Welcome to Franco’s Tennis – The most active and inclusive Tennis Program on the Northshore! Our program offers everything you need for your tennis… We will get you involved, plugged in and playing from the very beginning.

Our tennis staff is here to serve you!

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Ray Sahag, Director of Tennis at FAC, has been teaching for over 30 years starting at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. Ray has taught players of all levels and directed programs throughout the Southeast. He is a USPTA Elite Professional, PTR Professional and a USTA High Performance Coach. He has been married to Walker Sahag for over 28 years and they have a golden doodle named Remy.

Walker Sahag, Academy Director at FAC has taught and coached players at the highest levels on both the WTA and ATP tour. Most notably World #1 Monica Seles. Walker has personally built and coached players to multiple number 1 National Rankings, multiple Southern Champions and NCAA All Americans.

Will Huntington, Head Professional at FAC, a native of Oxford, Mississippi. Will is a graduate of the professional tennis Management program at Ferris State University and played on scholarship there. He is very skilled in both Adult and Junior tennis from beginning to advanced players. He directs all of our recreational Junior programs and also handles our social media.

Conner Hunt

Conner Hunt is our Assistant Pro at FAC. Originally from Indiana, Conner is a graduate of the professional tennis Management program at Ferris State University and was a member of their D2 Final Four team. Conner works with both Adults and Juniors and specializes in hitting with our Competitive Juniors. He handles our racquet stringing and customization.

Mary Spiess is our Tennis Department Manager. Mary is in charge of “everything” from leagues to mixers, to all instructional programs. She does it all! She has been heavily involved in Northlake and USTA leagues as a coordinator, official and players for years and is a highly respected member of the tennis community statewide.

UPCOMING EVENTS View All Tennis Events

July – Potluck and Margarita Mixer

Aug – Crazy Feed Club Championships

Sept – St. Jude Racquets for Reagan Tennis Tournament

Oct – Scary October Mixer