Tennis Lessons at Southern Oaks

Did you know Southern Oaks Athletic Club offers Private and Group Tennis Lessons? If you want to learn to play, or are looking to improve your tennis skills, the best way to make that happen is under the instruction of an experienced tennis pro. At Southern Oaks, we offer individual and group lessons Monday – Sunday from our staff of USPTA certified tennis instructors and tennis pros. Whether you are looking to improve your backhand or strengthening your serve, the tennis instructors at Southern Oaks will help you with step-by-step instruction geared to your experience level and style. Reach out for discount lesson packages! All questions on tennis lessons should be directed to Luke at [email protected]

  • Luke Richardson

    Director of Tennis

    Luke has been a USPTA certified tennis professional for over 5 years. He has played and worked in tennis most of his junior and adult life. He spent his junior career playing competitively around the USTA Southern section. After graduating high school he would go on to receive his undergrad degree in Sports Administration from LSU. Luke has also spent many years officiating tennis matches and tournaments at the local, sectional, national, and collegiate level. We are excited to share the knowledge and experience of Luke as our Tennis Director!

    Email: [email protected]

    Cell: 318-268-7127

  • Joe Rizzo

    SOAC Assistant Teaching Professional

    Joe is a USPTA certified tennis professional that specializes in teaching and working with kids and beginner adults. Joe is currently a student at LSU and has grown up playing competitive tennis. Joe helps out with all the Junior Development programs and offers private lessons for all beginners!

    Email: [email protected]

  • Robyn Scalzo

    SOAC Assistant Teaching Professional

    Robyn is a PTR certified tennis professional that is a full time mathematics professor at BRCC. Robyn played a high level of junior tennis from ages 12-18. She then went on to play Division I college tennis in singles and doubles at Stetson University. Robyn brings many years of tennis playing experience but also teaching experience. Robyn successfully started a varsity tennis program at Runnels School when she was a teacher there. She also coached Baton Rouge Magnet High School for 5 years. Robyn teaches lessons with all ages and skills. She is great for beginner adults and kids!

    Email: [email protected]