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. 2020 marks Shawn’s 13th 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)

Andrew Constant – constant.andrew@gmail.com

Andrew is a tennis professional.  He is a native of Kingston, NY.  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.

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.

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Rich Rumble – rrrumble1@hotmail.com

Rich was a USPTA Pro 1 who was director of tennis at Bonnie Briar Country Club in Larchmont, NY for 22 years. He has over 40 years of coaching experience. Rich was ranked in the ETA as both a junior and an adult. He has played with many world class players, such as Ivan Lendl, Fred Stolle, Stan Smith, Kathy Horvath and Clark Graebner.