By Roger Cox, Editor
Former world No. 1 Stan Smith and renowned coach Billy Stearns have teamed up to form an elite junior tennis academy operating out of the Sea Pines Racquet Club on Hilton Head Island. They work with promising juniors and young professional players and have a boarding option for those who wish to attend full time.
For nationally or sectionally ranked juniors the program runs 6 days/week. Aspiring juniors have a 4-day-per-week program. Both are available on a daily, monthly, or semester basis.
The following are the rates for intensive programs for sectionally and nationally ranked juniors. These rates are for instruction only, though room and board available at additional cost. See their website for details.
Instruction Only: Fall/Winter/Spring 2017
Daily, $195. Weekly: $995
Instruction Only: Summer 2017
Daily, $155 daily. Weekly, $995
Daily: $90. Weekly: $600