(Tennis Director) An Australian from Melbourne, I honed my skills at various tennis facilities and international tennis academies around the world. I spent considerable time training at Melbourne Park, Cash-Hopper tennis academy, IMG Academy and Harry Hopman tennis academy as well as learning the game personally from many of the great players and coaches of our sport. I competed both nationally and internationally as a junior but had some major injury setbacks throughout my development. In 2007 after 12 months out of the game with a major shoulder injury I accepted scholarship to San Diego’s PLNU collegiate tennis team. I had a successful college career, consistently ranked in the top 10 NAIA and completed my degree in psychology in 2012. I started full time coaching the same year and became the tennis director of both the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego and the Sheraton Hotel & Marina San Diego. I was awarded “Elite professional” status by the United States Professional Tennis Association in 2012 and began coaching at the Coronado Tennis Centre where I spend the majority of my time working with players of all levels today.
(Tennis Professional) First started playing at the age of 6. Three years later she played in her first international tournament in Caracas, Venezuela winning the doubles title with Monica Seles and finishing second in singles in the 10 and under. By Age fourteen she was ranked No. 1 in Southern California and no. 3 nationally in the 16 and under, as well as no. 1 in Mexico where she lived for twelve years before moving to California to further her career growth, She played her first professional tournament at 14 defeating a top 80 player in the world. At 16 she reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open defeating Hana Mandlikova and Gigi Fernandez. Angelica was nominated most impressive newcomer along with Jennifer Capriati and Magdalena Maleeva. At 16 she was ranked top 40 in the world. She reached a career high of 30 reaching once again the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. Won WTA tournament Tashkent Ubekistan Semifinalist WTA tournament Oklahoma Quarterfinalist WTa tournament Brisbane 3rd round US Open 3rd Round Wimbledon, 1990 and 1994 Career wins over, Jana NOVOTNA #3 in the world Steffi Graf #1 in the world Amanda Coetzer #4 in the world Iva Majoli, Hana Mandlikova, Helena Sukova, Anke Huber. Played numerous exhibitions against Pete Sampras, Gabriela Sabatini, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario Conchita Martinez. Reached the third round at Wimbledon twice and US OPEN. She also played Roland Garros. Angelica became the best female tennis player of Mexican history and represented Mexico in the Barcelona and Atlanta Olympics. She is currently coaching in Coronado. WON coach of the year 2014 in San Diego California. Coaches top players in California Two time federation Cup captain for Mexico .2016 named Mexican women's director to lead female tennis players
(Tennis Professional) Bryan is a USPTA elite professional with years of experience training all levels of tennis players. He has coached on the Women's professional tennis circuit (WTA). Worked with college all- Americans, along with nationally ranked juniors. Bryan played on the USTA and European Professional circuit. He is on the Advisory Staff with Head Sports Inc. He loves seeing people enjoy the game of Tennis!
(Tennis Professional) Laila has been an Elite USPTA Certified Tennis Coach for 10 years, a certified Cardio Tennis instructor, and a USTA 10 and Under Recreational Coach. Laila is also a certified Mental Toughness Specialist by the Human Performance Institute. She has coached numerous Coronado ladies leagues and junior into USTA sectionals and nationals. As a tennis player, Laila was ranked as high as 11th in the nation in 2008 (NCAA doubles ranking). She was on the PAC-10 All Academic Team and was a PAC-10 doubles finalist in 2009. Laila was granted the Arthur Ash Award for Academic and Athletic Excellence. She also played Federation Cup for Mexico in 2011. Laila earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Arizona State University.
(Tennis Professional) Manu comes from a competitive tennis background playing both the ITF junior tour events and College tennis. He is currently also an assistant coach for the USD Toreros here in San Diego. Contact Manu directly for lessons and training. Phone: (858) 355-8073
(Tennis Professional) Native to Central California, I grew up in Fresno constantly finding myself on a tennis court with my family. After having a successful high school career, I spent one year with the Fresno City College team before soon becoming a teaching professional. The next 4 years were spent at private clubs working with juniors and adults of all levels. In 2017 I received my USPTA Professional status and continued honing my skills as an instructor. My court time was spent alongside future Division I scholarship athletes and national level players all while competing in USTA leagues reaching the national levels as a competitor. In January of 2019 I joined the Fresno State University Women’s Tennis team as an assistant coach before spending the next two seasons as the Head Coach of the Men’s Tennis program at Fresno City College. In the Fall of 2021 I was hired as the assistant coach for both the Men’s and Women’s program at Fresno Pacific University before finally deciding to move and call San Diego my new home. I look forward to helping players develop their games, whether that be a junior player with aspirations of a college career, or a local USTA player looking to clean up their game before the upcoming season. Phone: (559)705-3001 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Tennis Professional) Tennis pro since 1976. I have a Bachelor’s degree in physical education and a Master’s degree in biomechanics with my thesis on the tennis serve. I didn’t just end up teaching tennis. I have coached and taught teams and classes at the elementary, secondary and college levels. I have also coached top high school, college and a couple tour players. I have taught many new players the proper technique of tennis strokes. I have taught individuals 2 to 98 how to play tennis and hit the ball with proper mechanics so they can play injury free for a lifetime. If this is what you would like, give me a call, if you just want to hit balls give one of the other pros a call. Enjoy your game.
(Tennis Professional) Sean Munson is a USPTA and PTR Certified Tennis Professional from Chicago, IL. Sean’s tennis accomplishments include competing through four years of college tennis at Wittenberg University, training high level high school players to win state titles in Illinois, and developing and coaching 12s, 14s, and 18s Junior Team Tennis teams, two of which competed in Indianapolis Sectional Championships. Sean has been a part of the Wilson Advisory Staff for the past 5 years. Sean’s coaching experience started at Nike tennis camps at Northwestern University, followed by coaching at Midtown Athletic Club and East Bank Club in Chicago. Sean has experience running drills and programs for all ages and skill levels, including Junior High Performance programs, Cardio tennis, USTA Adult leagues, and Mixers/Socials. Sean has built a solid base of loyal clients through his ability to connect at any level of tennis ability through patience, effective communication and an infectious passion for the sport. In particular, Sean enjoys the challenging, but rewarding process of improving his students by adapting his teaching styles to different levels and ages, solving their game like a puzzle. Contact Sean Directly for lessons Phone: (872) 220-4930
(Pickleball Professional) Tammy is a lifelong tennis player and a former middle school coach. She introduced Pickleball to the Coronado community in 2012. Tammy coordinated the City of Coronado’s very popular and successful Pickleball program for 7 years prior to joining Impact Activities. She has coordinated several pickleball events and has been the recipient of gold, silver and bronze medals. Tammy’s new Pickleball program will include open play, beginner and intermediate clinics, round robins, shoot outs and social events. In addition, Tammy will be available for Pickleball lessons. Phone: 619-925-6025 Email: email@example.com
(Pickleball Professional) I am a Florida native who spent over 30 years in collegiate athletic administration and youth sports development. I honed my pickleball skills by playing recreationally starting in 2014 and teaching the sport to high school age students. I'm PPR Certified as a Coach and continue to learn and grow the game from many of the professionals in the sport.
(Pickleball Professional) Introducing Ken Irvine; a proactive member of the Coronado community for over 40 years. Ken's remarkable sports journey had its roots starting in high school, where his prowess as a multi sport athlete first came to light. Beyond his dedicated involvement in sports, Ken has also earned renown as an accomplished restaurateur and acclaimed chef, a journey spanning decades of excellence within the San Diego community and beyond. Today, while maintaining his fervor for the culinary arts and the world of hospitality, Ken's passions have gracefully expanded to encompass the realm of pickleball. In this role as a PPR certified teaching professional, he is igniting inspiration among pickleball enthusiasts. Ken's life journey serves as a compelling reminder to wholeheartedly embrace our diverse interests and pursuits. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (619) 994-0642