Alex DeCecco

Our Pros come from various backgrounds and have different personalities,
but all have one common theme… a love for tennis!

Director of Tennis/Head Teaching Professional


Alex has been teaching tennis in the Philadelphia Area for over 30 years and is PTR Certified in Adult, Junior Development and Performance Coaching. He is the Director of Tennis Instruction for REAL TENNIS. He has also held Director positions at several other successful programs including Kinetix, Bucks County Racquet Club, Ron Jaworski’s Golds Gym and Northampton Tennis Club.

In addition to his expertise as a Director, he has had many successes competing and coaching. Alex played #1 singles and doubles for his college tennis team and has held Middle States sectional rankings in singles, mens and mixed doubles. In addition,he has competed at the USTA 4.5 and 5.0 level. Alex lead the first ever team out of Kinetix Sports Club to USTA Nationals. Since then, Alex has coached all levels of women, men and mixed doubles teams to post-season play and many to a National level. His success as a coach must come from his extensive playing background and coaching expertise in addition to his unique guide that he authored himself, “The Real Tennis Guide to Match Play – The Players Handbook to USTA Competition”.

Throughout the past several years, Alex has been energizing players of all ages on the courts and inspiring them with his relentless positivity. He couldn’t be happier with new role as Director and is excited for the future of REAL TENNIS as he and his team work together toward their goal of becoming the premier tennis destination for players of all ages!

“My new found love for tennis began with the excellent coaching staff of Real Tennis. Having very little experience with a tennis racket, I was a little reluctant to start a whole new sport; however, the staff at Real Tennis showed me that learning to play tennis was both fun and rewarding. Their coaches are well experienced and passionate about what they do and it shows when they hit the courts with their clients. If you’ve ever considered trying your hand at tennis I highly suggest you give Real Tennis a call today!”
–Lisa O.