The Boathouse Tennis Center is a world-class facility with nine Har-Tru clay courts. The professional coaching staff offers personalized lessons and clinics for players of all abilities. This includes daily adult clinics, organized play, weekly events and tournaments. The highly regarded junior program includes clinics, special events and a tennis academy for children ages 3 to 18.
Doug Browne – Director of Tennis
Originally from Milwaukee, WI, Doug Browne joined The Boathouse in 2011 as the Club’s Director of Tennis. Doug spends his winters in Florida where he is the Director of Tennis at the Hideaway Beach Club on Marco Island, FL. In Florida, Doug has earned the Naples, Florida USPTA Pro of the Year honors in 2006 and again in 2010. During the summer of 2010 he was appointed the Director of Tennis at the prestigious Hall of Fame in Newport, RI and has held the title of Executive Director/President of the Collier County Community Tennis Association since 1998.
Doug Browne is no stranger to teaching all levels of tennis and he has a strong appetite for junior tennis development and adult clinics. Doug’s wife Leslie is also a member of our tennis department. Leslie was a highly successful Division 1 tennis standout from the University of New Mexico. Originally from Fairfield, CT, Leslie has played at all levels of tennis, including at the collegiate and professional level. She brings a great deal of experience and passion for ladies clinics, kids’ clinics and retail.