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Lessons & Services

Improve Your Game

La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club features an experienced staff of United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) pros that offer lessons, clinics, and services for beginners through seasoned players. With an array of lessons, weekly mixers, and clinics, as well as game matching and Cardio Tennis workouts, we can create the perfect tennis program for players of all ages.

Contact the Tennis Department at 858.551.4680 or Tennis@LJBTC.com to register for a lesson, clinic, or mixer or to book any of our tennis services.

Proper tennis attire and tennis shoes required of all players. Please see Tennis Rules for details.

Due to the private nature of our property, Tennis Services and courts are reserved for Club Members and their guests or registered hotel guests only.

Private and semi-private lessons ranging from 30 minutes to 2 hours are available for adults and children with our certified USPTA Tennis Professionals.

30 MIN45 MIN1 HR1.5 HR2 HR
Private$66$89$109$164$218
Semi-Private$70$105$116$175$232

Group lessons include up to six students per clinic. Clinics are custom tailored depending on the group and feature technique, strategy, video analysis, and game play.

Clinic TypeDays/TimesCost
Beginner Clinic (3.0-3.5)Monday from 8 to 9 a.m$40

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. 
$40
Intermediate Clinic (3.5)Monday from 9 to 10 a.m.$40
Tuesday and Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m.   $40
Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m.$40
Advanced Clinic (4.0)Saturday from 11 to 12 p.m. and 12 to 1 p.m. $40
Cardio Tennis Wednesday from 8 – 9 a.m$40
Cardio Tennis is an interactive and engaging group fitness class designed to keep your heart pumping through simple and fun tennis drills, games, and skill-developing activities. It provides the ultimate full-body and calorie-burning aerobic and anaerobic workout.

View our current Academy Tennis Programs, including Holiday Tennis Camps.

The Club is one of the best places to stay and play with your group. Our USPTA-certified tennis pros offer group lessons for all hotel guests looking to play for a weekend or extended week stay and can accommodate small and large groups of all skill levels. Group lessons are a great way for players to hone their skills, learn new and exciting ways to compete, and enjoy our fun and invigorating tennis programs. Contact Director of Tennis Conan Lorenzo at CLorenzo@LJBTC.com to create your group’s custom tennis program.

  • “The pros were tremendous and each offered me something new to work on.”- Manhattan Beach Ladies Group
  • “The energy over the 4-day weekend was amazing from all the staff.”- Tulsa, Oklahoma Ladies Group
  • “This is the only place we could find the relaxing feeling of the beach and intense workout on the tennis courts.” – Northern California Ladies Group

The following Adult Mixers are available to hotel guests and members.

Wednesday Doubles
(Invite Only for 5.0+ players)
12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday Men’s Doubles11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The following Adult Mixers are available to hotel guests and members.

Our Staff

Conan Lorenzo

Director of Tennis

Education

B.A., Washington State University

Certifications

USTA High Performance Development Coach, USTA Safe Play Certified, Certified Sport Science Coach, USPTA P1, Master Racket Technician, Certified USTA Umpire and CPR certified

Playing History

Two-time Washington State High School champion, singles and doubles; Member of Division 1 Men’s Washington State University tennis team

Areas of Specialization

Junior Academy Director, junior development, advanced stroke biomechanics, pattern play, percentage tennis and fitness training

Teaching Philosophy:

Become the best person possible, on and off the court, and turning into a great tennis player will follow.

With Us Since

2006

Conan Lorenzo is the Club’s Director of Tennis, bringing more than 10 years of professional expertise in the tennis industry. In April of 2019, Conan was the recipient of the Janet Louer Junior Team Tennis National Organizer of the Year. Conan’s former experience includes five years as the Director of Junior Programs at the George Barnes Junior Tennis Center in San Diego and coaching USA Team Tennis teams, leading four teams to sectionals. Additionally, he coached and managed the Club’s World Team Tennis team, leading two teams to the national championship with both winning first place. He also spent two years as an Assistant Pro and Master Racket Stringer at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club from 2000 to 2002, as well as four years as the Head Pro at the Sammamish Club in Seattle, Washington from 1998 to 2000. Conan is a graduate of Washington State University, where he spent four years on the school’s NCAA tennis team. He is also a USPTA P-1 Certified pro and an official umpire and lines person. He has been frequently published in Racket Tech Magazine,Tennis Magazine & Advantage Magazine.

Contact

CLorenzo@LJBTC.com

858.551.4605.

Watch Conan teach in the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club’s Tennis Tips videos.

Brook Deming

Education

Rutgers University

Certifications

USPTA Certified, USTA Safe Play Certified, Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

Playing History

Member of Division 1 Rutgers University Men’s Team. Named Captain and MVP senior year.

Areas of Specialization

Junior development, personal training, and private lessons

Teaching Philosophy
With Us Since:

2007

Contact

Tennis@LJBTC.com

858.551.4680

Doug Fitzgerald

Education

Western Michigan University

Certifications

USTA Certified Official, USTA Safe Play Certified, Referee since 1969

Playing History

Navy Tennis Team, 1966-69. Ranked Top 5 in SoCal—Men’s 50 Doubles, 2000.

With us Since

2013

Contact

DFitzgerald@LJBTC.com

858.551.4638.

Max Weishan

Education

B.S. in Psychology, University of Arizona; Currently at San Diego State University for a M.A. in Education with a Concentration in Counseling

Certifications

USPTA Certified, USTA Safe Play Certified

Playing History

Top-ranked junior player in Southern California, #1 Varsity singles from 2009-2012 at Serra High School, Alumni from the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club Elite Academy, Manager for the Division I NCAA Men’s tennis team at Arizona from 2012-2016, working and training with top-level, international college players, active Open-level USTA tournament player, and competing in the BNP Paribas Indian Wells Pre-Qualifying tournament in addition to ITF events.

Areas of Specialization

Player Development, Junior Development

Teaching Philosophy:

Results don’t come to those who seek them; results come to those who seek improvement.

With Us Since

2015

Contact

Tennis@LJBTC.com or 858.551.4680.

Steve Phifer

Education

Pima Community College, Grossmont College

Certifications

USPTA certified, USTA Safe Play Certified

Playing History

2011 High School Conference Player of the Year, League Champion, finished in the top 62 out of 2000 in Southern California, Grossmont College #1 and singles and doubles player.

Areas of Specialization

Player Development, Junior Development

With Us Since

2015

Contact

Tennis@LJBTC.com or 858.551.4680.

Drake Peiper

Certifications

 CPR Certified, Safeplay Certified and currently working on USPTA Certification 2000 hour training course

Playing History

La Jolla High School Graduate #1 Doubles and CIF participant. He also worked for the Men’s UCLA Tennis Team Summer Camps and was a member of the Beach Club program growing up. Drake is our lead ball kid organizer for the Pacific Coast Doubles, May National Hard Courts, and the December National Hard Courts. 

Areas of Specialization

Junior development and clinics for all levels

Teaching Philosophy:

 “Always believe in yourself and never give up because you don’t know what success could be right around the corner” – Jamie Hampton

With Us Since

2021

Contact

Tennis@LJBTC.com or 858.551.4680.

Sidney Lowry

Education

B.S. in Biology, Westmont College

Certifications

Safe Play Certified, USPTA Certified

Playing History

Ranked #6 in Oregon as a junior tournament player. 2018-2022 #1 & #2 Doubles and #2 & #3 Singles at Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA.

Areas of Specialization

Junior Development, clinics for all levels and ages, on and off-court fitness

Teaching Philosophy:

 To help players see and reach their potential by always giving the maximum effort and hard work.

With Us Since

2022

Contact

Tennis@LJBTC.com or 858.551.4680.

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