Tennis

Youth Tennis

Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex

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The Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex is located at 889 Whipple Road. Facilities include the Margaret “Mugsy” Kerr tennis building, 12 hard tennis courts, three clay tennis courts, eight Quick Start courts, and a playground for ages 5-12. The tennis complex hosts junior and adult tournaments and is home to USTA and CALTA league teams.


The Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex, Royall Avenue Tennis Courts and Park West Recreation Complex facilities offer clinics for adults and juniors and Summer Camps. Ball machine rental and racquet stringing is available at the Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex.

Junior Tennis Clinics
Fall 2018


 
Junior Tennis Clinic Information

We offer Junior Tennis Clinics for every level - from the beginner to tournament players. Clinics are offered at all MPRD Tennis facilities; Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex, Royall Avenue Tennis Courts, and Park West Recreation Complex.

We offer summer camps for every level, from beginner to tournament players.  Camps are offered at all MPRD Tennis facilities; Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex, Royall Avenue Tennis Courts and Park West Recreation Complex.
 

Click here for information and registration

REGISTRATION FOR SPRING JR CLINICS OPENS DECEMBER 10TH
*Please note sign up and payment can be made online or in person at the Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex, R.L. Jones Center, G.M. Darby Building or Park West Recreation Complex. Please call 856-2162 if you have any questions.


Private Tennis Lessons



Private Lessons are available at the player's convenience with MPRD Tennis Professionals. See below for pricing, Tennis Professional bios and contact information. Lessons are available at Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex, Royall Avenue Tennis Courts (Old Village), and Park West Recreation Complex.

30 minutes = $30 resident / $45 non-resident
45 minutes = $45 resident / $60 non-resident
60 minutes = $60 resident / $90 non-resident

Series of 4:
30 minutes = $110 resident / $140 non-resident
45 minutes = $165 resident / $195 non-resident
60 minutes = $220 resident / $250 non-resident

Series of 8:
60 minutes = $400 resident / $430 non-resident

Semi-Private, 2 People:
45 minutes = $50 resident / $80 non-resident
60 minutes = $65 resident / $95 non-resident

Semi-Private, 2 People, Series of 4:
45 minutes = $185 resident / $215 non-resident
60 minutes = $240 resident / $270 non-resident

USTA League Team Clinics



Contact a Mount Pleasant Recreation Tennis Professional to lead your USTA Team in a clinic of drills, strategy, and match play. Get the competitive advantage!

60 minutes with 1 Pro = $70
60 minutes with 2 Pros = $65/each

Head Tennis Professional Clay Maynor



MPRD teaching pros are led by Clay Maynor. Clay is a 29 year USPTA P-1 teaching professional. Clay was previously at Highland Country Club in Fayetteville, NC and Mountain Gate Country Club in Los Angeles, California. Clay also served as the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Campbell University. Throughout his career Clay has worked with every level of player from the beginning adult and junior to nationally ranked players. He is available for private lessons and oversees MPRD's junior and adult clinic programs. Clay has been teaching at the Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex for 16 years.

Clay Maynor, USPTA Professional
cmaynor@tompsc.com

Tennis Professional Or Dekel


Born in Haifa, Israel, Or was the #2 junior player in his native country. Following three years of service in the Israeli army, Or competed on the pro tour for 4 years. In May 2002, Or achieved his high ATP ranking of 316 in singles. Or played one season at UC Berkeley, 2003, and completed his collegiate career at the College of Charleston where he was Southern Conference player of the year three times. Or began his teaching career in 2004, and has since helped many of the Charleston area's top junior players reach their goals.

Or Dekel, USPTA Professional
ordekel@hotmail.com

Tennis Professional Tim Kealy

Timothy Kealy is a 20+ year USPTA P- 1 teaching professional.  His father was a tennis professional as well, so Tim was practically born with a racquet in his hand and has been playing his whole life.  In his 20 years of teaching, he finds he enjoys teaching all levels and all ages, with an extra passion for coaching doubles and playing on league teams.  Tim is happy to be a part of the MPRD team and looks forward to helping you grow passionate about tennis through junior clinics, adult clinics as well as private and group lessons.

Tim Kealy, USPTA Professional
tkealy21@gmail.com​​​

Tennis Professional Jim Purdon

Jim Purdom started his tennis journey in Colorado. His past playing experiences include playing at Georgia State University, on the ATP Satellite Circuit, on the Nike Pro League in Atlanta, as well as the Summer Pro League in Atlanta.  His 25+ years of coaching experience began with becoming the Men’s Assistant at Emory University, to coaching and serving as Head Tennis Professional at clubs in Atlanta and Colorado.  Jim specialized in high performance coaching and has had students earn college tennis scholarships, join professional tours, and earn top ten in the world in Juniors.  His biggest passion is coaching tennis because he loves to see improvement in another players game and /r their day.   Adults or juniors, high performance to beginners, Jim loves and is grateful to get on the court and help out.

Jim Purdon
jimpurdom75@gmail.com​​​  

Tennis Professional Nic Pena

Nic Pena has been teaching for 10+ years. He began as a Tennis Coach at Carrasco Lawn Tennis in Montevideo, Uruguay, and worked his way up to Full-Time Coach and Assistant Director at Canas Tennis Academy, to the Men’s Captain and Assistant Coach of the Women’s team at Missouri Valley College. He has experience with the ITF, COSAT, ATP and as a sparring partner for the Davis Cup. Nic is very excited to be a part of the MPRD team and looks forward to spreading his love of tennis to his community.

Nic Pena
castronicolas988@gmail.com​​​

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