Rod Gibson Tennis Youth and Adult Clinics and Lessons

Junior Tennis Clinics’ Schedule

Winter II session:  November 2nd - December 17th (no clinics on Nov. 11th - Veterans' Day; Nov. 23rd - 26th - Thanksgiving)


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. 

Full session costs:  $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.

Full session costs:  $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. 

Full session costs:  $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.

Full session costs:  $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.

Full session costs: $156 City residents, $187.20 Non-City
Drop-in rates:  $16 City residents, $19.20 Non-City


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.

Full session costs: $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.


Adult Tennis Clinics’ Schedule*

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

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

Women's Intermediate Drills Clinic (3.0 - 3.5)
Wednesdays:  6:30 - 8:00pm

Intermediate Srokes Clinic (3.0 - 3.5)
Thursdays:  6:00 - 7:30pm

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

Intermediate / Advanced Drills Clinic (3.5 - 4.0)
Saturdays:  9:00 - 10:30am

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
  • Director + 5 players:  $14 per hour per City resident, $16 Non-City
  • Director + 6 or more players:  $12 per hour per City resident, $14 Non-City
  • Staff professional + 3 players:  $20 per hour per City resident, $24 Non-City
  • Staff professional + 4 players:  $15 per hour per City resident, $18 Non-City
  • Staff professional + 5 players:  $12 per hour per City resident, $15 Non-City
  • Staff professional + 6 or more players:  $10 per hour per City resident, $12 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.