The ACE philosophy is designed to support academic achievement, health, and social skills by guiding children through educational processes such as decision-making, problem solving and working together toward common goals.
The goal of the Girls Confidence Class led by Linda Elliot is to inspire our ZGA girls to know that confidence is a choice.
Our leadership program ASK (Attitude, Skills, Knowledge) designed for males aged 12-17 teaches our young men various skills that will help them excel in school and in their household.
All year-round we require our students to participate in community service projects that include the Special Olympics and the Breast Cancer Walk. Our competitive students also assist the coaches with the beginner students during in our summer program.
Staff members lead our competitive students in open discussion and group activities once a week to explore how to best prepare for tennis matches, how to maintain a balanced diet and how to improve long-term health.
ZGA students participate in this 12-month point-based competition with youth throughout the United States where academic scholarships go to those with the best grades and junior tennis tournament results. ZGA has finished with the top students for the past four years and our students have received over $34,000 in college scholarship funds.
ZGA provides one on one tutoring for students of all ages and in all subjects.
ZGA allots time for our students aged four to six to practice their reading skills every Friday.
College students are invited to apply for junior staff positions. Requirements include being a former ZGA student and have at least 2 years of tennis experience in our Competitive Program.
All students 7-18 participate in interactive Nutrition and Wellness lessons which provide them with the skills to make better diet and exercise choices.