Tennis Professional/Front Desk Manager
Coach Keith is PTR Certified, teaching all ages and ability levels since 1995. In 2018, he received the USTA Nevada High School Coach of the Year. In 2004, he received the Lorain County Coach of the Year (Ohio). As a player, he had an undefeated Conference Record as a Senior at Baldwin Wallace College (1994). He has also played on two Nevada Mixed doubles teams that have advanced to Sectionals.
He was on the coaching staff at BW when they received their first two national rankings in program history (2002 and 2003) and maintains close ties with the Yellow Jackets. Coach Keith has also coached at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School since 2009, with 12 (Girls 8, Boys 4) high school state tournament berths as a team in that span, with two State Championships (Girls 2014, Boys 2021) and four State Runners Up finishes. The middle school team has won multiple conference titles as well. His private lesson clients include a former D1 college player from Cleveland State, collegiate D2 and D3 Conference Champions, seven players that have qualified for respective High School State Tournaments, including three that were State Runners Up, and several All-District (Ohio) and All-Regional (Nevada) award winners. He has also coached two Ohio Athletic Conference Players of the Year in the collegiate ranks. The adult teams that Keith have had several 1st and 2nd place finishes in USTA leagues, and his Women’s 2.5 team went from winless in 2020 to qualifying for Sectionals in 2022. Coach Keith’s lessons and clinics are fun, functional, a great workout, & help players improve right away, while also working on long term goals.