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Tennis Staff

Geoff Crawford

Geoff Crawford
Teaching Professional (USPTA Elite)
Geoff has been a teaching professional at Beechmont Racquet & Fitness for 23 years. He is our Head Pro and manages the entire Tennis Department! He was formerly the Men’s and Women’s Varsity Coach at Northern Kentucky University for 22 years. He is a past President of the GCTA.  Geoff’s extensive teaching credentials include a 12-year tenure as Tennis Director at Eastern Hills Indoor. He was also instrumental in developing programs at Harper’s Point Racquet Club.  Geoff has been a member of the USPTA for 40 years.

Troy Helmers

Troy Helmers
Teaching Professional (USPTA Elite)
Troy has been a teaching professional at Beechmont Racquet & Fitness for 25 years. He is in charge of our Junior Tennis Program. He spent 16 years as the Head Professional and later the Manager of the Turpin Hills Swim Club. He is a former member of the University of Cincinnati Tennis Team and was an Academic All-American in college. Troy was inducted into the Amelia High School Sports Hall of Fame. He has been a member of the USPTA for 21 years.

Jason Grannen

Jason Grannen
Teaching Professional
Jason has been a teaching professional at Beechmont Racquet & Fitness for 19 years. In addition, he taught for 10 years as the Head Teaching Professional at Turpin Hills Swim Club, winning 7 USTA Junior Team City Championships. Currently, Jason is the Tennis Director at Coldstream Country Club.  He has been ranked in the Top 10 in the nation in Father & Son Competition. Jason has been a member of Beechmont Racquet & Fitness his whole life and came through the Junior Tennis Program.

Brent Johnson

Brent Johnson
Teaching Professional (PTR)
Brent has been a teaching professional at Beechmont Racquet & Fitness for 7 years. He graduated Cum Laude at Xavier University. Brent was a three sport Most Valuable Player at Gallia High School and has been inducted into Gallia’s Sports Hall of Fame. He is currently the Anderson High School Girls Varsity coach.  As the Amelia High School Girls Varsity coach,  Brent was named the SBAAC American Coach of the Year for the 2015 season. Brent achieved the number 1 ranking in the USTA’s mens 50s standings list in the Ohio Valley Region.

Guy Schmidt

Guy Schmidt
Teaching Professional (USPTA)
Guy has been a teaching professional at Beechmont Racquet & Fitness for 6 years. He earned a B.A. degree in Sports Management from Flagler College, FL, where he was ranked in the Top 15 in the nation. Guy was a two time finalist in National USTA Mother-Son competition and a two time Cincinnati Met champion. In his 20+ years of teaching, he has worked with nationally ranked and world class tennis players including Janet Lee (Top 20 WTA doubles). Guy is in his fourth year as Tennis Director at Ivy Hills Country Club. He is also a competitor in the Remax World Long Drive Championships (Top 10 Senior).

Pat Onoro
Teaching Professional (USPTA)
Pat has just completed his first year at BR&F!  Pat studied Professional Tennis Management and Business Marketing at Ferris State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2015.  While in college, he competed at the national level for tennis on campus.  He has been teaching tennis for 7 years, and has taught as far north as Michigan and as far west as Colorado.  Pat is both Cardio Tennis and 10 & Under Certified.

Kevin Morris
Teaching Professional
We are happy to welcome Kevin back to our tennis staff! He has been a familiar face in the tennis community of Cincinnati since 1988, teaching at Camargo Racquet Club, Terrace Park Swim & Tennis Club, Kenwood Swim & Tennis Club, Turpin Hills Swim & Tennis, Cincinnati Sports Club, Beechmont Racquet & Fitness, and Coldstream Country Club. Most recently, he has been the Director of Adult Beginner Programs at Eastern Hills Racquet Club for the past 5 years. Kevin currently teaches tennis in the summer at the Lindner Tennis Center at Lunken.

Joe Leytze

Joe Leytze
Teaching Professional
Joe played #1 Singles and was an All Conference selection at the University of Kentucky. He is a member of the UK Sports Hall of Fame. Two times, he was the Cincinnati Met Singles Champion. Joe is a member of the Greater Cincinnati Tennis Hall of Fame.  He was the Girls Varsity tennis coach at Anderson High School for 7 years.

Adam Moler
Teaching Professional
Adam grew up playing tennis at Beechmont Racquet & Fitness.  He later played for Northern Kentucky University and has been a teaching professional for over 10 years.  Adam is the former Tennis and Tournament Director of The Lindner Tennis Center at Lunken Playfield.  He was inducted into the New Richmond High School Athletic Hall of Fame and currently teaches Social Studies at New Richmond Middle School.

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