About the Coach
Brian A. Barnes, USPTA Elite Professional, MRT
Oklahoma University, 2000 BBA Management Information Technology and Systems
Owner, Ultimate Tennis Pro Shops
Yukon (2 Locations*), Norman
Ultimate Tennis Academy, Director
Yukon Middle School Varsity Tennis Coach, Current
National Cardio Tennis Certified – Cardio Tennis Network Coach
NFHS Tennis Coach – National Federation of HS Coaches Assoc
USTA Net Generation Coach Provider
USTA Safe Play Background Check
Westwood Tennis Center / Pro Shop Owner / Teaching Pro
Westwood Tennis Phone: (405) 366-8859
Westwood Tennis Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
*New Location at Ranchwood Plaza, Yukon, OK - July 2021 – Ultimate Tennis Equipment and Supply
Brian has been teaching and coaching tennis since 2010. He has taught tennis at The Tennis Barn, Discover Tennis, Hidden Trails Golf and Country Club, and OKC Golf and Country Club. His Ultimate Tennis Pro Shops and Academy (added High Performance in 2019) have been in operation since 2015.
Coach Barnes has played and studied tennis since he was 10 years old. His coaching career began with “Tennis with Dennis” at the Yukon Community Center in 2010. He then went on to learn Tennis Instruction from some of the Best in the Business:
Worked with (then) President of the USPTA and Master Professional, Gary Trost, at OKC Golf and Country Club as a Teaching Pro. Certified USPTA Professional 2016.
Worked with (current) VP of the USPTA and Master Professional, Lane Evans, doing the High-Performance Program at Hidden Trails Golf and Country Club. Also owned and operated the Pro Shop and was interim Director of Racquet sports following the passing of the Tennis Director, Nate Malone. Certified USPTA Elite Professional 2020.
Worked with Craig Starke, USPTA Elite Professional, at the Tennis Barn & Discover Tennis. 5 years. Was 2nd location of Ultimate Tennis Pro Shop.
Coach Barnes also help Found the Yukon Middle School Tennis Program in 2015 and has been the Head Coach/Varsity coach ever since. His 2019 team won 3 Varsity Tournaments, 2 JV Tournaments and had numerous 2nd and 3rd places. After missing the entire 2020 season, YMS Tennis had their best season yet. WE made it to STATE! - for the first time ever. His daughter, Cadence Barnes, also made it to state, as a Sophomore, for Yukon High School. What a great year for Yukon Middle School/High School Tennis!
Brian has also Captained five USTA teams – 3 High School Junior Team Tennis and 2 Adult Tri Level Teams. Between Pro Shop Operations, Middle School Tennis, and his Ultimate Tennis Academy - It is safe to say Tennis is his life.
“Viva la Tennis!!” – Coach “B”
Coach B Tennis, LLC DBA Ultimate Tennis Pro Shops, Ultimate Tennis Equipment & Supply (Yukon), and Ultimate Tennis Academy. Contact: email@example.com / (405) 609-9442 / fb @ultimatetennisok