Find Your Tennis Family Here

The Dent Tennis Academy has helped my tennis in many ways. Having three former professional players who are at the academy every single day gives me the opportunity to ask any questions or concerns at any time. The coaches at The Birch want everyone to improve, leading every student on the right path.

- Jerry B.


Full-Time Academy

Get attention from one of the most knowledgeable families in tennis.

  • Receive on-court training with grand slam level coaches who have competed against Roger Federer, John McEnroe and Serena Williams.

  • Taylor and Phil Dent have been involved in this sport their whole lives and will share their knowledge, expertise and love of the sport every day.

Character Development

  • We create champions off the court as well. The Dents are a family with Christian values and provide students with an opportunity to develop leadership skills, accountability, integrity and moral values.

Professional Fitness Training

  • We are committed to having the most fit junior players in the country, both physically and mentally.   To get physically fit, our students spend four hours on court every day doing drills and participating in match play with Taylor and Phil Dent.

  • Off court training is focused on preventing injury and increase quickness, stamina and strength. We have partnered with TruPT and Wellness to train our students, provide nutritional counseling, and physical therapy.

  • Emphasis is also placed on mental toughness. We incorporate drills that simulate the mental pressure of a real tournament match.


  • School 8:30am – 12:00pm

  • Lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm

  • Tennis Training with Taylor and Phil Dent 1:00pm – 5:00pm.



Court Size:




Weekdays (School)



8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Daily (Member)

Daily (Guest)



Weekdays (Lunch)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Weekdays (Training)



1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daily (Member)

Daily (Guest)




© 2023 by The Birch

The Birch Racquet and Lawn Club
660 Keller Smithfield Road, Keller, TX, 76248
(817) 431-2000

Monday - Saturday: 7:00am - 9:00pm

Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address: 

P.O. Box 80229,, Keller, TX, 76244