Tennis Pros

Tennis Activities Our Tennis Professionals

We offer clinics, socials, mixers, tournaments, parties, exhibitions and special events.

Cardio Tennis: A cardiovascular workout with tennis drilling.

USTA League: Organized competitive team play for ages 18+ of all abilities and experience. We participate in the following leagues: Spring Adult, Spring Senior, Mixed Doubles, Singles, Combo Doubles, Tri Level, Flex Leagues and Super Seniors. The format features singles and doubles matches for the adult leagues and three doubles matches for seniors.

Intraclub League & Challenge Ladders: We run different seasons of both activities throughout the year. This is a great way to play
competitively and connect w/ people year-round, without the same commitment level of USTA.

Intraclub & Challenge Ladder Contact: Dan Giammalvodgiammalvo@ashevilleracquetclub.com

Try Tennis: USTA 6-week beginner program. These require online registration. If you have any questions, please email Dan Giammalvo at dgiammalvo@ashevilleracquetclub.com

Get to know Our Tennis Professionals

Mindy Mettee

General Manager/Director of Tennis

College: University of Wisconsin

Teaching since 2000

ARC Team member since 1997

Katie Eaton

Teaching Professional

College: University of Pennsylvania

Teaching for 17 years

ARC Team member since 2017

Dan Giammalvo

Director of Tennis

College: Fitchburg State College

Teaching for over 20 years

ARC Team member since 2021

Lawson Duncan

Teaching Professional

Former top 40 Ranked ATP Player

Formerly Ranked top 10 in the United States

ARC Team member since 2006

Alex Appelt

Director of Junior Tennis

College: UNC-Asheville

Teaching for 15 years

ARC Team member since 2013

Jeff Duncan

Teaching Professional

College Head Coach—Division 1

Teaching for over 20 years

ARC Team member since 2009

Alex Zaluzhnyy

Teaching Professional

Top ranked international junior player

Teaching since 1986

ARC Team member since 2001

Pete Anderson

Teaching Professional

Teaching for 23 years

ARC Team member since 2015

Bob O’Brien

Teaching Professional

College: University of Redlands

National Level Competitions

ARC Team member since 1996

Justin O’Neal

Teaching Professional

College: University of Florida

Teaching for over 15 years

ARC Team members since 2019

We have 11 tennis pros, available for 30-minute or 1-hour private lessons at ARC. The cost of lessons varies among professionals. 

Private Lessons –

  1. For 30-minute lessons, the rates are $35-$45 for ARC platinum members & $50 –$60 for non-members
  2. For a 1-hour lesson, the rates are $58-$80 for ARC platinum members & $73 –$95 for non-members. We also sell packages of 5 lessons, both for 30 minutes or 1 hour. 
  3. For a package of 5 –30-minute lessons, the rates are between $165 –$210 for ARC platinum members & between $240 –$285 for non-members
  4. For a package of 5 –1-hour lessons, the rates are between $270 –$380 for ARC platinum members & between $270 –$455 for non-members
  5. To set up a lesson with a pro on our staff, please reach out to Dan Giammalvo, Director of Tennis, at dgiammalvo@ashevilleracquetclub.com

Semi-Private Lessons –

Any of our pros are also available to run semi-private lessons for adults or juniors. Get some friends together & get something scheduled with a pro!

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