We Love Teaching and Playing Pickleball

Callahan Pickleball Academy in St. Louis - ​- USAPA / PPR - "Certified Pickleball Professional"


About Callahan Pickleball Academy:

"The Fastest Way to Learn, Best Way To Improve"

We help Beginners answer two basic questions.

      What is Pickleball? 

      How to play Pickleball? 

We help Recreational and Intermediate Pickleball players improve their game and have more fun.

We help Pickleball Tournament players perform better....find out why over 50% of Womens' 4.0 & 4.5 tournament players and over 39% of Mens' 4.0 & 4.5 tournament players have participated in Callahan Pickleball Academy activities*

Located outdoor at Beautiful Tower Grove Park and indoor at Frontenac Racquet Club we provide:

Private & Group Pickleball Lessons

Pickleball Clinics

Monitored Open Play

Private Pickleball Events

Pickleball Equipment for Individuals, Schools, Sports Clubs and Parks.

About our Locations:

Beautiful Tower Grove Park

8 dedicated courts, with lights

Clubhouse with locker rooms

Frontenac Racquet Club

Convenient Location - Highway 40 & Lindbergh 

4 Indoor Hard Pickleball Courts

Great Lighting

Plenty of Adjacent Parking

Men’s & Women’s Locker Rooms

Snack Bar & Lounge

18’ x 100’ Party Area Adjacent to Courts - Seating for up to 100

Great vibe - 11 Indoor Tennis Courts,15 Tennis Pros, Welcome Desk 


About our founder, John Callahan


Head Pro, Tennis & Pickleball at Tower Grove Park

Head Pickleball Teaching Professional at Frontenac Racquet Club

UMSL Pickleball Instructor

SLUH Assistant Tennis Coach

Former Tennis Teaching Professional at Frontenac Racquet Club, Shaw Park, Callahan Tennis Camp, Cool Dell Bath & Tennis Club, and more

USTA 5.0 National Semifinalist

#5 Ranked Doubles Team in Northern California

Mizzou Tennis Team - Walk On

Mizzou Intramural Singles & Doubles Champion

Snow Skiing Instructor - Hidden Valley

Entrepreneur and Domain Name Investor - LinkedIn Profile

*Based on 2018 Wolfe Tournament Registrations as of 8/18/18.