The Tennis Center
The tennis center offers superb facilities, professional instruction, and generous hours for players. Four indoor courts provide all season play. There are also three outdoor clay courts and three lighted outdoor hard courts, two of which are premier surface. (Click here to view the courts.) The pro shop adds convenient shopping for last-minute needs or full outfitting for play.
In addition to everything you need for tennis, the center has a fitness center with a complete line of exercise equipment. Pilates classes are scheduled several times weekly. The tennis center can be contacted for class times. (Click here to view the machines.)
Tennis Pro, Kevin Kerns
Kevin began his professional career competing on the 1978 Junior Davis Cup team and spent five years on the pro tour, playing nearly all major tournaments. He ranked among the top 100 in world doubles and the top 200 in world singles and competed against some of the biggest names in tennis, including John McEnroe.
Kevin headed up the tennis program at Richland Country Club in Nashville, spent ten years as personal tennis instructor to HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of the Saudi Arabian Royal Family, then was tennis pro at the Dothan, Alabama Country Club. In 2006, Kevin joined the Country Club of Paducah as Tennis Pro. The Club is especially fortunate to have someone of Kevin’s background on board. His enthusiasm for the game and his love for sharing his knowledge and sportsmanship with others has raised tennis to a new level in club play and in tournament participation.
Kevin can be contacted at email@example.com or 270-554-7065 for more information about the program.
Assistant Tennis Pros
Jamie O’Hara has been on staff since 2007. She earned GLVC Player of the Year honors four times in while at NKU and led them to four straight GLVC championships. O’Hara finished her career with an unbeaten record (44-0) against GLVC opponents in No. 1 singles competition, and NKU advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament three times in her four years there. She posted a 60-13 overall record in No. 1 singles competition during her four years at NKU, and she earned the Great Lakes Region’s ITA/Arthur Ashe Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship as a senior. In May 2011, Jamie was inducted into the GLVC’s Hall of Fame.
Tifanie Treece came on staff as 2nd Assistant in 2011. Tifanie played 4 years of college tennis at Xavier University earning all-conference honors all 4 years. During her career at Xavier, Tifanie played primarily number 1 doubles and number 2 singles, where she accumulated over 100 victories. During her senior year, Tifanie was part of a doubles duo that beat 2 nationally ranked opponents, earning her a 2-of-3 season record against nationally ranked teams.
Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
|Monday||9:00am – 10:30am||3.5/4.0 Women's Tennis Open Clinic|
|4:00pm – 5:30pm||Open Jr. Clinic – Advanced|
|Wednesday||5:00pm – 6:00pm||Open Jr. Clinic – Advanced|
|Thursday||6:30pm – 8:00pm||Men's Night|
|Saturday||9:00am – 10:30am||Open Men's Clinic|