World's Favorite Arizona Tennis Resort

Enchantment Resort has been a tennis destination since its conception as a John Gardiner's Tennis Ranch in the late 1980s. As a haven for tennis enthusiasts, this Arizona tennis resort offers private lessons, activities, tennis programs, tournaments and workshops. The talented staff, many of whom are United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) certified, offer instruction from beginning to advanced levels.

Guests enjoy playing on the five outdoor courts with plexi-pave hard court surfaces. Players have one of the world's most dramatic red rock settings to serve as their backdrop for casual games, tennis lessons, clinics, or during one of the resort's seasonal tournaments. The full-service tennis pro shop offers rentals, instruction, equipment, and tennis attire including the latest from Fila and K-Swiss. Ask the concierge about private lessons and playing with the pros.

Enchantment Resort offers complimentary tennis activities for guests at any skill level, from 10:00-10:55 each morning.

Mondays
Cardio Tennis uses music and aerobic workouts in a drill format to burn the calories and keep you moving

Tuesdays & Thursdays
Tennis Fundamentals focuses on strengthening your overall tennis game

Wednesdays & Fridays
Tennis Match Play helps you work on your technique and tennis competition skills

Saturdays & Sundays
Drills for Skills incorporates structured tennis drills with a cardiovascular workout


Meet The Pros

Claudette Laliberte
Originally from Manchester, NH, Claudette played Collegiate Tennis at Florida State University. She moved to the Central Fl. area where she became Director of Tennis at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fl. through the mid 80's and 90's. She had been teaching and directing Tennis programs throughout Central Florida and the Tampa area prior to moving to Sedona. Claudette was also the Assistant Women's Tennis Coach at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fl for 3 seasons. The team was consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally. As a player, Claudette has held National rankings in Women's Doubles and Singles, as well as many Florida State rankings in singles and women's doubles. She has been a team member on many Intersectionals and USTA National League teams. She is a USPTA P-1 certified Elite Professional. Claudette loves tennis and continues to bring her positive, enthusiastic style of teaching to all who want to learn this great game.

Brian Young
Brian has been teaching for nearly 30 years as a coach, sports psychologist and educator. In addition to a P-1 Elite Professional certification from the USPTA, he has also been a licensed family therapist for decades. In the past, Brian has worked as a Tennis Pro at Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach, CA.; Club Solimar in Sonora, Mexico and a Santa Barbara City Pro in Santa Barbara, Ca. Coach Young loves tennis and enjoys sharing it with others.

John Meyers
John played collegiate tennis at Western New Mexico University from 1974-1976. He became a USRSA (United States Racquet Stringers Association) certified racquet technician in 1994 and received his USPTA teaching credentials in 2005. He began teaching tennis at Enchantment Resort during the summer of 2000. John now splits his time at Enchantment between serving as a tennis teaching pro and a hiking guide, leading resort guests through the beautiful red rocks of Sedona.

James Marsh
As a teenager, James began playing in competitive tennis tournaments and then moved on to play on his high school team which won 52 matches in a row. After two years at Community College, James received a tennis scholarship for Northeast Missouri State University. While attending college the team had a record of 25-0, while his personal record was 24-1 playing positions 1, 2 and 3. James graduated with an Education Major and a Recreation Minor. Soon after he joined the military and served as a Navy Pilot.

James has been a tennis instructor since 1972. He has enjoyed being a teacher at Enchantment for the past 15 years. He has been ranked #1 in the Southwest and most recently he was ranked #6 in the country by the USTA for the 60 and over Men's doubles category.


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