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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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Jessica Fallia

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 »

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Bob Shafer

Community Tennis Spotlight – Bob Shafer Bob Shafer has enjoyed 40-plus years in the tennis industry but says he’s ready to start “pulling back on just about everything” in the… Read more »

Daniel Gealer

Daniel Gealer

Junior Tennis Spotlight – Daniel Gealer There were choices to be made, for sure. But when it came right down to it, Daniel Gealer knew UCLA was the best program… Read more »

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Mary Pat Faley

Teaching Pro Tennis Spotlight – Mary Pat Faley Christmas came early for the kids at Harvard Park / Jackie Tatum Recreation Center in South Central Los Angeles as a crew… Read more »

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Barry Buss

Teaching Pro Spotlight – Barry Buss South Bay tennis professional Barry Buss said one of the reasons he began writing about tennis was the search for answers to a question… Read more »

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Connor Hance

Junior Tennis Spotlight – Connor Hance Torrance’s Connor Hance is now completely on the radar of the USTA Player Development national coaches. Hance was recently one of a select few… Read more »

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A.G. Longoria

Long before the USTA decided to recognize coaches on a national level for not cutting tennis players from their high school teams, A.G. Longoria of Sage Hill School in Newport… Read more »

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Kathy Bennett

There’s a simple reason Kathy Bennett has spent the past five weeks traveling across the world and around the nation playing tennis tournaments: She simply loves to win. “To answer… Read more »

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Paseo Club

Facility Tennis Spotlight – Paseo Club There are many reasons why Southern California native Kim Perino was lured back to his home state and the Paseo Club in the Santa… Read more »

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Daniel Reinhart

Tennis On Campus Spotlight – Daniel Reinhart Most everyone knows the Tennis On Campus (TOC) Program offers a fun opportunity to socialize in college. With multiple practices a week, long… Read more »

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