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Meet Our Tennis Pros

Springton Tennis Club is fortunate to be associated with a number of talented tennis pros. These accomplished athletes are ready to work with you to improve your skills in the fine art of tennis. So whether you are looking to become a pro yourself or just to take up an invigorating pastime, these are the people to see.

Paul Waltz (Full Time)

Paul has been a member of our teaching staff for 36 years. He has been a USPTA- certified pro for the last 47 years and was a top-ranked Middle States junior and men’s player. Paul has been inducted into the PA Tennis High School Players’ Hall of Fame and in his playing days represented Middle States in Jr. National Cities, Choris Cup (21 and under), and the Choris Cup. In addition to teaching, Paul coaches the Great Valley High School boys’ tennis team and has been named the All-Area High School Coach of the Year two out of the last five years.

Rick Palmer (Full Time)

Rick has been a Springton pro for 31 years (since 1991). His coaching of Conestoga’s High School boys’ team, Kennett Square High School girls’ team and West Chester University led Middle States to name Rick Coach of the Year numerous times. He has been a USPTA-certified pro for the last 43 years. He is tennis director at Pennypacker Country Club in the summer.

Jack Stanton (Full Time)

Jack is in his 27th year at Springton. He is a USPTA Certified Pro. Jack has played both collegiate and tournament tennis. Jack is also Springton’s Co-Director of Junior Development.

Keith Fox (Full Time)

Keith is a graduate of West Chester University, where he played volleyball for four years and participated in national tournaments. Keith has 33 years of teaching experience at Springton Tennis Club as well as other local country clubs. He is a USPTA-certified pro and has competed in Middle States tournaments. Keith is Co-Director of Junior Development in addition to teaching private and clinic lessons. He is sponsored by Prince Global Sports.

Suzanne Barr

Suzanne Barr is the director of our Tots program. She has been teaching professionally since 1993 and a member of our staff since 2018. In our Tot’s classes, Suzanne focuses on helping her students develop gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination, build self- confidence and have fun!