Our Programs

Tennis Memphis recognizes the importance of sports and specifically tennis, to teach valuable life skills. Our coaching staff prides itself on teaching and mentoring children on the importance of sportsmanship, teamwork, positive attitude and respect. The Junior Development program is excellent for kids who desire to progress and play recreationally or competitively up to middle school, high school or USTA Junior Team Tennis levels.

Twenty-hour Workshop

“Tennis Education for the enthusiast to the expert”


Covering Player Development, Parent Education & Coaching Application

May 18 thru May 21

Eldon Roark Tennis Center

1500 Finley Rd. Memphis, TN 38116

Conducted by Steve Smith and associates.

Hosted by Tennis Memphis.

  • Players, parents, pros and friends of tennis are welcome.
  • PTR & USPTA educational points available.
  • Friday & Saturday evening get-togethers organized.
  • On-court-off-court seminar style with open forum and Q & A.
  • Attendees may request to share pertinent content to add to the educational merit of workshop.


Thursday, 5:30-8:30 pm; Friday, 9 am-12 noon & 1:30-5:30 pm

Saturday, 9 am-12 noon & 1:30-5:30 pm; Sunday, 9 am-12 noon



  • $200 for adults or $40 per three/four hour session.
  • $100 for juniors accompanied by parent and/or coach.

Junior program will interface with workshop.

  • Optional $125 fee for attendees to have essential strokes filmed & critiqued.

Personalized tape produced.


Contact For More Information and Registration

* Out of town attendees contact Steve (smiths10s@aol.com)


* Local attendees contact Arnold Thompson athompson@tennismemphis.org



NOTE: (Currently enrolled in Tennis Memphis programs)

For Tennis Memphis parents and juniors: Parents – $25 per day & Juniors – $15 per day.

For players currently enrolled in 140+ and 80+ programs- No charge for students and parents

Competitive Training Summer Camp at Eldon Roark Tennis Center

June 5-July 29

Featuring the Great Base Curriculum, this camp provides over 40 hours of tennis training and conditioning per week for 8 weeks during the summer. Camp meets from Monday-Saturday.

Discounts are provided for campers attending multiple weeks and for siblings. Participants will interface with the *Great Base Immersion Camps. An additional 2 &1/2 hours of training will be available each Sunday. Times and location TBD.

* Steve Smith’s IMMERSION CAMPS have been attended by players and coaches from all over the world and over five hundred students have gone on to play and coach college tennis.

Days & Time:

Monday-Saturday, 7:30 am-3:30 pm Pricing:

$300 per week, $75 per day, $20 per hour

Note: New (non-beginner) students will have a mandatory


assessment fee added to first week of camp.


Players enrolling for 3 or more weeks of camp receive 10% off Players enrolling in 6 or more weeks of camp receive 15% off

50% off sibling discount

Download a flyer here:

Download information, registration, terms & conditions, waivers and schedules based on the Tennis Memphis tennis center. Updated 3/6/17.

Online Registration

(available for Leftwich and Wolbrecht)

Junior Development 


Eldon Roark





Important Dates and League Information:

Spring USTA Junior Team Tennis Registration is open! Contact Alyssa Ivey for details about team placement.

Match weekends: March 24-26, March 31- April 2, April 7-9, April 14-16, April 21-23, and April 28-30.

Divisions Available: 8u (minimum 4 players)

10u-18u (minimum 3 boys and 3 girls.)

Registration for Summer JTT opens May 1, 2017.

Match Weekends: June 2-4, June 9-11, June 16-18, June 23-25, July 7-9, and July 14-16.

Divisions Available: 8u, 10-14 under (minimum 3 boys and 3 girls).

In Junior Team Tennis, players develop their match playing skills in a fun and supportive environment and benefit from the camaraderie of a team. Team formation is simple and Tennis Memphis’s Team Coordinator is available to help with the process. The program is parent-led and each team must have a captain. Practices can be arranged and led by parents or coaches. Tennis Memphis Pros charge a nominal fee to lead practices. Download our Junior Team Tennis FAQs, or contact Alyssa Ivey at aivey@tennismemphis.org.

Since 2001, Tennis Memphis has offered quality summer camps to thousands of children in the Memphis area. As a USTA Foundation supported National Junior Tennis and Learning chapter, Tennis Memphis offers camps which strive to implement the ideals of the late Arthur Ashe by providing affordable and accessible programming with an emphasis on mentorship, education, and tennis as a lifetime sport to children who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to participate.    Click to learn more about our Tennis Summer Camps.

Playing in tournaments with regionally and nationally ranked players is an important step in gaining the required experience and exposure necessary to reach a player’s full potential. Serious players compete in USTA tournaments with the goal of achieving State, Sectional, National rankings, and potentially a tennis college scholarship. For info contact Kent Smith at (901) 237-5677, or ksmith@tennismemphis.org.
Free Introductory Tennis Clinics are offered for adults and youth on select Saturdays from February-May at 6 public tennis center across Memphis. Click here to see a complete schedule. Contact Kent Smith, Outreach Coordinator with questions.

March 17, March 31, April 7, and April 21


5:00-6:00 pm

May 5, All Centers Play Day (site TBD)

Racquets, balls, and instruction with be

Demos given during Spring Break (March 13-18)
at Ed Rice, Glenview, Raleigh, McFarland, and
Whitehaven Community Centers

For more information, contact Kent Smith, Outreach Coordinator at (901) 237-5677, or ksmith@tennismemphis.org

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”Arthur Ashe