Junior Development

Our Junior Development Program is a comprehensive platform designed to nurture young tennis talents. Through structured coaching, technical refinement, strategic insight, mental agility training, and social interaction, we cultivate well-rounded players. The program adapts to individual abilities, fostering growth in a supportive environment. Beyond tennis, it imparts valuable life skills, creating confident, disciplined, and resilient individuals prepared for success on and off the court.

Junior Development Programs

Tennis for Life

Introducing the Tennis for Life Pathway (TFL) – a holistic approach fostering lifelong success. Through proprietary tools and nurturing environment, children progress in Technical, Tactical, Mental, Social, and Athletic Training. Tailored to individual skills and personality, TFL imparts universal athletic skills alongside tennis mastery, ensuring a well-rounded foundation for life.

Mini Explorers

Junior tennis enthusiasts embark on a fun-filled journey of skill discovery and playful competition starting at age 4.

Club Red

For players between the ages of 6 and 8. Focus on agility, balance, coordination, and speed along with tennis fundamentals.

Club Orange

For players between the ages of 8 and 10. Learn how to serve, rally, score, and more.

Club Green

For beginner to intermediate level junior players between the ages of 10 and 12. Rally to win in live game scenarios!

Club Teen Green

For beginner to advanced beginner level players between the ages of 12 and 17, but ideal for teenagers who are new to tennis.

Club JV Yellow

For intermediate level players between the ages of 12 and 17. Develop skills for proper positioning and prepare for tournaments.

Tennis Academy

At WNY Tennis Academy, students progress from Bronze to Gold levels, honing skills and exploring the game. Equipped with powerful tools, they excel in tournament play and elevate their development for college tennis. Our sessions focus on individual growth in technical, tactical, mental, social, and athletic aspects. Guided by expertise, purpose, and a strategic plan, we prepare players for peak performance and success.


For experienced junior players. Become a technician on the tennis court with rally and point play drills.


For very experienced junior players. Build on proven skills and develop a strong dedication to improve.


For extremely experienced junior players. Dominate singles and doubles games with agility, power, speed training.

UTR Events

Village Glen Tennis Club is running UTR events! Coaches now use the Universal Tennis Rating system, or UTR, for college recruiting. Village Glen offers UTR verified Match Play and selected tournament divisions throughout the year.

World Tennis Number

Developed by the International Tennis Federation, the world governing body of tennis, the ITF World Tennis number is one of the most advanced and accurate rating systems in the world. It’s free to use for all ages and genders and is being adopted by the USTA and in over 135 countries. Get rated today!