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Our award-winning tennis facility located in Palm Harbor, Florida offers 11 Har-Tru courts, with seven lighted for night play, in addition to three racquet ball courts. Innisbrook Tennis has a rich history in world renowned tennis instruction as well as tournaments and programs.

As a guest, you'll enjoy daily court time, access to our full-service Pro Shop and top-ranked instruction with professional certified instructors. Our tennis activities are for all levels of play, with a wide range of clinics, drills and socials.

Explore our options for “customized” tennis destination packages or check out our daily tennis instructional programs to get the most out of your stay. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced player, we have the program for you. Resort Clinics are also offered daily. If you’re looking for a tennis match during your stay at this Tampa resort, our tennis staff has a pool of players to call upon. Junior Players can enjoy afternoon Junior Clinics and Summer Camp Programs for all levels of play

Advanced reservations required. Please call 727.942.5241

Championship  Facilities  feature:
◦11 Har-Tru Tennis Courts, 7 Illuminated for Night Play
◦3 Indoor Racquetball/Wallyball Courts
◦2 Outdoor Practice Walls

Fees & Details
Tennis court fee: $25 per court hour
Racquetball court fee: $20 per court hour
Racquet rentals: Tennis $10 each, Racquetball $6 each
Ball Machine Rental $20 per hour
Full-Service Pro Shop apparel, footwear & equipment

Hours
Monday – Friday: 7am– 9pm
Saturday: 7am – 8pm
Sunday: 7am – 6pm 

Director of Tennis: Joe Mattingly
Head Tennis Professional: Judi Alford

Tennis Inquiry



SAVE THE DATE!

 

Courier, Roddick, McEnroe and Blake are coming to Pinellas County!  On April 4, 2019 the Invesco Powershares Series will be held at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor.  This once-in-a-lifetime event is scheduled during the USTA Women’s Pro Circuit Tournament April 1-7, 2019 also at Innisbrook.

 

The Powershares event will begin at 1 pm Thursday, April 4th and will consist of two semi-final singles matches.  The winners of each will play in the finals.  There will be two Play with the Pros sessions of one hour with two of the pro players in each session.  Various additional VIP packages will be available including the Player Party and Backstage Experience.

 

The Women’s USTA Pro Circuit Tournament will feature several of the top 100-ranked players in the world.  It will be preceded by a Wild Card event the weekend of March 8th with official play beginning Monday, April 1st.  Semifinals will be held on Saturday, April 6th and Finals on Sunday, April 7th.  Playing in the Pro Circuit will be young women from the U.S. and many foreign countries.  Given the high amount of prize money and the opportunity to advance their rankings, these women will be highly motivated to play at their maximum levels.

 

Add to these amazing tennis events a Beer and Wine Garden, newly-built stadium seating, a VIP dinner and bar, Silent and Live Auctions, a chance to Hit with the Pros, a Pro/Am and more, you have a week filled with four of the top tennis greats and amazing women’s play.  A not-to-be-missed opportunity for all tennis lovers!

 

There are opportunities for youth to serve as Ball kids.  Training and tryouts will be held at Innisbrook.  For information contact Judi Alford, [email protected].

 

Details regarding VIP packages and ticket prices will be available soon.  For Sponsorship Opportunities only contact Joe Mattingly, Innisbrook Director of Tennis, at [email protected] or call 240-446-5171.

 




2018 “Customized” Tennis Packages

READY PACKAGE (Tennis $250.00pp)
· Eight hours of customized instruction (9 – 11am, 1 – 3pm)
· Video analysis
· One hour use of ball machine
· Complimentary use of tennis courts
· Match arranging services
· 4:1 student-to-teacher ratio
One Night Minimum Stay

Set Package (Tennis $300.00pp)
· Ten hours of customized instruction (9 – 11am, 1 – 3pm)
· Video analysis
· One hour use of ball machine
· Complimentary use of tennis courts
· Match arranging services
· 4:1 student-to-teacher ratio
Two Night Minimum Stay

Match Package (TENNIS $350.00-425.00pp)
· Twelve-Fifteen hours of customized instruction (9 – 12am, 1 – 3pm)
Same as above but minimum Three night Minimum
*Additional Amenities: Golf and Spa*

Instructional Programs

Adults
Tennis Clinics & Socials
Work on improving your game and take some time to join a tennis clinic. Our instruction is here to help you improve everything from your stroke, technique, positioning, movement and game strategy. There's no way you can lose by taking one of our clinics.

Techniques and Tactics Tennis Clinics
A 1.0 hour tennis skills clinic with exceptional stroke and technical instruction. Clinics also cover court positioning and strategy. Organized by level (2.5-4.5)

Monday  T&T   9:00am (2.5-3.0),  11:00am (3.5-4.0)
Tuesday  T&T    6:00pm (3.5-4.0),   7:00pm (4.0-4.5)
Wednesday T&T   9:00am (4.0-4.5)
Thursday T&T   6:00pm (2.5-3.0)
Saturday T&T   8:00am (All Levels Welcome)

Doubles Strategy Clinic
A 1.0 hour tennis clinic with focus on doubles court positioning, movement and strategy. (All levels welcome)

Monday 11:00am
Tuesday  6:00pm
Friday 9:00am
Saturday 10:00am

Singles Strategy Clinics
A 1.0 hour tennis clinic with focus on singles court positioning, movement and strategy. (All levels welcome)

Tuesday 9:00am
Thursday 5:00pm
Friday 10:00am
Saturday 8:00am

Daily Resort Clinic
A 1.0 hour clinic with focus on basic stroke production

Monday-Saturday: 8:00-9:00am
Sunday: 9:30-10:30am

Men’s Night Drills

Thursday 7:30-8:30pm

SOCIALS
Fun in the Sun Round Robin Socials

Thursday, Men's Social 6:00pm-8:00pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:00-11:00am
All Levels Welcome

*Please contact the Tennis Center (727-942-5241) or Joe Mattingly [email protected] to sign

Reservations, Fees and Rentals

Tennis court fee: $25 per court hour
Racquetball court fee: $22 per court hour
Racquet rentals: Tennis $10 each, Racquetball $6 each
Ball Machine Rental $25 per hour
Full-Service Pro Shop apparel, footwear & equipment

Private Tennis Lessons
½ Hour: Member $30.00/ Guest of Member $35.00/ Resort Guest $40.00
1 Hour: Member $50.00/ Guest of Member $60.00/ Resort Guest $70.00

Semi- Private Lessons
½ Hour: Member $35.00/ Guest of Member $40.00/ Resort Guest $45.00
1 Hour: Member $60.00/ Guest of Member $70.00/ Resort Guest $80.00

Group Tennis Clinics (3 or more)
1 Hour: Member $20.00/ Guest of Member $24.00/ Resort Guest $24.00
1 ½ Hour: Member $24.00/ Guest of Member $28.00/ Resort Guest $28.00 

Junior Rates
AFTER SCHOOL 10 & UNDER/ JUNIOR CLINICS
TENNIS 10’S RED 2 Focus on balance, agility and coordination in fun environment.
TENNIS 10’S RED 1 Develop racquet handling and rally skills.
TENNIS 10’S ORANGE Develop basic fundamentals with potential to play 10 & under teams.
TENNIS 10’S GREEN Players playing in team matches and 10 & under tournaments.
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT Players showing good skills and have developed most strokes.
JUNIOR EXCELLENCE Players preparing for tournaments and have developed most strokes

                                                                           Members       Guest of Member
                                                                       Daily/Session          Daily/Session
TENNIS 10’S RED 2 M–TH 4:00 – 4:30pm        $10/ $96                 $12/ $120
TENNIS 10’S RED 1 M–TH 4:30 – 5:15pm        $15/ $144               $18/ $180
TENNIS 10’S ORANGE M–TH 4:30 – 5:30pm   $20/ $192               $24/ $240
TENNIS 10’S GREEN M–TH 5:30 – 7:00pm      $24/ $240               $28/ $288
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT M–TH 5:30 – 7:00pm $24/ $240               $28/ $288
JUNIOR EXCELLENCE M–TH 5:30 – 7:00pm   $24/ $240               $28/ $288

Meet The Pros

Joe Mattingly | Director of Tennis
With over 30 years of experience in the Tennis industry, Joe Mattingly joins the Innisbrook team from the Amelia National Tennis Club in Fernandina Beach, FL.  Mr. Mattingly was part owner in this new project and developed a successful business operational model, oversaw construction of the club, managed all facilities and staff, and built a thriving club membership for the previous 2 years. As Innisbrook’s Director of Tennis, Mr. Mattingly will focus on the day-to-day operation of Innisbrook’s Tennis Center which offers 11 Har-Tru courts, Tennis Shop, Racquetball, Walleyball, instructional clinics and programs for all ages. Joe has an outstanding background as a Professional, Teacher and Manager. He attended Francis Marion University in Florence, SC where he received a BBA in Marketing/Finance.
Certifications: USPTR- Professional, USPTA- P-1 ( Member for over 20 Years),USTA High Performance National Coach, STA Davis/ Federation Cup Coach, SCTA/STA Zonal Coach Wake Forrest University, SCTA Junior Player Development Director
Awards: USPTR National Pro of the Year for SC, SCTA Pro of the Year, SCTA Tournament of the Year and Charity Benefit of the Year, President of the South Carolina Pro Association,Vice President of the South Carolina Tennis Association

Judi Alford – Head Tennis Professional
Judi has over 20 years of experience working in resorts, hotels and tennis clubs. Judi has a USPTR Professional Certification. Originally from the UK, Judi started playing tennis at the age of 10. Growing up playing many LTA ( Lawn Tennis Association ) Junior Tournaments, High School and College Tennis, reaching the National Finals in 1992 and 94, at the prestigious Queens Club in West Kensington, London.
Most recent achievements –
2013 - # 1 National Ranking Mixed doubles over 35's
2014 - Team National Champions 4.5 level
2016 - # 8 National Ranking Husband/Wife, winning a Bronze Ball in Charlotte, NC.
Judi works to bring out the joy and passion in children and adults as they progress through the game both skillfully and tactically.

Paul Spies- Tennis Professional
Paul has worked in the tennis industry for over 39 years. In this time I have gained experience as a Director at several facilities, an instructor at numerous facilities, and have coached several high ranking professional WTA players and top ranked ITF girls at several Grand Slam events. Having coached players of various skill sets from professionals to novices in all age categories I feel confident that any player can benefit from my expertise. I am a proud member of the Innisbrook Tennis staff and welcome the opportunity to help members and guests reach their tennis goals.

Yannis Panagiotis- Tennis Professional
Yannis Panagiotis is a certified USPTA professional tennis instructor and player. He is a native of Tarpon Springs, Florida and actually began his tennis career right here at Innisbrook, where he trained as a nationally ranked Junior, and Collegiate player. Yannis' coaching style serves to extract the best out of each player's competitive game while maintaining a positive attitude.
Mr. Panagiotis' competitive career includes numerous titles throughout his Junior years. While attending St. Petersburg Junior College, he was crowned Florida Junior College champion in 1990. He has played against some of the top players in the world, including Jim Courier, Andre Agassi and Brad Gilbert.
As a junior excellence coach and private instructor, helping others to improve their game is a passion of Yannis' and he is looking forward to continuing his work with established students as well as meeting new ones.

Greg Houck- Tennis Professional
Born in Evreux, France Greg grew up in northwest Indiana, where he began playing Tennis at age 12. He attended Easton Senior High School where Greg played number 1 singles for the Varsity Team. He reached a junior ranking of 5 in the Midwest and received a Tennis scholarship to The University of Evansville.
After college Greg still played competitive Open tennis but, discovered a passion to teach the game. He has been teaching for over 30 years from strict beginners to advanced players. Greg has been a Head Coach at both High School and Collegiate levels and is a USPTA Elite instructor. He is married to lovely wife Michele and has two wonderful daughters Gabrielle and Isabelle.

Linda Thomson- Tennis Professional
Linda Thomson has been a Tennis Professional at Innisbrook Golf and Resort for the past 6 years. Linda is a certified USPTA Elite Professional, who is qualified to coach students of all ages. However her primary passion and enthusiasm is teaching children tennis with a game based style.
Linda is also a certified Registered Nurse with over 34 years experience with a multitude of certifications including CPR, advance cardiac life support, stroke and progressive care.
Linda’s most recent tennis accomplishment: Organized “Stroke4Stroke”charity tennis tournament that raised over $22,000 for stroke awareness and prevention, and 2014 18 & Over 4.5 level Women’s Team National Championship.
Linda’s motto “Make learning tennis fun for everyone so they will enjoy tennis for a lifetime