Upper Cumberland Community Tennis Association

located in Middle Tennessee

We are a non-profit Community Tennis Association serving the tennis needs of all of the Upper Cumberland.

Our mission is to promote and develop the growth of tennis in our region.

Our vision is for all people in the Upper Cumberland to have access to the sport of tennis.

Calendar of Events

  • Saturday, September 9th 2017

    Tennis at Ten

    On Saturday, September 9 our popular Tennis at Ten mixed doubles event returns for four weeks! The event costs $5 for non-members and is free for members. Sign up at ucctennis40@gmail.com


    Melinda Leftwich
  • Saturday, September 30th 2017

    Wooden Racquet Play Day (new!)

    Dust off those wooden racquets and join us for a throwback play day on Sunday, August 27 at 3 pm
    at the Cookeville Community Center courts. UCCTA will provide the tennis balls
    and we’ll also have a few racquets on hand to lend. Adults 18 & over may sign
    up by emailing ucctennis40@gmail.com or can show up ready to play! Cost: $5 per player or free for UCCTA members.


    Melinda Leftwich
  • Sunday, October 1st 2017

    Men’s Sunday Singles League (new!)

    From October 1-29 we will offer a five-week singles league for men, levels 3.0-3.5. Players will meet on Sunday afternoons at 2 pm at the TTU Courts. Cost: $25 for non-members and $15 for members (for the series). Email Melinda at ucctennis40@gmail.com to sign up.


    Melinda Leftwich
  • Saturday, November 11th 2017

    Upper Cumberland Challenge (new!)

    Registration is now open for the Upper Cumberland Challenge for intermediate to advanced adults. It will be held on Saturday, November 11 at 10 am at the Fairfield Glade Racquet Center indoor courts. If the event is popular, we hope to offer it each year in November (Fairfield) and June (Cookeville). William Taylor will run the event. Cookeville / Sparta players will be grouped by level into doubles teams and compete against teams from Fairfield Glade. Teams will compete for a trophy! Cost: $10. When you sign up, include your name, age, USTA level (3.0-4.5) and contact information. Sign-up is limited to adults 18 and over. Please register at ucctennis40@gmail.com. (Fairfield players


    Melinda Leftwich

Classes and Coaches

Cookeville Tennis

Instructor: Kenneth Doyle

  • Email: kdoyle@tntech.edu
  • Details:

    Ladies Doubles Clinic, Saturdays 9:30am outdoor TTU courts. If it is raining training will be indoors at 1995 N Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501 Cost: $20

Instructor: Brian Rohr

  • Phone: (931) 265-3822
  • Email: rohr@cookevilletennis.net
  • Credentials: PTR certified
  • Details:

    Contact Coach Rohr for information about Rally Cats, Junior Team Tennis, tournaments, clinics, Cookeville High School Tennis, or private lessons.

  • Website: http://www.rohrtennis.com

Instructor: Rogerio Ribeiro

Rogerio Ribeiro
  • Phone: 931-854-0569
  • Email: rribeiro@tntech.edu
  • Credentials: TTU Assistant Coach
  • Website: https://goo.gl/WaQxJQ

Crossville Tennis

Instructor: William Taylor

Fairfield Glade Community Club
  • Phone: 931-707-2470
  • Credentials: USPTA Elite Professional
  • Details:

    Fairfield Glade Racquet Center

    • Tuesday and Thursday
      • stroke of the day 1-2 PM - $12
    • Wednesday
      • 2.5-3.0 Doubles Clinic 2-3 PM - $12
    • Wednesday
      • 3.5+ Doubles Clinic 3-4 PM - $12
    • Friday
      • Cardio Class 11:30 – 12:30 - $12
      • Ace the Pro Mixer 1-2:30 PM - $10

    Cookeville Community Center

    • Friday
      • Adult Stroke Fundamentals Clinic 9-10 AM - $12

    Private and Semi-Private lessons available

    Contact William Taylor for more information.

  • Website: http://www.fairfieldglade.cc/

McMinnville Tennis


Contact UCCTA

  • Email: cookevillecta@gmail.com
  • Mail:
    • Upper Cumberland Community Tennis Association
    • PO Box 2194
    • Cookeville, TN 38502

Board of Directors

  • Steve Boots
  • Mark Groundland
  • Brenda Hughett
  • Caleb Jenkins
  • Tammy Knipp
  • Kristen Kriskovich
  • Melinda Leftwich
  • Stacey Plant
  • James Stevens
  • Rick Ward