Rod Gibson Tennis Youth and Adult Clinics and Lessons

Junior Tennis Clinics’ Schedule

2020 Spring II Session:  April 6th - May 21st 


NOTE:  All Junior Tennis Clinics are postponed until further notice due to concerns with COVID-19.


Days and times for each level:

Red Ball I (ages 8 and under)
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 - 3:45pm

Intended for players new to the game.  Strokes will be introduced on the forehand, backhand, and volleys.  Players will begin to learn how to rally. 

Session:  $84 City residents, $100.80 Non-City
Drop-in rates:  $9 City residents, $10.80 Non-City

Red Ball 2 (ages 10 and under)
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45 - 4:30pm

Players will focus on rally-building and strokes mechanics.  The serve will be introduced, and players will learn to play points and keep score.

Session:  $84 City residents, $100.80 Non-City
Drop-in rates:  $9 City residents, $10.80 Non-City

Orange Ball (ages 7 - 10)
Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00 - 4:00pm

Players will develop proper strokes mechanics on the forehand, backhand, volleys, and the serve.  Players will learn to play singles and doubles. 

Session:  $99 City residents, $118.80 Non-City
Drop-in rates:  $11 City residents, $13.20 Non-City

Green Ball (ages 8 - 12) 
Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00 - 5:00pm

Proper strokes techniques will be reinforced with fed ball and live drills.  Singles and doubles strategies and tactics will be discussed.

Session:  $99 City residents, $118.80 Non-City
Drop-in rates:  $11 City residents, $13.20 Non-City

Jr. Intermediate (ages 11 and up)
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:00pm

This program is intended for players participating in USTA events and playing on their middle or high school tennis teams.

Session:  $156 City residents, $187.20 Non-City
Drop-in rates:  $16 City residents, $19.20

Jr. Advanced (ages 14 and up)
Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 - 6:30pm

This program is intended for players participating in USTA events and playing on their high school tennis teams.  

Session:  $143 City residents, $171.60 Non-City
Drop-in rates:  $16 City residents, $19.20 Non-City

Registration required.  New incoming players must be evaluated by the coaching staff prior to registration to determine the appropriate clinic.  Junior Clinics’ instructor: Rod Gibson, USPTA Certified Elite Tennis Professional, PTR Certified Professional.  Contact information: 904-891-6927 or email.


2020 Summer Junior Clinics Schedule

Eight (8) weeks of clinics this summer:

  • Week 1:  June 1st - 4th
  • Week 2:  June 8th - 11th
  • Week 3:  June 15th - 18th
  • Week 4:  June 22nd - 25th
  • No clinics week of June 29th - July 2nd
  • Week 5:  July 6th - 9th
  • Week 6:  July 13th - 16th
  • Week 7:  July 20th - 23rd
  • Week 8:  July 27th - 30th

Days and times for each level:

Red Ball 1:  Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 - 11:15am
Weekly rate:  $14 City residents, $16.80 Non-City
Drop-in:  $9 City residents, $10.80 Non-City

Red Ball 2:  Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:15am - 12:00pm
Weekly rate:  $14 City residents, $16.80 Non-City
Drop-in:  $9 City residents, $10.80 Non-City

Orange Ball:  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 - 4:30pm
Weekly rate:  $18 City residents, $21.60 Non-City
Drop-in:  $11 City residents, $13.20 Non-City

Green Ball:  Mondays and Wednesday from 4:00 - 5:00pm
Weekly rate:  $18 City residents, $21.60 Non-City
Drop-in:  $11 City residents, $13.20 Non-City

Jr. Intermediate:  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:00pm
Weekly rate:  $26 City residents, $31.20 Non-City
Drop-in:  $16 City residents, $19.20 Non-City

Jr. Advanced:  Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 - 6:30pm
Weekly rate:  $26 City residents, $31.20 Non-City
Drop-in:  $16 City residents, $19.20 Non-City

Register for summer clinics with Rod Gibson.


Adult Tennis Clinics’ Schedule*

*24-hours’ cancellation policy for all adult clinics  Registration required.

NOTE:  All Adult Tennis Clinics are postponed until further notice due to concerns with COVID-19.

Women’s Advanced Beginner / Intermediate Strokes Clinic (2.5 - 3.0)
Mondays:  6:30 - 8:00pm

Advanced Beginner / Intermediate Strokes Clinic (2.5 - 3.0)
Wednesdays:  8:00 - 9:00am

Intermediate Strokes Clinic (3.0 - 3.5)
Wednesdays:  9:00 - 10:30am

Intermediate Drills Clinic (3.0 - 3.5)
Thursdays:  9:00 - 10:30am

Men’s Advanced Beginner / Intermediate Srokes Clinic (2.5 - 3.0)
Thursdays:  6:00 - 7:30pm

Intermediate / Advanced Drills Clinic (3.5 - 4.0)
Thursdays:  6:00 - 7:30pm

Fees - All Adult Clinics

  • $10/1-hour clinics City residents; $12 Non-City
  • $15/1.5-hours clinics City residents; $18 Non-City

Registration required.  Minimum of 3 participants per clinic.  For more information and to register, contact Rod Gibson:  904-891-6927; rodgibsontennis@gmail.com.


Private, Semi-Private, and Group Lessons*

*24-hours’ cancellation policy for all private, semi-private, and group lessons

Private lessons (Tennis Pro + 1 player)

  • With director:  $60/hour City resident, $70 Non-City; $30/half-hour City resident, $35 Non-City
  • With staff professional:  $50 City resident, $60 Non-City; $25/half-hour City resident, $30 Non-City

Semi-Private lessons (Tennis Pro + 2 players)  

  • With director:  $35/hour City residents, $40 Non-City
  • With staff professional:  $30/hour per City resident, $35 Non-City

Group lessons 

  • Director + 3 players:  $24 per hour per City resident, $27 Non-City
  • Director + 4 players:  $18 per hour per City resident, $20 Non-City
  • Staff professional + 3 players:  $20 per hour per City resident, $24 Non-City
  • Staff professional + 4 players:  $15 per hour City resident, $18 Non-City

To arrange any of the above lessons, contact Rod Gibson:  904-891-6927; rodgibsontennis@gmail.com.


"Need a Game" Roster

Looking for a match?  Do you need someone to help round out your doubles group?  If so, please email Rod Gibson for names and contact information of other players with your skill level.  Please include your skill level and preference of singles or doubles in your email.