JUNIOR TENNIS PROGRAM

The Country Club Of Ocala takes its Junior Members earnestly.  Tennis clinics for youngsters of all ages (members) are offered year round.  The staff includes one of the best coaches in Central Florida, and the Club embraces the USTA initiative of adapting court size and equipment to a child’s age so they get rallying, develop skills and have fun right from the start. Whether you are a beginner, social player, have aspirations of playing on the school team or a high performance athlete, The Country Club of Ocala has a place for you.




For additional information on our current session, please contact John Sperling at jsperling@hampton.golf or by calling (352) 237-6644 extension 5. 

Pee Wee Beginner (ages 3-5)

A fun and engaging introduction to tennis using a myriad of colorful teaching aids. Students learn basic tennis fundamentals including stroke basics, hand-eye coordination, movement and balance. Parent participation encouraged!

Red Ball (ages 6-8)

A fun and engaging introduction to tennis using a myriad of colorful teaching aids. Students learn basic tennis fundamentals including stroke basics, hand-eye coordination, movement and balance. 

Orange Ball (ages 8 -10)

Players learn tennis basics ground strokes, volleys and footwork in an energetic and fun atmosphere of drills and games. Focus on fundamental skills, movement and ball control through feeding and live ball drills.
>Requirements: Young beginner new to tennis, interested in learning the game.

Green Dot (ages 8 -10)

Players conquer the basic skills needed to play along with an introduction to strategy and court sense for singles and doubles play. Loads of balls hit and points played with a coach providing immediate feedback.
>Requirements: Basic knowledge of footwork, scoring and the ability to rally 10 x's consistently is a must!

NEW Advanced Teen Practice (ages 12-17)

This clinic is designed for teens wishing to fine-tune their game or wanting to improve Middle/High school match play while still having a great time and learning more about the sport. Students will be playing different level players in a fast-paced environment with plenty of pointers from coaches on areas of improvement.
>Requirements: Intermediate/Advanced players or established players in a school team.

High Performance - Invite Only

An elite Academy featuring the nation's top-juniors and coach. Potential players must obtain permission from the CCO tennis professional to be considered. In addition to stroke production, an emphasis will be placed on strategy, mental game and fitness. This is designed for juniors aspiring for either a professional career or Division I tennis. All age divisions welcome: 10-18-year-olds. Space is limited to maintain an appropriate coach to student ratio.