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COACHES & LESSONS

Woodside offers private tennis lessons with USPTA certified teaching professionals. Whether you play tennis for recreation or competition, our private tennis lessons will help develop your technique, strengthen skills and improve your overall game. Take your game to the next level and enhance your tennis experience. View Coach profiles and lesson rates below.

DAVE GARY

DIRECTOR OF TENNIS

For the past seven years, Dave Gary was the Director of Tennis at Midtown Athletic Club. While at Midtown, Dave oversaw a robust tennis program that included a staff of up to 13 tennis professionals, and he was the USTA Tournament Director for the historical USTA Women’s Senior National 65, 75 and 85 Category I event. Previously, Dave was the General Manager at The Peachtree City Tennis Center in Peachtree City, Georgia – a 24 court facility that hosted 60 ALTA and USTA teams. They were invited to be a USTA Quickstart Pilot Program and a USPTA Regional Tennis Coach Certification Testing Center. He received the USPTA Southern Division, a seven state section, and Facility Manager of the Year award. Dave is also a USPTA Master Professional, one of approximately 150 in the country. 

Lessons

60 Minutes$85
30 Minutes$45
2 Players + Pro 60 Min$45/Player
3 Players + Pro 60 Min$35/Player
4 Players + Pro 60 Min$30/Player

RYAN WALL

HEAD TENNIS PROFESSIONAL

Ryan is a USPTA and USTA SafeSport certified tennis professional and is in charge of the Junior and Adult Program at Woodside. He organizes all coaches and closely watches over the on court programs’ direction.Ryan is an avid tennis player with 4 years experience in competitive play. He attended Mid-America Nazarene University for Elementary Education while he coached basketball for young adults, grade 6-12, at Shawnee Mission Christian School. Ryan has been an active tennis player with recreational teams around the KC metro area for the last 2 years and was named a World Team Tennis National Qualifier. 

Lessons

60 Minutes$75
30 Minutes$40
2 Players + Pro 60 Min$40/Player
3 Players + Pro 60 Min$35/Player
4 Players + Pro 60 Min$30/Player

TYLER SEMMES

TENNIS STAFF PROFESSIONAL

Tyler is a USPTA and USTA SafeSport certified tennis professional. He is an avid tennis player and has been playing competitively since 2009. After switching over from baseball, and with only 2 years of playing experience, he finished High School in 2010 as a 4A Semi-Finalist in Singles and in the Top 20 in the Louisiana USTA 18’s Junior rankings. Since graduating High School, Tyler has been very active in USTA Adult Tennis Leagues. He has captained and played on multiple teams that have won State and Sectional Championships in the USTA’s Southern Section. He has been coaching tennis since 2015, and previously served as the Director of Tennis at a tennis club in Louisiana for 2 years. His coaching style puts an emphasis on the strategy of the game and the improvement of swing mechanics and techniques.

Lessons

60 Minutes$75
30 Minutes$40
2 Players + Pro 60 Min$40/Player
3 Players + Pro 60 Min$35/Player
4 Players + Pro 60 Min$30/Player

JESS PRINGLE

TENNIS STAFF PROFESSIONAL

Jess has been playing tennis since 1996. He has played competitively in Missouri Valley junior tournaments, high school and college at Emporia State University. He was a four-time high school State Championship qualifier and played on the Kansas Youth Traveling Team. Jess has been coaching since 2017. He’s certified in USTA SafeSport. His coaching philosophy is, “With enough time and dedication one can master any skill. It is my intention to guide you to this truth.”

Lessons

60 Minutes$65
30 Minutes$35
2 Players + Pro 60 Min$35/Player
3 Players + Pro 60 Min$30/Player
4 Players + Pro 60 Min$25/Player

EVA KRESOVIC

TENNIS STAFF PROFESSIONAL

Eva is currently a Division 1 tennis player at the University of Missouri Kansas City. During her freshman year, she was an ITA Scholar Athlete and an Academic All-American. Since Eva was 13, she was consistently ranked in the top 10 in USTA Missouri Valley through age groups 14-18. Eva competed in many national tournaments as well as ITA tournaments. She played 3 years of high school tennis in Missouri with a record of 61-3. Eva placed 3rd at the state championship in 2017, was a state champion in 2018, and was runner-up in 2019. Eva has been coaching since 2020 and is certified in USTA SafeSport. Eva enjoys teaching players of all ages and skill levels whether it be working on strategy or technique with a play-to-learn emphasis. 

Lessons

60 Minutes$65
30 Minutes$35
2 Players + Pro 60 Min$35/Player
3 Players + Pro 60 Min$30/Player
4 Players + Pro 60 Min$25/Player

FARHAN SADIQUE

TENNIS STAFF PROFESSIONAL

Farhan has been playing tennis since 2002 and is certified in USTA SafeSport. He earned numerous accolades for his high school and was selected to represent his state at nationals in 2011. He moved from India to Kansas in 2014 and played four seasons of Division II tennis at Emporia State University earning All-MIAA Honors in Singles and Doubles while serving as team captain in his senior year. He attributes his success in tennis to a coaching style that emphasized perfecting the basics of the sport.

Lessons

60 Minutes$65
30 Minutes$35
2 Players + Pro 60 Min$35/Player
3 Players + Pro 60 Min$30/Player
4 Players + Pro 60 Min$25/Player

YASH MYLAVARAPU

TENNIS STAFF PROFESSIONAL

Yash has been playing tennis since age 9, is USTA SafeSport certified and has achieved high levels of success in juniors, high school and college. Yash was ranked in the top 5 for Juniors in Missouri Valley and top 100 nationally for every age division 10’s-18’s. In college, Yash was a two-time Division II Elite 8 championship participant with a personal national singles ranking of 53 and a doubles ranking of 74 for Midwestern State University. He helped his team to a national ranking high of 15. He held a national ranking of 89 in Division I at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, playing for a nationally ranked program with success in conference in both singles and doubles. Yash had 8 recorded wins over nationally ranked players in both singles and doubles. He ended his collegiate career with the 6th highest win percentage and matches in Omaha tennis history in 3 years. Yash is a one time USTA Open League national qualifier.

Yash has coached various ages and levels of players to both sectional and national success. Yash has been a Woodside coach since 2017 and has run various age groups and classes.

Lessons

60 Minutes$65
30 Minutes$35
2 Players + Pro 60 Min$35/Player
3 Players + Pro 60 Min$30/Player
4 Players + Pro 60 Min$25/Player