Brian Perry U.S.P.T.A., P.T.R. Director of Tennis  
 


The Fernwod Country Club offers an active year round tennis program for its members. Our Director of Tennis, Brian Perry, provides instruction in the form of  private and group lessons, adult and junior clinics, 10 & under tennis, cardio tennis, team coaching, summer camps and hitting sessions.  A calendar of exciting special events compliments our year round tennis program.  Please contact Brian Perry at fwcctennis@gmail.com for all your tennis needs.  Also, please visit Coach Brian Perry's website at www.brianperry.usptapro.com

 
2017 Fernwood Summer Tennis Camps
June 20th-22nd (Tuesday-Thursday)
June 27th-29th (Tuesday-Thursday)
July 18th-20th (Tuesday-Thursday)
July 25th-27th (Tuesday-Thursday)
1030am-12pm all weeks
ALL AGES     
 
2017 Fernwood Tennis Special Events

May 29th                
(Monday) Adult & Junior Memorial Day Mixer 10am-12pm
 
June-July                
Junior Play Days

July 4th
Mixer/Social
 
August 18th           
Junior Back to School Fun Night
 
August 25-26th      
Fernwood Adult Club Championships
 
September 4th        
(Monday) Adult & Junior Labor Day Social
 
October 27th       
Parent/Child Halloween Night
 
November 11th   
(Saturday) Adult Fernwood Fall Turkey Mixer

December 15th    
Adult & Junior Christmas Party


Tennis Programs offered at Fernwood
1.)  Year round adult and junior clinics and privates for all ages and abilities
2.)  Cardio tennis
3.)  USTA league play for adults and juniors
4.)  Full calendar of mixers and socials
5.)  Summer tennis camps
6.) 10 & under tennis
7.) Monday Men's Night
8.) Saturday Ladies Play Day (am)


SUMMER 2017 TENNIS SCHEDULE


ADULTS
Morning Clinic (coed)  (3.0 & and above) Tuesday 9-10:30am Build upon the foundation of the forehand, backhand, serve and volley. $18
Court positioning, shot selection and a broader discussion of strategy will be explained.  This class will also address spins, lobs, drop shots, overheads and poaching.
Evening Clinic (coed)  (3.0 & above) Tuesday 6:30-8pm & Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm Build upon the foundation of the forehand, backhand, serve and volley.$18
Court positioning, shot selection and a broader discussion of strategy will be explained.  This class will also address spins, lobs, drop shots, overheads and poaching. 
Evening Clinic (2.5) Thursday 6-7 pm. Learn the fundamentals of tennis with the goal of starting and establishing a rally. Court position and point play will also be introduced. $12
Cardio Tennis Friday 9-10am Tired of the treadmill? Enjoy a great workout while hitting a bunch of shots! Fast paced drills and point play will be used to enhance your cardio experience. In a 1 hour class you can burn up to 1,000 calories!  All levels are welcome! $12
 
JUNIORS
Red Ball  (8 and U) Tuesday 3:30-4:15pm Fun games and challenges for your pee wee tennis player!  Hand eye coordination and tracking skills are practiced in a relaxed, enjoyable environment.  Starting and continuing a raly will be the focus of this group.  $12
Orange Ball (10 and U) Tuesday 4:15-5:00pM  Emphasis on technique for the forehand, backhand, serve and volley will be the focal point of this class. In addition to building a base of solid fundamentals, strategy will be discussed along with matchplay.  Rules and scoring will be discussed. $12
Yellow Ball (12 and up)  Moday 11am - 12pm Emphasis on technique for the forehand, backhand, serve and volley will be the focal point of this class.  In addition to different types of spins, power and enhancement shots (lobs, drop shots, etc.) matchplay, scoring and rules will be a major part of this class. $12
High School High Performance (must be on a high school team to participate)
Tuesday 5-6:30pm
Drills and play based games will be utilized along with discussions on strategy. $18   

All classes are taught by the director of tennis, Brian Perry, who is certified with the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR). Some of Brian's accomplishments are earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education & Health from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee and a Master of Arts in Business Leadership from Shorter University in Rome, Georgia. In 2015 Coach Brian was awarded the prestigious Georgia Professional Tennis Association Head Professional of the Year. During 2008-2010 Coach Brian was the assistant tennis coach at Shorter University in Rome, Georgia. During those three years both men's and women's teams earned top 25 national team rankings and several players earned singles and doubles top 50 national rankings.  Coach Brian has years of experience in adult and junior tennis, running cardio classes, organizing mixers and socials, 10 & under tennis and owning and running a pro shop.  Please contact him at fwcctennis@gmail.com for any of your tennis needs.