Columbus Tennis Lessons Near Me

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It’s hard finding a great tennis instructor in Columbus 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 a court and 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 Columbus.

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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 Columbus 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 Columbus, 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 Columbus

1 - Columbus Tennis Lesson Coach: Ken Berlin

Columbus tennis lesson coach Ken Berlin

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Coach Info

Certification: USTPA

Years of Experience Playing Tennis: 20

Years of Teaching Experience: 10

Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

Age grade: Adults, Kids, Teenagers

Email: kenberlin33@gmail.com

About:

Ken is a USPTA certified professional, graduated from R. B. Chamberlin High School.  Ken was a two-time All Chagrin Valley Conference selection and earned team MVP honors in his senior season. 

Currently, Ken is serving as the Head Coach for the Worthington Kilbourne Girls Tennis Team. Moreover, he has also served as the Head Coach for the Dublin Coffman elite Boys Tennis Team.

Teaching Style:
Ken loves and respects the game of tennis both from a playing and teaching perspective. Ken is always excited to teach students of all age groups and levels. He is thrilled to be back in Ohio courts and eager to interact with young talent.

 

2 - Columbus Tennis Lesson Coach: Rachel M.

Columbus tennis lesson coach Rachel M.

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Coach Info

Years of Experience Playing Tennis: 16

Years of Teaching Experience: 5

Skill Levels: Beginner

Age grade: Kids, Teenagers

Rate: $39/hr.

Email: rmanasse@oxy.edu

About:

Rachel is a school intervention specialist in Ohio. She has coached tennis for five years at Hilliard Darby High School. At the start of this year, she decided to focus on her career and coach in her free time. She loves to see students grow and learn the crafts and skills of tennis. 

It has always been one of her passions, and one day, she plans to open a tennis clinic for teens with developmental disabilities.

Teaching Style:
Rachel specializes in teaching beginners. She has techniques to teach the fundamentals of tennis. Rachel shows commitment and promises towards your child that he learns the basics first and then moves on to tennis’s strategic techniques. 

Rachel structures her lessons with some exercises for footing and quick movement. After a few sessions, she focuses on fundamental skills (hitting, forehand, backhand, serving. In the end, we will play a game.

3 - Columbus Tennis Lesson Coach: Tyler Stephen

Columbus tennis lesson coach Tyler Stephen

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Coach Info

Certification: USPTA Elite Professional, USTA High-Performance Coach

Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate

Age grade: Kids, Teenagers, adults

Email: tstephen85@gmail.com

About:

Tyler Stephen is a certified USPTA Elite Professional and USTA High-Performance Coach. Tyler is also the current Men’s and Women’s Head Coach at Otterbein University. 

In just four years at the helm, teams under his coaching have won over 120 matches and have produced 19 All-Conference athletes.

Teaching Style:
Tyler wants his students to compete daily at sports and encourages young athletes to supplement their athletic skills. Tyler works at the racquet club and is known for his dynamic and reluctant character.

Tyler was named USPTA Midwest Coach of the Year and OTCA State Coach of the Year for his extraordinary performance as a coach.

4 - Columbus Tennis Lesson Coach: Jon Gurian

Columbus tennis lesson coach Jon Gurian

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Coach Info

Certification: USTPA, PTR

Years of Experience Playing Tennis:48

Years of Teaching Experience: 20

Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

Age grade: Adults, Kids, Teenagers

Email: gurianj@gmail.com

Rate: $96/hr.

About:

Jon is a former two-time state high school singles champion from Columbus, OH. He had played on a full tennis scholarship at Texas Christian University for two years before finishing up his collegiate career. 

Jon was ranked as the No. 1 singles player in the Ohio Valley Tennis Association from 1972-1974. Jon has taught tennis as a full-time instructor at the Kettering Tennis Center from 1979 to 1981.

Teaching Style:
Jon’s lessons are focused on stressing proper movement and footwork. While coaching with beginners and intermediates, he strives to teach consistency and implementation of fundamentals. 

Having a rich and accomplished history as a player, he stresses teaching positive visualization to prepare them for upcoming matches and tournaments while working with advanced players.

 

5 - Columbus Tennis Lesson Coach: Zack Schwenning

Columbus tennis lesson coach Zack Schwenning

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Coach Info

Certification: USTPA

Years of Experience Playing Tennis:15

Years of Teaching Experience: 8

Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

 Age grade: Adults, Kids, Teenagers

Email: coachzacks@gmail.com

About:

Zack is a USPTA Certified Professional. He grew up in Barberton, Ohio, where he played four years of tennis at Barberton High School. Zack excelled and played tennis for his University. 

He played four years of singles and doubles tournaments at the top of the Heidelberg line-up. During his phenomenal four-year career, he received several All-Conference Honors and was voted team MVP last year. Zack has completed his degree in sports management and business.

Teaching Style:
Zack initiate programs for beginning adult players, as well as a program for children that are home schooled. 

He continued to pursue his passion and determination for the game of tennis. Zack has been a coach to many different levels and roles, varying from high ranking juniors to beginning adult.

6 - Columbus Tennis Lesson Coach: Brent Martin

Columbus tennis lesson coach Brent Martin

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Coach Info

Years of Experience Playing Tennis:20

Years of Teaching Experience: 8

Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

Age grade: Adults, Kids, Teenagers

Email: bmartin@ohiochristian.edu.

Phone: 740-477-7769

Rates: $55/hr

About:

Brent Martin is the current head coach at a college in Columbus, OH. Brent is professionally coaching for eight years. He has coached players ranging from first-year students in High school to elite college men and women. 

In 2008, Brent was an All-American ranked singles player. Brent is playing tennis since he was 13, and now he’s teaching for eight years!

Teaching Style:
Brent teaches and implements the importance of always understanding the fundamentals and how the standard shot should be initiated using footwork, balance, and technique. 

Tennis is an ideal sport, and Brent likes to make everything fun and enjoyable.

7 - Columbus Tennis Lesson Coach: Gabe Higgs

Columbus tennis lesson coach Gabe Higgs

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Coach Info

Certification: USTPA Elite Professional

Years of Experience Playing Tennis:20

Years of Teaching Experience: 10

Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

Age grade: Adults, Kids, Teenagers

Email: rccjuniortennis@gmail.com

About:

Gabe Higgs was a multi-sport athlete who improved his tennis on hard and clay courts. He is a USTPA Elite professional certified coach. In addition to his credentials, Gabe is also an Etcheberry Certified Trainer. He manages tournament planning, competitive events, and a fitness training program at a local club.

Teaching Style:
Gabe is an all-rounder; with all his experience at courts, he aspires to deliver the best knowledge to the young upcoming players. With his extensive coaching experience at all levels, Gabe interacts with his students at all levels.

8 - Columbus Tennis Lesson Coach: Eddie Echeverria

Columbus tennis lesson coach Eddie Echeverria

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Coach Info

Certification: USTPA Professional

Years of Experience Playing Tennis:30

Years of Teaching Experience: 25

Skill Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

Age grade: Adults, Kids, Teenagers

Phone: 740-368-3758

Email: jeecheve@owu.edu, eddieech@hotmail.com

About:

Eddie was born in Caracas, Venezuela; he has been coaching and instructing tennis for over 25 years. Years back, Eddie was the Head Coach of Ohio Wesleyan University, and while living in Canada, Eddie was the Head Tennis Coach at the University of Waterloo for ten years.

Teaching Style:
Eddie portraits a skillful experience of 30+ years in the game of tennis. He coaches young teens, adults, and professionals. Eddie focuses on skill drills and dynamics of the game and highly encourages to be persistent and go-getter at tennis.

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