Our club pro, Christer Olsson, is originally from Stockholm Sweden where he played juniors until coming to the United States. He played singles and doubles for the nationally ranked Belhaven College from 1989 – 1991; NAIA ranking #5. He became USPTA Certified in 1991 and Cardio Tennis licensed in 2012. He has worked in the tennis industry for many years, and is very passionate about the growth of the game. He has coached several top ranked juniors on the state and sectional level. Christer has played on several state championship teams in Mississippi at the 5.0 level. He enjoys bringing his passion for the game to the Racquet Club of Hattiesburg.
Christer is available for private and semi-private tennis lessons for members and non-members. To schedule a lesson, contact Christer at 251.979.2804.
Private Lesson (one person)
$50/hour; additional $5 non-member fee
Semi-Private Lesson (two-people)
$50/hour; additional $5 non-member fee for each non-member
Semi-Private Lesson (three-four people)
$60/hour; additional $5 non-member fee for each non-member
Half Hour Private Lesson (one person)
$25/hour; additional $5 non-member fee
The Racquet Club Junior Tennis Academy
Christer and staff run a RCH Jr. Tennis Academy each week. The high performance tennis coaching team for the Academy are as follows:
The philosophy of the coaching staff is a commitment to providing a high quality junior development program in the city of Hattiesburg, where young athletes can come and learn tennis in a fun and caring environment to maximize their potential. All in all, young players will be motivated to strive for excellence.
If your player is interested in participating in the Academy, please download and complete the forms listed below and return to the Racquet Club. If you have any questions, please call the club at (601) 268-2098 or Christer at (251) 979-2804.
Summer Swim & Tennis Camp
Christer and staff also run a summer Swim & Tennis Camp for ages 5-14. More info coming soon!
We have quality strings available and, in most cases, offer a 24-hour turn-around on racquet stringing.
Stringing: $25 – $35
String job only: $15.00