Our goal is to have as many of our top local players training together to maximize the level of competition under the guidance of our great professional teaching staff. Come join the fun and develop your game to new heights!



Say hello to our team

Need help with a specific shot or strategy? We have a qualified staff to help your game. Coaches can be contacted directly for private lessons. If you need guidance finding the right instructor for you or your child, send us an email and we will get back to you shortly.

Tony Tran

Tennis Pro

Professional Experience:

Davenport University Volunteer Coach
Former #1 singles at The University of Toledo
National ranked junior and ranked #1 in Midwest 12s and under
7 time winner of West Michigan Qualifier

Mickey Mikesell

EGR Head Coach

Professional Experience:

Summer Camp Director
USPTA Certified
East Grand Rapids Varsity Coach
Davenport University Assistant Coach
All American NJCAA

Dan Bolhouse

FHC Head Coach

Professional Experience:

USPTR Certified
Forest Hills Central Varsity coach
2 time defending state champions for FHC boys team

Tom Wiggins

Forest Hills Eastern Varsity Coach

Tennis Experience:

Forest Hills Eastern Varsity Coach

Sabina Vincelj

East Grand Rapids Varsity Assistant Coach

Professional Experience:

USPTR Certified
Assistant East Grand Rapids Varisty Girl's coach


Jay Byle

Tennis Experience:

All state Honorable Mention #1 singles at Forest Hills Eastern

John Sukup

Forest Hills Northern Assistant Coach

Tennis Experience:

Forest Hills Northern Assistant Coach

Ryan Rhodes

Professional Experience:

3 time all state at Holland Christian
Division 3 State Finalist #1 singles 2016
Playing for GVSU this fall

Connor Genshaw

Playing Experience:

4 time all state for Forest Hills Central
Division 2 state champion #1 singles 2017
Playing for Emory this fall

Jack Dausman

Tennis Experience:

3 time all state at Coopersville
Division 3 State Finalist #1 singles 2017
Playing for GVSU this fall

Jacob Wiltcher

Tennis Experience:

2 time all state for Forest Hills Central
Attending WMU this fall

Kaitlyn Fox

Playing Experience:

State Finalist #2 singles 2017 at Forest Hills Central
Attending UofM this fall

Nicholas Dechant

Playing Experience:

Harrison Dechant

Tennis Experience:

Joey Ellis

Tennis Experience:

2 Sessions to choose from.


Our daytime academy is a great mix of players at different levels. We will have Elite High Performance training for college and tournament players focusing on higher goals in the sport. Advance drills with singles strategy aimed for success at high level USTA tournaments. Our academy will also offer structured drills for Varsity, JV and advance middle school players with a USTA ranking. The groups will be split into different banks daily to ensure each player is getting the appropriate training for their upcoming seasons and tournaments.

11am-2pm (Monday through Thursday) @ Gainey Athletic Complex 

Daytime Prices

$45 daily drop in rate
$1,200 summer long rate

NOTE: For both daytime and evening academy rain make ups will be on Fridays
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The evening academy will be separated into two programs. We will offer a High School Doubles class for Varsity and Junior Varsity players looking to improve on the essentials for winning doubles. In addition we will offer a second group for beginner and intermediate middle school players looking to improve basic fundamentals such as grips, technique and stroke production. Learning how to sustain longer rally’s, basic strategies with proper court positioning will be worked on daily to get them ready for competitive play. Evening academy will be divided into different banks of high school and middle school players.

4pm-6pm (Monday through Thursday) @ Canepa Tennis Center 

Evening Prices

$30 daily drop in rate

Youth Tennis

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More info coming soon

More information coming soon. Please check back!

More information coming soon. Please check back!

Pick a week!

For week 1 only daytime academy will run. Time will be 4pm to 7pm just for first week. Weeks 2 to 10 will be 11am to 2pm.

For week 10 only daytime academy will run. Will be held at Canpea Tennis Center week 10.

Sign up for summer long GRTA

Summer long rate is for GRTA daytime 11am – 2pm. If purchased student may go to evening academy for FREE all summer!

$1,200 for Summer Long

Daily Drop In Rate

Drop in rates are available for GRTA or Doubles/Middle School. Pick a day/time that works best for you!

$45 / 11am - 2pm$30 / 4pm - 6pm



Need help with which class your child should attend? Please contact Mickey Mikesell at the phone or email below.



Gainey Athletic Complex                       Canepa Tennis Center

1661 E Paris Ave SE                                2915 Hall St SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49546                       Grand Rapids, MI 49506