Best Tennis Pros in Charlotte, NC 2016

Trimp Tennis has the most talented staff of tennis professionals, marketers and administrators all working together to provide consistent, world class programs and events. 

USPTA: United States Professional Teaching Association (USPTA) is the largest group of certified instructors in the United States.

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John Trimp
Founder, Trimp Tennis, Inc.
John brings 35 years of experience and a degree in psychology to provide top-notch tennis programs designed for the family. John has coached players and teams to national rankings.  Seven of John's students played college tennis (4 on tennis scholarships).
  • USTA Junior Program excellence award winner
  • Southern USPTA Rookie and Assistant Pro of the year
  • 1998 Most outstanding Team Tennis site.
  • 2010 USTA State Junior Merit award winner
  • 2011 National USTA Early Development coach for the Charlotte Area



Eric Abrams
 High Performance Coach & Tennis Director
Sardis Swim and Racquet Club
  • 704-367-4980 x1
  • Certified by Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) - Level 1
  • Eric (PTR - level 1) comes to Sardis with 22 years of experience. Previous tennis coach at Johnson C. Smith University, is coaching several southern section ranked players.
  • Eric is currently coaching 20 state-ranked juniors. 
  • He has sent 4 players on to play Division 1 tennis on scholarships.



 Sean Snee
Head Professional
Mountainbrook Swim and Racquet Club
  • 704-968-1699
  • Played college tennis for Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions
  • Been a fixture in the Tennis Industry for over 19 years
  • Worked at Charlotte Tennis Academy and Olde Providence Racquet Club
  • Has a passion for teaching, expertise is with high level juniors but enjoys teaching all levels
  • Coached 30 students who have gone on to play college tennis
  • B.S. in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University


 Heidi Witzel
Tennis Instructor

  • 609-638-1864
  • Been playing tennis for 15 years
  • Specializes in introducing beginners to tennis
  • B.A. University of Wisconsin    






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 Paul Graham
Tennis Professional

  • 704-488-7638
  • Been coaching tennis for 20 years
  • Specializes in fast paced drills and skills for adults
  • Programs run everyday of the week including adults at all skill levels from beginner to advanced.
  • Head tennis coach Charlotte Prep


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 Mike Baldwin
Head Tennis Professional Windy Rush
USPTA Master Professional

  • 828-208-4428
  • Played Varsity Tennis at FSU
  • Ranked #1 &2 in USTA Florida Men's Doubles
  • Developed program and tennis company called Tennis Insights  (Beginner "Just Do it Right", Intermediate "No Thrills for the Cautious", Advanced "From Ordinary to Extraordinary")
  • Graduate school: Master's Thesis in Tennis
  • Coached Men/Womens Division II FAU (Boca Raton)
  • Professional of the Year - USPTA Florida Division
  • USPTA State Community Service Award - North Carolina 2014
  • Florida Division High School Tennis Coach of the Year Award for 2016