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Academy Tennis

La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club’s Academy Tennis Program is directed by Director of Tennis Conan Lorenzo, 2009 USPTA San Diego “Coach of the Year." This is the perfect opportunity to introduce your child to a sport they can love and play for a lifetime. Academy Tennis offers a full range of activities, including clinics and camps.

Hotel guests who are interested in Academy Tennis lessons should contact Director of Tennis Conan Lorenzo at 858.551.4605 or for information.

Academy Tennis FAQs.

Kick off Fall Academy Tennis, September 12

Academy will be held in the afternoons one, two and three times a week depending on the age and level of your junior. Each player will have a specific progression tailored for their improvement throughout each session. Progressions will range from beginner concepts of learning how to hit on the move for the younger kids to learning pattern play and strategy for the more advanced older kids.

If you are unsure of what class would best fit your junior or to register, please contact Conan Lorenzo at 551-4605 or via email at

9 Week Sessions

Session 1: September 12 to November 11

Session 2: November 14 to February 3

Session 3: February 6 to April 7

Session 4: April 10 to June 16

Days Off:

November 24-25: Thanks Giving (Thursday and Friday) Make up day TBA

November 28-Dec.4: National 40’s Hard Court Tournament

December 19-January 2: Holiday Break

March 3: Pacific Coast Doubles National Tournament (Friday) Make up TBA

May 8-14: National Senior Tournament  


Beginner/Intermediate Camp: Ages 5-12

Camp Dates: December 19, 20, 21 and 22 
                       December 27, 28, 29 and 30

Camp Times: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Guest Cost: $188

Advanced/Competitive Camp: Ages and up

Camp Dates: December 19, 20, 21 and 22 
                       December 27, 28, 29 and 30

Camp Times: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Guest Cost: $248

*Pricing below is for the 9 week sessions

TIER 1 –

The Tier 1 class is a place where we work to establish a love of the game. Kids begin working on improving their technique while also learning how to hit the ball over the net from half court. Hand-eye coordination is enhanced with specific tennis exercises while also learning how to hit the ball on the move.

Ages:     5 to 7

Days:     Monday and/or Wednesday

Time:     4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Price:     1X a Week : $156, 2X a Week : $273 

TIER 2 –

Now working with a solid foundation of the game’s fundamentals and technique, these players are learning how to rally over the net using a short and long court. There is still a strong emphasis in keeping the game fun as they begin to work hard, move their feet and use the correct grips. Players begin to play Novice tournaments at this level.

Ages:     8 to 10

Days:     Tuesday and Thursday

Time:     4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Price:     2X a Week : $459

TIER 3 –

Our Tier 3 class continues to work with players moving from our Tier 2 class, who want to prepare for tournaments. This player starts to learn pattern play while keeping the ball in play at higher levels of speed and accuracy. Players have a love for the game and are now enjoying the commitment it takes to work hard.

Ages:    10 to 13

Days:    Tuesday and Thursday

Time:    4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Price:    2X a Week : $459


TIER 4 – High School 

This program is designed for high-level players who want to achieve a Southern California ranking while playing tournaments. Players are working on pattern play, strategy and player style preference while incorporating the proper footwork and technique. Dynamic stretching and agility aspects are provided in this program. This class is offered to the serious player who wants to work hard and push themselves.

Ages:      10 to 17 

Days:     Monday, Wednesday and Friday (Minimum of 2 days per week required)

Monday and Wednesday:      5:00 - 7:00 p.m
Friday:    4:30-6:30 p.m.

Price:     2X a Week : $435, 3X a Week : $650

TIER 5 - Elite Training

Ages:    12 and up

(Class participation is by invitation only)

Days:    Monday through Friday (No Tuesday class and a minimum of 2 days per week required)

Time:    2:30 - 5:30 p.m

Month to month sign ups

Price and information: Please contact Conan Lorenzo.