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Tyler Fraser
Director of Racquet Sports 

Tyler has over ten years of experience coaching tennis and has been playing since he was seven years old.  Before coming to Four Bridges, Tyler was the Junior Development Director at Five Seasons Sports Club, the Director of Tennis at Terrace Park Swim & Tennis Club, and the Assistant Platform Tennis Professional at The Camargo Club.  He has wide range of experience working with players of all levels and ages from beginners to nationally recognized juniors and Division I college players.  Tyler is a Cincinnati native and played tennis on scholarship at Northern Kentucky University from 2008-2012.  He teaches the game with passion, energy, and loves to coach.  He has a unique approach to lessons making them challenging but fun and productive. Tyler loves racquet sports and still actively competes in the top tournaments and leagues.  He has been playing platform tennis for 6 years and is one of the top ranked players in the country.  He loves coaching the sport and enjoys helping players of all levels develop their game as well as new shots and strategies on the platform court.  Tyler has brought great energy to our clubs racquet sports program and has helped Four Bridges develop into one of the most active racquet sports communities in Ohio.  Tyler has been recognized by the United States Tennis Association as a High Performance coach and is a certified professional by both The United States Professional Tennis Association and The Professional Platform Tennis Association.

  • Top ranked platform tennis player- has climbed as high as #5 in The APTA Men's National Rankings.
  • Champion of The 2018 Midwesterns & The West Penn APTA Men's National Platform Tennis Tournaments.
  •  Assistant Men's Tennis Coach at Northern Kentucky University from 2013-2015.
  •  2012 NKU Men's Tennis Captain- Led team at 1st doubles to win the Midwest region of the NCAA D II Tournament.
  • Three time Champion of The Thomas E. Price Cincinnati Tennis Met Men's Open Doubles City Championships 2015, 2016, 2018.
  • Three time Champion of The Thomas E. Price Cincinnati Tennis Met Mixed Open Doubles City Championships 2016, 2017, 2018.
  • Three time Champion of The Hertzel Cup Cincinnati Platform Tennis Men's Open City Championships 2016-2018.
  • Key player on the 2013 and 2014 Cincinnati Pro Tennis League championship teams. 
  • Finished 5th place in The 2018 APTA Nationals with partner Rob Bakker.
  • 2019 Pro Flight Paddle Philadelphia Invitational finalist.
  • USTA High Performance Coach
  • USPTA and PPTA Certified Professional

Please contact Tyler for more information or questions about any of our racquet sports programs.
Email: 
Tylerf@fourbridges.com 
Cell: 
(513) 348-8383



Ken Burns

Assistant Racquet Sports Professional
Ken is a certified USPTA Elite Professional with over 31 years of teaching experience.  He is currently the Men's Tennis Director at The Club at Harper's Point.  In his career, he has also served as Racquet Sports Director at Ivy Hills Country Club, Four Bridges Country Club, Beckett Ridge Country Club, and Brown's Run Country Club.  Ken is a USTA Certified Umpire, Referee, and ITA official who works tournaments regularly in the Cincinnati area.  He is the defending Cincinnati Met Tournament 45 and over Doubles Champion in addition to being the Tournament Director/Referee for the tournament.  Ken is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and lives in Blue Ash with his wife and daughter.  Ken helps lead many of the adult tennis classes at Four Bridges and is available for private, semi-private lessons, and group lessons.  

 


Olivia Capannari
Assistant Racquet Sports Professional

Olivia has over 9 years of experience coaching both adult and junior players.  She started playing tennis at 8 years old and played locally for St. Ursula Academy during her high school career.  Olivia graduated from Xavier University in 2016, where she played club tennis and completed her Bachelors degree in Business Sustainability: Management & Economics. Throughout high school and college, Olivia helped with the junior programs at Blue Ash Recreation Center, Camargo Racquet Club, and Terrace Park Swim & Tennis Club.  After college, Olivia began playing Platform Tennis, participating in multiple leagues and local events, as well as traveling to APTA national-ranking tournaments.  In 2018, Olivia partnered with FBCC member Kristen Kronauge to win The Cincinnati Ladies D1/D2 City Platform Tennis Championships.  Olivia is available for private/group lessons and is excited to help with the Four Bridges tennis and platform tennis programs!


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Pam Patrus
Pickleball Instructor & Coordinator

Pam is a retired elementary school teacher of 32 years and a competing athlete since she was a young child in hockey, softball, and volleyball.  She played college softball on scholarship at Northern Kentucky University.  She has been inducted in the USSSA Hall of Fame after winning 3 world championships and the MVP award in the 1988 World Series.  Once retired from teaching, Pam took up Pickleball as her primary sport and quickly grew to love the game.  She plays several times a week and regularly competes in local and national tournaments.  In April of 2018, Pam won a Gold Medal at the US Open of Pickleball in Naples, Florida.  She is a member of several Pickleball clubs and has helped many new players pick up the game.  Pam is a great ambassador for the sport and has helped develop a very active pickleball program and community at Four Bridges.