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Ben K.

Gig Harbor, WA (6 locations)

34 Completed Lessons |
1 Reviews
  • USPTA Certified
  • Years Teaching: 5
  • Years Playing: 10
  • Levels Taught:
  • Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches:
  • Kids, Juniors, Adults, Seniors
Lessons Starting at $99/hr
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About Me

Ben brings his passion for tennis and successful professional experiences from various industries to PNW. He accomplished many achievements in PNW USTA tennis. He has won 2019 NW 18+ mixed tennis league, 2019 SW One Doubles, 2018 &19 SW 18+ and 40+ men tennis league, and made into many PNW Sectional Championships. Likewise, he also successfully captained USTA teams including Canterwood men 4.0 and 7.0 mixed doubles teams, and coached KITSAP County Tennis League champion team in 2018 and 2019. He served as an assistant pro at Canterwood Tennis Club to support various needs of members to play at their highest level possible from 2019 to 2021. He is a USPTA certified Tennis Professional, certified USTA Net Generation coach, and USTA/ITA official. Ben is one of 30 proud members of the 2020 US Professional Tennis Association Leadership and Mentoring Program.

Ben has been an avid advocate for John Hopkins University's Center for Talented Youth program for Washington state since 2010 and made numerous appearances on behalf of John Hopkins University's Center for Talented Youth program in California and Washington state. ( He also worked closely with the National Society for the Gifted and Talented as a Trustee of the NSGT Board from 2014 to 2017. (

Ben is also a certified Korean interpreter for US Government, WA State agencies, King County and City of Seattle.
He has received his master degree in International Business at the American Graduate School of International Management, Thunderbird in 1996 and actively engaged in tennis and gifted education for young children.

Teaching Style

Do you want to learn tennis or improve your stroke? Do you want to learn how to play tennis or improve your skills? I am a USPTA tennis pro and certified USTA net generation coach to teach young players. I love teaching tennis to all ages and different levels by encouraging and emphasizing good techniques and footwork. I offer private/semi-private/group lesson up to 5 during COVID 19 following Stay Healthy protocols.

Teaching Locations = Travel Radius = Preferred Court

= Travel Radius = Preferred Court
  • Vassault Park
  • 6100 N 37th St
  • Tacoma, WA 98407
  • Saghalie Park
  • 33914 19th Ave Sw
  • Federal Way , WA 90023
  • Stewart Heights Park
  • 430 E 56th St
  • Tacoma, WA 98404
  • Point Defiance Tennis Courts
  • 5904 N Waterfront Dr
  • Tacoma, WA 98407
  • Sehmel Homestead Park
  • 10123 78th Ave Nw, Gig Harbor, Wa 98332
  • Gig Harbor, WA 98332
  • Galbraith Tennis Center
  • 1680 S Mildred St, Tacoma
  • Tacoma, WA 98465

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