Tennis Lessons

Van with Junior Tennis Student

Tennis Lessons

Imagine getting lessons from someone who has been to the top of the international tennis game. Imagine how your tennis will improve by working directly with someone who knows what it takes to reach the top. Well, don’t just imagine it. Do it! Van will be happy provide tennis lessons to anyone who has an interest in improving their tennis game from Delray Beach and Boca Raton to Boynton Beach and Palm Beach, consider private lessons with one of the top tennis coaches in South Florida.

Doubles Lessons

If doubles is your game, Van has 9 ATP tennis doubles titles. He can give you lessons on doubles tactics and strategy to give you an edge over your competition. He can help work with you on your net game and on your volleys to make sure they are clean, crisp and consistent. Read a classic doubles tennis lesson by Van from Tennis Magazine!

Junior Tennis?

If you have a promising junior in your family, you’d be hard pressed to find a better coach to work with than Van. Van Upon retiring from the ATP Tour, Van was Head Men’s Tennis Coach at NCAA Division 1 St. John’s University. Van has also served as volunteer co-chair for Play Tennis New York with former mayor of New York David Dinkens and tennis legend Virginia Wade. He was also a volunteer Tennis Director for the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich, Conn. Most recently, Van was a coach on the staff of St. Andrews boys tennis team in Boca Raton, Florida.

Beginner Tennis Lessons?

New to tennis? Van has the patience that is required to work with beginners and would be happy to help you take your game to the next level by ensuring that you are doing all the fundamentals well. From proper grips to forehand, backhand, volleys and serves, Van will work with you closely to ensure you build your game up from a solid foundation.

Advanced Coaching

If you are advanced, Van can structure your lessons to your particular needs. Want to work on your cross court game? Van can show you a drill he used to do with Ivan Lendl. Want to improve your back hand slice? Van has one of the purest classic backhand slices you will ever see. Just let Van know what you want to work on and he’ll tailor your tennis lessons to your specific needs.

Van lives in Delray Beach, Florida and works with students from Fort Lauderdale to Palm Beach and all areas in between. He even has students as far away as California! His rates are surprisingly reasonable, so there is no reason to hold yourself back from hitting with a seasoned professional who loves the game and wants to share his knowledge and passion with you. So if you want to take your game to a higher level, and have a lot of fun doing it, it’s easy, just reach out to Van and he’ll make it happen!


Very few tennis coaches in the Delray Beach area have climbed as high as Van and are available to give lessons and share their love and passion for the game. I’ve learned so much, Van was able to revolutionize my volley and net game
Rick Waters/Entrepreneur/4.5 player