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“Pennsylvania Tennis Academy (PTA), high-performance tennis training for juniors and adults, all ages and abilities welcome.”

Conveniently located in Wexford, PA, just north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Tennis Court Rental, Tennis Lessons, Tennis Clinics

Welcome to PTA, from Kelly Baritot Sorbo

PTA was founded to create a professional platform and training academy to achieve one goal: the elevation and advancement of local and national junior tennis players. Our system provides:

  • Proven instruction rooted in the most current instructional techniques, including the modern forehand, used by the majority of tennis professionals
  • State of the art video technology, which allows us to compare students with tennis professionals frame by frame, allowing us to see similarities and areas where improvement can be made
  • Leveled instructional programs to maximize student success.
  • We have tennis lessons and tennis clinics available for all skill levels and levels of competitiveness.  

For a free evaluation and class placement, please contact us today!


Junior Tennis Programs

Unmatched junior tennis training taught by trained instructors who teach a proven system.  Most clubs offer instruction that vary from pro to pro, day to day.  Our system features standardized instruction ....

Adult Leagues and Clinics

Juniors don't have all the fun at PTA- the adults do too!  Competitive and recreational programs for all levels and abilities, from our Never too Late classes for new players, to our USTA and....

World-Class Tennis Pros

All of our coaches are highly-trained instructors, many world-class, highly-ranked players themselves.  Our coaches teach our proven system for success now and beyond.  Our curriculum utilizes cutting-edge video ...

At the Pennsylvania Tennis Academy (PTA), we offer a full service tennis training facility for all of your tennis needs. For the past 13 years, we have offered high quality, affordable instruction. We offer well-lit, newly surfaced courts, high performance drills and clinics, and all of the services you would expect from a world class tennis academy. Our core focus is providing the skills our students need to achieve their full potential.  

Whether you are a recreational adult, a high performance junior player, or anything in between, we can help you achieve your goals.  We want you to be a successful tennis player and to enjoy this lifelong sport.  For our junior players, we provide a structured educational environment, with a system in place to ensure success.  By providing students with the tools they need to face adversity, they become stronger mentally and physically both on and off the court.

At PTA, we have developed personal relationships with college coaches throughout the country. We act as an advocate for your child during this process, with constant communication with college coaches.  Players are limited in their contact, so it is very important that your coach continues communication on the players behalf.

We have coached many players who have gone on to play Division 1, 2, and 3 tennis, some on full-ride scholarships.  At a Division 1 school, tennis scholarships can be valued at over $150,000!  Our students have played in many of the major conferences, including the Ivy League, Big 10, Big 12, the Big East, and many more.

We are proud of our students, present and past.  Below is a partial listing of past students and their tennis placements.

Kelly Baritot University of Texas     Karissa Walker Air Force Academy     Amy Thomas University of Minnesota     Laura Pegula University of Pittsburgh     Jim Crowell Penn State University     Eric KochanskiWVU / Santa Clara     Jake JoplinGeorge Washington University     Annie Houghton West Point Military Academy     Allison Riske WTA Pro Circuit     John Houghton West Point Military Academy     Dorothy Dohanics Penn State University     Elise Held Davidson College     Stacy Voelker Montanna State University    Kim Whalen Davidson College     Molly Matthews Dayton University     Steven Herchki Duequesne University     Olivia Heim University of Delaware     Matt Smith Duquesne University     Jessica Jones Colorado State University     Cate Stewart Brown University     Sarah Short Denison University     Dena Baritot Wisconsin University     Megan Damico Denison University     Meredith Lackey Franklin Marshall University     Alex Kaluza West Virginia University     Amanda Campbell University of Delaware     Carolyn Shetter Allegheny College     Sabrina Smyers Wofford College     Gabby Catanzariti University of Pittsburgh     Laura Handy Slippery Rock University     Margie Zessinger James Madison University     Jay Jones Cleveland State University     Ethan Kallick Davidson College     Sara Perelman Cornell University     Kelly Whelan Harvard University     Allison Damico Emory University     DJ Goldbloom Lehigh University     Annette Dohanics Iowa University     Logan Antill United States Naval Academy     Spence Caravaggio Duquesne University     Olivia Myers Western Michigan University   

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Book a Tennis Court

Tennis court bookings are available online as well as through our front desk.  Ball machine rental is also available for an additional fee.  Book Now.

Membership Info

We have membership packages to fit your budget. Individuals, families and corporate memberships available.

Class Schedule

Check out our current class schedules here for Junior and Adult Tennis Programs.

10 and Under Tennis

In The Headlines

10 and Under Tennis- USTA's program to bring tennis to more young people

Does it really work?  YES!The USTA program aims to "right-size" the game for its youngest players, using shorter courts, smaller nets, and lower compression balls.  Check out our Program offerings to see further details.

What's It Like To Train at PTA?

What Should I Expect?Tennis training can vary day to day depending upon the skills being taught.  We use strength training, cardio conditioning, flexibility and agility training among other tennis training techniques. 

Player Results

  • Tournament Results

    Follow our progress here!  What do all of these competitors have in common?  Dedication and training is what has brought them to the top of their game.  We are proud of the achievements of our students, young and young at heart alike!

    Women's 3.5 18 and Over District Champions

    This team cruised through their regular season 9-1, also winning both District Championship matches to represent Allegheny Mountain District in Princeton, New Jersey.  Congratulations ladies!

    Women's 4.0 40 and Over District Champions

    The ladies of PTA had a great season, going 6-2 in the regular season. PTA beat Ebensburg in the Flight Championship to represent Allegheny Mountain in Princeton, New Jersey- way to go!

    A New Mixed Doubles Team at PTA

    Mixed doubles is now at PTA.  Follow our new 7.0 team's progress or join us!

Location and Directions

We are located in the Pure Athletex Sportsplex, conveniently located near 1-79 in Wexford, PA.     

119 Neely School Road, Suite 200  Wexford, PA 15090


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We check messages during normal business hours and will respond as soon as possible.  Please be specific in your interests (Membership, Adult or Junior Tennis, Special Needs Programs, etc.) so that we can better serve you. 


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