Craig Henry Tennis Club



For information about lessons and programs offered by the pros at our club in 2021, contact the pros directly.



Sean Fowler - Head Pro

Professional qualifications: Club Pro 2 level certification (Tennis Professionals Association) and Tennis Professional Association Member.

Sean is a Certified Tennis Coach who has been coaching tennis for 18 years at the Craig Henry Tennis Club. His patience, expertise, willingness to adapt to his clients' needs, professionalism, variety of drills, and ability to make learning fun at any age make him a well-respected and sought-after coach. Sean is bilingual (French/English) and teaches all ages, levels and abilities, and although a very accomplished tennis player, Sean specializes primarily in teaching beginner and intermediate players. Some of the services Sean offers include the following: Private, Semi, and Group Lessons, Hitting Sessions, Clinics, Programs as well as the Rental of a Ball Machine.

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Rick Valois - Competitive Pro

Rick began playing tennis at 3 years old and by the age of 11 was ranked 2nd in Canada in the U12 age category.  From then on he represented Ottawa at the Canadian Nationals Tournament for every age category until he left Canada for the United States on a tennis scholarship.  Rick began teaching tennis at the age of 16 during the summer months at various clubs in Ottawa and once he completed his degree he transitioned to working as a full-time professional at the Ottawa Athletic Club. Rick thoroughly enjoys sharing his knowledge and 35 years of experience with students of all ages and levels of play.

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Coaching membership


To be able to take lessons with club coaches on the Craig Henry Tennis Club courts, you must be a club member. However, we also offer the coaching membership so that non-members can take lessons at the club. Holders of a coaching membership can be present on the courts only during tennis lessons and under the supervision of a club coach. No key or shoe tag is issued to holders of a coaching membership. Please download the coaching membership form and fill it. Also, download the waiver, read it carefully and sign it.


Get coaching membership form (PDF)


Get club waiver (PDF)


Hand in the form along with a signed waiver and your payment (cash or cheque) to a club attendant and then text Lorna at 613-402-1332 that the form is at club. Make cheques payable to Craig Henry Tennis Club.