Katie is the face at the front desk that everyone knows and loves. She has worked at Gates Tennis Center for several years now, and always with unrivaled charm and wit. Katie is originally from Tennessee, but has called Colorado home for quite a while and enjoys the diverse activities the Colorado lifestyle offers. When she's not at Gates, Katie likes to check out live music at places like Red Rocks, explore the growing Denver food scene, and cheer on the Broncos! Look for her at the front and if you need any help at all, don't hesitate to ask her!
Last Friday, Mats Wilander and partner Cameron Lickle visited Gates Tennis Center, along with Global Down Syndrome Foundation's "Dare to Play" program. It was an exciting day filled with tennis lessons for the kids and exhibition matches for the public to enjoy. Gates General Manager Ted Bradley and Gates Pro Tim Akhmedov finished the exhibition off by partnering with Mats and Cameron for a fun 1-set match.
Monday, August 21st kicks off our Fall Session 6 for juniors! Keep the kids active throughout the school year. We offer after school classes for kids age 4 to 18. Our classes focus on the 'fun"damentals. The goal is to always have a good time while learning strategy, proper strokes, and match play. Space is limited, so call the front desk, and sign up now!
Tim was born and raised in Moscow, Russia until his family moved to Kansas City when he was 12. He’s been involved in tennis for over 20 years and was a top ranked USTA junior player. He earned a scholarship to play D1 tennis at the University of Missouri. As a coach, he has extensive experience with high performance junior players, adult USTA league teams and emphasizing the importance of strategy and tactics. He is very passionate about approaching each player with a personalized game plan that best fits their style.
Gates Tennis Center will be live streaming the 2017 Colorado State Open! Catch every important point in high definition, regardless of your location. The live feeds will be available the entire tournament! The first match starts Friday, September 15th at 4pm!