Welcome To Staley Tennis Academy

Staley Tennis Academy is run by Shane Staley, a USPTA-certified professional coach, independent instructor and trainer. In March 2020, he received the credential of Accredited Professional Coach from the USPTA based on his extensive continuing education within the organization.  To date, he has trained hundreds of junior tennis players.

Shane has more than 400 hours of education, studying the sport of tennis.  He regularly attends classes and workshops to further his skills as a trainer. In addition, he has more than 2000 hours of on-court experience in training beginning to elite players.  His specialty is teaching juniors (ages 11-18) and prepping them for competitive play at the high school and collegiate level.

Here are just a few of the many skills he teaches:

Grips | Serve (increasing power and accuracy) | Footwork | Groundstrokes (kinetic chain of both forehands and backhands) | Mental toughness & positive attitude | Net play | Strategy (Singles & doubles)


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Get USPTA-certified professional tennis coaching, training and resources at your fingertips. Remote coaching and on-court training packages are available!

Academy Memberships


Online training resource for players and their families who are outside travelling distance from our Northern Indiana tennis academy.
$ 19
99 / MO
  • Exclusive Articles
  • Training Resources & Tips
  • Academy Playbook
  • Strength & Conditioning Exercises
  • Community Forum
  • Ask the Pro Support
  • Mental Toughness Guides
  • Tactical Whiteboards
  • Strategy Education
  • Original Videos


Remote 1-on-1 coaching for players and their families who are outside travelling distance from our Northern Indiana tennis academy.
$ 39
99 / MO
  • Access to everything in our digital membership—A $239.88 VALUE!
  • Academy Public Player Page (For media releases and player profile information)
  • Academy Private Player Page (Includes training notes, meeting notes and video analysis and match charting results)
  • Virtual Coaching (Monthly 30-minutes online video training meetings with Coach Staley)—A $480 VALUE!
  • Access to full remote coaching services such as video analysis, match charting, video training, direct contact with coaches as well as other services


For players within travelling distance from our Northern Indiana tennis academy who wants full access to both virtual and on-court training.
$ 79
99 / MO
  • Access to everything in both our digital and virtual memberships—A $479.88 VALUE!
  • Full Summer Academy Access (7 weeks in June-July: Up to 150 hours of group drills, clinics, and UTR Match Play Events)—A $2,250 VALUE!***
  • Free Player Evaluation (Video & Report)—A $160 VALUE!***
  • Free Serve Analysis (9-point Serve Checkpoints Report)—A $75 VALUE!***
  • 50% off bookings of all private on-court lessons with Coach Staley—SAVE $37.50 PER LESSON!
  • 50% off all hitting sessions w/ ball machine—SAVE $10 EACH BOOKING!
  • Free annual registration to Staley Tennis Club (play in our UTR-sanctioned events)—A $99 VALUE!

Latest Content Released

Shane Staley

Pro’s Choices: Tennis Racquets, Strings & Tensions

The following is a snapshot of collected information on current professional tennis players. The table below includes what tennis racquets they use, what strings and the reference tensions they string their tennis racquets at. These are constantly being changed as

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Shane Staley

Playing Winning Tennis in the Wind: A Tactical Guide

Other than precipitation and pandemic, nothing clears outdoor public tennis courts faster than a stiff 20 mph wind. In coaching match play outdoors, I’ve seen many players break down mentally, frustrated on windy days. These mental hangups generally result from

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Shane Staley

Ball Machine Drills

During academy ball machine sessions, I wanted to collect the various drills players can run during their time on court. Currently, our Lobster Phenom has 6 preset drills. They can be accessed directly on the machine’s console as labeled. These

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Grow with us

We love seeing the growth in players not only in the sport, but in life as well.  Tennis is not only a healthy activity, but our tennis training goes deeper, promoting mental toughness and wellbeing.     

Become a part of our tennis community

Offering both on-court 1-on-1 lessons, group drills and remote coaching at all junior levels, Staley Tennis is initiating local players in our community the sport as well as reaching national players through our remote coaching.

Get top training & consultation from a certified professional online or on court

The USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association) is the nation’s top organization for developing tennis coaches for all levels of players. Check out Coach Staley’s official USPTA page here

No Membership Required

Anyone can book lessons or training sessions with Coach Staley.  No membership needed. No recurring dues. Discounted packages are available on request.

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