Overview - Mission & Philosophy


Mission
Van Der Meer Tennis Academy is dedicated to providing personalized, performance-driven tennis instruction, along with rigorous fitness training and family-oriented housing, so that recruited players acquire the athletic and life skills to successfully pursue college scholarships and/or tennis careers as high-powered players and respectful global citizens.

Philosophy and Expectations
At Van Der Meer Tennis Academy, we believe in building life champions. Whether a player is qualifying for the Pro Tour, earning a college scholarship, or aspiring to get their first national points, our commitment to tennis prodigies combines valuable life lessons with every drill. To help our players maximize their potential, the carefully crafted VDM Code of Conduct sets high performance standards, both on and off the court. Our goal is to produce high-caliber players who have the discipline, integrity, and work ethic to not only hit the winning shot, but to also lead the way as honorable civic leaders. Van Der Meer Tennis Academy takes great pride in recruiting and training young players who have strong tennis skills along with the character, life-style, and determination to be accomplished athletes, scholars, and citizens.