About Me

 

About Me

My tennis career started at the young age of ten. When my mom dragged me to my first tennis lesson (well not dragged). From there I fell in love with the sport. I had lessons at Lake Forest Sun and Sail Club and learned the fundamentals of the game. At the club I started playing junior tennis tournaments. Then I moved to the old Vic Braden Tennis Academy in Coto De Caza and advanced my game to a whole new level. My game grew because I was home schooled and could play five hours a day. When high school came I went to El Toro High School in Lake Forest. My playing positions there was #1 singles on the varsity team. I continued playing tennis at Saddleback College where I played #2 & #3 singles as well as doubles. My game progressed especially on the mental side. After Saddleback College I continued adult tournaments and started training with my coach and roommate, tennis coach Hanley Ernst, whom was introduced to me at college. He has taught me more then I could of ever imagined. My strokes and knowledge of the game before him were good but after training with him they have become professional quality. Besides strokes, he taught me how to train better, eat better and much more. I became a confident, well rounded tennis coach and am now able to pass on the technique and mental game of tennis to my students. I was assistant tennis coach at San Juan Hills High School, group & camp instructor at Ladera Ranch Tennis Club and I was Racquet Club of Irvine group/hitting instructor.

Now I specialize in private tennis lessons where I can go to my students locations. I help my student by recording their technique so they can visualize their game so they can become the player they want to be.