Meet our Tennis Professionals
Tom White, Director of Tennis, a professional tennis instructor for seventeen years and is both ITF and PTR Certified. He is also a USRSA member. Prior to joining us at MAC, he was the head tennis pro at MTC. Tom is naturally drawn to people and this is exhibited by his ability to motivate and push his students, young and old alike to perform and try to reach levels they had not previous thought about achieving. His record of dependability and kindness can be attested to by those that he has had the opportunity to work with. Career highlights include training and coaching three players (Girls 16’s) who have reached top 5 in their respective categories, both in Mexico and Alaska as well as being part of a team that developed juniors that have played in Major events (U.S. Open, Orange Bowl, U.S. Open Juniors). Additionally, Tom has Play & Stay/ Quick Start experience, he is a Hitting Pro, and Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish). Most importantly, he is an excellent motivator and is ready to help you reach your full potential.
Lynn Bybee, Teaching Professional, brings experience, expertise and excitement to the MAC tennis program. With over 25 years experience teaching tennis in Virginia, he has directed programs at the Arlington Tennis and Squash Club, Oakwood Country Club and Willow Oaks Country Club. He is a certified Elite Pro from the USPTA. Other certifications include: USTA High Performance Coaching, USTA Sports Science, 10 & under Tennis and Clay Court Maintenance. He has coached many juniors who have achieved national rankings and college scholarships. He coached Langley High School to a perfect 23-0 record and a Virginia State Championship. Lynn is a former #1 ranked player in the Mid-Atlantic Open Division. He was ranked #4 in the U.S. and #46 in the world in the 35 & over division. In national championships, he has 1 Gold Ball, 3 Silver and 3 Bronze. Lynn enjoys working with all levels of players.
Sonny Kierulf, Teaching Professional, is a certified PTR tennis professional from Chicago, IL where he began his 26 year career in the tennis industry. He started as an instructor in a grass-roots, community tennis association in hopes to teach character to at-risk you through sports. He continued to gaining extensive experience as a staff pro, head pro and director of tennis at park districts, country clubs as well as large tennis corporations. He also spent time as a head high school coach and as an assistant coach at a Division I university. Though, Sonny has taught a wide range of players, spanning in age from 3 to 83 years old at all levels, he particularly enjoys instructing both competitive club players and new players who are hungry to learn a sport for a lifetime.
Sonny is looking forward to being a part of the tennis community at MAC and seeks to create opportunities for players to improve their tactics, techniques and tennis specific strength. In order to accomplish this goal, Sonny will make himself available for private and group lessons. He will also offer cardio tennis classes, clinics for USTA teams and supervised play.
John DiNardi, Teaching Professional, is USPTR Certified & has a USTA Sports Science Certification. With over 14 years of professional experience, John has spent much of his life immersed in tennis. His extensive background in Sports Science has helped him develop programs for both the amateur and seasoned professional. As a junior, Jon was consistently ranked in the top ten for the Virginia and Mid-Atlantic regions. While attending Barry University in Miami, Florida, John was captain of the tennis team and deemed MVP for the ’93 season. John has traveled extensively throughout the United States and Japan teaching and coaching tennis as well as playing at the professional level for two years. He served as the USTA’s Junior Development Coordinator for Central Pennsylvania and coached at Team Scandinavia in Port St. Lucie, Florida. John’s Intensive Training Program is highly sought after and is specifically designed to propel the junior player to the professional level. He currently has give Intensive Training students with Virginia and Mid-Atlantic Junior Rankings.
Tennis Facility Information
Eleven court tennis facility, hard courts, Har-Tru, both indoor and outdoor options
Racket sales and stringing services available at our pro-shop. We carry Nike, Babolat, Wilson, and more.
Our tennis program includes the following activities:
- Ladies Suburban Leagues
- USTA Leagues- Men, Ladies, Mixed, Singles, Doubles, Weekday, Weekend
- Richmond Men’s Racquet League
- Round Robins
- Member/Guest Tournaments
- Winter Tennis Leagues
- Tennis Clinics for Adults- Cardio Tennis, Kill Drills, Beginner- Advanced Skill Clinics
- Private and Group Lessons
- Junior Clinics and Camps
- Junior Bantam Leagues
- Tennis Courts are reserved two days in advance through Tennis Bookings. Click HERE for a direct link to website.