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© 2017 Prime Time Tennis Academy LLC

About Our Pros

Jeet Bhide-  Tennis Director and Instructor: Coach Jeet brings significant tennis experience to Prime Time Tennis Academy.  He attended South Lakes High School where he led his team to a State Championship and earned All-District and All-Region honors. He graduated from the College of William and Mary and then the Medical College of Virginia (Dentistry)  where he played  #1 for the VCU/MCV club team. 

 

Jeet is certified by PTR (Professional Level) and has taught tennis for 20 years. He was a tennis instructor for Reston Association,  Hidden Creek Country Club and the junior program at Belmont Country Club.

Matt Baumann- Summer Tennis Instructor: Coach Matt grew up playing competitive tennis in England where he rose to #2 in the county of Surrey in the juniors. He played varsity tennis at Briar Woods where he finished his senior year with a 17-1 singles record. Coach Matt teaches junior private and group lessons and is also available for a hitting lesson. His experience and knowledge makes him a true asset to Prime Time Tennis Academy.

Don Barker- Head Instructor:  Coach Don  has been teaching tennis in Broadlands since 2012. He has been a full-time tennis instructor for the past 19 years and holds highly regarded certifications from:

  • ITPA (Tennis Performance Trainer)  

  • PTR (Professional) 

  • Etcheberry (Strength and Conditioning)

Don has taught tennis at Ida Lee Park Tennis Center in Leesburg and has extensive experience and knowledge teaching all levels of juniors and adults. He currently coaches  the Broadlands women's team and is also certified in Cardio Tennis.

What some happy tennis students say:  

"Coach Don is an extremely knowledgeable and effective tennis coach. All of his players benefit from his tremendous amount of experience and top-notch expertise. My team and I feel very lucky to have him in our corner." 

 

- Women's Team Member

"Jeet and Don are excellent coaches and players.  I've played with them in a men's tennis league for years. Highly recommended!"

 

- Brad M.

"Coach Jeet took my game to the next level.  He helped me learn singles strategy and was a lot of fun to work with!"

- Jesse L.