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Mitchell D.

North Potomac , MD (1 location)

167 Completed Lessons |
25 Reviews
  • USPTA Certified
  • Years Teaching: 28
  • Years Playing: 40
  • Levels Taught:
  • Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches:
  • Kids, Juniors, Adults, Seniors
Lessons Starting at $80/hr
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About Me

I am a USPTA certified professional who's been playing tennis for more than 40 years and teaching for more than 28 years. I was a highly ranked junior player and currently coach boys and girls high school tennis for a Division I Montgomery County school. I've worked as an assistant pro at Norbeck Country Club, been a director of tennis for summer camps in Bethesda, and am also a former fourth grade teacher in MCPS. I was also named the 2018 Washington Post All Met Coach of the Year for Girls tennis.
Also, please be advised that I will only give private lessons. I do not offer semi private or group lessons.

Teaching Style

I'm great with both kids and adults and adapt my methods to suit each individual student. I pay close attention to building solid fundamentals and incorporating great footwork, as I believe those are the keys to success. I spend the majority of my lessons on these principles and also build in opportunities for games as well.

Teaching Locations = Travel Radius = Preferred Court

= Travel Radius = Preferred Court
  • Private Tennis Court
  • 15524 Norman Dr
  • Darnestown , MD 20878

Student Feedback

Awesome instructor with a very individualized approach!

Terri K. - July 27, 2016

Great teacher, super patient and enthusiastic. I've learned so much.

Dre O. - December 6, 2017

Coach Mitch arrived on time and the lesson actually started a few minutes ahead of schedule. The plan for the lesson was perfect for my son, and the amount of drill time was close to the maximum. I could see the improvement in my son's groundstrokes over the course of the lesson. Coach Mitch was very positive throughout and provided good feedback at the end.

Richard T. - June 1, 2020

Mitch is patient and kind with my daughter who is a total beginner. He gives just the right amount of push and guidance without overwhelming her.

Catherine M. - October 23, 2021

Mitch is an excellent coach. He is very well versed tennis pro and exceeded my expectations.

Sydney M. - October 13, 2022

Best coach ever!

Linn - April 27, 2023

I had the pleasure of attending my first tennis lesson with Coach Mitchell today, and I am absolutely thrilled with the experience. The lesson was well-structured, incorporating a variety of drills and exercises that challenged me while still feeling attainable. Coach Mitchell tailored his instruction to individual needs, providing personalized feedback and encouragement. I am grateful for his patience and guidance, and I cannot wait to continue my tennis journey under his tutelage!

Lee - June 13, 2023

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