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.
Email: Mike Findling
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 can be reached for lessons at: 617-281-8368
Email: Doug Eng
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 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
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