The club offers lessons to club members and non-members. For private or group lessons, contact one of the CTC pros directly:
Mike Findling: 617-354-0303 (firstname.lastname@example.org);
Doug Eng: 617-281-8368;
Rick Rose: 617-642-3448 (email@example.com) ; and
Steve Counihan: 781-929-7455
Group lessons of 3-6 players are available in 60 minute or 90 minute programs depending on interest. Group lessons are arranged by ability level and require signing up ahead of time. Lesson rates vary and can be confirmed by contacting the Pros directly.
If you need to cancel: Club members are required to give 24-hour cancellation notice prior to a scheduled lesson or they will be charged for the cost of the lesson.
Tennis lessons may be offered to non-members upon payment of the appropriate guest fee (Non-prime adult $15 or Junior $10) per lesson.
There are four tennis professionals at the club:
Hailing from Detroit, Michigan, Michael joined the CTC Team in 2018. Prior to his relocation to the Boston area, he was the Director of Tennis at 2 facilities in Metro Detroit. He has been teaching tennis for 17 years and holds the distinct title of Elite Tennis Professional through the U.S. Professional Tennis Association. He has taught all ages and abilities, from collegiate players and aspiring touring pros to the those picking up the racquet for the first time. He loves sharing his joy of the sport with everyone he is on the court with.
Michael played NCAA Division 1 tennis at Western Michigan University where he earned All-Conference and Rookie of the Year honors. He spent 2 years playing professionally on the International Tennis Federation circuit before graduating from Michigan State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Economics. Before his collegiate career, he was a nationally ranked junior player with rankings in the top 50 nationally and top 10 regionally.
Michael lives in Watertown with his wife and new baby girl, and in his spare time he enjoys the outdoors, surfing (albeit harder in New England), playing hockey, traveling, and exploring the food and live music scene in the Boston area.
Email: Mike Findling
This will be Rick's 22nd season teaching at Cambridge Tennis Club.
He runs adult, junior and pee wee group clinics as well as private and
Rick has headed the City of Cambridge Recreation Department Tennis
League every summer for some 25 years. He got to see one of his students
advance to playing #1 Singles and #1 Doubles in a Division I college
this year. Rick started coaching this student at age 4 through the
Cambridge Recreation League and continued coaching him as a CTC Junior
In the off-season Rick plays senior doubles in the Palm Beach County
Grand Slam Tennis League. He and his team won the Premier Division in
Rick's cellphone: 617-642-3448
Email: Rick Rose
Doug has taught tennis for 30 years and coached college tennis for more than 20 years. He is a PTR International Master Professional and a USPTA Master Professional, one of ten worldwide to hold both honors. He was President of PTR New England and is current President of USPTA New England. He has also trained and certified coaches for PTR, USPTA, and USTA. Doug is a member of the USTA Sport Science Committee and received the Doc Counsilman Award from the US Olympic Committee in 2012.
Doug also directs adult programs at the Tennis Academy at Harvard and teaches at MIT and BAC in the winter. Doug is a USTA High Performance Coach and has coached several All-Americans, an NCAA Singles Championship and the youngest Davis Cup player in history. He teaches sport management and sport psychology at Lesley University. Besides tennis, Doug's passions include movies and scuba. His favorite foods are anything spicy, chili and a great bowl of clam chowder!
Doug can be reached for lessons at: 617-281-8368
Email: Doug Eng
Steve Counihan was born and raised in Cambridge and he goes back a long way with the CTC. He taught here from 1990 to 1998, and at Braeburn Country Club from 1999 to 2007. He's taught tennis for "about 35 years.
Steve was the resident pro at the Park Hotel Holzner in Sopra-Bolzano, Italy for 9 years and can offer CTC member tennis lessons in Italian and German.
Steve can be reached at: 781-929-7455