pros with bios below!
Monica Herman, USPTR
LUNCH TIME LEARN TO PLAY Instructor
(PRIVATE LESSONS can be arranged)
Monica has joined us this year as our Youth Tennis Director. She will also be hosting some adult clinics and be available for privates. She has a rich background as a player, coach, and instructor. She has just recently moved to the Berkshires and is looking forward to meeting our members. During the Spring, she will be coaching both the boys' and girls' tennis teams at Lenox MS/HS. During the summer/fall season, she hopes to be more involved with our programming for both youth and adults.
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 9 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 ten 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 Tuesdays.
The Steve Hornbeck Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance so that no child is denied access to our tennis programs due to cost.donate now
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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.donate now