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Facility Spotlight: Malibu Racquet Club

Malibu Racquet Club General Manager Trey Waltke is hoping to build on the success of the recent ITA Oracle Masters event and looking to bring more events like it to… Read more »

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Teaching Pro Spotlight: Brett Hansen-Dent

Brett Hansen-Dent has a little secret he’d like to let you in on about how to improve your volley: practice against a backboard. The now 43-year-old Hansen-Dent is originally from… Read more »

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Community Spotlight: Tovi Mosey

The hard part completed, Tovi Mosey and her non-profit tennis association have recently been enjoying the six refurbished courts in her community of El Cajon. Mosey, 47, and a lifelong… Read more »

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Adult Spotlight: Alan and Andy Chang

You’re identical twins who grew up in Southern California loving to play doubles together as juniors and for the same college team – and still do. One guess who your… Read more »

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Junior Spotlight: Jada Hart

UCLA women’s head coach Stella Sampras Webster and assistant Rance Brown have had a close-up look at future UCLA Bruins Jada Hart and Ena Shibahara the past two years as… Read more »

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Junior Spotlight — Constance Branstine

Junior Spotlight — Constance Branstine Constance Branstine and her family loves the sport of tennis, but there is another sport that comes a close second, and there’s a good reason… Read more »

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Facility Spotlight — Dana Hills Tennis Center

Facility Spotlight — Dana Hills Tennis Center You could say consistency plays a big part of the success of the Dana Hill Tennis Center. When you walk through the two-story… Read more »

Adult and Senior Spotlight — Jess Torres

Jess Torres knows how important conditioning is for the competitive senior tennis player. A former 30-year teaching pro and tennis shop owner, Torres, 69, of Alta Loma has had some… Read more »

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Community Spotlight — Harshal Patel

Community Spotlight — Harshal Patel Growing up in India, Harshal Patel says he knew the struggle his parents faced being able to afford the life he and his younger brother… Read more »

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Teaching Pro Spotlight — Mark McCampbell

Teaching Pro Spotlight — Mark McCampbell A fixture on the tennis scene in Ventura County for the past 25 years, Mark McCampbell didn’t have to go far to find a… Read more »

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Bjorn Hoffmann

Junior Spotlight — Bjorn Hoffmann UC-Berkeley bound Bjorn Hoffmann won’t have to go far to ask questions or seek advice about what it’s like to play tennis on the NCAA… Read more »

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Tim Schnaible

Teaching Pro Spotlight — Tim Schnaible It’s safe to say because of Tim Schnaible there is still tennis being played at Warner Tennis Center today. About three years ago, the… Read more »

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North Ranch Country Club

Facility Spotlight — North Ranch Country Club Jeff Miller feels like he’s found the recipe for success in building a top-notch junior academy at one of the finer tennis clubs… Read more »

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Tim Mang

Community Spotlight — Tim Mang Tim Mang has always believed there is a huge value in playing high school tennis, even for the really great prep-aged juniors living in Southern… Read more »

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Lester Cook

Adult Spotlight — Lester Cook Give Lester Cook a choice, and there aren’t too many places he would have rather spent his 31st birthday than where he did recently. The… Read more »

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Once a Tennis Parent, Always A Tennis Parent

When describing the Tennis on Campus (TOC) program to outsiders, the narrative often revolves around the students. It is easy to see how the program fits into the busy, social lifestyle of… Read more »

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Don Brosseau

Teaching Pro Spotlight – Don Brosseau It’s rare to find a tennis instructor who still teaches on the same exact courts where he learned to play the game as a… Read more »

Ed Trost

Ed Trost

Senior / Adult Spotlight – Ed Trost When Ed Trost is finished handing out all the trophies from his senior tournament, which happens to be one of the largest in the… Read more »

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Billie Jean King Tennis Center

Facility Spotlight – Billie Jean King Tennis Center There’s no doubt March is one of the busiest months of the year at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center. But that’s… Read more »

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Junior Spotlight – Jessica Fallia The SCTA’s Director of Junior Competition Alec Horton didn’t have to look long and hard to nominate this month’s Junior Spotlight. Jessica Failla has been… Read more »

Cari Buck

Cari Buck

Community Tennis Spotlight – Cari Buck Ask Cari Buck what her dream job is, and she doesn’t delay in responding: “I’m living it.” Working in tennis has always been the goal… Read more »

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Colleen Ferrell

Adult / Senior Tennis Spotlight – Colleen Ferrell Colleen Clery Ferrell hates losing just as much as the next person, but not winning is especially hard to take when it… Read more »