Tennis Pros

Forest Lake boasts some of the best tennis teaching professionals in the St. Louis area.

With a teaching staff of highly regarded tennis pros we can provide skilled instruction to novice as well as experienced players. Please inquire at the front desk for current rates and availability for private lessons.


Tennis Pro Bios

 Tom Fluri

Tom Fluri· Club Manager
· 28 years teaching experience
· Former Big 8 doubles champion
· Formerly ranked #1 in St. Louis singles and doubles
· Former #1 singles and doubles at University of Missouri


Jorge Ramirez

Jorge Ramirez· USPTA certified professional
· 28 years teaching experience
· Coached top ranked players
· Won national 35 doubles
· Former Mexican Junior Davis Cup player



Jean Varker

Jean Varker·  USPTR certified
·  26 years teaching experience
·  Former collegiate tennis team member
·  Enjoys working with all levels




Mike Miller

Mike Miller

· Director of Miller Tennis Academy
· USPTA certified
· USTA 1999 St. Louis District Award for Outstanding Contributor to Junior Development
· 31 years of experience coaching national, section, and district ranked players
· Former Tennis Director – Creve Coeur Racquet Club & Head Coach – St. Louis University



Casey Miller

Casey Miller 2010-11-3

· Former top ranked junior, national, and collegiate player
· Full tennis scholarship at Saint Louis University (2nd Team All Conference for 3 years)
· 2 year Assistant Coach for SLU (2014 Finalist of the A-10 Conference)
· Graduated summa cum laude with an MBA from SLU
· 5 years of experience coaching district, sectional, national, and collegiate ranked players

Paul Lucas

Paul Lucas· USPTA P1 certified teaching professional
· Former Junior & Division 1 collegiate player
· 14 years teaching experience with sectional, national, and district ranked players
· Coached several Ladies USTA & interclub teams



Billy Tanurchis

· Billy TanurchisUSPTA P2 certified professional
· Missouri Valley Player 8 years – played #1 singles for St. Louis University
· 9 years teaching experience at all levels
· Coached highly ranked junior college bound players



Billy Gluck

billy gluck web· Former junior, international and collegiate player
· Played professionally with ATP ranking
· 11 years of teaching experience
· Coached high level collegiate tennis players



Matt Kuelker

mattweb· Former Top 100 player in country
· Full tennis scholarship at Cleveland State University
· 2nd team All Conference all 4 years
· 3 years teaching experience coaching local and sectional players