Academy

Clinics, Camps and Private Instruction are all part of the Academy Experience at SRSC.
Creating Young Champions at Southampton.
World Class Instruction from our top notch team of coaches.
The result of hard work and determination.
Come take your game to the next level at SRSC.

Southampton Hi-Performance Tennis Academy

Southampton serves as the epicenter for the local areas top junior talent, all of which train under the tutelage of our owner and formally internationally ranked tennis professional Elke Smith. As a training center, SRSC’s academy will focus on maturing young competitors into tennis champions.With a focus on endurance, discipline, mental & physical toughness and most importantly proper technique, SRSC’s academy should be your first step in taking your game to the next level.

Southampton’s Hi Performance Tennis Academy will be lead by owner/tennis professional Elke Smith. Elke began her career playing junior tennis in Lima, Peru becoming a three time national champion. She then proceeded to play for Germany in the Bundesliga tennis league (the highest level of tennis in Germany) and ultimately the world ITF juniors, eventually reaching a high of 27 in the world. While Elke’s tennis resume is quite spectacular it is her ability to connect with tennis players and pass along the excitement and enthusiasm for such a great game that is her greatest strength. With her international background, years of experience and unparalleled work ethic, there is no better choice in all of North Carolina if you are looking to take your game to the next level.

“Academy Advanced Players” All Ages, Invite Only
Wednesdays 5-7pm
$20 members / $30 non-members
Players new to the program must take 1 private lesson with head coach Elke Smith to gauge players ability prior to enrollment.