New Tennis Programs

Serving Up Year-Round Tennis Programs

Northdale Golf & Tennis Club offers a variety of tennis programs for players of all calibers. Reserve one of our 9 lighted clay tennis courts during the day or play under the lights in the evenings.

  • Active Tennis Program with Socials
  • Complimentary Tennis Programming
  • Year-Round Junior Tennis
  • USPTA Private or Group Lessons
  • Full Family-Friendly Social Calendar

In addition to outstanding facilities, Northdale offers USPTA programs and instruction by led by Tennis Directors Merissa Rock and Damon Henkel.

Tennis & Fitness Programs

Programs are designed for athletes that are willing to work hard and become the best person and tennis player they can be. Below are programs currently offered:

  • Future Stars Youth Program
  • High Performance Tennis & Fitness
  • Adult & Senior Tennis Program
  • After School Tennis & Fitness Programs Available

For more information on tennis programs and attractive memberships, contact Merissa Rock at Call Merissa Rock for tennis information at (954) 817-8359 or

About Northdale's Directors of Tennis

Merissa Rock, USPTA

  • Trained as a Junior by Chris Evert's (former #1 in the world) father Jimmy Evert in Fort Lauderdale
  • #1 in the State of Florida as a Junior
  • Played #1 Singles and Doubles for Fort Lauderdale High School & MVP All 4 years
  • Played #1 Singles and Doubles for Queens University of Charlotte & MVP All 4 years
  • Won 2 USTA Clay Court National Titles in Women's Open Doubles in 2009 & 2010
  • USTA National Clay Court Women's Doubles Open Finalist in 2015
  • #1 in State of Florida Women's Open Doubles 2005, 2006, 2015 & 2016
  • Started Teaching at Age 16 at Jimmy Evert Tennis Center
  • Graduated from Professional Tennis Management Program at Queens University of Charlotte
  • Assistant Director at Boca West Country Club 2010 to 2017 where she Developed/Executed Both Tennis and Pickleball Events, Tournaments and Clinics

Damon Henkel, USPTA

  • Started Training at Bardmoor at the Age of 14 under Billy Stearns
  • Won 5 National Championships by the Age of 14
  • Top 10 in the Nation in Singles as Junior and #1 in Country in Doubles as Junior
  • #1 in Country in Doubles as Junior
  • Played #1 at University of Florida where he was the Youngest 3 Time All-American in UF's history, 1st Player to Win 20 or More Matches Each Year and had a Career Total of 102 Wins
  • 2 Years Assistant Coach at University of Florida
  • Coached ATP Player Mark Merklin on Tour
  • Owned Synergy Tennis Academy while a Director at Woodmont Country Club
  • USPTA Certified High Performance Coach for the Last 15 Years

Book Your Tee Time Online

For tee times over the phone, please call Call Northdale Golf & Tennis Club for tee times at (813) 962-0428.