About ACT

About Court and Equipment

The equipment and court is adapted to the child based on his/her age and/or ability, not the child to the equipment. The program conforms to standards set by the USTA’s Quick-Start Tennis format. You may wish to visit their website, http://consumers.quickstarttennis.com/

About Tom Virden

Thomas Virden, owner of Atlantic Coast Tennis, is passionate about teaching the sport of tennis to the “10 and Under” students. Since 2005, Thomas “Coach Tom” has been specializing in 10 and under tennis at Lighthouse Elementary School. He and his staff now bring the courts (and equipment) to numerous schools in Palm Beach County, Florida.Tom has coached the W. T. Dwyer Girls’ tennis team since 2007. During his tenure, the team has won two District Championships and one Regional Championship advancing to the State Championship twice.Tom is presently on staff at Old Marsh Golf and Country Club as the Junior Professional and holds camps each summer at Jupiter Ocean and Racquet Club. He is certified and insured as a member of the Professional Tennis Registry.