Tennis

Photo of Ron Mercer and his students on the courts at Oglebay

Oglebay Tennis Center
The Oglebay Tennis Center, located across from the Pine Room, features 10 Har-Tru courts and is open daily May through October, weather permitting.

Indoor tennis is available at nearby Wheeling Park from October through April.

Please call 304-243-4040 to reserve a court.

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2016 Fall/Winter Junior Tennis Clinics
Learn the great lifetime sport of tennis in a fun and energetic atmosphere at the Park! (Note: classes will be moved to the NEW upgraded indoor tennis bubble at Wheeling Park starting mid-October)

Dates & Times:
Wednesdays & Fridays August 17–December 23, 2016
Kindegarten | 6:00–7:00 PM | $20/day
Grade School | 6:00–7:00 PM | $25/day
Middle School | 4:30–6:00 PM | $40/day
High School | 4:00–6:00 PM | $50/day

Saturdays August 17–December 23, 2016
Kindegarten | 11:00 AM–12:00 PM | $20/day
Grade School | 11:00 AM–12:00 PM | $25/day
Middle School | 12:30–2:00 PM | $40/day
High School | 12:00–2:00 PM | $50/day

Please text Tennis Pro, Ron Mercer, at 412-576-8957 to confirm the dates you plan to attend.

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Private Lessons
Cost: $70/hour
Please call or text Ron Mercer at 412-576-8957 to schedule.


2016 Junior Tennis Tournaments

Loran Mercer Jr. Tournament
Date: Saturday, September 24
Time: 12:00 – 6:00
Entry Fee: $30
Ages: 10 - 18

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Meet the Pro - Ron Mercer
Ron is formerly ranked #1 singles and doubles player in Pittsburgh & Middles States. He is the Upper St. Clair Boys’ Head Tennis Coach with 9 Western PA team titles and 1 Pennsylvania team title. Ron Graduated from Mt. Lebanon HS. in 1986 and West Virginia Univ. in 1992. In 1994 and 2001 he held an ATP Tour Ranking. In 2001, he and his father, Don Mercer from Wheeling, held the #1 National Father/Son division.

Ron has developed the ability to teach all levels of players. His encouragement and motivational techniques are the backbone of his teaching success for 22 years.

Ron’s Tennis Teachings

Ron has the ability to start a player from a beginner and guide them to a possible tennis college scholarship. This will take tremendous practice and dedication which Ron can provide and encourage while having fun. Some players might have different goals. Ron will recognized this and encourage these goals also with a positive tone.

Ron is highly motivated to help build tennis at Oglebay. Please come out and have fun playing tennis and meeting people. Come out and have fun while you help grow the local programs!

Contact Information:
Oglebay Pro Ron Mercer: 412-576-8957 (text preferred)