Lessons and Clinics

One advantage of a two-court facility is an expanded ability to provide clinics and lessons for players. For clinics or lessons at HVIT, contact:


HVIT is a host location for Break Point Tennis, which offers a wide variety of tennis options.

Shawn Holzmann – shawnh26@gmail.com

Shawn is the founder of Break Point Tennis. 2016 marks Shawn’s 9th year as a USPTA certified tennis teaching professional.  USRSA certified racquet repair technician, and ISSA certified personnel trainer. His devoted following exemplifies his enthusiasm and dedication to teaching that he continues to bring to the sports of tennis and fitness. (See additional information at Break Point Tennis)

Playing History
3 Men’s Singles, 3 Men’s Doubles, 3 Mixed Doubles Ulster County Open Tennis Titles
3 USTA Eastern 8.0 Mixed Doubles Sectional Finals

Andrew Constant – constant.andrew@gmail.com

Andrew is a tennis professional with Break Point Tennis. He is a native of Kingston, N.Y., Andrew played collegiately at Springfield College, where he was the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Rookie of the Year in 2006, and was captain of the team in the 2008-2009 season. He graduated from Springfield with a degree in Sport Management in 2009.

In 2010, Andrew joined the staff at Mount Saint Mary College, where he was an assistant coach on the men’s tennis team for three seasons. While there, he earned an MBA in Business Administration.

Andrew is the former head coach of the Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams at Bard College.


Karen Gill  Karengill8@aol.com

Karen is a Professional Tennis Registry Certified Instructor, a USTA 5.0-rated player, and has been ranked #1 in 35+ singles in the USTA Eastern Division. She will be available for part of the indoor season for lessons at HVIT.