Bainbridge Island Recreation Center

Private Lessons

You can email one of our pros directly at the following email addresses. Lesson fees are inclusive of all Park District locations and are not limited to BIRC. All of our pros are USPTA/PTR Certified and have collective decades of experience in teaching and coaching tennis.

Private Tennis Lesson Rates

 ResidentNon-Resident
Private, 60 Minute$65$80
Private, 45 Minute$52$64
Private, 30 Minute$35$43
Semi-Private (2 people), 60 Minute$35$43
Semi-Private (2 people), 45 Minute$27$33
Semi-Private (2 people), 30 Minute$22$27

Group Tennis Lesson Rates

 1 hour1.25 hours1.5 hours
Group of 3 people (per person, resident)$24$30$34
Group of 3 people (per person, non-resident)$30$37$42
Group of 4+ people (per person, resident)$20$24$26
Group of 4+ people (per person, non-resident)$25$30$32

 

Tennis Staff

We’ve hired an amazing fitness staff here at BIRC. We believe our tennis staff is a great asset for the community. Our Tennis Pros are professional, caring, and strive for every tennis program to be welcoming and comfortable for every participant.

Dayna Maltby-Guizzetti

Dayna Maltby-Guizzetti

Tennis Program Coordinator, USPTA Elite Professional

daynag@biparks.org

Dayna Maltby-Guizzetti is a native of Seattle and has returned to the area with her family by way of Arizona and Wisconsin, where she continued her passion for teaching tennis. Her extensive teaching history of 30+ years also includes the Amy Yee Tennis Center, Bellevue Club, and the Pine Lake Athletic Club as Director of Tennis. Not only does Dayna continue to compete at a high level, she has an impressive competitive tennis background as well. She played collegiate tennis at Seattle University where she holds a spot in the Seattle University Athletic Hall of Fame along with other great tennis players such as Janet Hopps-Adkisson and Tom Gorman. Dayna played #1 singles and doubles from 1991-1993. She reached a National Doubles ranking of #14, and a National Singles ranking of #27. She was honored as 2nd Team All-American and led the team to the National Tournament. Dayna has coached BIRC teams to 3 CUP Championships in 2019, multiple Women’s sectionals showings since 2016, and one 2.5 Women’s Sectionals Championship Win in 2021. She continues to play competitively in USTA. Dayna has vast experience working with all levels of adult players and also works extensively with junior players from young beginners to the high-performance level. She sports a fast-paced, positive style of teaching, always wanting to challenge her students.

Jim Hord

Jim Hord

Tennis Program Specialist, USPTR

jimh@biparks.org

Jim is a PTR Certified Tennis Professional with 30+ years of playing and coaching experience and an extensive background in player development. His wide range of instructional experience includes coaching college tennis, coaching players on both the ATP and WTA tours, coaching Montana Women’s 4.0 team to a National Championship in 2007, and developing a number of sectional, national, and international-ranked players in Florida, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. In addition to playing and coaching, Jim is a published author in tennis techniques, fundamentals, and instructional materials. His concepts have been featured in Tennis & Coach magazine, and he has written articles for TennisPro magazine.

James Crutchfield

James Crutchfield

Tennis Program Specialist, USPTA

jamesc@biparks.org

James is a USPTA certified tennis instructor with 10+ years teaching experience and competitive playing experience at Portland State University. James ran his own lessons and drills at Stott Center at the Portland State campus while finishing his degree. Volunteering at Portland Tennis & Education, and the “I Have a Dream” Foundation, James was a social worker for six years before traveling abroad. He taught tennis and English at Chiang Mai University in Thailand before returning to the States to continue a career in tennis instruction. James taught tennis at Portland Tennis Center, pickleball in Bend, Oregon and Sun Valley, Idaho. James has also captained and coached high school tennis at the 6A level, and several high-level USTA teams to sectionals, some reaching Nationals. James brings a fun yet professional teaching style to the tennis court. He is very good with all ages, proficient at building technique, and just facilitating some good fun! He has a playbook of strategy, tactics, and drills, using the USPTA progression method of player development for serious players looking to get better, or just work up a sweat and have a good time!

Mary McCombs

Mary McCombs

Tennis Pro Instructor, USPTA

marym@biparks.org

Mary McCombs had been a member of the Bainbridge Athletic Club for 17 years. She has helped coach the Bainbridge Island High School Tennis Team since 2009 and has been the Junior Varsity coach for the last 5 seasons (2016-2020). Mary has spent 10 years volunteering with the BCTA (Bainbridge Community Tennis Association) going into schools on the island to promote the game of tennis. Mary is perfect for beginning adults or children. She has experience with the smallest of kids (age 4-5) to beginning teens and intermediate adults. Her passion for the game combined with her deep desire to help others make a great fit as a teaching pro at BIRC.