Coach Rick

  • Fort Myers, Florida
  • Over 28 Years Experience
  • Indoor: No
  • Outdoor: Yes
  • Seasonal: No


  • Private Tennis Lessons: $60 HR
  • Semi-Private Tennis Lessons: $30 HR
  • Group Tennis Lessons: $20 HR
  • Hitting Only Sessions: $40 HR
USPTA Certified

About Rick


Hi my name is Rick and I am a Fort Myers tennis coach as well as a USPTA Elite Certified Tennis Professional. After 28 years of teaching all ages and levels, my passion to develop players is stronger than ever! I’m the Director of Tennis at the Gateway Golf & Country Club where there is something for everyone. I personally teach all of our adult and our junior clinics from red ball to tournament level players. You don’t have to be a member to take lessons or join tennis clinics!

I won my court position in the 2016-17 Fort Myers pro league in my rookie season and competed on a 5.5 Men’s team from Northern California that went to nationals. I feel blessed to have coached two USTA adult national championship teams and have developed many collegiate players. I specialize in winning strategies/techniques for singles & doubles and can help you take your game to the next level!

I offer private tennis lessons, semi-private tennis lessons, group tennis lessons and hitting only sessions for all ages (kids, teens, adults, seniors) and all skill levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced). I am available to give tennis lessons at Gateway Golf & Country Club Tennis Center in Fort Myers but I am willing to travel up to 5 miles.

Please contact me through my coach page and then I will contact you back within 24 hours to introduce myself, answer any questions and if you are interested, we’ll set-up your first tennis lesson or hitting session at a time and place that is convenient for you. I look forward to hearing from you and I look forward to the opportunity to be your Fort Myers tennis coach. See you on court!

Private Tennis Lessons (1 Player): $60 Per Hour
Semi-Private Tennis Lessons (2 Players): $30 Per Hour Each
Group Tennis Lessons (3+ Players): $20 Per Hour Each
Hitting Only Sessions (1 Player): $40 Per Hour
First Lesson Satisfaction Guarantee!

*Please note that if you are interested in semi-private tennis lessons (2 players) or group tennis lessons (3+ players), you will first need to find a friend(s) to take tennis lessons with you before contacting me.

  • Local Fort Myers Tennis Coach
  • USPTA Elite Certified Tennis Professional
  • Over 44 Years Playing Experience
  • Over 28 Years Teaching Experience
  • Director of Tennis Gateway Golf & Country Club
  • Teaches All Ages & All Skill Levels

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"I would highly recommend Rick. He has significantly improved my game in just one year. I have taken many lessons from different tennis professionals over the years and Rick is at the top of the list. In addition to being very knowledgeable and committed, his enthusiasm is contagious. I love my weekly lessons!"


Michigan/Fort Myers, Florida


"Rick's the best tennis coach I've had. He's demanding and worked me hard, but I always had fun and learned valuable skills in the private lessons. In clinics, he kept things moving and didn't let us stand around. He could pinpoint the little things that needed to be fixed. And even when we worked on form, he was always reminding me of strategic choices in my shot selections. I always looked forward to our lessons because they were fun, rewarding, and a great workout!"


Napa, California


"Rick is an exceptional coach. He has a quick eye for noticing the simple changes a player can make to significantly improve their strokes. Better yet, he explains the changes in a simple and clear way that makes it easy to understand and implement his suggestions. To top it off, Rick has a fun attitude, is very supportive, and makes each minute of a lesson count. You’ll always leave his lessons knowing you got your money’s worth. I highly recommend his lessons for any level recreational or competitive tennis player who wants to see fast improvement!"


New York City, New York

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