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Melanie M.

Nashville, TN (3 locations)

93 Completed Lessons |
28 Reviews
  • Uspta logo 9779d8364910b838f59a805c9e5a6ab49c202cfcd2894d0611aa5f3af57440b0 USPTA Certified
  • Ptr logo 8cc3e4af7fc3b533e08d8efd3dfdbbaf833b8f99c6068ce7f35eda440a602cec PTR Certified
  • Years Teaching: 18
  • Years Playing: 25
  • Levels Taught:
  • Advanced, Intermediate, Beginner
  • Teaches:
  • Seniors, Adults, Juniors, Kids
Lessons Starting at $91/hr
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About Me

My name is Melanie. I grew up playing tennis in Atlanta competing on the junior circuit and held state, southern, and national rankings. I played intercollegiate tennis at the University of West Florida on scholarship. While in Atlanta I played competitively through The Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association and coached adult and junior teams. I am a certified tennis professional and am currently employed as Staff Pro at Centennial Sportsplex Tennis. I am a member of the USTA and a USTA Junior TeamTennis approved coach. I have taught previously in Nashville at Old Natchez Country Club, Lipscomb University Racquet Club, Sequoia Swim & Tennis and Belle Meade Country Club.

Teaching Style

My teaching style starts with understanding what the student would like to achieve and/or work on. I will cover at least three areas of your game concentrating on stroke production, footwork, spin technique and strategy during a one hour lesson. I specialize in stroke production skills, serve technique and competitive skill sets.

Teaching Locations = Travel Radius = Preferred Court

= Travel Radius = Preferred Court
  • Hillsboro High School
  • 3814 Hillsboro Pike
  • Nashville, TN 37215
  • Sevier Park
  • 1030 Clayton Avenue
  • Nashville, TN 37212
  • Centennial Sportsplex Tennis
  • 224 25th Ave S
  • Nashville, TN 37201

Student Feedback

She has a great personality and is very patient. She improved my forehand drastically in a short amount of time. She is awesome at showing me how to improve my strokes by demonstrating it for me. I would absolutely recommend Melanie.

Jordan Q. - September 17, 2015

Melanie is a great instructor! I've taken 3 privates and 2 clinics from her and she is great at narrowing the focus to develop a strategy that will improve a specific skill. She is able to point out opportunities for improvement without being too critical and gracefully suggests modifications to get you where you need to be! She is also very patient, which is great because I don't always get things the first time! If you're on the fence on whether or not to begin taking tennis lessons, just do it! You'll be glad you did!

J Clarke - May 16, 2016

Really outstanding. I have three young girls that are brand-new to tennis and she immediately put them at ease and began teaching the kids (and parent) in an easy to follow format.

Charlie B. - September 10, 2016

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