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Terry Ward

Terry Ward

Inducted into the St. Louis Tennis Hall of Fame in 2016, Terry has devoted the last four decades to growing the game — and finding ways for tennis people to give back to worthy organizations. But as you come to know Terry over years and decades...

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Travis Bakai

Travis Bakai

A college soccer player turned tennis player, turned pickleball player, Travis owns Forever Tennis, the retail arm of the Frontenac Family. He’s been a tennis and pickleball coach for eight years and is PPR and USPTA certified for...

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Maya Biesterfeld

Maya Biesterfeld

A former level 9 national champion gymnast, injuries forced Maya to retire from gymnastics at just 13. But that sport’s loss was everyone else’s gain: Maya found tennis in her freshman year of high school and quickly became a USTA...

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Michael Lesko

Michael Lesko

A three-time state qualifier in singles when he played at Gibault HS in Waterloo IL, was also the 2013 sectional champion in singles. At D2 Quincy University, he was Freshman of year in 2015 and Team captain in 2018. He has now won the St. Louis...

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Chris Biesterfeld

Chris Biesterfeld

A native of St. Louis, Chris started coaching tennis when his daughter began playing in 2011. (That daughter, Maya, is now a pro at FRC too.) He is a certified PTR instructor who has served as the Youth Tennis Coordinator at Vetta West and tennis...

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Chris Nasrallah

Chris Nasrallah

A top junior, prep and and college player out of St. Louis, Chris was a four-time Missouri state champion at Chaminade. Then, playing at Bradley University, he was the Missouri Valley Conference freshman player of the year. He has been teaching...

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Riley Muren

Riley Muren

Hailing from O’Fallon, Illinois, Riley played D2 at the University of Illinois, Springfield, and D3 at Webster University. At Webster, he holds the school record for the most wins. Of course, when he got to college, he was an old hand at this pro...

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