Tag Archives: Director


The Perfect Lob

There are a couple different types of lobs: offensive, defensive, underspin, topspin, good, bad, in & out.  You must first master the underspin lob that you can do at any… Read more »

Ben Press with SCTA Executive Assistant, Barbara Sportelli, at the 2011 Annual Meeting when he received the Lifetime Achievement Award Photo Cynthia Lum

Ben Press – San Diego’s “Mr. Tennis” Passes Away

Ben Press, San Diego’s “Mr. Tennis”, a sobriquet that was more than deserved, passed away at his Coronado home, September 9th at the age of 92, after a lengthy illness…. Read more »


Special Activity Day – NJTL’s Summer Wrap-Up

This summer was another busy one for LA84 Foundation/NJTL. The program offered over 10,000 youngsters an opportunity to learn to play at 150 sites throughout Southern California. Each location provided… Read more »

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Mary Pat Faley Named Director of Tennis at Riviera CC

One of the long-tenured teaching pros at the same Southern California club — and one of the most popular — has accepted a new job at one of area’s top top… 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 »


Beyond The Score: Coach Lorenzo Shares Secrets To Success

I asked my friend Conan Lorenzo to share some of his insights into the value of tournaments for kids and how best to approach getting them involved in competitive tennis. … Read more »

Trevor Kronemann - New Director of Junior Tennis


TREVOR W. KRONEMANN NEW DIRECTOR OF JUNIOR TENNIS The Southern California Tennis Association (SCTA) is pleased to name Trevor W. Kronemann to be the SCTA Director of Junior Tennis.  He… Read more »