Our Tennis Pros
We offer private lessons for adults and youth 7 days a week at the following locations:
City College, San Francisco
Del Mar Middle School, Tiburon
Strawberry Recreation Center, Mill Valley (lights at this location)
Eastwood Park, Mill Valley
Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley
William Higgins - Director/Owner
William is originally from Austin, Texas where he was a top-ranked Open level player in the state. He played on the ATP tour after graduating from the University of Texas with an English degree. He ran the largest junior tennis facility in the world, the Barnes Junior Tennis Center in San Diego, and was the Head Pro at the Harbor Bay Club in Alameda. After moving to California in 2000, he was awarded the "Rookie Teaching Pro of the Year" by the Northern California United States Professional Tennis Association. In 2002, he coached Billie Jean King's World Team Tennis Junior National Team to a National Championship in San Diego. He has worked with National Adult & Junior ranked players and teams. William lives in San Francisco with his wife and young son. Come on out and join him and his team of pros to learn how to play like the pros and have a blast doing it!
Contact William at: 415.963.2549 or firstname.lastname@example.org
William's rate: $100/hour or $50/half hour
Adam Leong - Head Pro
Adam leads our team of pros and uses his incredible creativity and knowledge of the game to inspire our players to want to be their best. Adam is originally from Kailua, Oahu where he grew up watching his father manage country clubs. He played tennis for California Lutheran University & Wallace State College, Assistant Tennis coach for Justin Siena Boys & Girls Varsity, 6 years coaching experience, USPTA teacher certified.
Contact Adam at: 808.228.0261 or email@example.com
Adam's rate: $100/hour or $50/half hour
Olga Bulycheva - Tennis Coordinator/Associate Pro - Marin
Olga was ranked in the top 600 on the professional WTA tour and still competes professionally. She grew up in Moscow competing against such top 10 players as: Svetlana Kuznetsova, Dinara Safina, and Vera Zvonareva. As a junior, she was ranked #9 in Russia in under 14's. She played for Brigham Young University and was ranked #17 in NCAA. She runs all our Pre-K programs, and Kindergarten-5th Grade Programs at Strawberry.
Contact Olga at 415.505.5087 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Olga's rate: $85/hour or $45/half hour
Bernard Sutter - Associate Pro - Marin
Originally from Toulouse, France, Bernard has over 20 years of teaching experience. He is certified by the French Federation Tennis Association and USPTA. Bernard has taught all around the world, including Toulouse (FR), Martinique (Caribbean), Los Angeles, Hawaii, Berkeley and Moraga. He was the Head Coach for the legendary Robert Lansdorp Junior Program (coach of Pete Sampras, Tracy Austin, Maria Sharapova, and many more). For the last 12 years, he was at Moraga Country Club coaching over 20 Adult USTA teams and hundreds of children from the beginner on up to the nationally ranked level. He has a passion for the game and enjoys teaching players of all ages and abilities.
Contact Bernard at: 925-286-6553 or email@example.com
Bernard's rate: $85/hour or $45/half hour
Sanyi Szabo - Associate Pro - Marin
Sanyi fell in love with the game when he learned tennis at the age of 17 in Satu Mare, Romania. He has extensive coaching experience both in the US in Chicago and San Francisco and overseas in Budapest, Hungary. He helped develop one the largest youth tennis programs in the Midwest when he worked for Midwest Tennis Programs in Chicago for 8 years. This program set the standard for grassroots tennis programming for park districts, villages, community centers, and schools in Illinois and has been recognized nationally for excellence. Sanyi also coached a Junior Tennis Academy Team designed for competitive players, following the USTA standards for 10 and under tennis. He holds a PTR specialty certifications for teaching adults and for teaching children 10 and under. His passion for tennis infuses his teaching and inspires his students of all ages and levels.
Contact Sanyi at 415-410-3804 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sanyi's rate: $90/hour or $45/half hour
David Resnick-Dunn - Site Director - SF City College
David runs all our programs at CCSF and is also available for private lessons. He has taught tennis for over 6 years with Higgins Tennis and was our previous Director of Schools Programming. He has worked with thousands of children. He is the current SF and San Mateio Tennis Service Representative with the Northern California United States Tennis Association, and spends his week traveling all over the Bay Area helping grow the wonderful game of tennis.
He is a patient and fun coach that has the experience to work with any level or age of player. He was a top junior player in Northern California and is from the Bay Area.
David's rate: $80/hour or $40/half hour
Anil Sippy - Associate Pro - SF City College
Anil is a passionate student of the game and his enthusiasm and expertise as a coach is immense. He graduated with an International MBA from California State University, Hayward. He earned his Bachelor's while he was the captain of the Menlo College Men’s Tennis Team in Atherton, CA posting a win/loss record of 20/3 in singles and 14/9 in doubles. He has played all over the world as a junior tennis player representing Hong Kong. He has a current USTA rating of 4.5/5.0 and has won the singles title at the 5.0 NTRP San Leandro Tennis Club and the 4.5 AVAC NTRP Mixed Doubles Classic. In USTA league play, his Mixed Doubles team competed for a National title in Hawaii and came in 3rd. His team from San Francisco Tennis Club won the inaugural Amateur World Team Tennis title at Indian Wells Tennis Garden and we were presented with the trophy from Billie Jean King herself!
Contact 650-787-9037. or email@example.com
Anil's Rate: $80/hr or $40/half hour