(General Manager) National Operations Director at Impact Activities Arshia's career has predominantly revolved around club management and business development. With a wealth of knowledge in programming and marketing, gained through managing some of the most prestigious sports complexes in the industry, he brings invaluable expertise to Fretz TC and Impact Activities. Notably active in the community, Arshia possesses a comprehensive understanding of junior programs, tournaments, leagues, and the latest sports products and equipment. Arshia holds a prominent position as the driving force behind all operations at Fretz TC. Beyond this role, he also assumes a key oversight role for operations at various Impact Activities facilities, including The Courts McKinney (TX), Samuell Grand TC (TX), LB Houston TC (TX), Mcleland TC (TX), Hamilton Park TC (TX), and Coronado TC (CA).
(Tennis Director) T.J. Tisdale is our Director of Player Development. T.J. has traveled the Pro Tour coaching some of the best players in the world and also worked at prestigious tennis academies. We are excited to have T.J. take our players to the next level whether that is High School, College, or pro level tennis. He also coached Jarmilla Gajdosova top 25 singles player and world no.1 doubles team Liezel Huber/Lisa Raymond
(Adult Director) Tim is a certified USPTA Professional, USPTR Wheelchair instructor and MTI Certified Mental Toughnes Instructor. Tim currently serves on the board of the Dallas Professional Tennis Association with 25 years of teaching and programming experience. Tim began his career at Fretz and has also been Director of Tennis –Greenhill Tennis Center, Adult Director-Brookhaven C.C. Tim played college tennis and was ranked in the top 5 in Open Singles, Some of Tim’s accomplishments include winning ClubCorps “SuperStar” award from over 20,000 employees, won 8 SPC Conference Championships and was selected “Coach of the year 2011, 2012, 2013 from the Texas Private High School Association. Tim’s expertise in team tennis has brought countless adult USTA Sectional and National titles and TCD Champions as coach.
(Tennis Professional) Patrick Nguyen is one our new pros who came over to us after a 2 year assistant coaching career at Collin College, while working at the Courts of McKinney during the last 3 years as well. He made an impact as the youngest college coach in nation, even earning the National ITA Assistant Coach of the Year award in his first year there, with many of his players transferring to Division 1 and Division 2 colleges afterwards. Patrick loves working with all levels of players and was studying athletic training and physical therapy before becoming a tennis coach. He is especially passionate about helping tennis players understand proper bio-mechanics and injury prevention in their game. New Clients $85/hr
(Tennis Professional) Hi my name is Jacob Heer, I’m 20 and have been coaching for the last 5 years. I’ve just moved to the area from Salt Lake City Utah. I’ve coached ages 3-75 with most of my experience in the 8-16 yr. old age range. I’m excited to help you take your game to the next level.
(Tennis Professional) Luis is joining our Full Time Coaching team with 10+ years of experience as a USPTR certified tennis professional. He has most experience developing kids from ages 5 to 10 and he is excited to help players of all ages and levels, kids and adults, beginners to advanced levels, take their tennis game to the next level!
(Tennis Professional) Camryn Strickland grew up in the Dallas area and graduated from J.J. Pearce High school. She’s played tennis since the age of 7, grew up playing in USTA tournaments, and played for the Varsity team from her freshman to senior year. She trained with the Academy of Fabiani from the age of 10 until her senior year of high school. She began her teaching career as a summer camp coach at the JCC and has the most experience teaching kids from ages 5-12, but is excited to teach players of all ages to help grow and improve their game!
(Pickleball Tournament Organizer) Hi there! My name is Laila. I grew up in the Dallas area, playing USTA tennis and on the Varsity tennis teams at Coppell High School and UT Dallas, where I graduated with a B.S. in Data Science in 2022. I made the switch from tennis to pickleball in September 2022, and am now officially pickleball-obsessed! I love getting to bring friendly pickleball competition to Fretz through tournaments, and look forward to seeing everyone out at the courts.
(PickleBall Professional) My name is David Price. I have a background in racquet ball and ping pong. I discovered pickleball four years ago and haven’t stopped playing since. I play recreational play and in tournaments. I am a 4.0 skill level player and working towards a goal to be a senior pro player. I would love to share with you the knowledge and strategies that I have encountered along the way so you can grow in this fast, fun, competitive sport. There are over 4.8 million people now playing-almost double the number from just 5 years ago. I’m a certified PPR instructor and will teach you how to keep score, serve, dink, and how to volley the ball, placing the ball to where your opponent can’t reach it, build your confidence, and gain stamina. I believe as you learn, you will be having so much fun, you will want to come back for more. Can’t wait to meet you and help build your skills playing and learning with me. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Part Time (Tennis Professional) Irina is a former number 1 ranked junior tennis player from Serbia. She graduated from Alabama State University where she was a full-scholarship student athlete, winning an All-athlete singles and doubles for her team multiple times. Irina started her career as a Summer School coach, where she progressed to becoming a Summer School tennis director, and continued her career coaching all level players including 10&under, junior players and adults at several country clubs and tennis academies. Her coaching allows players to focus on improving all aspects of their game while adding a fun, methodical and energetic approach.
Part Time (Tennis Professional) Andrew Dobbs is a certified PTR coach who grew up in Dallas, Texas. Since seven years old he has played tennis all across the U.S. and with incredible support from family and coaches has played through USTA, junior ITF, NCAA, and ITF professional futures level tournaments. His coaching career includes stints at multiple NCAA levels and tennis clubs in New York, Idaho, Texas, and Louisana He looks forward to working with juniors in the junior program and for students to grow into better versions of themselves through tennis. Andrew has experience with beginners to intermediates to high-performance players and enjoys working with all levels of athletes.
Part Time (Tennis Professional) Easton Ewy is a Tennis Professional who grew up in Wichita, Kansas. He has played tennis since he was six years old and played in USTA, junior ITF, and professional ITF level tournaments. His coaching career includes clubs in Kansas and Texas. Easton has experience with beginners to intermediates to high-performance players and enjoys working with all levels of athletes.