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Stockdale CC’s Pfister Treats His Members Right

TEACHING PRO SPOTLIGHT: Hank Pfister Hank Pfister had an idea when he started out as the Stockdale Country Club Director of Tennis 26 years ago: to put on a tennis… Read more »

Family Spotlight: The Svajda Clan From San Diego

It’s a fun family affair when USPTA Pro Tom Svajda heads to the courts at Pacific Beach Tennis Club in San Diego. For years, he has trained adults and juniors… Read more »

Top Senior Player Loeb Enjoying the Southern California Lifestyle

Teaching Pro Spotlight: Larry Loeb The City of Riverside should seriously consider signing up longtime tennis teaching professional Larry Loeb to do a promotional tourism video spot praising all the… Read more »

Richards a Valued Member of Tennis Community

Teaching Pro Spotlight: Jeff Richards If one were to look back at the past Sunset Hills Country Club past Singles Club Championship results from the mid to late 1970s, you’d… Read more »

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Anne White Named Director At Beverly Hills TC

Former WTA Top-20 player Anne White recently made her long-awaited return to tennis official when she was named the new Director of Tennis at the Beverly Hills Tennis Club. The… Read more »

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Greg Holmes Happy To Be Back In Southern California

Teaching Pro Spotlight: Greg Holmes The new Racquet Club of Irvine head teaching pro Greg Holmes doesn’t have to go far if he’s looking to swap old stories with former… Read more »

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Jackson-Bridge Tennis Academy Debuts at Los Cab

Teaching Pro Spotlight – Kevin Jackson and Mitch Bridge Longtime friends Kevin Jackson and Mitch Bridge recently had the opportunity to become business partners and both realizing their dream of… Read more »

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Teaching Pro Spotlight: Chris Lewis

Back in 2005 when former Wimbledon singles finalist Chris Lewis made the decision to leave the comforts of his native land of Auckland, New Zealand, and move to the hustle… Read more »

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Teaching Pro Spotlight: Elson De Cantuaria

Elson De Cantuaria gives credit to the USTA and its Professional Tennis Management college program for the success he’s had founding and operating the Match Point Tennis Academy out of… Read more »

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Teaching Pro Spotlight: Steve Beckendorf

Minnesotan Steve Beckendorf spent nearly 20 years in Southern California in the insurance business before he realized it was time to get back to his “roots.” Beckendorf is currently the… Read more »

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Teaching Pro Spotlight: Tom Rohrbacher

Looking over the criteria for the Pete Brown Lifetime Achievement Award, it’s easy to see why Ventura County’s Tom Rohrbacher was selected as the recent recipient of the annual award… Read more »

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Teaching Pro Spotlight: Steve Johnson

A well-known name in Southern California tennis teaching circles is heading a bit west from his home in the city of Orange – Huntington Beach to be exact — in… 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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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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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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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 »

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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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