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Doug E.

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About Me

  • USPTA Master Pro, PTR International Master Pro, 30 yrs coaching
  • Teach all ages and skill levels - great with beginners to advanced
  • Fun, patient and encouraging teaching style
  • Coached 250+ ranked players, USOC Doc Counsilman Award 2012.
  • USTA Circuit & Men's Open, practice ITA/NCAA D1 national champions

I am a USPTA Master Pro & PTR International Master Pro, 1of 10 persons worldwide to have both. I am also a USTA High Performance Coach and have a PTR Master of Tennis in Performance, the only person to have all 3. I was awarded the 2012 US Olympic Committee Coach of the Year - Doc Counsilman Award & presented at the 2014 Tennis Australia Coaches Conference & 2015 PTR Italia Forum. I was with the USTA National Sport Science Committee for 8 years & am certified by NSCA (CSCS), iTPA (MTPS), Etcheberry & Academia Sanchez-Casal. Plus, I have a doctorate in sport psychology. I have spoken at over 30 conferences & wrote over 100 articles. I was President of both PTR & USPTA New England, a 5-time Pro of the Year and have trained/certified over 1,600 coaches.

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Where is your lesson?

Doug can recommend a location or come to any court inside the highlighted service area below.
  • Ferrullo Field

    855 Washington St, Waltham, MA 01801
  • Newton South HS

    180 Brandeis St. Newton, MA 02459
Indoor Court Details

MIT, Cambridge MA - additional court fees student pays $15 Boston Athletic Club, Boston MA - additional court fees student pays $30

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What Happens Next?

Book your lessons

Book your lessons online or give us a call at +1 301.575.6112 and we will help you select your perfect instructor.

Improve your game

Upon payment you will immediately receive your instructor's contact information. They will be in touch within 24 hours to schedule your first lesson at a time and location that’s convenient for you.

Do you have any questions?

  • Where will the lessons take place?

    Your coach will come to any court of your choice. Not sure of the closest court? No sweat, they will recommend a convenient location.
  • How do I know I’ll love my coach?

    We ask you questions and hand pick the perfect coach based on what you are looking for. We are so confident in our coach selection process that we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If we can’t find the perfect instructor for you then we will refund your unused lesson credits.
  • Can I start with just one lesson?

    You sure can, although we offer a 100% money back guarantee so most students start with a lesson package to save money since there is no risk.
  • How do I get in contact with my instructor?

    Once you have booked your lesson package, you will immediately receive your instructor's contact information. The quickest way to schedule your first lesson is to call or text your coach and they'll get back to you asap. If your coach doesn't hear from you they'll reach out within 24 hours.
  • I’ve never played before, do you work with beginners?

    Absolutely! Our certified instructors regularly work with players of all ages and ability levels.
  • Can I bring a friend?

    Absolutely! Each extra person is only an additional $10 per hour. Adding friends to your lesson is a great way to cut down on your lesson costs.

What my students are saying...

  • AA


    "During this first meeting, Doug not only assessed he showed us new techniques and gave us strategies for play. The individualized drills were really good."

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