Craig Henry Tennis Club

Meet our club pros

For information about lessons and programs offered by the pros at our club in 2019, contact the pros directly.

 


 

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 32+ years of experience with students of all ages and levels of play.

 

For details about Rick's programs, see his website: http://www.rickvaloistennis.com.

 

Contact: rick.valois@gmail.com

 

Sean Fowler - Recreational Pro & Program Coordinator (Summer Camps and After School Programs)


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 over 15 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.

 

To sign-up for summer camps, after-school lessons, kids clinics and stroke-of-the-week sessions, visit https://www.seancoaching.online.

 

For more information about Sean’s programmings, visit: http://www.seancoaching.com.

 

Contact: sean.coaching@gmail.com

 

Download Sean's brochure (PDF)