About Fountain Valley Tennis Center

The Fountain Valley Tennis Center is a 12 court Public Tennis venue owned by the City of Fountain Valley and operated by Recreational Management Services, Inc.

Donald Alger is the President and the USPTA Professional and the Director of Tennis. Russell Alger is the Head Pro and director of programming. Melinda Alger is Admistrator of operations at the Tennis Center.

Under the management of Donald Alger, the center offers a variety of programs and tools to help you learn how to play, to challenge those who know how to play, and to assist those who just want to get out and exercise.

The Center has been recognized and awarded by the Orange County Register and their reading public in the BEST of BEST issues for the best place to Come and Play and Learn the game of tennis, come see some of the awards hanging at the Center. The teaching staff has been recognized by MASTER PROFESSIONAL Don Hansen of the USPTR , as being one of the best teaching staffs he has ever reviewed. The Teaching Staff is headed by USPTA Head Professional, Don Alger, he has hired and trained many players to become excellent teachers, delivering information to a wide variety of students. Russ Alger, Head Pro and director of programming has a great following of all ages and uses his positive delivery to make sure there is a smile on each students face while learning or improving their game. Trang Nguyen, formerly the #1 Vietnam Women’s Singles Playing Professional, has brought her style and expertise to her clients who can’t wait to take their next lesson. Minh Duong former Davis Cup Player in Vietnam has been at the Center longer than Don & Melinda Alger. His warm, smiling delivery never goes unnoticed and he is recognized by his customers for his willingness to try almost anything on the court.

Teaching Professionals:  Don Alger, Russ Alger, Minh Duong, Jim Moore, David Dong, Lynn Monroe, Frank Weiskirch

Congrats to Fountain valley TC Topspin Twins 8.0 mixed 40+ team on winning Socal USTA sectionals this weekend!! Headed to 40+ Mixed Nationals Nov. 13-15 in Surprise, AZ. Captained by Nina Le!!! 

The Center offers lessons for ages starting as young as 3 years old in Quick Start Tennis and all the way through adults of all ages and abilities. We have a wonderful over 50 Tennis Playing Program, come and see them and meet them on Monday and Friday mornings beginning at 8:30 am. Our Junior programs start with group lessons, advance into Tournament Training and into USTA Junior Team Tennis. With our Junior Team Tennis Program we have seen them win consistently over the years winning 13 division titles. In 2003 our Girls 18 and under won the Southern California Division Title and were qualified to go to the Junior Olympics in Detroit Michigan, taking 7 th Place for their division competing against teams from all over the United States.

Come over and meet the staff or enjoy your review of our web site and choose what lessons are right for you. “Get Out and Play Tennis”.

RECREATIONAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC.
Is the CITY OF FOUNTAIN VALLEY

Recognized Concessionaire, since 1987

Donald Alger - Director of Tennis for the Fountain Valley Tennis Center  1987 to Present

Graduated from Cal State Fullerton - California Credentialed Teacher  -   Retired from Orange Unified after 32 years of teaching.
Cal State Fullerton Tennis Team - 3 years
USPTA Professional   30 years
Taught tennis on the High School and College Levels since 1980
Owner, President of Recreational Management Services, Inc. since 1981

“Ask Don any Question about Tennis and you will have a discussion for Life”

Russell Alger - Head Professional for the Fountain Valley Tennis Center 

Graduated from El Toro H. S. 2006
2 years at Orange Coast College and Golden West
2 years at Ashford University - Curriculum Development  - towards  Education Degree
High School Tennis Team - Junior and Senior
Wrestling Team - Freshman, Sophomore & Junior
3rd Degree Black Belt in TaiKwon-Do   10 years 1991- 2002

“If you want someone to LOVE Tennis and you have been less than Successful, Russ is the Pro you want.”


Lynn Monroe - Teaching Professional for the Fountain Valley Tennis Center

Lynn Monroe has just joined the team at the Fountain Valley Tennis Center and is looking forward to meeting new people and teaching all who are interested in learning the game of tennis. Helping students who share her passion for tennis is Lynn’s motivation for teaching.

Lynn has taught tennis locally for close to 30 years.  Lynn’s extensive experience includes, The Edison Community Center in Huntington Beach, coaching Huntington Beach High School’s Tennis Team, Activities Director at the SeaCliff Tennis Club and teaching pro at the Pacific Sands Cabana Club.

With Lynn as your teacher, you will gain the confidence to compete at all levels and the skills you need to get there. Let’s have FUN and play like a star! 


David Dong - Teaching Professional for the Fountain Valley Tennis Center since 2008

Graduated from La Quinta H.S.  2008
2 years at Orange Coast College  2009 -2011
High School Tennis Team   Sophomore – Senior Year
Studied under Director of Tennis Donald Alger to learn how to teach & play tennis   2005 – 2010
Currently pursuing a Credential as a Chef at the Culinary Arts School, Nappa

“David is an avid tennis coach, he loves what he does and he wants the best for every one of his students.  He considers all of them his Family.  He is a great teaching pro.”


Minh Duong - Teaching Professional for the Fountain Valley Tennis Center since 1988

Former Davis Cup Player and Teaching Professional  - Vietnam
Arrived in the U.S. and pursued his love of the game and teaching, and he has been doing just exactly what he wanted, for the entire time he has been in the U.S.  At 73 years old he still is teaching and his students love him.

“Minh carries with him his memories and experiences as a Former Davis Cup Player, just stop and talk to him sometime, You will love his friendly attitude towards everyone and the love the game.”
He truly portrays the saying: “Tennis the Game for Life”.

We offer

  • 12 Hard Courts with Lights
  • Pro-Shop
  • Backboard/Wall
  • Tennis Lessons (5 Teaching Pros)
  • Tennis Clinics
  • Juniors Tennis Programs
  • Adult Tennis Programs
  • Player Match-ups (Singles & Doubles)
  • Racquet Stringing & Re-gripping
  • 24 hour Stringing Turn Around on Request
  • Racquets Available for Class Registrations
  • Ball Machines Rental Available

 

Programs

Women's and Men's Doubles Tennis

  • Mondays and Fridays from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Monday: Contact Nancy at (714) 775-7026
  • Friday: Contact Melinda at (714) 839-5950

Cardio Tennis

  • Drop in and workout!
  • Mondays 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesdays and Fridays 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • $12 per class

Private and Semi Private Tennis Lessons

Private and semi-private tennis lessons give you the personalized attention you need to build your strengths as a player.

Our experienced professionals offer lessons for players of all ages and levels. Working with a professional is the quickest way to either learn the game of tennis or to take your game to the next level. As your game develops, private lessons can allow you to learn progressively advanced shots, as well as match strategy personalized to your strengths.

For more information and to schedule a lesson, contact the Reservation Desk at (714) 839-5950.