Youth Tennis

Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex


The Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex is located at 889 Whipple Road. Facilities include the Margaret “Mugsy” Kerr tennis building, 12 hard tennis courts, four 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 

Fall 2019
August 25 - December 12

Spring 2020
January 6 - May 21

Junior Tennis Clinic Information

We offer Junior Tennis Clinics for every level - from the beginner to tournament players. Clinics are offered at the following MPRD Tennis facilities; Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex and Park West Recreation Complex. (Monday Jr Clinics at Royall Avenue have been moved to Whipple due to construction) 

Click here for dates and registration

*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

Staff 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​​​

Staff Tennis Professional Bradley Drummond

Bradley Drummond comes to us from Kansas City where he was the Director of Tennis at Oakwood Country Club and Head Tennis Coach for Notre Dame de Sion High School. Bradley is a USPTA Elite Tennis Professional, certified Cardio Tennis Instructor and is a USRSA racquet stringer. He is an avid USTA league player, Captain and Coach. He is comfortable teaching all ages and skill levels and prides himself on keeping his students “sweating and smiling.” Please contact him for private, semi-private or group lessons. Go Tennis!

Bradley Drummond

Staff Tennis Professional Steve Lake

Steve Lake was born into a big tennis family in Boone, NC, and picked up the sport at a young age, playing Junior tennis for 10 years. While attending Appalachian State University and playing on the Men's tennis team for four years, he taught tennis enthusiasts of all ages for six seasons at Mattapoisett Casino Tennis Club in Massachusetts. Before moving back to the south, he taught at Marion Indoor Tennis Club. Steve is very excited to join the MPRD family and begin his new journey with us!

Steve Lake

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