Tennis Professionals at Capital Racquet & Fitness Center

Meet Rod

Rod Morasch, M.A., is the Head Tennis Professional for Bismarck Parks and Recreation. He is a certified through the US Professional Tennis Association. Rod played college tennis at Seattle Pacific University and was twice voted “Most Inspirational” by his peers. While in college, Rod majored in Education, specializing in child and teen development. That background provides Rod with the ability to implement lesson plans to best serve his tennis clients. Rod is a nationally ranked player and received his tennis professional teaching training at the US Tennis Association’s Pacific Northwest Section training facility in Vancouver, WA. He received the 2019 Jack Dow Award for Adult Programming from the US Tennis Association Northern Section.

Meet Jon

Jon Hilzendeger has been a tennis instructor with Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) for four years. He has been certified through the US Professional Tennis Association for 29 years. Prior to teaching and coaching in Bismarck, Jon owned and taught at his own company, Hilzendeger Tennis & Training, in Baltimore, MD, for 20 years. He was also a teaching pro at two High Performance tennis centers, Lizardo and Tournament Tough, both in Baltimore. In addition to teaching group and private lessons for BPRD, Jon is currently the varsity coach for Century High School girls tennis and the assistant varsity coach for Legacy High School boys tennis.

Meet Meredith

Meredith Holt is a Net Generation Safe Sport certified 10 & Under tennis coach. She played tennis on the collegiate level for the University of Mary. Meredith has been teaching tennis to kids, juniors, and adults for over eight years. She worked for the US Tennis Association Northern Section office in Minneapolis for a year and a half as a Tennis Service Representative for North and South Dakota as well as the Schools Coordinator for the Section before returning to Bismarck and Bismarck Parks and Recreation District. She is currently working toward her USPTA certification.