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Adult Instruction

To register for a class, or to sign-up for a private or group lesson, phone 253-872-5545 or e-mail Allan Overland at the link provided. To learn more about each of the teaching pros or contact them directly, their bios and contact information is available below. Instruction FAQ

Note: if you are not registered for a class and plan to drop in, please call the club first to make sure the class is active and there is room for you to attend.

The website for class registration is the same as the online court booking site,
View our 2016 Lesson Rates.
More Information

Download our class brochure here:
2017 Winter Adult Classes (January-March)

Adult Classes are arranged by the following skill levels:

Level 1: Beginner (USTA/Club rating 1.0-1.9)
Level 2: Advanced Beginner (USTA/Club rating 2.0-2.4)
Level 3: Intermediate (USTA/Club rating 2.5-3.0)
Level 4: Advanced Intermediate (USTA Club rating 3.0-3.5)
Level 5: Advanced (USTA/Club rating 3.5 and up)

If you already have a USTA or Club rating, pick the class that matches your level of play. If you do not yet have a rating, check with our Head Pro Allan Overland for guidance. For members, we also hold monthly socials where you can get rated by a BETC Pro.

Typically, classes start a new session on the first day of the month on the day the class would normally meet. Members may sign-up as far in advance as desired and guests may sign-up one week in advance. The quarterly brochure is available at the link provided above.


Private and Group Lessons are available 7 days a week from our outstanding teaching staff. Our USPTA certified pros can help you refine your strokes, work on conditioning and learn strategy. Private and Group Lessons are geared to develop your game in a fun, active atmosphere. Please note all Non-Member pricing below includes a $13.00 Guest Fee.

Member Pricing (Tax not included)

Students 1/2-Hour 1-Hour 1 1/2-Hours
1 $30.00 $57.00 $85.00
2 $17.00 $31.00 $46.00
3 $14.00 $24.00 $36.00
4 $12.00 $21.00 $31.00

Non-Member Pricing (Tax not included)

Students 1/2-Hour 1-Hour 1 1/2-Hours
1 $42.00 $69.00 $97.00
2 $29.00 $43.00 $58.00
3 $26.00 $36.00 $48.00
4 $24.00 $33.00 $43.00

Private Lesson Series Cards (Members Only, Tax not included)

Prepaid price per 1/2 Hour Unit (Min. Purchase 6 Units) $27.00

USPTA Certified Instructors

Allan Overland - Head Pro

As Head Pro, Allan has 30 years experience as an accomplished player and coach. He held a number one ranking in the Pacific Northwest in the Juniors, played for the University of California at Irvine (top 20 NCAA's), and has Men's Open Singles and Doubles titles to his credit. He has coached at some of the finest clubs in the Northwest, and he served as an assistant coach for the University of Washington Menís tennis team. Allan holds a top rating of Pro 1 from the USPTA, and has been at BETC for 16 years. Email: Allan Phone:253-872-5545 ext. 31


Bill Bartlett - Head Assistant Pro

Bill started his tennis career as the number one ranked junior in Hawaii. He was chosen to participate in the National Junior Davis Cup tryouts, where he competed against John McEnroe. Bill played collegiate tennis for UCLA, an NCAA National Championship team, and after played professional tennis. Bill has been a USPTA Level 1 tennis professional since 1985, and has experience teaching tennis to players of all ages and abilities. Email: Bill Phone:253-872-5545 ext. 32


Jim Robison

Jim has been coaching in the Seattle area for over 18 years, and is USPTA Certified. He was a state championship runner-up while playing for Green River Community College, and played #1 singles and doubles at Eastern Washington University in Spokane. He remains an active player on the Open Northwest circuit, having obtained the #1 ranking in Open Mixed doubles for the year 2000 and #9 ranking in 35's singles in 2001. Jim has coached both team and individual state champions at the high school and collegiate level. Jim teaches private and group lessons and enjoys working with juniors and adults of all skill levels. Email: Jim Phone:253-872-5545 ext. 33


Ingrid Bakke

Ingrid grew up playing tennis here at BETC, where she honed her skills to become one of the best players in the Northwest. She was ranked as high as #3 in the Northwest in the 18 and under girls division. Ingrid went on to play at Montana State University, and in her senior year she made second team all conference. For 2001, she was ranked #3 in the Northwest Women's Open Singles division. A knowledgeable and personable instructor, Ingrid had coached for 5 years at the Kent Swim and Tennis Club. She is also USPTA Certified. Email: Ingrid Phone:206-713-1277


JJ Jackson

In October 2004, BETC was very pleased to bring aboard JJ to the BETC teaching staff. His incredible playing background is highlighted by #1 rankings in the nation in both singles and doubles in the boys 14 and 16 and under divisions. He then went on to be ranked #1 in the world in the boys 18 and under doubles division, and top 10 in singles. And on the pro tour, he achieved a world ranking of 490 in singles and doubles. Before coming to BETC, JJ taught at the Chapel Hill Tennis Club in North Carolina. He is now available for lessons, so check out his schedule at the front desk. Email: JJ Phone:253-872-5545 ext. 36


Daniel Cotton

Daniel started playing at BETC when he was 11 years old. He played #1 for 3 years in High School and qualified for State. After High School, he played at Green River CC and was champion in 2010 for the NWAACC #2 singles spot and came in 2nd for doubles. Played at PLU from 2010-2012 and finished at #1 position. He coached at Liberty High School for two years and is certified by the USPTA and PTR. Email: Dan


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