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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, four clay tennis courts, eight Quick Start courts, and a playground for ages 5-12. The tennis complex hosts junior tournaments and is home to USTA and CALTA league teams.
The Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex on Whipple Road offers adult clinics, private lessons, ball machine rental and racquet stringing.
Ball Machine Rental
30 minutes = $10
60 minutes = $15
Call 843-856-2162 to reserve today!
Adult Tennis Clinics
Our Adult Tennis Clinics are a great place for both beginners and seasoned players to fine-tune their strokes and get exercise in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. Participants often find that this is a great place to meet other players who become hitting partners and USTA teammates.
Please call, 856-2162, to reserve a spot weekly in all Adult Clinics!
Fall 2020 Session
August 24 - December 10
(No Clinics the week of Thanksgiving)
$15/clinic, resident $30/clinic, non-resident
Players Package: 7 clinics = $90, resident $120, non-resident
Players Package applies to Drill and Play Clinic only
Fall 2020 Session Players Packages expire December 10, 2020
Drill & Play Tennis Clinic
Fine-tune your stokes an exercise in a fun atmosphere. Led by Mount Pleasant Tennis Professionals, this clinic takes small groups through drills and situational match play.
Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex
Tuesday 6 - 7 PM
Thursday 6 - 7 PM
Cardio Tennis Clinic
60-minute conditioning class that will help you take your game to the next level. Enjoy heart-pumping music while hitting a ton of balls!
Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex
Monday 6 - 7 PM
Wednesday 6 - 7 PM
Thursday 7:45 - 8:45 AM
Doubles Strategy Clinic
Focus on different strokes and techniques to up your game. Strategic practice leads to successful match play!
Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex
Fridays 10:00 - 11:00 AM
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
Group or USTA League Team Clinics
Contact a Mount Pleasant Recreation Tennis Professional to lead your group or 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 30 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 20 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, group lessons. Go Tennis!
Staff Tennis Professional Nicolas Castro Pena
Nicolas Castro is a native of Montevido, Uruguay. He has been coaching and teaching full time since 2015 at the Canas Tennis Academy in Aventura, FL. He joins us from the Kiawah Island Golf Resort and looks forward to continuing to train players of all ages and levels at MPRD. Please contact him for private, semi-private or group lessons.
Staff Tennis Professional Yann Thefaine
Yann Thefaine has a 25 year career in the tennis industry including being a Director of Tennis at the Tenis Academy of North Carolina, Charlotte NC for 20 years. He has coached top level players of all ages and levels and is USPTA Elite Teaching Professional. Yannis very excited to join the MPRD family and begin his new journey with us. Please contact him for private, semi-private or group lessons.
Yann Thefaine, USPTA Professional
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