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Academy Tennis Winter/Spring

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


*Beginner/Intermediate Camps: Ages 5-12
Camp Dates:
December 17-21 ($195)
December 26-28 ($120, 3-day camp)
Camp Time:
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

*Advanced/Competitive Camp: Ages 10 and up
Camp Dates:
December 17-21 ($285)
December 26-28 ($175, 3-day camp)
Camp Time:
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


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 858.551.4605 or email at

9-Week Sessions

Session 2: November 12 to February 1
*Days off during Session 2:
November 22-23 (Thanksgiving) Make up day TBA
November 26-December 2 (National 40's Hard Court Tournament)
December 17-January 2 (Holiday Break)

Session 3: February 4 to April 5
*Days off during Session 3:
March 1 (Pacific Coast Doubles National Tournament) Make up TBA

Session 4: April 8 to June 14
*Days off during Session 4:
May 13-19 (National Seniors Hard Court Tournament)


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: $159  2x a week: $278


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: $467


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 14

Days: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Price: 2x a week: $467


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 and up

Days:     Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Time:     5:00-7:00 p.m.
            Friday 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Price:     2x a week $443  3x a week: $663

High School Class and Elite Training       

This program is designed for players who are playing high school tennis and/or have a regular schedule of USTA tournaments they are signed up for each month. Pattern Play is incorporated and therefore players are required to be able to hit on their own without the feeding of a coach.                

Ages: 12 and up

Days: Monday through Friday (No Tuesdays)

Times: 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Month to month sign ups

*Prices are for 9 week sessions