Director of Tennis & Head Coach
Alex is a certified tennis professional who has more than 10 years of coaching experience on both ends of the Atlantic Ocean. He is a Kinesiology graduate from the National Sports Academy located in the European Union, where he earned his Physical Education and Tennis Teaching Credentials. Coach Alex believes in hard work and consistent progress on tennis and personal level. He combines his academic knowledge with his coaching practice to give every student a solid foundation upon which to further improve.
Alin started playing tennis at the early age of seven back in Eastern Europe. Over the years he competed successfully in tournaments at all age groups where he gained his extensive and knowledge for the game of tennis. Furthermore, he is immensely gifted, skillfull, and accomodating tennis instructor with several years of conducting group tennis clinics. He goes to say: “nothing in life comes easily without hard work and the game of tennis is like everything else: it requires discipline, commitment, and perseverance”.
Mark started playing tennis at the age of 12 in the bay area. Over the years he has played in tournaments across the bay area, specializing in the game of Doubles. He has competed in tournaments in other states such as Arizona and Nevada. Mark has learned many skills from a diverse group of tennis professionals state wide, which have included college, and high school coaches. He has been teaching High School tennis along with private lessons to children, teens and adults for the last five years. Mark’s teaching methods include: “working in techniques and fundamentals” stressing improvement on weaknesses. His motto “The better you become, the more fun the game becomes”. He enjoys helping students move up in competition,and reach their maximum potential.
Coach Greg has over 29 years of experience in coaching and teaching the sport of tennis. After going to Jackson State University to get a degree in physical education, Coach Greg taught tennis in varying locations ranging from New Orleans to Berkeley from 1983 to present. He is currently taking USPTA classes to achieve P1 certification.