Steve Franklin is making a racket as the new head USTA tennis professional at Cooper Fitness Center, where he has started leading tennis programs for both adults and children.
Franklin comes to Cooper from The Village Tennis Center, where he worked for 20 years. He also served as president of the Dallas Professional Tennis Association and vice president of the Dallas Tennis Association.
As part of his playing resume, Franklin has been ranked in the top 10 in Texas in both singles and doubles. He is a member of the USTA officials committee.