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Play To Win Competitive Pathway
“Real Tennis Lives Here!”

At every stage of the Competitive Pathway, top tennis professionals, certified by USPTA/PTR,  instruct, and mentor your junior. The mission: develop the winning attitude, leading to successful competitive tennis and a confident, self-reliant player proud of their achievements.

The Agenda:

  • Technical Development—strokes, footwork, court positioning, singles & doubles
  • Tactical Development—match management, pattern play, playing tendencies, shot choice
  • Physical Conditioning—absolutely required, fitness is a basic game- building block
  • Psychological Development—traditional values of discipline, effort, respect, teamwork and commitment leading to winning tennis

These programs are for the player who is ready to commit mentally and physically to a competitive level of tennis. An MCTC tennis professional must recommend entry at all levels.

Spring 1 March - April Competitive Junior Registration PDF

Winter 2 Jan - Feb Competitive Junior Registration Form PDF


Junior Development - Recommendation Rrequired
Learning on the run, these youngsters will enjoy noisy action. Ages 4-6 years, must be recommended. 

Thursday 6-7 pm
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Hot Shots - Recommendation Required
Drills, Thrills and lots of noise from the pros about footwork and strokes keep this class hummin' with excitement!
Tuesday 4-6 pm
Thursday 4-6 pm

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Satellite Academy - Recommendation Required
Players are learning to compete and play tournaments to win.

Monday 4-6 pm
Wednesday 4-6 pm
Friday 4-6 pm
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Tournament Training Program
Tournament Training Program (TTP) players seek district, sectional or national ranking for college recruitment or professional careers or train up for school play and commit to a year round schedule of training and tournaments.  Weekly private lessons in addition to Academy sessions are critical.  This program boasts 21 national junior championships over the last three years and Tournament Academy juniors have accounted for six high school state team championships since 2009.

The TTP-Tournament Training Program headed by South Africa’s Steve Host, USTA High Performance Coach. Host has coached 10 professional ATP and WTA tour players, several South African national junior champions and numerous high- ranked ITF juniors. 




Midland Community Tennis Center

900 East Wackerly Street

Midland, MI 48642-7099

(989) 631-6151

Indoor Season Hours

Monday - Thursday 8 am - 10 pm
Friday 8 am - 9 pm

Saturday 8 am - 9 pm
Sunday 9 pm - 9 pm

Hours may be extended or reduced for holidays and special events.