Founded in 2008 at Carderock Swim and Tennis Club, Bethesda Tennis Academy has become the D.C. Metro Areas premier tennis academy.  Our speciality is developing young players into high levels juniors and collegiate players.  We teach!  Our methods have led to over 70+ collegiate players!  In addition to junior and collegiate levels, we have had tremendous success in adult development as well.  Our staff is highly experienced in coaching interclub, sectional, and national teams.  Whether you are new to the game or nationally ranked, our experienced and certified staff of tennis professionals will help to take you to the next level. For a list of our tennis professionals, please scroll down below the FAQ's.

Q: How does BTA place players into their Junior Programs?
A: Starting in the Spring of 2020, BTA will have two types of programs, Club Programs and BTA Travel Programs. 
Club Programs are offerered at each of our facilities and will include every level from Beginner to Advanced.  These programs include: Red, Orange, Green, Futures 2, Challengers, and HS Team Program.  
BTA Travel Programs are for accomplished and highly competitive players whose primary sport is tennis.  BTA Travel Players compete in high level Sectional & National Tournaments and main goals are to play Collegiately or Professionally.  All players enrolled in the BTA Travel Program are expected to play a minimum of 2 days per week in programs. 
BTA Travel Programs include: Tournament (UTR 3.0-5.0), World (UTR 5.0-7.0), Invitational (UTR 7.0+).  UTR's are dervived from all players league and USTA matches.  BTA only recognizes UTR's of players w 20+ matches played.  If a player has less than 20 matches in 12 months, they must be approved by BTA prior to enrollment.
Q: I see there are member rates and non-member rates, how do I become a member?
A: Member rates are given to players from each respective club.  For example members of Country Glen will receive member rates for all programs at Country Glen.  If you have interest in becoming a member of a particular club, please email [email protected] and we will direct your request to the appropriate contact person.
Q: Do coaches from the BTA Travel Program go to tournaments with players?
A: Beginning in the Spring of 2020, BTA will publish a list each month of the tournaments we will attend.  There is no cost when our pros attend local tournaments and watch BTA Travel Players matches.  Fees will be charged if BTA is hired to travel with or coach players during tournaments. Ex: is a pro scheduled to warm-up players prior to matches, getting players to tournaments and sites for matches, etc.  Fees will vary depending on travel distance and exact responsibilities.
Q: How can we register and pay?
A: Regsitration is done on this website!  Click on the appropriate club tab above and scroll to the program you would like to sign-up for, a link is provided for each program.
Payment can be done via Venmo @bethesda-tennis-academy, PayPal (Major CC accepted, link on homepage), or check made to BTA (mailed to 8200 Hamilton Spring Ct. Bethesda, MD 20817)
Q: How do I enroll for the adult interclub teams?
A: Interclub play is reserved for club members only.  Players must become a member of a club prior to joining a particular team.  BTA has several adult teams at Potomac and Carderock clubs.  If interested, email [email protected] for more information.
Q: Which pros will be running my child's or my program?
A: BTA assigns professionals for particular programs to ensure consistency and quality. Please read the "meet the team" below to see which programs each particular pro directs and teaches.
Q: What is BTA's Make-Up Policy?
A: BTA is only responsible to allow make-ups if classes are cancelled and do not take place.  That said, we do our best to give make up options.  During the outdoor session, players may attend any of our sites to make-up their respective class.  The indoor season is difficult in terms of space within classes to make-up.  We do our best and allow make-ups if space is available. Call 301-365-1541 if weather is a factor or for any program info.

Meet the Team:​​​​ email [email protected] to contact any of the pros listed below

Justin Reid: Division 1 Scholarship Player at North Carolina A&T, Speacializes in developing BTA's Club Junior Programs for Green Ball and Challengers.  Justin teaches many of our interclub teams and is the Captain of the PSTC Ladies A Team and Carderock Ladies C Team

Roger Mensah: Former Nigerian Davis Cup Player, Specializes in developing BTA's Club Junior Programs for Red Ball, Futures 2 and HS Team.  Roger also teaches many of our Adult Interclub Teams at PSTC and is the Captain of the PSTC Ladies C Team

Danny Cheng:  Director of Ladies Programming.  Danny has extensive experience is teaching, developing, and managing ladies programs and interclub teams. With a large and loyal following Danny is a tremndous asset to PSTC

Jordan Helderman: Division 2 Player at Ferris State University, Specializes in developing BTA's Club Junior Programs for our Orange Ball and Challengers programs.  Jordan assists with Adult Ladies Interclub Teams practices at PSTC and Carderock as well as Captains the Men's Adult Team at PSTC

Bruce Goldstein: Former USTA Pro Circuit Player.  Bruce is the GM at PSTC, and has been the director of tennis at Norbeck and Indian Springs.  Bruce is BTA's "utility pro" and fills in as needed to any level of program

Neale Castillo: Formerly #1 Nationally in Men's Open Doubles, member of Team USA.  Neale is Co-Director of the BTA Travel Program which encompasses our Tournament, World, and Invitational classes

Nitin Deodhar:  Nationally Ranked Junior and Division 1 Scholarship Player at Towson University.  Head Men's Coach of Catholic University.  Nitin is Co-Director of the BTA Travel Program which encompasses our Tournament, World, and Invitational classes