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ADP Tennis Academy at Oak Knoll Country Club

Come be a part of international high performance junior tennis in New Orleans.  Join us in our 27th year of serving junior development tennis in the New Orleans community.  We pride ourselves at being a different kind of tennis program in NOLA: by hosting exchange students to play with our academy students; bringing UTR Tournament events to the NOLA tennis scene; and by recruiting nationally and internationally recognized coaches.  We operate at the top tennis facilities in the greater New Orleans area.  I am a USPTR Certified Professional with over 27 years of  experience in teaching tennis to adults and juniors.  I have promoted twelve world ranking tournaments for the USTA Pro Circuit and co-hosted the pro exhibition match between Martina Navratilova and Monica Seles.  In my professional tennis career, I held a world ranking on the ATP Tour and played Division I tennis at the University of Tennessee.  I graduated from RAU University with a degree in sports management and marketing from my native South Africa.

We are in our second year partnership with Inspiration Academy in Bradenton, Florida.   Their international coaching staff, with over 30 years of experience coaching elite and national teams, provides world renown training and mentorship for tennis players at all ages and levels. Inspiration Academy coaches have proven results with a track record of developing champions from 6 years of age to pro-tournament winners, coaching both Davis Cup and Federation Cup Teams, and producing players who were awarded hundreds of college scholarships.

NEW THIS YEAR – We are proud to announce our expansion of our ADP Tennis Academy Program to English Turn Country Club along with our Northshore location at Oak Knoll Country Club in Hammond in addition to our main operation in New Orleans at The Tennis Center at the University of New Orleans. Now our expanded operations make our world class program available on the South and Northshore of the Greater New Orleans area. We will host regular Academy Program, private lessons, adult and children’s clinics, UTR Tournaments, Socials, Cardio Tennis, summer camps and so much more…

We are dedicated to the development of the whole player.  Come join us!

COVID19 Statement:  Due to pandemic, safe sport tennis rules have changed and will continue to change for the safety of our players.  We continue to monitor the situation and adjust to local, state and federal guidelines.  Be safe.

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