Welcome to The Courts

The Court of McKinney is McKinney's premier public tennis facility with a fully servicing pro shop, showers, meeting room, outdoor viewing patio and 11 pristine hard courts. We currently are under construction adding 12 new outdoor courts. With 23 courts scheduled to be completed Dec 2018 this former No.1 Tennis facility in the U.S., The Courts will be the largest outdoor tennis facility in the region.

It is our goal to enhance the playing experience for all players from the beginner to advanced-level. We offer a multitude of tennis services from classes for adult and juniors from beginners to advanced players. We also offer private lessons, ball machine rentals, drop in play, leagues, tournaments and social events. Our pro shop products include clothing, shoes, racquets, free loaner racquets, snacks, and a racquet technician who will string and repair your equipment. The Courts offers an online court and class reservation system for a drop in fee or a monthly unlimited court use membership for only $15 a month.  Our staff are experienced, certified, and excited about helping with your tennis needs. Stop by today for a tour of the facility and information on our programs and upcoming events.

Sincerely,

Matt Hanlin

President  Lifetime Tennis

 

Matt Hanlin

Lifetime President

Matt is a lifelong tennis player and enthusiast. His passion for tennis has remained strong since spending 7 years as a junior  player at the prestigious Bollettieri Tennis Academy. He was a regular practice partner to Venus and Serena Williams, Monica Seles, Michael Chang, Tommy Haas and other professionals. Matt achieved All American status at the University of Washington; along with a degree in Marketing and Advertising. As a touring professional, he travelled to more than 40 countries and became a top 400 ATP singles player. As a USPTA Elite credentialed professional, he has coached, supervised and managed programs (youth and adult) in some of the country’s finest private and public venues. Matt is excited to help build a thriving tennis center that the community will be proud of. Matt also oversees the tennis management at The Courts of McKinney and the McLeland Tennis Center.

Dawn Rochelle

General Manager:

Dawn joined The Courts of McKinney as Facility Manager in December 2016.  Born and raised in Southern California, she spent  the majority of her career there in the hospitality and customer service fields.   She brings to The Courts a vast knowledge of Marketing  from her prior jobs at both Club Corp and Century Golf Partners.  She is  very active in the community and is an avid tennis player.  She resides in McKinney with her husband and mixed doubles partner, Layne Fletcher, along with daughter Nicole and sons Devin and Brandon.   

 
 

Nurudeen Isa

Tennis Professional:

Nurudeen began working at The Courts in July 2018.  He was born and raised in Nigeria and was ranked  as high as #1 in Men's Doubles and #5 in Men's Singles.  He has represented Nigeria at the World University Games in Italy, Spain and China and has played in several National Leagues in Europe.  Nurudeen was also the Davis Cup Coach for Nigeria in 2002/2003.  In 2010-2012 he was the Tennis Coach at The University of East London.  From there he was the Director of Junior Tennis at Genesis Health Club in Kansas from 2012-2015.  Nurudeen is USPTR and ITF qualified and has esperience in teaching both adults and juniors.  He resides in Wylie with his wife and three children.

$75 per hr for Private Lessons

Craig Weymer

Bill Shaw

Director of Junior Tennis:

Bill has achieved a lot in his 25 years of coaching including Texas USPTA Pro of The Year. He was former Director of Junior Development at a nearby academy and brings great experience to the team. Bill was a collegiate national champion and All-American and uses this experience to pass onto the next generation. He has coached thousands of kids with many going on to play college tennis. Bill loves working with all players especially juniors with as much energy as he brings to the courts.

$80 per hr for Private Lessons 

$75 per hr. for Private Lessons

Dan Silverstein

Adult Director

Dan is the newest addition to the staff at The Courts and is already making an impact on our adult program. Dan has been a collegiate Head Coach, Ladies Director, and Director of Tennis in Dallas and NY. He brings 15 years of adult programming experience and is excited about the future of our adult program. His passion and energy for the game of tennis is contagious and he enjoys teaching all levels of players.  Dan played collegiate tennis at Univ. of Pittsburgh and Slippery Rock Univ.  His wife Natalia is also a tennis professional as she is the Ladies Director at Lakewood Country Club in Dallas.

$75 per hr. for Private Lessons

James Van Hooker

Tennis Professional:

James is a USPTA Professional and outstanding player. He moved from coaching at a club in Wantage N.J. to join us here in McKinney in October of 2017.  He currently works with junior programs and adults. He is passionate about helping anyone willing to learn our great game.

$70 per hr for Private Lessons

Tom Weir

Tennis Professional:

Tom started working at The Courts in the summer of 2017. He graduated with honors, receiving an Exercise Science degree from Mcmurry University while playing tennis there. He also played for and graduated from Flower Mound HS and is a former super champ player. Tom always brings great energy & enthusiasm to the court which makes any group or student feel excited about learning. He enjoys working with all levels and ages, from beginners to high level players. And most importantly, Tom is excited to be here at a facility that is still expanding.

$75 per hr for Private Lessons

Tennis Professional:

Patrick started working at The Courts in Spring 2017 after transferring from our sister location in Ft. Worth.  He has played and won multiple champoinship and MVP awards throughout his highschool and college career.  After college, Patrick took his playing experience right into coaching and in a few short years has  already helpled develop many Champ/Superchamp players, with a few already playing college tennis.  Patrick finds creative ways to conncet with and shape the development of each player.

$75 per hr for Private Lessons

Patrick Nguyen

Carlos Hawley

Tennis Professional:

Carlos is a PTR certified instructor who recently moved to McKinney. He is a lifelong tennis player who played his junior tennis in the Missouri Valley region, winning several championships and earning a number 1 ranking in the state of Iowa. Following his junior tennis, Carlos was All-Conference while playing his college tennis at the University of Nebraska Kearney. He enjoys coaching tennis players of all ages and levels and sees tennis as a healthy lifestyle choice.

$75 per hr for Private Lessons

Ondrej Nice 

Tennis Professional:

Ondrej started working at The Courts in July 2019. He was born and raised in Czech Republic. As a junior, he was ranked top 10 in his age every single year. He began his collegiate tennis career at Seward County CC and later transferred to Southeastern Oklahoma State University, where he earned his bachelor's degree with a major in Kinesiology/Coaching. During his college career, Ondrej won the ITA National Championships in doubles and was named an ITA All-American twice. Ondrej has 7 years of coaching experience and holds a coaching certificate in his country. Tennis is everything to him and he aims to bring his passion for the game to everyone who crosses his path.

$75/hour for private lessons

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