Preteens / Teens

This program is designed to provide a fun and structured framework for the novice tennis player. The program strives to create lasting enjoyment of the game and encourages continuous skill improvement. Our curriculum seeks to develop stroke technique, court movement, positioning, basic tactics, proper etiquette and appreciation of the sport.

The goal of the Junior Instructional Program is to provide a structured and fun framework for learning from which the student will gain a lasting enjoyment of the game of tennis and a willingness and desire to improve. Our curriculum seeks to develop and improve stroke technique, movement, court sense, knowledge of the rules, positioning, and basic tactics.

Pick up your registration form at the front desk or call 816-224-7999.

 Please be sure to stop by METC to register.


Champions (Ages 11 - 12)


This player is new to the game of tennis or has been playing less than a year.  They are still learning all of the strokes and learning to judge where the ball is going.

Grand Prix (Ages 12-16)

Advanced  Beginner

This player has typically been playing for over a year, but still lacks consistency when returning the ball and is not comfortable with all the strokes.

Futures (11-14)


This class is for our younger intermediate players who are beginning to play competitively.

Junior Excellence (Ages 14-18)


This player is fairly consistent when hitting medium paced shots .  They are continuing to develop all of their strokes, but still lack consistency and execution when trying for directional control, depth or power.

Class Name Day Time Dates Cost
Champions Tuesday 5:30pm - 6:30pm January 3 - February 28 $18 per class
Champions Saturday 10:30am - 11:30am January 7 - February 25 $18 per class
Grand Prix Tuesday 6:30pm - 7:30pm January 3 - February 28 $18 per class
Grand Prix Saturday 11:30am-12:30pm January 7 - February 25 $18 per class
Junior Excellence Monday 5:30pm - 7:00pm January 2 - February 27 $24 per class
Junior Excellence Saturday 12:30pm - 2:00pm January 7 - February 25 $24 per class