Tennis is a passion for Steve Vorhees. The Director of Tennis at Canyon Crest Country Club in Riverside, he has shared that enthusiasm with family, friends and the Southern California Tennis Community for over 36 years. Recently he was recognized as the HEAD-Penn Professional of the Year at the 2018 Ad Staff Meeting at Braemar Country Club.
“Steve was selected for his expertise, commitment to the game, company and volunteering efforts to promote HEAD racket sports,” said Carrie Cimino, a District Sales Manager for HEAD Penn Racquet Sports. “He has been with us for 30 years and he’s one of the best.”
Vorhees is the President of the USPTA District 5 in Southern California and he has a Professional 1 Certification. He competed at Fullerton College and played professional tennis. He currently has a tennis shop at Canyon Crest and last year sold $85,000 of HEAD Penn products.
Vorhees shared his love of the game with his daughters, Brooke and Nikki, who both competed for McPHerson College in Kansas. Passion for tennis is also part of Nikki’s world, as she is District Manager for the Southeast Region in Florida.
“I truly believe in the company and have for years,” Vorhees said. “It’s an honor to receive this award.”