Summer Tennis Programs

Juniors (June 10-July 26) 7 week programs

Tot Tennis



(ages 3-5 beginners)

Tuesdays 5:30-6:15pm or

Wednesdays 8:15-9am

$63 for 7 weeks

  • Kids will work on learning basic strokes of a forehand, backhand, volley, and the pre-readiness of using a serve.
  • We use foam balls and red balls so the ball doesn't travel as fast and doesn't bounce over their head.
  • Fun group games to develop a love for the game of tennis and learning teamwork and coordination.
  • Includes a free junior racket.

Red Ball Clinic



Ages 6-7 year olds & 5-year-olds who have advanced thru Tot Tennis

Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm

Wednesdays 9-10am

*no clinic on July 4

$70 for 1x week Tuesday or Wednesday session

$60 for 1x week Thursday session

$120 for 2x week

  • Using the low pressured Red Balls to ensure that these ball don't bounce too high or travel too fast.  It is the best ball the promotes developing a good rally and footwork.  
  • We emphasis fun tennis still getting in our technique drills and footwork drills. 

Orange Ball Clinic



Ages 8-10

Mondays 9-10am

Fridays 9-10am

Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm

*no clinic July 4 or 5

$70 for Wednesday session 1x week

$60 for Thursday or Friday session 1x week

  • Groups will work on fundamentals, footwork and stroke technique. 
  • Fun group games will always end the classes with lots of high energy and competition.
  • We will use Orange balls to encourage good rallys and build good technique for the junior players
  • We have extra junior rackets that the kids can use!

Green Ball Start-Up



Ages 10-16 

(Level 1 & 2 Beginner)

Wednesdays and Fridays 10-11am

1x week (Wednesdays) $70

1x week (Fridays) $60

2x week $120

*no clinic July 5

  • Learn the basic strokes, stances, footwork and rules of the game.
  • We will work up to playing points and keeping score.
  • A fun learning environment using the Green Balls that are 75% pressure of a regular yellow ball.  This encourages better stroke development and allows them to develop the rally and learn strategy quicker.

Aces Academy



Experienced Players aged 11-14


Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 3:30-5pm


3x week $260

2x week $210

1x week $112

  • Fun drills using yellow balls and green balls working on good stroke technique. 
  • Players will learn singles and doubles tactics.
  • Players will also be coached in point play, work on footwork and movement training, and group

High School Developmental Clinic



High School Junior Varsity Players

Wednesdays 5:00-6:30pm


$113 for 7 weeks

  • For players looking to develop their technique and work on consistency with their shots.  
  • This class is designed to lift them into the level they need to compete at the varsity level.
  • Footwork and movement is also a big focus of this class.

Junior Programs Continued

Elite Academy



Elite High School players & College players)

Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm

Full Program is 12 dates = $240

9 dates = $195

1x week (6 dates) = $138

  • Clinic is run similar to a college practice.
  •  A lot of live ball drills mixed in with some feeding drills and challenging group games.
  • We'll even mix in some singles and doubles partial matches to keep your game fresh over the summer months.
  • Expect to be worked extremely hard in this's only for the serious  tennis player.

Elite Tennis Training



For any Elite player (H.S. or College)

Wednesdays and Fridays 11:00-11:45

$75 for 12 sessions

  • Improve your footwork, agility, balance, and strength and conditioning  so you can be a better tennis player.
  • This is geared specifically toward the needs of a tennis athlete.
  • This is a quick training session, but we get it done.  Conditioning will be all interval training.
  • Everything is done on the court.  Bring your racket.  Some exercises might use tennis balls and rackets.

Junior Team Challenges


 SATURDAY MATCH PLAY for  all Juniors ages 7-17

Saturdays 9:30-10:30am

5 Dates:

June 22

June 29

July 13

July 20

July 27

*No Challenge on June 15 due to Herrin Junior Open

*No Challenge on July 6 due to July 4th weekend

*No Challenge on July 20 due to Saluki Junior Open Tournament

REGISTER at the court each Saturday at 9:25am.  NO PRE-REGISTRATION NEEDED
$5 for kids enrolled in a current ATA clinic
$7 for kids not enrolled in a current program

  • For Red Ball, Orange Ball, Green Ball and Yellow Ball Players
  • Players will get 1 hours of match play, either getting 2 singles matches or 1 singles and 1 doubles match within the 1 hour.
  • Check our Anderson Tennis Academy Carbondale Facebook Page for any cancellation announcements due to weather.
  • Or Text 618-559-8020

Adult Clinics (June 10-Aug. 10, 2019) - 10 weeks

Intermediate Adult Clinic



3.5-4.0 Levels (Intermediate Players)

Wednesdays 6:30-8pm

10 weeks for $160

Walk-Up Rate = $20/session

  • Live and dead-ball drills focused on increasing your game to the next level. 
  • Learning strategy to being a high percentage player and what shot to hit when. 
  • Point play in doubles and singles at the end of the sessions in a fun group environment

2D - Doubles Drills



Intermediate Doubles Players

Fridays 9:00-10:30am

9 weeks for $144

*no clinic on July 5

Walk-Up Rate = $20/session

  • 90 min of tactical doubles drills 
  • For the serious doubles player who wants up improve their doubles game and doubles knowledge.
  • Challenge your mental toughness with pressure drills to improve you game when the match gets tight.

Tennis Fit



A Fitness Class for Players of All Levels

Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00-9:00am 

10 weeks (19 classes)

Payment options

  • 19 Sessions - $162 (2x per week)
  • 14 Sessions - $126
  • 10 sessions - $99 (1x per week)
  • Single sessions added to any package - $10


  • Get  fit while playing tennis balls. 
  • 1 rule: "Don't stop moving your feet"
  • Similar to "Cardio Tennis" 
  • Music plays to keep your body pumping.

4.0 Adult Drills


Please email Audra if interested in this group.

Must be a 4.0 & 4.5 Advanced Player

Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm

1x week for $88 for only 7 weeks

(it runs in sync with the kids clinics)

June 11 through July 23

Limited to 6 players only!

  • This will be a small group drill clinic with male and female Elite Players being run through a series of high level live ball drills and sometimes dead ball drills too.
  • The end of the hour will be point development in either a singles or doubles situation.
  • Be challenged by the best players arou

Start/Re-Start Clinic



For Beginners and Players Re-Starting their tennis games!

Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm &

Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm

1x per week Tuesdays for $80

1x per week Thursdays for $70

2x per week for $145

*No clinic on July 4

  • Learn the proper technique for serve, volley, forehand, backhand, and transition shots. 
  • Work on your proper stances and footwork. 
  • Learn some game winning strategies that will make you a successful tennis player. 
  • At the end of each session, we will work on playing point

Beginner Doubles Clinic



Advanced Adult Beginners

Saturdays 8:30-9:30am

6 weeks for $70

June 8-July 20 (Raindate is July 27)

  • Learn correct positioning, how to move to cover the court, and what strategies are going to help you win the most matches.
  • You'll get doubles drills and points after a brief skill warmup.

Doubles & Singles Leagues (June 10-Aug. 10, 2019)

2.5-4.0 Doubles League Night



Leagues for 2.5, 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0 NTRP Players

Mondays 6:00-8:00pm

$80 for Full Season (10 weeks)

or $10 walk-up fee

  • Play 2-3 sets a night, rotating partners each set.  Each week playing with a different group of like-level players.
  • We provide the match-ups and the can of balls.
  • Individual League Champion at each level will receive award for best record at the end of the league season.
  • If interested, you must get on our Text Invite list.  We use an app to text all interested players each Sunday.  If you want to play that week, you respond "yes".  Email me to get on our list (

3.5/4.0 Singles League



For 3.5 & 4.0 Men's Players or 4.0 & 4.5 Female Players

Thursdays 6:30-8pm

9 weeks for $60

or Walk-Up  for $10/time

  • This time we are setting a day and allowing drop-in singles play.  You must be there by 6:30pm!!!!  
  • First come, First Serve!  But you are guaranteed a spot if you sign up for the full summer league.
  • Format is 2/3 sets with 10 pt tiebreaker.
  • We provide the balls.

Drop-In Social League


Doubles For Players 3.0-4.0 Level

Saturdays 9:00-10:30am

$5 Walk-up fee

  • Doubles matches are arranged by drawing cards for partners.
  • This is a social league so no scores are kept, no champion is declared...just friendly doubles!
  • No committment needed for this one.  Just drop-in when you can.