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Meet Our Local Pros

Our facility is proud to partner with some of the area's finest tennis coaches for lessons and services. Individual and group lessons for youth (5+) and adults as well as team and open drills are available. Contact an instructor to learn more about the opportunities right for you!

Lead Instructor:  Jennifer Hornsby


Coach Hornsby is a certified member of the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) since 2009.  From 2008 to 2013, she successfully coached the USTA Junior Team Tennis program with the New Haven Youth Tennis and Education 14U Intermediate, 14U advanced, and 18U Intermediate teams to multiple state and sectional championships.  She coached Girls Varsity Tennis team at Platt High School in Meriden, CT from 2010-2013.  Coach Hornsby is the 2013 USTA New England Edwin Goodman Family of The Year Award winner, 2015 USTA Southern Crescent Family of The Year winner and the 2015 USTA Georgia Richard C. Botsch Educational Merit Award winner.  From 2015-2018, in collaboration with the Newnan Police Department, Coweta Parks and Recreation and Southern Crescent Tennis Association she established and directed the community outreach tennis program “Serving4Success” in Newnan, GA which provided critical local community leadership, provided free weekly tennis instruction to include tournament play from certified coaches and provided life skills to underserved children in low-income Coweta County families. In addition, Coach Hornsby was the Varsity Girls Tennis Team coach at East Coweta High School from 2014-2018.  Under her leadership, the team twice reached the Sweet Sixteen, was the Regional runner-up two times and won Regional Championships in both the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 seasons. Finally, multiple players she has coach as Junior Team players have reached the top ranking of #5, top #100 in USTA Georgia, USTA Southern Section in 10/12 under and some have gone on to play at the D1/ D3 NCAA levels. Coach Hornsby enjoys spreading the joy of the game of tennis not only on the court, but also translating those on-court skills with preparing our youth (no matter their race, gender or social-economic class) for the challenges of life with a continued focus on self-improvement.

  • Adult & Junior Individual Lessons: $40/hour members; $45/hour non-members

  • Drills: $15

  • Team Drills: Call to check rates and availability

  • Drills: Open Thursdays 9-10:30am.

Phone: (757) 289-1618

Email:  [email protected]

Visiting Instructors:

Adam Dalton


Adam comes to our center from Healy Point Country Club in Macon where he was the head tennis pro. Adam played high school tennis locally and is a certified P-1 instructor with the Professional Tennis Registry. Adam is the lead instructor for all youth programming. He is also available for private lessons.  When he's not on the courts in Perry, Adam travels the country working as an official USTA line judge on the pro circuit--watch for him at this year's US Open in New York! 

Adult & Junior Individual Lessons:  
$30/half hour; $45/hour; Members receive $5 discount

Team Drills: Call to check rates and availability
Drills: 3.5+ Wednesdays 6:30pm-8:00pm

Phone: 478-954-6556

Email: [email protected]

Gary Barrett


Gary achieved his professional certification with the Professional Tennis Registry in 1984. He played tennis for Peach County High School and Macon Junior College and is still actively playing competitive tennis. He has been coaching tennis for more than 30 years.  Gary is available for youth and adult lessons, as well as a hitting partner in his "Hit with a Pro" option (see "Camps & Lessons page for full details). 

  • Adult & Junior Individual Lessons: $25/hour members; $30/hour non-members
  • Team Drills: Call to check rates and availability
  • Hit with a Pro: $10/hour members; $15/hour non-members

Phone: 478-737-2362

Email: [email protected]


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