PRIVATE LESSONS HUSKIESFIT COVID PROCEDURES
Registration and payment can be completed online, by phone at 906-487-2073, or at the SDC Ticket Office. Participants/guardians must sign a waiver of liability and concussion awareness form prior to participation. Gates Tennis Center is not responsible for the security of property lost, found, or abandoned in the facility. Users are expected to keep their belongings such as cell phones and laptops within their sight at all times.
Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons are now being offered for ages 17 and up who are looking to learn more about the game of tennis! Each class will include techniques and games to learn and develop skills that will improve their workouts and match play on their own. Class size is limited.
Lesson participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment for lessons, but Gates can provide equipment to those who don't have their own.
Location: Gates Tennis Center
Intermediate - Wednesday, 6:00-7:00 pm
Learn to Play/Beginner - Thursday, 6:00-7:00 pm
SESSION 1: JUNE 16 - JULY 15, 2021
No class July 7 & 8. Registration closes June 12, 11:59 pm.
SESSION 2: JULY 21 - AUGUST 12, 2021
Registration closes July 17, 11:59 pm.
Wednesday only, 4-week session: $50
Thursday only, 4-week session: $50
All students/guardians must wear a mask while at Gates Tennis Center. The only time a mask does not have to be worn is while drinking water. The teaching professional will also be masked. There are no provisions for medical intolerance reasons or medical waivers.
Drop-in rate: $15/class
Drop-in rates are only available if the class has not reached capacity. Give the instructor 24 hours' notice before the class time if you want to drop in.
All students must complete the COVID-19 Visitor Symptom Tracking Form before every class session. This can be done online or in person at the Gate's Tennis Center front desk.All students must bring their own individual water bottles. It can be filled at the fountain in the Gates Tennis Center lobby. No sharing of water bottles.The Gates Tennis Center lobby area will be for the pick-up and drop-off of youth students. At this time, there will be no viewing of the lessons due to COVID-19 capacity limits.All students will be escorted by the teaching professional or Gates's front desk attendant onto the court.All lessons will be socially distanced, and space will be provided for belongings on the court bleachers.If equipment is borrowed for the lesson, it will be sanitized after each use. (We recommend that you have your own equipment. The teaching professional can give guidance on what equipment is best for the student.)All students are to leave in a timely manner after each lesson, no more than 10 minutes after the lesson has ended.
Contact Jamie D'Agostini, Gates Programming Coordinator, at 203-253-6739 or email email@example.com.
About the Coach
Originally from Stamford, Connecticut, Jamie D'Agostini started playing competitive tennis and soccer at age 9 but quickly turned all of his attention toward tennis full time because he loved it so much! In high school, Jamie was a member of 4 state championship teams, along with competing in the USTA as a nationally ranked junior.
Jamie went on to attend the University of Hartford on a tennis scholarship. After 4 years of collegiate tennis and a major in history, he began his tennis teaching/coaching career in 1999. As a member of the USPTA, he worked at the Westport Tennis Club and Burning Tree Country Club. In 2011, he moved to Southern California to further pursue his tennis career. While in California, Jamie was Head Tennis Professional for the Wyatt Russell Tennis Academy in Costa Mesa, CA.
In October of 2020, Jamie moved to Houghton to run the recreational tennis program for Michigan Tech University and assist with the Huskies Men's and Women's tennis teams. He is very happy to be a part of the Michigan Tech staff and looks forward to growing junior and adult programs at Gates Tennis Center, as well as giving our clients the best tennis experience possible.