Our Coaches

Former professional and Division I college players passionate about teaching the game of tennis

Andrei was the former #2 junior tennis player in Romania and overall Top-10 ranked in Europe. Upon arriving in the United States, Andrei competed on a top Northern California level, Boys' 18s age division.

Andrei Cimpoaie

Ray was a top player on the Chinese national team. He has worked with top-level juniors for over 15 years and is the Director of Tournament Training II in San Ramon.

Ray Wu

Zack grew up in London, England, where he earned a top 10 National Ranking in Boys 16s and a top 15 National Ranking in the Boys 18s. He reached a high ranking of 750 in ITF Juniors. He went on to play for Florida A&M University on a full scholarship, after reaching #2 in the National Junior College Rankings.

Zack Evenden

Ali earned a full tennis scholarship to UC Irvine, where she was voted Most Inspirational Player 3 years in a row and served as team captain in her senior year. Ali played professional tennis for one year and obtained a world doubles ranking of 608.

Ali Facey

Kat was ranked #1 in singles and doubles in Norcal in the Girls 18s. She received a full tennis scholarship to UC Irvine, where she played #1 singles and doubles with her sister, Ali. Kat has been on the WTA tour with a high doubles ranking of 608.

Kat Facey

Nick has been coaching high level juniors for over 5 years. He played college tennis at Vincennes University and currently competes in Men's Open tournaments.

Nick Bezzubchenko

Kerrie grew up playing tennis in The Bahamas, where she qualified for Wimbledon, Roland Garros and the U.S. Open on a junior level. She won the Second Team All-ACC Award while playing for Florida State University and has represented The Bahamas in the Fed Cup three times.

Kerrie Cartwright

Luis has worked with Tompkins Tennis since 2012, where he has taught everyone from beginners to nationally ranked juniors. He still competes at the Men's Open level tournaments.

Luis Castruita

Aeriel grew up in the Tompkins program! She was ranked top 5 Nationally as a junior and top 10 ITA at the University of Texas in Austin, where she was a full-scholarship athlete. She was the 2009 ITA Regional Champion, a two-time All-American in singles, and the 2012 Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship.

Aeriel Ellis

Ellie is from Bristol, United Kingdom, where she was ranked the #1 player in Avon U18s and top 50 nationally. She played at Fordham University her junior and senior years at the #1 position in both singles and doubles

Elliesa Ball

Chris comes to us from the great state of Vermont, where he was the Director of Eagle Sports and Fitness and ran the ranked junior program for the last 4 years.

Chris Martel

Gabriel comes from Chile; where he worked with the best juniors at Fernando Gonzalez Academy. He is an ITF certified coach. He has competed in South America, Europe, and if a former division 1 player. He was a successful junior under the 18s, and he was able to play interclubs in Europe.

Gabriel Aboitiz

Sean Peterson is from the San Francisco Bay Area who has over ten years of teaching experience throughout North America and Europe. Formerly competed at a Division 1 level at UC Riverside. The last two years he has been running a club in the West Coast of Sweden combing previous experience and education to teach high performance juniors and all levels.

Sean Peterson

Isadora grew up playing tennis in Brazil where she earned a Top 3 National Ranking and Top 10 South American (COSAT) Ranking in Girls 12s, 14s, 16s, and 18s. Isadora traveled to over 15 countries representing Brazil in ITF tournaments and earned a full ride scholarship to San Jose State University

Isa Busch

Jeremy was All-Conference award winner at Ohio Dominican University. He was part of first team ever to qualify for the NCAA National Tournament. He is USPTA Certified and has developed all levels of junior players.

Jeremy Mokry