COACH ARTHUR BOBKO, HEAD PRO, is a member of the PTR, USTA and Head Pro at Riverdale Tennis Center since 1992. He has been instructing tennis players of all ages and abilities professionally for over 20 years.
Arthur has a degree in Physical Education and was the Head Coach at Manhattan College for five years. He was instrumental in bringing them to their first conference championship and was named "College Coach of the Year" three years in a row!
Arthur brings a wealth of experience and energy to Riverdale Tennis Center. In his spare time, he enjoys teaching his own children tennis.
Riverdale Tennis Center is a family-owned and operated independent tennis club in Riverdale, NYC. We're a friendly, reliable and professional club -- with no initiation or membership fees of any kind. In short, no hassles or unnecessary expenses. Just GREAT TENNIS on our well-maintained, low-impact outdoor CLAY COURTS!
Conveniently located in the peaceful, park-like northwest Bronx neighborhood of Riverdale, just minutes from Manhattan's Upper West Side, you will enjoy fresh air, shade trees and the beautiful Hudson River while taking a tennis lesson or playing a friendly (or competitive!) game. Bring a partner or let us arrange one. You can also enjoy a swim in our pool, reserve your birthday party, or enjoy lunch on one of our outdoor patios.
If you start taking lessons with Arthur you have to be committed and realize that it takes a while to really improve. But I can promise that over time the improvements will be huge and lasting.
Private Lessons are one-on-one instruction with a Professional Tennis Coach. Private tennis lessons are the perfect way to work on you fundamental strokes: forehand, backhand, volley, over head and serve. It's the quickest way to learn tennis and get your game to the next level. Recommended for: beginners, intermediate and advanced players.