Junior Tennis Programs

After School Program

All players registering for classes for the 1st time are required to schedule a 30-minute “Welcome Eval“.  MNTC coaches will get to know the players while assessing their skill set and working on fundamental skills. Our evals ensure players join the appropriate class feeling comfortable, prepared and excited! 

To schedule your eval call or visit the front desk: (757) 221-7378 the cost is $30 members and $33 non-members. 

Junior Class Categories

Minions (Pre-Rally, Red Ball 3=Beginner) 

Ages: 4-6, 6-8

Learn basic strokes, coordination, and tracking skills using 36′ court.
Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00pm.

Tomato Slicers (Red Ball 2=Intermediate)

Ages: 8U

Enhance fundamentals.  Learn to serve, rally and score.
Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00pm.

Red Smash (Red Ball 1=Intermediate-Advanced)

Ages: 8U

Development of form, footwork & strategies through situational competitive drills & games.

Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00pm.

Aces (Orange Ball 3=Beginner, Green=Ball 2 Advanced Beginner) 

Ages: 9-14 (players grouped by age & level)

Learn fundamentals, grips, contact points, and footwork; drills and games.

 Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00pm.

Orange Crush + Green Slam (Orange Ball 2, 1, Green Ball 1=Intermediate-Advanced)

Ages: 12U 

Focus on technique, footwork, playing patterns & generation of power. Development of strategies through situational competitive drills, games and matches. 

Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 6:00 – 7:30pm.

Academy (Yellow Ball=Intermediate-Advanced)

Learn spin, transition shots, playing patterns, singles/doubles strategies while developing an individual style.

Mondays and/or Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:30pm. * Staff approval is required to join.

Classes are purchased by the month.  If you are joining our classes for the first time after the first week of the month, the monthy price will be prorated.  Prices for months with more or less than 4 weeks are adjusted accordingly.

1 Hour Class: Member $53, Non-Member $68
1.5 Hour Class: Member $80, Non-Member $102

To register, call or stop by the front desk.

MNTC Junior Development Program Ladder Rules

In order to be included, players must be at least one of the following:

  • Current member
  • Taking lessons
  • Participant in at least one of our “Intermediate-Advanced Programs” *Program participants are not required to join the ladder.

The top 2 green players can challenge up on the yellow ladder.  

Green Dot Ball
Format will be 2 out 3 mini sets to 4 (first to 4, win by 1) games and a 10 point tie breaker (win by 2 ) for the third set, no ad scoring.

Yellow Ball
Format will be 2 out 3 sets to 6 games (win by 2) and a 10 point tie breaker (win by 2 ) for the third set, no ad scoring.

Begin with an official 10 minute warm-up, spinning of the racquet and GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP throughout.  Players must shake hands at the end.

If you are joining the ladder for the 1st time, you are added to the bottom. You can challenge players up to three spots above you. By accepting a challenge, you agree to play your opponent within seven days of the acceptance.  If you deny the challenge, the player who requested the challenge will be awarded your spot.

The Challenger must provide balls and reserve a court in advance by calling the front desk at 757-221-7378. Players may use the balls at MNTC, if played at MNTC.  Junior members, there is no additional court fee; non-member court fee is $25 with a maximum of four times per year.  Matches may also be played at other courts outside of MNTC.

The winner is responsible for emailing us at mntc@wm.edu with the score and date of the match. If you win your challenge match, you will rise above that player on the ladder.  If you lose you cannot re-challenge the same player for one week unless both parties agree to play before seven days.

Net Generation

MNTC is a proud Provider for Net Generation! Through a variety of programs, teaching and learning tools, Net Generation is looking to capture the imaginations of kids of all backgrounds and skill levels—bringing together a national community of parents, coaches, players, teachers, and volunteers. Learn more!

Game, Set, Chat

Every 3rd week of the “month session”, for the first 15 minutes of class, MNTC Coaches host “Game, Set, Chat” to connect, collaborate and grow.  Parents and players can ask questions, share ideas, discuss progress and preview the upcoming session.