Alberto Ramos Director of Tennis

One of So Cal's leading coaches, Alberto has been an outstanding coach, player and student of the game for over 45 years.  He was one of his native country Mexico's top players as a junior player and moved to California to continue his training with legendary coach Pancho Segura.  After being one of top junior's in Southern California, Alberto turned professional when he was 19 and toured Europe as a professional playing for the top professional leagues in Germany and France.  He remained in Europe for 10 years as a playing and teaching professional.

Upon returning to the  United States, he left the game for a short time to assist his family soccer business in the San Diego running a retail soccer shop and running a popular soccer league for adults.  He and his younger brother Antonio returned to tennis in the early 2000s establishing a thriving tennis academy in Chula Vista and working with some of the top junior players in the San Diego area for over 15 years.

In 2019, Alberto came in as iTennis Arcadia's director bringing Alberto a new challenge to create a flourishing tennis community in Arcadia.


USPTA Certified

Lesson Rate: $85/hr +$10 Semi-Private | $45/half-hour 














Roger Hollomand Staff Professional 

Growing up in the nearby Pasadena Area, Coach Roger spent his time on the Varsity tennis team at South Pasadena High school where he received MVP honors and Captain of the team. After High School, Roger played on the club team at UCLA and continues to play competitively in USTA tournaments and leagues. 


Coach Roger is a passionate player and coach who thrives on seeing others succeed on the court.  He extends that passion so others can see the benefits that tennis provides, both physically and emotionally.  He is a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association with a Professional teaching Certification.


USPTA Certified

Lesson Rate: $75/hr +$10 Semi-Private | $45/half-hour 













        
  
Dario Ruiz Staff Professional 

Coach Dario is the Head Coach of Strength & Conditioning@ iTennis Performance 
He played rugby in Argentina, where he lead his team to 2 championships. When he moved to the USA in 2001, he became passionate about tennis, captaining & playing on many USTA League teams. 

His passion for athletics and fitness led him to open his own gym, "Crossfit Pendulum" which operates in Pasadena, California. 
















Eddie Williams Staff Professional 

Coach Eddie has extensive experience coaching students of all ages. Being a USPTA Certified Pro for 10 years, His tennis coaching background includes:
                  • Jr. Team Tennis 
                  • Junior Tournament players 
                  • Competitive and Recreational Adults

Prior to becoming a full time coach, he competed at the 5.0 & 5.5 levels while having a distinguished career as a classroom teacher. He received his B.A. in Political  Science from Cal State University, Los Angeles.
Coach Eddie was also awarded by the So, Cal Tennis Assoc. for his dedication, commitment, and service to growing the great sport of tennis. 

                                                                   
USPTA Certified

Lesson Rate: $80/hr | $45/half-hour 







Andy Chang Staff Professional 

    Before iTennis, Andy was the Head Coach for Cypress College (Women’s team) and Head Coach for Fairmont Prep. High School.   


He graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Cal Poly Pomona. His playing accomplishments at the school include: 

  • Capitan
  • #1 Singles and Doubles player

After his college tennis career, he has pursued his career on the tennis court. Working with all sorts of players, from beginners, to top ranked junior and adult players. His path at iTennis started as Director of Tennis for the past 8 years at our Whittier Narrows location which opened in 2007, now the iTennis Performance Center.


Personal playing accomplishments included:

  • #1 ranking- Men's Open Doubles (SCTA-2012 & 2016, with David Eiges)
  • #1 ranking- Mixed Open doubles (SCTA-2014)
  • #1 Ranking- Men's 5.5 Singles (SCTA-2003)
  • National Title- USTA Men's 5.0 Team (2007)
  • 1st Annual Walnut Open Doubles (Partner David Eiges, $1000 prize money)
  • USTA Sectionals Champion- Mixed Open Doubles (2016)
    • Defeated former ATP ranked #14, JanMichael Gambill, in the Lakewood Open Doubles in 2016 
Lesson Rate: $80/hr | $45/half-hour