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 Select Team

Select Team is SOAC’s  High Performance Junior Tennis Group. Players may join by Invitation-only.

This program is for SOAC’s top USTA and High School tournament level players.

Non-Members are welcome to apply.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

4:30-6:30

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Call Select Team Director for more information

Four Week Session2Class/wk3Classes/wk
SOAC Full Play Member$200$255
SOAC Regular /Green Trails Member$210$265
Non Member$220$275

  • Select Team

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    The Select Team is led by Greg Hearn and a team of certified SOAC professionals, all equipped with experience developing junior tennis players.  All SOAC professionals are certified and have experience and participate locally with the USTA, USPTA and PTR, and have been recognized in our section and nationally as industry leaders.

    Since the Select Team is a High Performance Group players may join by Invitation-only. This program is for SOAC’s top USTA and High School tournament level players. Players should have competed at sectional level tournaments and have national and/or sectional rankings. Emphasis is on advanced tactical, technical and mental toughness in situation based training. Players have the option of 2 to 3 days of training from 4pm-6:30pm. Since this is a High Performance group it is encouraged to attend a minimum of two days of training per week.

  • Select Team Coordinator

    Greg Hearn, Director of Junior Development, Southern Oaks

    Greg Hearn -Director of Junior Development: Greg has been coaching tennis more than 30 years. He currently holds dual certification with the USPTA (Elite rating) and USNTA(98%). Greg earned a BS degree in Child/Family studies with an emphasis in Child Development from University of Southwestern Louisiana. This gives him a very unique understanding of children and how their tennis development relates to their growth.  

    • 30 Years coaching experience
    • B.S. Child and Family Studies (emphasis in Child Development)
    • College Coach 5 years (LSU, La Tech University)
    • Coached 20 LHSAA State Champions
    • Coached 18 players who went on to play college tennis
    • 11 players who won Louisana Southern Qualifyer(some multiple times)
    • 7 Former players currently playing college tennis
    • 1 Former player won the 2015  NCAA National Team Championship
    • 1 Former player won the Eddie Herr International tournament