The Charleston Tennis Club is West Virginia’s premier tennis destination for anyone wanting to play, practice, or improve their game. Our tennis professionals can help you with every aspect of your game, no matter your age or skill level. The Charleston Tennis Club offers private and group tennis lessons that focus on technique, power, agility, and the many other facets of the great game of tennis. To schedule a lesson or for more information about our tennis programs, please call 304.346.5391.

Meet the Pros, View Our Lessons, and Learn more about our Tennis Programs

Scott Zent

Director of Tennis

About Scott

Member of USPTA for 25 years

Lifetime member of USTA

From Rochester, Indiana

Played College Tennis at Vincennes University where he holds the record for most career wins

Graduated from San Diego State with a bachelor’s degree in physical education

Member of 5.0 team that went to nationals at Flushing Meadows and finished 3rd

Coached nine USTA teams that have gone to nationals

Scott Barr

Tennis Pro

About Scott

Member of USPTA for 38 years

Successfully competed as a junior in USTA tournaments on local, regional, and national levels

Played college tennis at Eastern Kentucky University and Morris Harvey (now University of Charleston)Has worked as Head Pro/Director of Tennis at clubs in Texas, Georgia, Florida, and West Virginia

Created a tennis program known as the Barr Method in association with Christie and Associates. The program was used in business seminars with Fortune 500 companies at different locations in Boca Raton, Florida, Steamboat Spring, Colorado, Cincinnati, Ohio, Chicago, Illinois, & St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Rico Williams

Director of Adv. Junior Tennis

About Rico

The Charleston Tennis Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Rico Williams as our Director of Advanced Junior Tennis. His first day in the position will be Monday, June 5, 2023.

Most recently, Rico served as the Head Tennis Professional at the YMCA of the Kanawha Valley since 2017. He has personally coached over 10 juniors who would go on to play collegiate tennis on scholarship. Prior to the YMCA, Williams served as the Director of Junior Tennis at both the Ashland Tennis Center and the Ritter Park Tennis Center.

Williams was a four-year varsity collegiate tennis player for the University of Charleston. As the team’s captain, he led the men’s tennis program to its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Williams earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from UC in 2012.

If you wish to schedule lessons or inquire about clinics, please feel free to reach Rico at 304-963-2941 or by email at [email protected]

Please give Rico a warm welcome to CTC when you see him around the club.

Joe Marie Bohn

Tennis Pro

About Joe

Graduated from WVU with a Degree in Sports Management

Standout in Women’s Tennis at WVU from 1988-1992

Competed as a junior in USTA on local, regional, and national levels

Was awarded Freshman of the Year and Senior of the Year honors at WVU

Received a spot on the Atlantic-10 All Tournament Team, finishing fifth in singles

Recipient of the 1991-1992 Women’s Tennis Outstanding Athlete Award

Inducted into the WVU Sports Hall of Fame in 2014Only player at WVU to win more than 60 matches in one season

Only one of two players at WVU to surpass 50 total wins in a season (accomplished this twice)

Mindy White

Director of Jr. Dev. Tennis

About Mindy

USPTA Elite Professional Certified

Former Director of Tennis at Charleston Family YMCA

Former President of the Charleston Area Tennis Association

Davis Cup Coach – Junior Tennis

Charleston Area Tennis Association Ohio Valley Cup Director

YMCA Tennis Across America Director

Kirsten White

Tennis Pro

About Kristen

Ranked West Virginia’s #1 tennis recruit by

Ranked 55th best high school senior in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Played #1 singles and doubles at George Washington High School

Played college tennis at WVU

Academic All-Big12 Rookie

Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar Athlete

Tennis Lessons & Clinics



Scott Zent $67.00

Scott Barr $65.00

Mindy White $65.00

Jo Marie Bohn $65.00

Rico Williams $60.00

Kirsten White $56.00

*Non-Member fee of $20.00 for adults and $10.00 for juniors will be added to these rates.


**Amount shown is member rate per person for 1 hour. Group lessons for 1 1/2 hours will be charged at 1.5 times the hourly rate.

Cardio Tennis $17.00 a session.

Pro Lesson Rate

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Junior Tennis


Emphasis will be on age appropriate skill development and enhancement of student athleticism through simple tennis activities. Tracking, throwing, and catching activities will be introduced. Students will participate in games that are both fun and tennis related. This class will be taught on a 36ft. court while using red balls and 19-21 inch racquets.


Basic techniques will be introduced for ground strokes, volleys, and serves. Students will learn the beginning phases of rallying with a partner. Students will learn how to score and begin learning the rules of the game. Little racketeers will be played on a 36ft. court using red balls transitioning to orange balls while playing on a 60ft. court. Participants will use 21-25 inch racquets.te for this clinic.


Students will learn more advanced stroke technique while focusing on the serve and return. Emphasis will continue to be placed on rallying with a partner while developing cooperative and competitive skills through individual and team activities. Singles point play will be introduced with an emphasis on ball control and sportsmanship. Students will continue to learn the rules of the game as well as scoring. Players in Training will be played on a 60ft. court using orange transition balls. A 23-25 inch racquet is appropriate for this clinic.


Emphasis will be placed on point development and placement of the ball. Students will continue focusing on cooperative rallying and point play with an introduction of doubles play. Serves and returns will be a must for the Junior Champ. Participants will be encouraged to participate in all local tournaments as well as match play events. Junior Champs will be played on a 78ft. court using green dot balls transitioning to yellow balls.


Our Division I, II, III program is designed for kids at a higher skill level who are preparing for competition using faster green dot or yellow balls. Acceptance is subject to approval by the Junior Director. Curriculum includes advanced technical and tactical skills and is for goal oriented competitive players. These programs can be used as a supplement to a weekly class or private lesson.

For more information about any of our junior tennis programs or to sign-up, please contact our Director of Jr. Developmental Tennis, Mindy White, at [email protected] or call 304.346.5391

Contact Us


1600 Tennis Club Road

Charleston, WV 25314