Welcome to Tega Cay Tennis!

Tega Cay is proud to offer a variety of programming for all ages and abilities

Tennis Fun for Everyone!

Our tennis facility offers four outdoor lighted hard surface courts, water on courts, restrooms, and pro shop. Members have unlimited access to the courts and online court reservation privileges. Non-members are welcome but will be assessed match and league play fees.

Tega Cay has an active and growing tennis community. Our membership includes:

  • Four courts with lights
  • Online reservation system
  • Two ball machines
  • Free programming
  • Access to two teaching professionals
  • Socials
  • Discounts on clinics, camps and more!
  • Privileges to bring guests at a $10 fee per person, per day

Fall Juniors Tennis Programs

Tega Cay Tennis is proud to offer four levels of instruction in our after-school program designed to develop players at all ages and levels.

We offer after school programs and camps for kids from age 4 – 18 to learn tennis, strategy, sportsmanship and more. Learn a lifetime sport and sign up for one of our juniors programs:

Fall Schedule:

Session 1: August 22 – September 30 (6 weeks).
Session 2: October 3 – October 28 (4 weeks)
Session 3: October 31 – November 25 (4 weeks)
Session 4: November 28 – December 23 (4 weeks)
Sign up link for Beginner, Intermediate and High Performance classes:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a4aaaaf23a7fc1-tega


Pricing for all classes except Mighty Mites

Session 1: $180 members, $220 non-members. 20% sibling discount.
Sessions 2-4: $120 members, $160 non-members. 20% sibling discount.

Missed class policy: We understand that many of our kiddos play multiple sports, and as such may miss classes. If your athlete misses a class they are welcome to drop in to a future class, up to two missed classes. No refunds will be offered. Drop-ins are welcome – drop-in rate is $20.

Payment can be made to Coach Keith via Venmo @keith-womble.

 

Class Descriptions and Times

Mighty Mites:
This 30-minute class is tailored for ages 4 – 6, with little nets and larger red dot tennis balls that help build fundamental skills. Classes include games, relay races, instruction on basic strokes and emphasis on safety. With lots of hand-eye coordination activities this fun introduction to tennis is a hit with our little aces! Please note we will begin classes Tuesday, August 23 and conclude with the Saturday Oct. 1 class).

– Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:00
– Wednesdays 5:30 – 6:00
– Saturdays 10:45 – 11:15

 

Pricing:
Members: 6 classes (1x/week) $90, $180 2x/week
Non-members 6 classes $112.50; $225 2x/week
Sign up here or contact Coach Kelly with questions at 703-855-6294

 

Orange Dot/Beginners:

The orange dot class uses less-pressured tennis balls that are perfect for beginners. This class focuses on fundamentals to allow students to gain confidence and consistency as they work towards rallying. Instruction includes stroke technique, grips, court positioning, serving, footwork and balance. Orange dot classes are designed for the beginner player who has limited experience – ages 6 – 9. (ages are approximate. Talk to Coach Keith if you aren’t sure about your child’s level).

Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:00

Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a45a4a629a4f49-juniors

 

Green Dot/Intermediate:

Green dot classes are for players who have 2 – 3 years of experience (general rule of thumb) and who are able to rally/play points, understand scoring and are able to hit a variety of shots consistently. These players are beginning to place the ball in different zones of the court and are beginning to develop specialty shots as well as engage in match play.

Ages 9 – 12.
Mondays and Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a45a4a629a4f49-juniors

 

High Performance 

Our High Performance classes are for intermediate to advanced players who can rally consistently and are working on advanced stroke techniques, conditioning, mental skills and strategy. This is an invitation-only class for players who are competitive at the middle and high school level and/or are playing tournaments.

Ages 12+.
Mondays and Thursdays 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a45a4a629a4f49-juniors

All classes are offered at the Tega Cay Tennis Club next to the Glennon Center at the Golf Club, 15083 Molokai.

Additional Resources

Here is some additional information about red, orange and green dot tennis:
https://eliteclubs.com/red-dot-green-dot-orange-dot-or-yellow/
https://www.usta.com/en/home/improve/gear-up/national/find-the-right-tennis-level-for-you.html

Questions? Contact Coach Keith Womble at 704-650-7625 or keithlwomble@gmail.com

Meet Our Coaches:

Coach Keith Womble
Coach Keith is a life-long tennis fan with more than 35 years of coaching and playing experience.  Specializing in beginner to intermediate instruction, Keith is a dedicated and punctual professional. Keith has lived in Tega Cay for the last 17 years with his wife and three daughters who are active in many Tega Cay school and sport activities  See you on the courts!


Coach Kelly Ivahnenko
Coach Kelly has played tennis for as long as she can remember, including a successful career as a high school state champion and regional college champion from North Dakota. A PTR-certified instructor, Kelly and her husband and three kids moved to Tega Cay four years ago and can’t imagine living in a greater community.

Coaches Keith and Kelly also offer private, semi-private and group lessons. Contact Keith at 704-650-7625 or Kelly at 703-855-6294.

Tega Cay’s Board is proud to serve the tennis community.

Please contact any of our board members with questions or suggestions:

Kyle Backers, Facility Manager, kbackers@tegacaygolfclub.com
Bill O’Boyle, President, head10s@yahoo.com
Nancy Nicholson, Vice President and New Member Coordinator, nickfam7@gmail.com
George McKemey, Treasurer George.mckemey@gmail.com
Pat Ciocon, Social Media/Newsletter pciocon@fastmail.fm
Emily Northup, Secretary enorthup1031@gmail.com
Rick Rogers, Facility Director rickrogers@comporium.net
Dorothy DePalma, Social Events ddepalma2@gmail.com

Contact Tega Cay Tennis Association (TCTA)

(803) 203-0429
https://www.facebook.com/tegacaytennis
Email: tegacaytennisassn@gmail.com

 

Upcoming Events

Fall Tennis Registration Now Open! Click here for details and registration

Interested in Tennis Membership?

Click the button below to download our Tennis Membership Kit.

Tee Times, Membership Information and More, Please Call (803) 548-3500!