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Tennis Instructor

Richard D.

Stony Point, NY (5 locations)

  • Years Teaching: 2
  • Years Playing: 5
  • Levels Taught:
  • Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches:
  • Kids, Juniors, Adults, Seniors
Lessons Starting at $87/hr
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About Me

Background and Coaching Experience:
With a solid foundation of 5 years as a tennis player, I transitioned into coaching, dedicating 2 years and counting to mentoring middle and high school students across various skill levels. My coaching experience spans from middle school to high school, allowing me to comfortably work with a diverse range of ages and skill sets. I understand the importance of tailoring coaching approaches for individual players, recognizing that each person brings unique strengths and challenges to the court.

Coaching Style and Training Background:
Trained under the "new-school" modern style of tennis by a standout from Spain at the Division 2 level, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to my coaching. I am passionate about sharing the insights and techniques I acquired under his guidance, providing a contemporary and dynamic approach to tennis instruction. This background enables me to offer a well-rounded coaching experience that incorporates the latest methods and strategies in the sport.

Versatility in Coaching:
In addition to tennis, my coaching repertoire extends beyond the court. Drawing from my experience coaching high school track & field, I am more than willing to integrate strength and conditioning programs into our tennis instruction. This allows me to provide a holistic coaching approach, addressing not only technical aspects of tennis but also promoting overall fitness and well-being for those who seek a comprehensive training experience.

Teaching Style

My greatest fulfillment comes from guiding newcomers of all ages who are eager to grow and develop in the sport of tennis. I am driven by the ambition to introduce them to the game and nurture their passion, fostering a lasting love for the sport.

Teaching Locations = Travel Radius = Preferred Court

= Travel Radius = Preferred Court
  • Westwood High School
  • 701 Ridgewood Rd.
  • Township Of Washington, NJ 07676
  • Pascack Valley High School
  • 200 Piermont Ave
  • Hillsdale, NJ 07642
  • Pearl River High School Tennis
  • 275 E Central Ave
  • Pearl River, NY 10965
  • North Rockland High School
  • 106 Hammond Road
  • Thiells, NY 10984
  • Cherry Brook Park
  • 108 S William St
  • Pearl River , NY 10965