Junior Development

Fall Semester starts January 7th / Join any time!

For Whom

The Jr. Development Program is for the dedicated high school or tournament minded player looking for more than just a clinic. The Program is designed for the Junior player willing to make a commitment of time and effort to improve their games.
Email Brian Ramirez if you have interest in this program: brianr@tucsonracquetclub.com.

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The Tucson Racquet Club is proud to offer the finest tennis instruction in the Southwest. Our senior staff includes: Brian Rameriz, Sam Ciulla, Gretchen Schantz, Nelson Payne, Tad Berkowitz, Gregg Baker, Alan Barrios, Cody Petford, Scott Mantelman, Rita Bermudez and more. Click here to learn more about our Tennis Pros.

The Program

The Jr. Development Program is designed for the total development of the Junior tennis player. Private lessons provide individual attention. Clinics reinforce the skills learned in the private lesson. Play strategies are emphasized in structured games and during playday matches. Tournament trips are scheduled throughout the year to provide coaching and match analysis. The Jr. Development Program provides a total learning environment.

Jr. Development students participate in a weekly program consisting of:

One Hour Private Lesson

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Instructor controlled drills are used to polish existing strokes, develop movement, and create play situations. An outstanding instructor-to-player ratio assures plenty of individual attention.


Students apply what they learned in lessons and clinics to real match situations. Playday is organized and closely monitored by Brian and other staff members.

Makeup Policy

Clinics canceled because of weather will be rescheduled if needed (we have 3 days set aside for rain and tournament misses factored  into the cost of the program). If you miss clinic for your own reasons there is no makeup (ie. sickness or minor injury). A full staff is always maintained at clinics. Private lessons must be made up. The Club has a 24 hour cancellation policy that will be enforced!

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The program runs for 16 weeks beginning January 7th and ending May 9th. There are two one-week breaks February 18-22 and April 1-5.

Weekly Clinic Schedule

1 Private Lesson…Schedule at your convenience.
1 Clinic
…Choose one: Thursday 4:30-6pm, or Saturday 11:00-12:30pm.
1 Playday…Monday 4:30-6:30pm or Saturday 1:30-3pm

*Wednesday Clinic Option for those looking for more play.  Contact Brian directly for more information on Advanced Jr. Development.


The program cost for members is $1,155 or $1,280 for nonmembers. There are several options for payment:
1) Average Monthly Billing:
Members: pay $231 per month 5 times (January – May)
Nonmembers pay: $256 per month 5 times (January – May)
2)  Pay in Full Up Front: Receive a 5% discount.
3) Custom: Design your own payment plan.
Members will be automatically billed on their accounts. Nonmembers will be billed to the credit card number on the application.





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Included on our 20 acres by the river are:

  • 30 lighted tennis courts
  • 12 lighted pickleball courts
  • 11 indoor racquetball/handball courts
  • Aerobics/yoga
  • Exercise classes throughout the day
  • Two 75′ junior Olympic heated pools
  • Basketball Courts
  • Volleyball courts
  • Fully equipped weight room
  • Cardiovascular machines
  • 2 Jacuzzis
  • Sauna

Excellent childcare is available to members and their guests

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