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Intelligence & Excellence Tennis Academy operates out of Fort Lowell Tennis Center. Located in central Tucson, the newly renovated hard courts feature views of the Catalina Mountains and are located close to the Fort Lowell Park lake, baseball field, soccer fields, and swimming pool.

The tennis center features 8 outdoor hard courts, pro shop, and racquet ball court.​

Location 

2900 North Craycroft Road, Tucson, Arizona 85712

Summer & Fall Hours (May 1 - October 31)

Weekdays: 6:30 AM - 1:00 PM & 3:30 - 9:00 PM

Weekends: 6:30 AM - 1:00 PM & 3:30 - 8:00 PM

Winter & Spring Hours (November 1 - April 30)

Weekdays: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 3:30 - 8:00 PM

Weekends: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 3:30 - 7:00 PM

Contact  

E: lescaz@yahoo.com  

P: 520-392-0429

Please note the following Holiday hours and closures (2023):

April 17, Easter: Closed

July 4, 4th of July: 6:30 AM - 1:00 PM

September 4, Labor Day: Closed

November 11, Veterans Day: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

November 23, Thanksgiving: Closed

November 24, Day after Thanksgiving: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

December 24, Christmas Eve: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

December 25, Christmas Day: Closed

December 31, New Year's Eve: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

January 1, 2024 New Year's Day: Closed

January 16, 2024 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

February 1, 2024 President's Day: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Fort Lowell Tennis Center

Schedule of Fees

Juniors (18 Years & Younger)

Resident $1.00 | Non-Resident $1.25

 

Seniors (60 Years & Older)

Resident $2.00 | Non-Resident $2.50

 

Adults

Resident $2.50 | Non-Resident $3.00

Flat Day Rate* Per Court $10.00

Flat Night Rate** Per Court $10.00

 

League Team / Events

Daytime (7am to dusk) | $16 per court

Nighttime (dusk/lights on) | $16 per court

 

Racquetball Court*

Resident $5.00 | Non-Resident $6.00

*1.5 Hours per Court

**1.5 Hours per Court; Facility closes at advertised time, regardless of time started (No proration for late start)

 

Ft. Lowell Tennis courts are managed by Intelligence & Excellence Tennis Acadmy LLC on behalf of the City Of Tucson.

All activites at the Ft. Lowell Tennis Center are directed by Intelligence & Excellence Tennis Academy LLC.

Teaching rights are reserved and delivered exclusively by Intelligence & Excellence Tennis Academy LLC.

Cancellations & Refunds: All payments are non-refundable. If registered and unable to attend, for any reason at all, you will be entitled to a pro-rated future credit in other camps and/or clinics offered by Intelligence & Excellence Tennis Academy for a period of 12 months from the date of purchase.

  • Was a boarding student at the world-famous Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy (NBTA) in Bradenton, Florida from 1987-1994

  • Coach/Instructor at several high profile academies and resorts including: Sekou Bangoura International Tennis Academy (Bradenton, FL ,1994-1998); The Colony Beach & Tennis Resort (Longboat Key, FL, 1994-1998); IMG Nick Bolletieri Tennis Academy (Bradenton, FL, 2002-2004)

  • Has taught tennis on four continents! List of locations – Guinea (Fria, Conakry); France (Nice, Canne); Spain (Castellon, Zaraagosa, Alicante, Sevilla);  South Korea (Seoul); Norway (Oslo); Sweden (Stockholm); Florida (Jacksonville, Sarasota, Ft. Lauderdale); Pennsylvania (Murrysville, New Kensington, Pittsburgh); Texas (Corpus Christi); Georgia (Hinesville); Arizona (Tucson). Dreams of living and teaching tennis one day in Antarctica and the Cosmic Space

  • 25+ years of coaching and teaching experience for ten and under, teens, adults, and senior citizens

  • Strings racquets

  • United States Army Veteran

Coach Lamine Bangoura

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  • In his first season as Head Football Coach for the Sidewinders football team (2021)

  • Other football coaching stints include: Head Football coach at Catalina Foothills High School, Defensive Backs Coach at Saint Anselm College DII NCAA, Defensive Backs coach at Buena High School

  • Played High School football at Buena High School

  • Graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Communications and Rhetorical Studies

  • Appeared in 25 games with the Orange, starting in all 12 games his senior year

  • Received the Coach Mac Intensity, Focus, Effort, and Attitude Award at Syracuse 

  • Accepted invitation to the 2015 Buffalo Bills and San Diego Chargers mini camp

  • Spent two seasons at Pima Community College where he was a 2012 All-Arizona Community College Athletic Conference First Team selection

Coach Darius Kelly

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