Lessons

The club offers lessons to club members and non-members. For private or group lessons, contact one of the CTC pros directly:

Rick Rose: 617-642-3448 (pro@cambridgetennisclub.com); Doug Eng: 617-281-8368 (douglas.w.eng@gmail.com); or 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 three tennis professionals at the club:


Rick Rose

This will be Rick's 17th season teaching at Cambridge Tennis Club. He runs adult, junior and pee wee group clinics as well as private and semi-private lessons.

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 member.

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 2014! (See photo above.)

Rick's cellphone: 617-642-3448

Email: Rick Rose

 

Doug Eng

Doug Eng has taught tennis for 27 years, including college coaching. He has trained and certified coaches for PTR, USPTA, and USTA. 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 is a PTR International Master Professional and a USPTA Master Professional, one of ten worldwide to hold both honors.

Doug is a past President of PTR New England and is the current President of USPTA New England. He also directs adult programs at the Tennis Academy at Harvard and teaches at MIT and BAC in the winter. 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’s cell: 617-281-8368    

Email: Doug Eng

 

Steve Counihan

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