Who We Help/What We Do

Fred Kolkmann Tennis & Sport Surfaces, LLC helps homeowners, athletic directors, coaches, park and recreation directors, club owners, tennis pros, country club boards, and others with decision-making authority for sport facilities get the best value from their tennis court investments, providing feasibility studies, award-winning court design and construction services, unbiased tennis court evaluation, and effective recommendations for maintaining and expanding the service life of existing courts. 

The company’s unique Tennis Court Evaluation and Maintenance Program™ (TCEMP™) helps you to identify proper maintenance activities for your tennis court and apply them to the right places at the right time, protecting and extending your court service life.   See the Services section of this site for details.


ctcb.jpgAn American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) Certified Tennis Court     Builder (CTCB), principal Fred Kolkmann has designed, built, and     renovated over 2,500 tennis courts, and is experienced in planning and     directing the installation and repair of asphalt, clay, modular, post-    tensioned concrete, and synthetic-turf tennis court surfaces.  His extensive     tennis court construction background includes indoor and outdoor tennis     club courts, backyard courts, municipal tennis centers, resort courts,     country club courts, high school and university facilities, park and     recreation tennis courts and sport surfaces, and tennis courts/sport     surfaces for recreational communities.  Fred was recently named Tennis Industry Magazine’s Builder/Contractor of the Year.

Professional Growth, Recognition, and Dream Fulfillment

Fred is a proud and active member of the American Sports Builder Association (ASBA), and a frequent speaker at ASBA technical workshops.  His unique and extensive experience in evaluating, designing, building, consulting, and preparing construction-cost estimates for tennis court construction, maintenance, and repair and reconstruction services is recognized and tapped into by construction trade media, and Fred is often quoted as a tennis court facilities expert, including in recent articles published by Hanley Wood, the Portland Cement Association, and the ConcreteNetwork.com.

Tennis court projects directed by Fred Kolkmann have garnered national recognition for their owners, including:

  • Lake Geneva Residential Court – Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association (WRMCA) Concrete Design Award and U.S. Tennis Court and Track Builders Association Outstanding Residential Court Award
  • Manitowish Waters Resort Court Facility – (ASBA) Outstanding Tennis Facility Award
  • Wales Residential Court – (ASBA) Outstanding Residential Court Award and (WRMCA) Concrete Design Award
  • Oconomowoc Municipal Tennis Center – United States Tennis Association (USTA)
    Facilities Design Award and ASBA Outdoor Tennis Facility Award
  • Oshkosh High School – USTA Outstanding Facility Award
  • Franksville Residential Court – ASBA Distinguised Residential Tennis Facility Award 

Fred’s knowledge, experience, and expertise serve court owners well.  His passion for quality and craftsmanship in tennis court construction, preventive maintenance, repair, and reconstruction helps court owners fulfill their dreams – durable, attractive, easy-to-maintain tennis courts reflective of their needs, playing characteristics, and lifestyles.


American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) Member
Certified Tennis Court Builder on Staff


1921 Mayfair Road
Grafton, WI 53024
Ph: 262.685.7507