Bainbridge Island Recreation Center

Private Lessons

You can email one of our pros directly at the following email addresses. Lesson fees include 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

Private, 60 Minute$70$85
Private, 45 Minute$56$68
Private, 30 Minute$38$46
Semi-Private (2 people), 60 Minute$38$46
Semi-Private (2 people), 45 Minute$29$35
Semi-Private (2 people), 30 Minute$24$29

Group Tennis Lesson Rates

1 hour1.25 hours1.5 hours
Group of 3 people (member)$26$32$39
Group of 3 people (non-member)$32$39$44
Group of 4+ people (member)$22$26$28
Group of 4+ people (non-member)$27$32$34


Tennis Staff

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

Could you email our pros directly at the following email addresses? Lesson fees include all Park District locations and are not limited to BIRC. Our tennis pros are USPTA/PTR Certified and have a collective experience of 92 years teaching and coaching tennis.

Dayna Maltby-Guizzetti

Dayna Maltby-Guizzetti

Tennis Program Coordinator, USPTA Elite Professional

Dayna’s extensive 30+ years of teaching experience began in Seattle as a young adult. She has spent those years working with adults and juniors of every ability, assisting them in achieving their goals on and off the court. Dayna played collegiate tennis at Seattle University, where she played #1 singles and doubles. 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 Nationals two years in a row. In 2019, she was inducted into the Seattle University Athletic Hall of Fame. She continues to play competitively today. Dayna is currently on the SACT League Board and has led multiple BAC teams to SACT Championships. She sports a fast-paced, upbeat teaching style, always believing in and wanting to challenge her students to achieve their goals and enjoy the sport that has given so much to many people.

Paul Koessler

Tennis Program Specialist, USPTA

Paul has been the Men’s Tennis Coach at Pacific Lutheran University for the last two years.  He is a USPTA Certified Elite Professional, and his prior experience includes working as the Head Tennis Pro at Seattle Tennis Club, Director of Tennis at Mercer Island Country Club, GM/Director of Tennis at Tacoma Lawn Tennis Club, and Director of Tennis at Pacific West Tennis in Tacoma/Olympia.

A 1986 PLU graduate with a BBA and Economics Minor, Koessler was a three-time All-Northwest Conference, and NAIA All-District selection as a player, including earning NAIA All-American honors in 1985.  He was 74-21 (78%) in singles and 62-20 (76%) in doubles in his three seasons.  Koessler was the NWC Doubles and NAIA District champion in 1984 and 1985 and a finalist in 1986.  He has been ranked number one in the PNW in both Men’s Open and 35 doubles.

Before relocating to the PNW, he served as the varsity tennis coach at Timberline High School in Boise, Idaho, guiding the Wolves’ girls’ team to IHSAA 5A state titles in 2016, 2018, and 2019 while coaching the boys to a third-place showing at the 2019 IHSAA Championships. His final year at Timberline included an undefeated dual match season, winning the 16-team Tri-Cities Invitational, the 36-team Capital Invitational, and the eight-team Timberline Invitational. He additionally ran Koessler Performance Tennis in Boise.

James Crutchfield

James Crutchfield

Tennis Program Specialist, USPTA

James is a USPTA-certified tennis instructor with 10+ years of teaching experience and competitive playing experience at Portland State University. James ran his 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 and 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 techniques, and facilitates 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 work up a sweat and have a good time!