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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 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. He is a USPTA certified tennis professional and will be in charge of all Junior Development clinics and lessons, as well as coaching our Adult 101 to Stroke + Strategy classes.

Lessons

60 Minutes$75
30 Minutes$40
2 Players + Pro 60 Min$40/Player
3 Players + Pro 60 Min$30/Player
4 Players + Pro 60 Min$25/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

LINDELL FRYE

TENNIS STAFF PROFESSIONAL

Lindell has been playing tennis since 2013. He played throughout high school and for one year at Lewis and Clark Community College. Lindell finished his senior year of high school in the top 10 tennis recruits in Missouri. He played #1 singles and doubles in college. Lindell was a finalist at the Kansas City Open in 2021 and a WTT National Qualifier in both 2019 and 2021. Lindell’s coaching philosophy is, “Growth. Whether it’s on or off the court, it’s the responsibility of those with knowledge to guide and direct the younger generations and others to grow as individuals.”

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