Cleveland Tennis Lessons Near Me

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It’s hard finding a great tennis instructor in Cleveland who has availability, doesn’t cost the earth and makes starting or improving your tennis fun.

That’s why we launched Improves.co and partnered with tennis champions who can personally help you.

1 – It’s super easy – go down to and court a record yourself on your mobile playing a few shots (or as part of a game) and send us the video.

2 – Then choose the coach you want and they’ll review your video and give you a detailed lesson on how to improve = Super easy (and lessons start from just $30).

Get direct actionable feedback. It’s quick, you can review the video whenever you want and it’s often cheaper than a local tennis coach here in Cleveland.

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Our Top Tennis Lesson Coach Recommendations

With guaranteed availability, here’s the best tennis coaches available to you now. Plus, they are the best in the World (and cost less than most local coaches).

We have former World #1’s coaches and players for both adults and children. We have international Grand Slam superstar players, national team coaches, coach of a World top #5 player and more…

It’s so easy, just record yourself playing a few shots with your mobile. Within days you’ll get personal feedback and they’ll show you exactly what to do. 

Below are just 4 of our coaches who can help you directly now.

Try it, with a money back guarantee.

#1

Eric Hechtman Venus Williams

Venus Williams Coach

Imagine having the same coach as Venus Williams. Now you can - Eric Hechtman. Currently coaching Venus Williams and a hitting partner of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Venus Williams. He could soon be coaching you.
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If you want to improve your tennis he's about the best in the world. Plus for you, he's just $95 a lesson (the same a lot of local coaches)

#2

Lars Christensen

Coach of 2 World Jnr #1 Players

If you have kids who love tennis, imagine having the coach of 2 World junior#1 players helping them. Lars Christensen is an expert on helping juniors progress and improve their skills.

Again just $95 a lesson without any commitment.

#3

Petros-Chrysochos

Multi International Tournament Winner

Petros Chrysochos is by far our most popular coach. You can see some of his video reviews on his page below. Perfect if you're just starting or an intermediate player. He's able to you improve any shot by giving you actionable advice that you'll find easy to use..
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Just $30 a lesson.

#4

Marc Pepin

Former #1 With 40 International Titles

Marc Peppin is our second most sort after coach. He's won 40 international titles, 180+ singles titles and 3 World titles. He's also been a #1 ranked Canadian player for 5 decades. Watch his video reviews and you'll see he can help you start or improve your tennis..
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Just $40 a lesson

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Local Cleveland Tennis Lesson Coaches

Getting a coach in any area of life is a significant investment. In tennis, the right coach can mold young and old talents into excellent players. Therefore, choosing one is crucial if you want to play better tennis.

For you to get the right tennis coach in Arlington, there are some factors that you must know. The right coach will have the following profiles: 

  • He / She must fit your location.
  • He / She will possess the right teaching and playing experience.
  • He or She must be able to teach the required levels and age grade. 
  • He / She must have the best rate.
  • He / She must be readily accessible.

Below are eight good coaches in and near Ohio

1 - Cleveland Tennis Lesson Coach: Michael Blevins

Cleveland tennis lesson coach Michael Blevins

Tennis Lesson Coach Info

Michael Blevins has been the Tennis Director at CSC since June 2019. Michael works with players ages 3 to 90 to improve technique and footwork while having fun. 

Michael mainly focuses on developing both junior and adult teams through practice and competition. He believes that tennis is a sport you can enjoy no matter your age forever; it’s a family sport that grandparents and children can enjoy together. 

He also knows that tennis is a great workout and beneficial to your health.

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Michael has been a Tennis Director for five years and teaching tennis for 13 years. He has coached over 30 State Qualifying juniors and 20 nationally ranked juniors. 

He has taken two Junior Team Tennis teams to top 10 finishes at Nationals. He has also coached and played on a USTA Adult National Championship team. He has had over 20 players play collegiate tennis during his time as a coach.

Michael holds a B.S in Journalism/Sports Management from Grace College where he was named All-Conference 2 years and Player of the Year as a freshman. He was also the first freshman in school history to win the conference.

He’s ready to teach you whatever you want. He could help improve your backhand, forehand, serve, volley, overhead, service return, drop shot, footwork, approach shot, singles, and doubles strategy. He would be more than willing to help with your tennis game.

Coaching Price:

$100/hour plus tax

Email:  mike.blevins@boone.kyschools.us.

Phone Number:(360)-256-4945

2 - Cleveland Tennis Lesson Coach: Kirsten Gambrell McMahon

Cleveland tennis lesson coach Kirsten Gambrell McMahon

Tennis Lesson Coach Info

A native of nearby Bay Village, Ohio, McMahon was a four-time Big East Conference Academic 

All-Star at DePaul from 2007-10 and a vital member of a Blue Demon squad that reached the NCAA Division I Championship Tournament in 2010. Besides, she advanced to the 2008 Wilson/ITA Regional Doubles Tournament championship match.

Along with her playing experience, McMahon brings a multitude of instructing expertise. She recently served as an all-age instructor at the North Olmsted Recreation Complex, the Avon Oaks Country Club and the Bay Village Recreation Department. 

Before her time at Berry, she served in various instructing roles with the Rome-Floyd Parks & Recreation Department in Georgia and the Lakeshore Athletic Club in Chicago.

McMahon earned her Bachelor of Science degree in education from DePaul in 2010 and a Master of Business Administration from Berry in 2012. She offers fun, private tennis lessons, both group and semi-private lessons, as well as hitting only sessions for every age (teens, adults, seniors, and kids.) 

She’s ready to teach you whatever you want. She could help improve your backhand, forehand, serve, volley, overhead, service return, drop shot, footwork, approach shot, singles, and doubles strategy.

Coaching Price:

$100/hour per player.

Phone: 216-368-6157

Email: kirsten.gambrell@case.edu

3 - Cleveland Tennis Lesson Coach: Wade Heerboth

Cleveland tennis lesson coach Wade Heerboth

Tennis Lesson Coach Info

Heerboth, who earned All-America honours for both his singles and doubles play, joins the Spartans after an accomplished collegiate playing career at Kenyon College.  

He was a four-year member of the men’s tennis team at Kenyon, serving as a team captain during his junior and senior seasons. Finishing his career with the second-most singles wins (83-20) doubles wins (89-30) in the program’s history.  

A two-time NCAC Player of the Year, he helped his team to the NCAA Division III Championship finals during his freshman year. He was part of a team that won the ITA Indoor National Championship and was ranked first in Division III during his sophomore year.

Heerboth graduated from Kenyon College in the spring of 2015 with a major in Economics.  He earned Dean’s List recognition and was a Scholar-Athlete during his time with the team. 

He could help improve your backhand, forehand, serve, volley, overhead, service return, drop shot, footwork, approach shot, singles, and doubles strategy. He would be more than willing to help with your tennis game.

Coaching Price:

Private Tennis Lessons: $70 HR

Email: heerbothw@gmail.com

4 - Cleveland Tennis Lesson Coach: Todd Wojtkowski

Cleveland tennis lesson coach Todd Wojtkowski

Tennis Lesson Coach Info

Wojtkowski earned his bachelor’s degree in middle childhood education in 2006 from Ohio State and completed a Master of Business Administration at The Citadel in 2008.  He and his wife, Julie, and their son, Owen, reside in Solon.

Before coming to University Circle, Wojtkowski spent two seasons as an assistant coach at NCAA Division I The Citadel. During his time in Charleston, South Carolina, he helped the program to its first-ever national ranking and a 16-9 record in 2007-08 after winning just two matches the previous year. 

The Youngstown, Ohio-native and 2012 Ursuline High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductee spent three years playing at the University of Toledo before transferring to The Ohio State University. As a scholarship student-athlete at Toledo, Wojtkowski was a three-time Varsity T award winner, Team Leadership Award winner and team captain.

Private Tennis Lessons: $100 HR

Phone: 216-368-2421

Email: tennis@case.edu

5 - Cleveland Tennis Lesson Coach: Tariq Ismail

Cleveland tennis lesson coach Tariq Ismail

Tennis Lesson Coach Info

Tariq is a passionate educator who teachers High Schools Science at Oberlin High School and coaches high-performance tennis players in his afterschool programs. 

He is energetic and passionate about tennis and helping all players reach their own individual goals and potential.

Tariq played tennis Youngstown State University (D1) Men’s Tennis Team where he played number 1 singles and doubles, for four-season. During this time he won over 100 matches making him one of the most winning players in program history

He offers fun, private tennis lessons, semi-private tennis lessons, group tennis lessons, and only sessions for all ages (kids, teens, adults, seniors) and all skill levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced).

He could help improve your backhand, forehand, serve, volley, overhead, service return, drop shot, footwork, approach shot, singles, and doubles strategy.

Coaching Price:

Private Tennis Lessons: $80 HR

Email: ismailtennistraining@gmail.com

6 - Cleveland Tennis Lesson Coach: Vlad Anghel

Cleveland tennis lesson coach Vlad Anghel

Tennis Lesson Coach Info

Vlad was a top-ranked tennis player in Romania where he placed top 20 at every age category. Vlad competed in multiple professional tournaments where he had the chance to compete against top ATP players At East Carolina University (D1) Vlad played the majority of his matches at the top of the lineup in both singles and doubles where he won over 120 games combined

Vlad was named Player of the Week his senior year by the American Athletic Conference. Vlad taught has 5 years of tennis teaching experience, with his last year being at North Ridge Tennis and Golf Club in North Ridgeville where he focused on high-performance player development

He offers fun, private tennis lessons, semi-private tennis lessons, group tennis lessons, and only sessions for all ages (kids, teens, adults, seniors) and all skill levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced).  

He could help improve your backhand, forehand, serve, volley, overhead, service return, drop shot, footwork, approach shot, singles, and doubles strategy.

Coaching Price:

Private Tennis Lessons: $80 per hour

Phone: 216-801-3828

Email address: vladianghel@yahoo.com

7 - Cleveland Tennis Lesson Coach: Walter Oden

Cleveland tennis lesson coach Walter Oden

Tennis Lesson Coach Info

Walt Oden is a certified Elite Professional with the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA).  During the last 20 years in the profession, Walt has worked at many Northeast Ohio’s premiere tennis and sports clubs.  

Walt is currently the Director of Tennis at the Shaker Heights Country Club in Shaker Heights, Ohio.  He is also professional at the Chagrin Valley Athletic Club in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, during Cleveland’s frigid months.  He calls Santa Monica, California, his hometown.

He offers fun, private tennis lessons, semi-private tennis lessons, group tennis lessons, and only sessions for all ages (kids, teens, adults, seniors) and all skill levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced). He’s ready to teach you whatever you want.

He’s ready to teach you whatever you want. He could help improve your backhand, forehand, serve, volley, overhead, service return, drop shot, footwork, approach shot, singles, and doubles strategy. He would be more than willing to help with your tennis game.

Coaching Price:

$80/hour plus tax

Email: waltero@shakerheightscc.org or davidbebout@howardhanna.com

Phone: (216) 509-2793

8 - Cleveland Tennis Lesson Coach: Dave Bebout

Cleveland tennis lesson coach Dave Bebout

Tennis Lesson Coach Info

Certified Platform Tennis instructor and Chairman of the GCPTA Junior Platform Tennis program – Dave offers fun, private tennis lessons, semi-private tennis lessons, group tennis lessons, and only sessions for all ages (kids, teens, adults, seniors) and all skill levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced).  

He could help improve your backhand, forehand, serve, volley, overhead, service return, drop shot, footwork, approach shot, singles, and doubles strategy.

Coaching Price:

$70/hour plus tax

$40/half hour plus tax

$10/hour extra per person plus tax

Email: davidbebout@howardhanna.com

Phone: (216) 346-0907

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