Lendl IJTA announces Fall 2013 class

September 20, 2013

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.) — Ivan Lendl International Junior Tennis Academy (Ivan Lendl IJTA) – led by the former No.1 player in the world and coach to Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray – announces a fall class from seven states and three countries.

The full-time program (grades five to 12) at Ivan Lendl IJTA is based on philosophies Lendl followed to become one of the greatest players in tennis history and capture eight Grand Slams. The Academy focuses daily instruction on classic fundamentals, leading-edge biomechanics, strength training / fitness and mental preparation.

Lendl and his staff subscribe to a hands-on approach with juniors, instilling dedication, focus, hard work, motivation and overall preparation.

“Our Academy offers an exclusive opportunity to train daily with passionate players from around the world while following a personalized performance plan to reach individual academic and athletic goals,” says Rob Castorri, Executive Director of Ivan Lendl IJTA.

The new semester began Aug. 19. Students hail from Germany, Mongolia and the U.S. (Alabama, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and South Carolina).

For half of the day, students attend Heritage Academy, a progressive and diverse academic institution for adolescents pursuing extra-curricular passions. The school boasts 100 percent college acceptance rate for all students.

Classes average eight students — with a maximum of 15 — to promote individual attention. Optional English as a Second Language, College Preparatory and Honors courses are also available.

For more information about Ivan Lendl IJTA:, 888.936.5327.

About Junior Sports Corporation

Located on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, JSC owns and operates:

The International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) is the world’s only program to combine training, competition and academics for serious junior golfers. The elite staff includes golf instructors, mental trainers, college placement advisors and fitness coaches who train junior golfers from more than 25 countries across six continents.

The International Junior Golf Tour hosts 60 tournaments annually and is the only junior golf tour with events every weekend during the September-to-May school year.

Established in May 2011, the Ivan Lendl International Junior Tennis Academy (Ivan Lendl IJTA) produces the finest tennis training and competition for junior students to ultimately reach the college or professional ranks. Ivan Lendl, former World No. 1 player and winner of eight Grand Slam singles titles, serves as Director of Instruction and is dedicated to the development of each junior tennis player.

Heritage Academy provides progressive, diverse academic instruction for students from grades five to 12 who pursue extra-curricular passions, such as golf at IJGA and tennis at Ivan Lendl IJTA.

Hilton Head Island is easily accessible by most major airlines through Hilton Head Island (HHI), Savannah (SAV), Charleston (CHS) and Columbia (CAE) airports.