Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex


The Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex is located at 889 Whipple Road. Facilities include the Margaret “Mugsy” Kerr tennis building, 12 hard tennis courts, three clay tennis courts, eight Quick Start courts, and a playground for ages 5-12. The tennis complex hosts junior and adult tournaments and is home to USTA and CALTA league teams.

The Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex, Royall Avenue Tennis Courts and Park West Recreation Complex facilities offer clinics for adults and juniors and Summer Camps. Ball machine rental and racquet stringing is available at the Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex.

Junior Tennis Clinics
Spring 2017

Junior Tennis Clinic Information

We offer Junior Tennis Clinics for every level - from the beginner to tournament players. Clinics are offered at all MPRD Tennis facilities; Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex, Royall Avenue Tennis Courts, and Park West Recreation Complex.

Click here for dates, times, cost, and online sign up.

*Please note that sign up and payment can be made in person at the Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex, R.L. Jones Center, G.M. Darby Building or Park West Recreation Complex. Please call 856-2162 if you have any questions.

Adult Tennis Clinics

Our Adult Tennis Clinics are a great place for both beginners and seasoned players to fine tune their strokes and get exercise in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. Led by Mount Pleasant Tennis Professionals, the clinics take small groups through drills and situational match play. Participants often find that this is a great place to meet other players who become hitting partners and USTA teammates.

Please call, 856-2162, to reserve a spot in all adult clinics

Spring 2018 Session begins January 8

$15/clinic, resident $30/clinic, non-resident
Players Package: 7 clinics = $90, resident $120, non-resident
Players Package applies to Drill and Play Clinic only
Spring 17Session Players Packages expire May 25

Ball Machine is now available, please call 856-2162 to reserve

Drill & Play Clinic

Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex

Tuesday 6 - 7 PM
Thursday 6 - 7 PM

Royall Avenue Tennis Courts

Monday 10 - 11 AM

Cardio Tennis Clinic

60-minute conditioning class that will help you take your game to the next level. Enjoy heart-pumping music while hitting a ton of balls!

Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex

Monday 6 - 7 PM
Thursday 9 - 10 AM

Royall Avenue Courts

Wednesday 6 - 7 PM

Private Tennis Lessons

Private Lessons are available at the player's convenience with MPRD Tennis Professionals. See below for pricing, Tennis Professional bios and contact information. Lessons are available at Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex, Royall Avenue Tennis Courts (Old Village), and Park West Recreation Complex.

30 minutes = $30 resident / $45 non-resident
45 minutes = $45 resident / $60 non-resident
60 minutes = $60 resident / $90 non-resident

Series of 4:
30 minutes = $110 resident / $140 non-resident
45 minutes = $165 resident / $195 non-resident
60 minutes = $220 resident / $250 non-resident

Series of 8:
60 minutes = $400 resident / $430 non-resident

Semi-Private, 2 People:
45 minutes = $50 resident / $80 non-resident
60 minutes = $65 resident / $95 non-resident

Semi-Private, 2 People, Series of 4:
45 minutes = $185 resident / $215 non-resident
60 minutes = $240 resident / $270 non-resident

USTA League Team Clinics

Contact a Mount Pleasant Recreation Tennis Professional to lead your USTA Team in a clinic of drills, strategy, and match play. Get the competitive advantage!

60 minutes with 1 Pro = $70
60 minutes with 2 Pros = $65/each

Head Tennis Professional Clay Maynor

MPRD teaching pros are led by Clay Maynor. Clay is a 25 year USPTA P-1 teaching professional. Clay was previously at Highland Country Club in Fayetteville, NC and Mountain Gate Country Club in Los Angeles, California. Clay also served as the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Campbell University. Throughout his career Clay has worked with every level of player from the beginning adult and junior to nationally ranked players. He is available for private lessons and oversees MPRD's junior and adult clinic programs. Clay has been teaching at the Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex for 16 years.

Clay Maynor, USPTA Professional

Tennis Professional Chris Waters

Chris is a Charleston native and has been a Tennis Coach for over 20 years. Chris has experience in all tennis arenas, including college tennis where he was head men’s and women’s coach at Limestone College. He was also the Director of Tennis at one the State’s largest programs at Holly Tree Country Club in Greenville, SC. In addition, Chris has won 4 State Championships, has held the #1 Ranking in South Carolina’s Men’s Open Division and is currently ranked in the top 20 nationally in the 40 and over Division.

Chris Waters, USPTR Professional

Tennis Profession Or Dekel

Born in Haifa, Israel, Or was the #2 junior player in his native country. Following three years of service in the Israeli army, Or competed on the pro tour for 4 years. In May 2002, Or achieved his high ATP ranking of 316 in singles. Or played one season at UC Berkeley, 2003. and completed his collegiate career at the College of Charleston where he was Southern Conference player of the year three times. Or began his teaching career in 2004, and has since helped many of the Charleston area's top junior players reach their goals.

Or Dekel, USPTA Professional