Rippner Tennis at WILCO

 

Feature of the Month:

Steve Cobb named Director of High Performance Tennis

In a career as a coach and teaching professional that spans thirty-two years, Steve has a rich history of broad tennis experience.  He has helped players from 3 years old to 93, and from first timer to touring pro – and even a Grand Slam Champion.  Most recently, he served as the Founder and Director of the Lost Creek High Performance Tennis Training Program.  He also served as a National Faculty Coach for USTA Player Development, leading and coaching over 35 High Performance camps and workshops around the country.  He is the former Director of Competitive Tennis for USTA-TX, serving in that capacity for eight years.

Steve came to Texas from New York, where he spent 16 years as the Director of Tennis at Scarsdale Golf and Tennis in suburban NY City.  While there, he served USTA-Eastern as a Section President, Section Delegate, and National Coach.

Steve holds the High Performance Coaching Certification from the USTA, is a USPTA Elite Professional, and a PTR Professional.  He hails from North Carolina, where he played juniors through college tennis. He has taught, coached, or played in over 40 of our 50 states, and in 15 foreign countries.  He is a frequent presenter and speaker at various tennis industry events, and is fluent in Spanish.  Steve resides in North Austin with his wife Fiona, and their kids Liam, Ryan, and Ciara.

 

Adult Info

  • Adult Clinics are AVAILABLE TODAY, sign-up over the phone with our staff, who is eager and ready to help you. Just give us a call at (512)246-1807 and we will be happy to get you signed up for any of our clinics or junior classes. Please remember that this is a temporary schedule, our schedule will grow as demand increases.

 

Wednesday

  • 3.5-4.0 Clinic at 6:00pm-7:30pm with Michael MacVay
  • 4.5+ Clinic at 7:30pm-9:00pm with Michael MacVay

Saturday

  • Cardio Tennisat 8:00am-9:00am with Brie Rippner
  • Quick Start Intro 1.0-2.0at 9:00am-10:00am with Iosua Malaki
  • 2.5-3.0 Clinicat 9:00am-10:00am with Brie Rippner
  • 3.0-3.5 Clinicat 10:00am-11:30am with Iosua Malaki
  • 4.0-4.5 Clinicat 10:00am-11:30am with Brie Rippner

 

 

Junior Info

Junior Classes are AVAILABLE TODAY, sign-up over the phone with our staff who is eager and ready to help you. Just give us a call at (512)246-1807 and we will be happy to get you signed up for any of our clinics or junior classes. This is a temporary schedule we will be releasing a full service program in Spring of 2018.

 

Rippner High Performance:

  • This Program is an intensive tournament training curriculum designed for competitive players currently battling through the USTA Sectional and National system. It is designed for players and their families who are fully committed to their training, development, and competition.
  • The training is two and half hours per class, and it includes intensive work of dynamic stretching, technical, tactical, and strategic training, coached match play, mental toughness training, game plan and strategy development and a required thirty-minute fitness session.
  • Limited to players in qualified (Champ or Super Champ) divisions ages 12-18.
  • This class is offered 4 days a week, Monday-Thursday.

Rippner Future High Performance:

  • This Program is an intensive tournament training curriculum designed for competitive players currently battling through the USTA Sectional. It is designed for players and their families who are fully committed to their training, development, and competition.
  • The training is two and half hours per class, and it includes intensive work of dynamic stretching, technical, tactical, and strategic training, coached match play, mental toughness training, game plan and strategy development and a required thirty-minute fitness session.
  • Limited to non qualified tournament players ages 11+.
  • This class is offered 3 days a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Rippner Competitive Development:

  • This class guides intermediate tennis players to further hone their skill sets and gain confidence in competitive situations. Students in this may have yet to enter formalized competition or are still in the early stages on competitive tennis. Players in this group will become well-prepared for their middle school or junior varsity tennis teams. Students who excel in this group may receive an invitation to the High Performance Academy.
  • These classes are offered 3 days a week, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Rippner Orange 9-10:

  • We are excited to introduce a class specifically to guide our young players who have begun USTA tournament competition in the orange ball distinction. Students in this group will learn how too strategically use their skill set to problem solves match situations. Our teaching staff we teach the students to be analytical and to understand how tournament stressors influence their performance.
  • These classes are offered 3 days a week, Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

Rippner Red 3-8:

  • This class is the ideal entry point for future tennis stars to fall in love with the game. We provide a warm, inviting atmosphere so that our young students gain a positive association with the tennis court. In this structured setting, children will learn basic hand-eye coordination and body control through a combination of games. Education and enjoyment take top priority.
  • These classes are offered 5 days a week, Monday-Thursday and Saturday.

 

 

Our Staff

Brie Rippner: Owner of Rippner Tennis and Director of Tennis

Iosua Malaki: Business Manager of Rippner Tennis and Teaching Professional

Michael MacVay: Director of Junior Programing and Teaching Professional

Steve Cobb: Director of High Performance Programing and Teaching Professional

Takashi Koga: Teaching Professional

Elizabeth Deerinwater: Teaching Professional

 

Reservations|Fees|Hours

Reservations

All reservations can be done online through our reservation system. Simply create an account and you are free to book up to two days out in advance. If you need assistance, please call us at (512)246-1807 and one of our staff will be happy to help you.

 

Court Fee’s

  • Juniors (18 & Under): $2.00 per person
  • Seniors (62 & Over): $3.00 per person
  • Adults (19-61): $4.00 per person

 

Hours of Operation

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Saturday – Sunday: 8:00am-3:00pm