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Ben K.

Gig Harbor, WA (5 locations)

74 Completed Lessons |
5 Reviews
  • USPTA Certified
  • Years Teaching: 14
  • Years Playing: 20
  • Levels Taught:
  • Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches:
  • Kids, Juniors, Adults, Seniors
Lessons Starting at $106/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 NW 18+ mixed tennis league, SW One Doubles, 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 is currently serving as an assistant pro at USTA PNW Galbraith Tennis Center in Tacoma to support various needs of members to play at their highest level possible and a tennis coach at Bellarmine Prep. He is a certified USPTA level 2 Tennis Professional, certified USTA Net Generation coach, USTA, national ITA (D1,D2,D3) and ITF official. Ben was selected as 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. (

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 post 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

Latest Reviews

Ben is a wonderful coach. He’s professional, enthusiastic and fun!! My daughter enjoys her lessons and has made great improvements. Thank you :)

Hanieh (Verified Review)

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