About Us

Callahan Pickleball Academy


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.

Located in the Indoor Training Center at Frontenac Racquet Club we provide:

Private & Group Pickleball Lessons

Pickleball Clinics

Indoor Court Reservations

Monitored Open Play

Private Pickleball Events

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

About our Indoor Facility:

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 


The Callahan Pickleball Academy is open to Frontenac Racquet Club members and non-members. 

About our founder, John Callahan


Head Pickleball Teaching Professional at Frontenac Racquet Club

Head Pro, Tennis & Pickleball at Tower Grove Park

UMSL Pickleball Instructor

Former Tennis Teaching Professional at Frontenac Racquet Club, Shaw Park, Callahan Tennis Camp, Cool Dell Bath & Tennis Club, Kirkwood High School Tennis Camp 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

SLUH Assistant Tennis Coach

Entrepreneur and Domain Name Investor - LinkedIn Profile