Sioux Falls Tennis Association
Private Lessons
Improve your game with private lessons from these local tennis pros:
Marc Kurtz

Mark Vellek

Jessie Daw


Kevin Plank


Emily Weisser







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Tennis lessons are run in partnership with the Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Department and are taught at various times and parks around the city in the summer months. 

The SFTA provides summer lessons for ages 4 - adult.  The goals of the SFTA Lesson Program are to either introduce participants to the sport of tennis or instruct players with previous experience, raising their skills to a higher level.  Junior lessons are run in two five week sessions beginning in June and running through August.  Juniors may participate in either or both sessions.  At the end of each session players have the opportunity to participate in a one day novice tennis tournament (Weber Tournament).  Each tournament drawns more than 100 participants.

10 and Under tennis is a new format to help kids ten and under learn and play the game.  Each level uses equipment and plays on court sizes appropriate to their size and age.  Children start playing tennis almost immediately and experience greater success.  New QuickStart courts are available for public use at Spellerberg Park.

Junior Team Tennis is the "Little League" for tennis.  The team atmosphere provides kids the opportunity to learn and compete on a team and be with their friends.  Matches are team-based and are fun because kids have the support of teammates and coaches. Team Tennis also serves to motivate and encourage junior players at various abilities to develop to the highest competitive level possible.

Adult evening lessons are designed to teach basic skills to new players, players who have never had formal instruction or for those players who haven't played in a long time.



 ┬╗Lesson News

Summer Junior Tennis Director Position

The Sioux Falls Tennis Association is accepting resumes for the position of Summer Tennis Director. The position will be part-time from March through late August and will require on court duties as well as administrative duties. We are also looking for summer instructors! Read More

Local Junior Team Tennis Teams Advance

Sioux Falls Junior Team Tennis Teams competed in the Northern Section JTT Area Championships in Brandon, Shakopee, MN and Lakeville, MN July 15-16. Four Sioux Falls teams qualified and advanced to the Regional Championships July 25-26th at the University Of Minnestora Baseline Tennis Center. Congratulations to all participating teams! Read More

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