Nathaniel joined MUSC Wellness Center in fall of 2012. He has been teaching junior and adult players for years in the Charleston area. As a tennis player, he was highly ranked as a junior player in Kentucky and had a Southern and National ranking as well. In high school, he lettered six years and had the privilege of being a part of a Florida High School State Championship Tennis Team. He also played college tennis for Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, GA. Nathaniel is presently PTR certified and continues to promote and provide exceptional instruction to youth and adults alike.
Adult Clinic Descriptions Adult Beginner Ultra Novice – This clinic provides an introduction to all of the basic strokes of tennis through unique and creative drills. Players will learn forehand, backhand, volley, serve and service return. Players will also be introduced to footwork and the rules of tennis play and keeping score.
Adult Beginner Level 2 - 2.0-2.5 level players. This clinic will focus on basic stroke development as well as hitting back and forth, consistency and ball control. Players will practice match play and real point situations.
Adult Intermediate – Players should have a general understanding of stroke technique. This clinic concentrates on enhancing basic strokes by introducing topspin and underspin and cardio drills. Players will practice point play and match play.
Cardio Tennis – This clinic focuses on strength, endurance, footwork and stamina through intense racquets and non racquets drills. Appropriate for all levels.
Youth Clinic Descriptions Preschool Quickstart (ages 3-5) – This clinic will introduce your child to the basics of tennis through the development of eye hand coordination drills. Racquets provided.
Junior Development (ages 6-10) – This clinic will introduce your child to the basic strokes of tennis (forehand, backhand, volley, serve) through fun and entertaining drills and games.
Youth Elite (ages 10-16) – This clinic is for intermediate to advanced youth players who are interested in participating in high school tennis teams or tournament play.
Specialty Clinics and Private and Semi-Private Lessons Available Our tennis pro will design a special clinic for a group of 3 or more. The structure of private lessons will vary depending on the goals of the player.