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Lipscomb University - Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center

Lipscomb University - Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center


The 2,200-square-foot Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center includes a pro shop with a retail store, common area, restrooms and eventually locker rooms. It sits atop the Allen Arena West Parking Garage along with six tennis courts.

Bill Huston, Stephen Marsh and Lynn Griffith were all friends and tennis enthusiasts at Lipscomb University in the 1970s. Huston, CFO of Southern Care Inc. in Birmingham, was the lead donor on the project, contributing the funds in honor of the late Stephen Marsh and Lynn Griffith.

Huston and his wife Myra, Stephen Marsh’s parents Lee and Ann, Stephen’s wife Kathy and daughter Kayla, and Griffith and his wife Dianne were present at the ceremony on April 17, 2010, and each received a new Wilson tennis racket as a gift from the Lipscomb tennis teams. Bill Huston gave the inaugural serve at the Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center.

Huston, now a Dallas resident, was on the tennis team during his college days at Lipscomb and felt that providing funds for the tennis center would expand the presence of Lipscomb’s NCAA tennis program. Quality facilities will bring a sense of pride and better competition to the Bisons tennis teams, he said.

The Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center is also the home of the Lipscomb Racquet Club offering annual memberships for unlimited use of the courts, a pay-as-you-play option for walk-ins and junior and adult instructional programs at prices competitive with surrounding fitness clubs. The Lipscomb Racquet Club has also es

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Lipscomb University - Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center

One University Park Drive, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN 37204


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