Pro Staff


Lincoln Ward - USPTA
Director/Teaching Pro
Lincoln has been teaching and running programs on the Austin Tennis scene for over 19 years.  He spent several years at Pharr Tennis Center as the Junior Development Director.  Afterwards, he became the Head Coach for Concordia University Tennis Team.  Most recently, he has spent the last 3 years at Caswell Tennis Center.  
During this time, Lincoln has coached and help develop adults and juniors ranging from beginner to collegiate calliber.  He has coached several Junior and Adult Team Tennis squads to City and State Championships in various levels.  He has coached several junior players to the Champ and Superchamp levels.
Lincoln also started a grant/donation based grassroots afterschool tennis-sports program that sends out coaches to elementary and middle school campus' to teach and introduce tennis to children of all ages.  This program is completely free to every child.  This program has been utilized by over 30 elementary and middle schools in the Austin Area. 
Click here to visit Lincoln's Page

Michael Scott Rodriguez
Assoc. Teaching Pro-USPTA/USPTR
Michael Scott has been teaching at the Austin Tennis Center since 2013.  He is a competitive 4.5 player that has developed a loyal following of students over the years.  If you’re looking to have fun while really improving your game, Michael is the choice for you.  Michael will be assisting with the Junior Development program at the Austin 10&under Training Center preparing our advanced players for tournament competition.  He will also take lead in developing our advanced adult programs starting at 3.5 and up.
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Jonathan "Coach Chon" Ninh
Assoc. Teaching Pro-USPTA
Coach Chon is a 5.0 level player that has held his USPTA certification since 2012.  He grew up in the Austin Area area competing at the USTA Champ and SuperChamp levels.  He has developed multiple players into champ and super Champ levels.  Coach Chon will take lead in developing our advanced level Junior Development programs as well as our intro adults starting with 2.5 and 3.0 clinics.  Jonathan Ninh is currently in training for local Future ITF tournament competition.  He expertise in tournament play is a great addition to the staff at the Austin Tennis Center.

Pro Shop Staff
Lincoln Ward-Front Desk / String Technician
Cynthia Martinez-Front Desk / String Technician
Eric Gonzales-Front Desk
Michael Rodriguez-Front Desk / Teaching Pro / String Technician
Jonathan Nguyen-Front Desk / Teaching Pro / String Technician
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