Take your game to the next level by contacting one of our local teaching pros!

Teaching pros listed on our website have submitted a criminal background check through the ATA.  


ben baron

Asheville Racquet Club - 443.858.0527
Email:  tennisasheville@gmail.com

  • Over 25 years teaching all levels; Junior ages 5 & up, collegiate players (Johns Hopkins head coach for men & women), USTA teams, ladies & men - beginners - advanced.  Director of Tennis Hunt Valley Golf Club in Baltimore, MD before moving to Asheville in 2016.  
  • Certified USTPA
  • Member USRSA
  • Private lessons, groups, clinics, cardio tennis.
  • Lessons focus on technique, strategy, mental toughness, teamwork, & conditioning.

sarge luke

Aston Tennis Park - 828.337.8527

jean-michel werk


Jean-Michel Werk was born and raised in Santa Monica, CA. He joined the UNC Charlotte Men's Tennis team for four years, graduating in 2006 with a B.A. in Psychology and Minor in American Studies. Jean-Michel relocated to Western North Carolina in January 2017 after almost a year and a half as an assistant pro at the Kailua Racquet Club in Oahu, HI.

He's excited to live in Asheville and join the local tennis community.  His love of tennis has led to a career of coaching, training, and instructing clients. Whether you're 3 or 83, Jean-Michel thrives on providing his clients with custom training techniques that will inspire confidence. Read about his experience with a local middle school team.  He is notoriously patient, and encourages a fun, positive experience for all skill sets.

Email:  jmwerk@gmail.com

Asheville Racquet Club (south) - 828.253.5874


mindy sheppard mettee

Asheville Racquet Club (south) - 828.253.5874

Kris Munn-Whaley

Aston Park Tennis Center & Mountain Air Country Club Website:  www.moveit360.com  
Email:  kris@moveit360.com
Available April 4th - October 31st