RAMP Tennis is a program for aspiring juniors who want to take their game to the next level. Founded in 2013 by Rick Buchta, Andrew Laing, Marc Lucero, Patrick Nagel, the RAMP Team embraced on and off court instruction based on the best practices of USTA Player Development Teaching and Philosophy. This Ramp Tennis developmental teaching philosophy continues under the name of First Break Academy.
The intermediate and advanced/high performance junior development program is set up to help players achieve their tennis goals and improve their tournament play results. Experienced coaches provide players lessons on tactical strategies, technique, shot selection, patterns of play, physical conditioning, and competitive skills.
Early player development begins in Ten and Under classes The games based beginning provides students an opportunity to rally while working on stroke mechanics, shot selection and footwork.
Independent Study/Home School youth tennis players may also join this select group.