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Matthew Cory was born in Bowie, Maryland in 1974.  He began playing tennis at age 6, and with minimal instruction and no private lessons, was ranked #2 in the Mid-Atlantic in 18 and under Doubles at age 17.  Despite not playing in college, Matt played USTA league in Florida after college as a 5.0 player.  He began teaching tennis in 1996 in Tallahassee, while finishing his degree at Florida State University.  From there he has taught at William and Mary College, run his own tennis teaching business, worked for Tallahassee City Parks and Recreation teaching tennis, taught for a little over 4 years at PPRSC as the Head Pro, and Coached Varsity Tennis at Covenant Day School in Matthews, NC.  He is certified as an Elite Professional and tester with the USPTA, has over 80 continuing education credits, and has mentored many tennis pros for their certification tests.

Program Mission

I believe in smaller groups, with more individual attention given to each student.  Building strong relationships amongst the membership and clientele is the backbone of any program.  I also consider it my job to earn your trust, it is not something that should be given without merit.  I will work tirelessly to earn that trust, and I hope we can grow our sense of community, and work together to achieve your goals on the court and as a club.