On or off the court, Smith Stearns Tennis Academy creates champions. Led by former No. 1 player in the world and grand slam champion Stan Smith, acclaimed coach and former top internationally ranked player B.J. Stearns, Smith Stearns guides students on a path to excellence in a supportive family environment. At every level, students are molded into world-class competitors through a comprehensive development program that offers intensive training while never sacrificing the enjoyment of the sport. The mission of the academy is to help young players be the best they can be and get the most out of their talent. No other tennis academy in the country can match the college placement program at Smith Stearns. And beyond the court, students are taught to pursue excellence as a way of life, helping shape them as champions and ambassadors to the world.
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