Simon Paek
 
Director of Tennis - USPTA Elite Professional, USPTR Professional Level

Simon has enjoyed a long history of working with Nationally and Sectionally ranked juniors and adults in Southern California.  A former US National Coach for the USTA, he has had the privilege of traveling extensively throughout the US with the best that the SCTA has to offer.  Simon’s accomplishments reach far beyond the boundaries of the tennis court; he has served as a National Executive Committee member for the USPTA, served as President of the California Division and was named California Division Professional of the year in 2003.  

Founder of the SoCal Tennis Foundation, a non-profit group which was founded in 2004 to raise funds for worthy causes in the So Cal area, he served as the Director of Tennis at SeaCliff Country Club in Huntington Beach where he managed the day-to-day operations of the 16-court private facility overseeing 15 employees as well as 8 USPTA and USPTR staff professionals.

Simon was honored as a recipient of Strathmore’s Who’s Who for his accomplishments on and off the tennis court in 2009.  Most recently, Simon was named Director of Operations at Tennis Teachers Institute, which provides a comprehensive resource and educational center for teachers and coaches of tennis.  TTI’s mission is to furnish each coach the tools and knowledge that will allow them to be more effective teachers both on and off the court.

Simon is a proud member of Team Babolat and continues to speak internationally as well as here in the US.

Lesson Rate: Private (1 on 1) 1 hr./ $80, 1/2 hr. / $45; Semi Private (1 on 2) 1 hr. / $90





Javier Djeu Head Tennis Professional

Javier joined the iTennis Family in the summer of '12 after running programs in Rancho Cucamonga and Diamond Bar. His high energy and enthusiasm make every lesson fun and fast pace. Javier is currently working with Juniors, ranked top 50 in So-Cal, and High School players from; San Marino, Arcadia, La Salle, Westridge, Glendora, and more.  

Certifications
USPTA:        Certified Professional 

PTR:            Junior High Performance  
                    Junior Development( 10&under)
                    Adult Development 
                     
"Cardio Tennis" Authorized Professional 

Playing Experience

High School: #1 singles player & team captain
                     Individual League Champion
                     C.I.F competitor:  Individual 2 years / Team 3 years  
                                                                
                                                                 College: Glendale Community College (Arizona) 2010- Team ranking, 15th in the nation  

Lesson Rate: $85/ hr 




Morisa Yang Staff Professional

Formerly the #1 ranked junior in Southern California and top ranked junior in the country, Morisa went on to to play college tennis on a full scholarship at NCAA Division 1 nationally ranked #4 team, UC Berkeley. Having coaching experience prior to entering college, Morisa found her passion and has been pursuing her niche for teaching tennis over the past 15 years.

She is skilled in working with a broad range of ages & levels but specializes in working with juniors. Morisa is currently coaching many of the up & rising young stars in the country. Morisa is available for private lessons and group lessons.


USPTA Certified Private lesson rate: $80.00











                                                   
Roger Hollomand Staff Professional 

With a Master's Degree in Business and Undergraduate in Psychology from UCLA, iTennis proudly welcomes Roger to the team. 

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.

If he's not on the tennis court, you can catch him on the basketball court, still coaching! 











USPTA Certified:  1 hour private - $70; 1/2 hour private - $40



      
Art Cano Staff Professional

Art Cano holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Major in Accounting) from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, USA, under a tennis scholarship program. He is USPTA-certified and possesses broad experience in the development of tennis enthusiasts both in the Philippines and in the US.  He has worked for more than two decades as a tennis professional at the Manila Polo Club, an elite and exclusive sports club in the Philippines. Art also participated in the USTA Early Development Camp program while working as Head Coach at Lizardo Tennis Academy in Torrance, Ca.

 

Art brings to iTennis his wealth of experience in training young and adult tennis players in group clinics, and is also available for private lessons to interested individuals who would like to improve their tennis skills.

 

Current rates:

 

Private Lesson $75/hr, $45/ half-hour ~ Semi-Private $ 40/hr per person