TENNIS

Millwood features four lighted outdoor courts. Amanda Smith and Jarrod Smith are the Tennis Co-Directors.  They provide the Membership with a Full Tennis Program featuring Adult and Junior Lessons designed for beginners through advanced players.  For more information contact Amanda Smith at (833) 568-3107 or email at Asmith10s@yahoo.com.

MILLWOOD ADULT TENNIS 2018     APRIL 1ST – OCT 31ST

All classes should be preregistered (including drop-ins) and are subject to participation. 4 person minimum per class. Confirm class before first start day. Prorated fees for 1 day/week or 2 week sessions need to be preregistered for discounted rate only. NO Classes on May 28 Memorial Day, July 4 Independence Day, September 3 Labor Day, November 22 Thanksgiving Day. Inclement weather posted on FB page for cancellations, delays and make-up classes. Rule of thumb: 50 degrees+; no rain within an hour before start time.

Cardio Tennis: Combination of stroke development drills, CrossFit exercises, footwork speed & agility and tennis games custom to each workout and player’s skill level. Great for beginner and advanced level players. First Serve & Cardio Optional, bring your child for First Serve tennis during your workout. April – October Monday/Wednesday 10:00am-11:00am $65/mo or First Serve & Cardio $120/mo.

Adult Academy: Specific and deliberate practices to teach individuals problem solving and achieve elite status on the court. One day a week will be designated to match strategy and mental toughness. Advanced Level on Wednesdays at Millwood, Beginner/Intermediate Level Wednesday Evenings at Lakes@Wildhorse. April – October Wednesday 11:00am-12:30pm $60/mo, $20/Drop-In, $120/mo includes (4) 15 min private lessons.

Pickleball Clinic: Custom workout specific to player’s skill level. Combination of skills, drills, rules and strategy. Whether you are new to Pickleball or an Advanced Player, this is for all ages. May – October Tuesday 9:00am-10:00am $25/mo; $10/Drop-In.

Pickleball Social League: Fun, social mixer. A great workout and perfect for the Beginner to the Advanced Player. Great for all ages. April – October Thursday 7:00pm-9:00pm (shift to 8:00pm-10:00pm in June-August); Saturday 8:00am-10:00am $5/player for Millwood Member or $10/player for Non-Member.

Private Lessons: All fees and availability based on Teaching Professional and Teaching Staff. Contact Amanda Smith to inquire.

For more information or questions please contact Amanda Smith at (833) 568-3107 or email at Asmith10s@yahoo.com.

 

MILLWOOD JUNIOR TENNIS 2018  APRIL 1ST – OCT 31ST

First Serve Ages 10 & Under: Intro to tennis using fun, athletic skill developing games and drills. April-October Tuesday/Thursday 6:00pm-7:00pm $60/mo.

Junior Academy Ages 11-18: More specialized & deliberate practices to develop tennis strokes, athletic skills and constructing points. Optional fee for mini-private technical work before/after class. April-October Tuesday/Thursday/Friday 4:30pm-6:00pm $120/mo or $180/mo includes (4) 15 min private lessons.

Teen Academy Ages 13+: Intro and intermediate development of tennis skills and playing points for ages 13 and over. April-October Tuesday/Thursday 5:00pm-6:00pm $80/mo or $140/mo includes (4) 15 min private lessons.

Advanced Academy Ages 11-18: Specific and deliberate practices to teach individuals problem solving and achieve elite status on the court. One day a week will be designated to match strategy and mental toughness. April-October Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4:30pm-6:00pm $140/mo or $200/mo includes (4) 15 min private lessons.

For more information or questions please contact Amanda Smith at (833)568-3107 or email at Asmith10s@yahoo.com.

QUESTIONS?

AMANDA SMITH AT Asmith10s@yahoo.com or (833) 568-3107. ALL CLASSES, TOURNAMENTS AND EVENTS WEATHER PERMITTING; RULE OF THUMB; 50 DEGREES + ; NO RAIN WITHIN AN HOUR BEFORE START TIME.

**SOME EVENTS/PROGRAMS MAY MOVE/SHARE OTHER LOCAL COURTS TO ACCOMMODATE.

NO CLASS ON MAY 28TH, JULY 4TH, SEPTEMBER 3RD  AND NOVEMBER 22ND.

Tennis Club Pros

Amanda Smith Co- Director of Tennis

Amanda is the Co-Director of Tennis with Jarrod Smith. Previously the Head Tennis Professional at Cooper Tennis Complex for 6 years.  Amanda will be here full time on the courts from March to October. One of her biggest assets is being able to build a strong Tennis Program and we are excited to watch our Tennis program grow. Here is a list of her background & certifications:

  • Previously the Head Tennis Professional at Cooper Tennis Complex for 6 years
  • Certifications: PTR Professional Junior & Adult Development 2007-Present
  • USTA Player Development Workshop-High Performance 10 & Under 2012
  • 10 and Under Tennis Specialist
  • USTA Missouri Valley 10 & Under Committee Chair 2012-2014
  • Community Tennis Development Workshop 2009
  • Coached 10 & Under Regional Training Center
  • Community Olympic Development Program Instructor
  • USTA Tennis Official 2010-Present
  • Intercollegiate Tennis Association Tennis Official DI & DII 2011-Present
  • USTA Tournament Director 2010-Present
  • 2011 Missouri District Outstanding Contributor to USTA Youth Tennis Award
  • 2012 Missouri District Outstanding Official Award
  • Played NAIA DII College Tennis

Jarrod Smith – Director of Tennis and Fitness

Also back at Millwood is Jarrod Smith, the Head Women’s Coach at Drury University. He has become one of the most successful NCAA coaches. Smith has been the Great Lakes Valley Conference Coach of the Year three times and has coached four different Player of the Year recipients. He serves as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Chair of the Midwest Region and sits on the NCAA National Committee. Before arriving at Drury, Smith spent the previous two seasons as the assistant for both the men’s and women’s programs at Northwest Missouri State University.