Meet Our Pros

Damon Romero - Director of Tennis

Welcome to tennis at Cross Gates Family Fitness. My name is Damon Romero, and I am your Director of Tennis here at Cross Gates Family Fitness. With over 30 years of experience and certifications with USPTA, and USRSA, I am here to help you reach your goals as a tennis player. I have put together a staff of highly trained Tennis Professionals and a program that gives you the maximum diversity and challenges to bring out your inner game.

We offer a variety of tennis for all levels of tennis players. We are the first tennis club to offer a grassroots program that gives you the opportunity to try tennis for Free. The free tennis clinics are taught by our Professional Tennis Staff, they will get you ready to play tennis in just four classes.

Here at Cross Gates Tennis we have a fun atmosphere that consists of clinics, lessons, leagues, socials and tournaments throughout the year. Please click on the link provided to view our Tennis Clinics. Please contact our Tennis Department with any questions on how we can help you get started in tennis here at Cross Gates Family Fitness. You can reach us at 985-643-3500 or email to

Tyler Cairns - Tennis Coach

Tyler Cairns is a current college student who has played competitive junior tennis for 13 years.
He has competed at the state as well as the southern and national levels.
During his freshman and sophomore years of high school he was the district and regional champion as well as the state finalist.

Tyler has been ranked 1st, and dropped no lower than the top 5, in every division in the state of Louisiana.
At the southern level Tyler has ranked in the top 10 in the boys 14s, 16s
and 18s divisions. At the national level he has ranked as high as the top 200 in boys 16s and 18s division.

Tyler enjoys teaching tennis at various levels including beginners and also at the highly competitive level.