Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex 06/2008 to 12/2012
Tennis Pro Duties are to teach private and group lessons, classes, clinics of up to eight people, and team tennis lessons to all ages.USTA Southwest Section 11/2005 to 07/2006
Tennis Service Representative (Phoenix, AZ) Increased participation in tennis by promoting, developing, and servicing tennis programs in a designated geographic area by establishing strong relationships with the delivery system including tennis and non-tennis facilities, organizations, and volunteers. Pima Community College 12/2003 to 12/2005
Coach - Women’s Tennis Team (Tucson, AZ)Recruited, conducted and supervised practices and matches. Provided transportation to and from matches and performed conditioning, administrative, and accounting duties.Jason Community Tennis Program 03/2001 to 12/2005
Tennis Instructor (Tucson, AZ)Developed and instructed a program for fifth graders that included basic skill instruction and organized games that provide for healthy competition, physical fitness, and fun.
University of Arizona (National Youth Sports Program) 06/1996 to 12/2005
Director of Tennis (Tucson, AZ)Designed and implemented a developmentally appropriate tennis program to disadvantaged youth from ages 10 to 17. Daily sessions for over 500 students included basic skill instruction and organized games that provide for healthy competition, physical fitness, and fun.
Catalina Terrace Community Association 01/2000 to 12/2005
Head Tennis Pro (Tucson, AZ)Duties were to teach private and group lessons, classes, clinics of up to eight people, and team tennis lessons to all ages.
Coaching Positions:Willow Canyon School-Coach Tennis Team (Surprise, AZ) 01/2012 to Present
Verrado High School- Coach - Girls Tennis Team (Buckeye, AZ) 02/2010 to 12/2012
Sabino High School- Coach - Girls Tennis Team (Tucson, AZ) 02/2001 to 12/2003
Orange Grove Middle School- Coach - Girls & Boys Tennis Team (Tucson, AZ) 09/2002 to 12/2002
Santa Rita High School- Coach - Girls Tennis Team (Tucson, AZ) 02/1996 to 01/2001 Instructed students in basic tennis skills and organized practices. Duties also included supervision of team practices and matches. In the process, I fostered a good work ethic and sportsmanship among team members. I used my communication skills to resolve team issues diplomatically and fairly. I emphasized guiding the team to enjoy good competition and to achieve success for each individual, whether a winner or not. Catalina Foothills Community School 09/2002 to 12/2002
Tennis Instructor (Tucson, AZ)Designed and implemented a tennis program for youth ages 5 to 10 at four locations. Taught daily sessions for over 50 students which included basic skill instruction and organized games that provided healthy competition, physical fitness, and a fun after-school program. Tucson Community Tennis Program 01/1996 to 05/2002
Tennis Instructor (Tucson, AZ)Instructed two different programs for fifth and second graders involving both in school and after-school instruction. The program for second-graders utilized Big Ball tennis instruction. This program generated so much interest that a local television station, Channel 12, videotaped me doing a session. This CD is available upon request.Randolph Tennis Center/Ron Smith Tennis Academy 06/1997 to 06/2001
Tennis Instructor (Tucson, AZ)Instructed students from ages 6 to 17 in small-group settings at beginner, intermediate, and tournament levels.EDUCATION
A. A. Fire Science 01-90 to 05-92
A. A. Environmental Technology 05-92 to 12-94
Pima Community College
Tucson, AZB. S. Criminal Justice 09-81 to 12-83
New Orleans, LA A. A. Administration of Justice 01-78 to 05-81
Mira Costa College
AWARDS1999 Southwest Community Coach of the Year, United States Professional Tennis Association.United States Professional Tennis AssociationCertification Level: Professional 2 Membership No. 20462 October 22, 2003