I love this game. I've worked very hard over the last 20 years to become a solid USTA league and tournament player. I've acquired a ton of knowledge from more hours of matches, lessons, clinics, and drills than I care to count. Some teaching pros are better players than me, but I'm a very good instructor precisely because I learned tennis as an adult, and I was able to learn from some of the greatest instructors around. I love coaching the Boys and Girls teams at Osseo Senior High and teaching this sport, and its life lessons, more than I ever thought possible. I am a certified Professional by the USPTA. I will help you learn and improve and have fun — this is my way of giving back to the sport.
- On-Court Private and Group Lessons for all ages, beginners through intermediates. USPTA certified Tennis Professional. I prefer to give lessons at Osseo Senior High School courts.
- Video Stroke Analysis.
- Match Charting and Critique.
- Off-Court Mental Training and Advice.
- Osseo Orioles Summer Tennis Academy. Register through Maple Grove Parks and Rec.
- Racquet Stringing. I have several popular strings in stock. Contact me for pricing. Team string for Osseo High School players is free.
- USTA Tennis in YOUR Park instructor.
- Officiating: USTA and ITA certified official. Member, National Association of Sports Officials. Member, USTA Northern Officials Committee.
- Contact Me for More Information.
Standard Rates Per Hour*
1 person: $50
2 persons: $30 each
3 persons: $24 each
4 persons: $18 each
* Discount for lesson packages of five or more. Other discounts available.
I accept cash, checks, major credit cards, and PayPal. I have a card reader on-court. I can email an invoice in advance.
Lessons Scheduled Separately
Payment is due before the lesson begins. That way we can forget about money and focus on tennis.
Package of Lessons Scheduled in Advance
Option 1: Pay in full before first lesson.
Option 2: Pay half of total due at or before the first lesson. Pay remaining half before the last lesson.
Option 3: Pay equal installments before the beginning of each lesson.
15% off package of five or more lessons scheduled in advance.
Additional discount for students attending or planning to attend Osseo Senior High School. Ask me.
In Case of Bad Weather, or Emergency
Every attempt will be made to reschedule the lesson within two weeks. If prior payment is already received, credit will be given toward future lesson(s).
• Flyer for Orioles Tennis Academy Summer 2019 (PDF)
• Registration information for Orioles Tennis Academy: We are on page 42 of the MG Parks and Rec Summer '19 Brochure (PDF). Extracted Pages (PDF of the 3 pages needed for registration).
• 6 Things to Win 6 More Points per Match (PDF)
• Why Tennis? for Young Players and Parents (PDF)
• Brian's Tennis Resume (PDF)
• Brian's USPTA Membership Certificate (PDF)
• Proof of Professional Liability Insurance Coverage (PDF)
• Six Tips for Tennis Parents by Barry Boren, USPTA Elite Professional, ADDvantage Magazine, April 2018. Used with permission.