Private Lessons
Director of Tennis
Member
Non-Member
1 hour Private
$80
$85
Lesson Series*
$800
$850
Head Professional
Member
Non-Member
1 Hour Private
$60
$65
1/2 Hour Private
$35
$40
Lesson Series*
$600
$650
Clinic for 4+
(per person)
$17
$20
Associate Professional
Member
Non-Member
1Hour Private
$50
$55
1/2 Hour Private
$30
$35
Lesson Series*
$500
$550
Clinic for 4+
(per person)
$15
$17

Prices are subject to change at anytime.
Travis Eckert
Travis Eckert
Director of Tennis

Travis was born in Ohio and moved to Florida at a young age. He was a top level Florida Junior Player and attended University of Florida on a Tennis Scholarship. Travis began his coaching career in 1997 and has worked with Top WTA and ATP players, elite junior tennis players, adults and tiny tots.
“Outside of my family, tennis is the most important thing in my life. It’s something that I have known from a very young age, and I love to teach all ages how to enjoy the game.”
Paolo Lotti

Paolo Lotti

Head Professional

Paolo Lotti was born in Italy. He was an avid tennis enthusiast from a young age. Paolo played and coached in Italy 1981-2003. In 2003 he became USPTA certified. He coached at Longwood from 2003 until 2017 as Head Professional.
From 2005 until present Paolo has been a Head Professional for Next Generation Tennis Academy and the Tennis Program Director for Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club.

Besides tennis his passions in life are his beautiful family and football (or as us Americans call it, soccer).
Bojan Vuckovic

Bojan Vuckovic

Head Professional

Bojan was born in Yugaslovia. He took to tennis at a young age and as a teenager was a sparing partner for the Yugoslavian Davis Cup team which had 4 player's in the Top 100 ATP. He was ranked among the top 20 juniors in former Yugoslavia
(1988-1989) and ranked among the top 10 men in Serbia (1990-1992) Bojan attended college in the US and played #1 Singles and Doubles at Southern Illinois University (1992-1997). He started his teaching career as an Associate Professional 1997 at Billy Stearns Tennis Center here in Sarasota, FL. For the last 20 years Bojan has been teaching all levels and ages of tennis players in the Sarasota area.
Bojan has a wonderful family. A beautiful wife, Tanja, and a six year old daughter, Natalia.
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*A Lesson Series is a package of eleven pre-paid 1 hour lessons offered at a discounted rate. Series are offered for private lessons only and can be taken in ½ hour or 1 hour sessions. Choose the teaching professional you wish to work with and purchase your package.

Family members may share a lesson series, however a separate package must be purchased for each teaching professional. Lesson series must be used within 6 months of purchase. All lessons purchased are nonrefundable commitments. Lessons not cancelled 24 hours in advance will be charged.

Private Clinic Information

Clinics are available for all levels and are based on a 1 hour session. Four or more players are required to form a clinic. Rates are on a per person basis. Create your own group or inquire about groups that are forming. If less than 4 players are available, our professional will teach a lesson at the hourly rate, rate is divided by the number of attendance.