The Sombathy Tennis Academy

Elite level instruction for all ages and ability levels. 

Welcome to the Sombathy tennis Academy!! An elite level of tennis instruction designed to maximize your tennis potential no matter what your age our current ability level. Our philosophy is to use the most modern teaching strategies and techniques in the business to provide our players with the absolute best instructional service. The Sombathy Tennis Academy service isn't just for the brief time the player and coach are on the court. Instead, it includes weekly updates on tennis opportunities, motivation, tennis articles, resources and even electronic feedback on every lesson.  
To maximize opportunity and potential for players, a variety of services are offered. These range from week long camps to private and small group lessons. Please feel free to browse through our web site and find what form of instruction is right for you. 

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Meet Coach Sombathy

James Sombathy has been involved in tennis in one capacity or another for the past 40 years. From youth and junior tennis to club tennis at Florida State University, he has fostered his love for this life long sport. Coach Sombathy has been active in middle and high school tennis as a coach for the past 20 years having been awarded the CATA Coach of the Year honor four times.

As a USPTA Professional, Coach Sombathy has coached over 70 players that have progressed into collegiate level tennis. He has had the privilage of coahing over 100 champ level players and 80 super champ players during his time in Texas. That is in addition to hundreds more who simply improved their skills and enjoyment of the game under his guidance. He has USPTA specializations in Competitive Player Development and Sports Science. Coach Sombathy is also a recognized professional by the International Registry of Tennis Professionals, APE (Association of Spanish Tennis Professionals), RPT Europe, PTCA (Professional Tennis Coaches Association) and ESTESS Athletic University

Player Portal

Resources for current and future STA players and parents

Player Videos

Resource for players and parents to find informative videos and videos from lessons for player analysis

Great Tennis Links

Links for tennis organizations, drills, articles and much much more. 

Player Accomplishments and Recognition

Pics and recognition of STA players in 2020

Motivational Video of the Week

Video of motivational movie scenes and quotes

Quote of the Week


Junior Team Tennis


Great information about joining one of our JTT teams

Tennis Lessons

Lesson Types, Prices and Information

Lesson Calendar

Tennis Camps

Sombathy Tennis Academy will be working once again with Coach Darren Bassett (Head Coach at Cedar Ridge High School) to put on multiple camps this summer

Camp 1 June 19-23 for established high school players

Camp 2 June 26-30 for Middle School and Incoming high school players

Camp 3  July 10-14 for established high school players

Camp 4  July 17-21 for Middle School and incoming high school players

All camps run Monday through Friday 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. at Cedar Ridge High School

Please click the link above to register

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