Our coaching philosophy is unique as we teach an international clay court style of tennis. Having spent many years in Germany and France playing and coaching in the prestigious German Bundesliga this coaching style evolved and is molded to exactly how the games top professionals today play and learnt the game of Tennis. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Juan Martin del Potro, Gilles Simon. Gael Monfils, Fernando Verdasco are all players that grew up on clay. Currently 9 players of the top 10 grew up on clay and play the style that we coach.
About our Tennis Pro:
Ross was the #1 ranked junior player in South Africa before being recruited to the United States to attend Pepperdine University and University of California, Santa Barbara on a full scholarship. Following graduation, Ross played on the professional tour gaining ATP points in both singles and doubles. He spent 8 years playing in the prestigious German Bundesliga for TSV Schott Mainz. Ross is a certified USPTA Professional level 1 coach. Associate Head Coach at the University of Oregon and the University of California, Santa Barbara. Full time traveling coach of professional German tennis player Marlene Weingartner #30 WTA ranking. Has been the director of Nike Tennis Camps in Oregon and California for the last 8 years.
Marcio brings an incredible amount of experience and expertise to Peak Performance Tennis.
Having grown up on clay as a junior in Brazil he plays, knows and understands all the intricies of the clay court style.
He was a top 10 junior in Brazil, traveled the globe playing junior tennis before coming to the United States on a tennis scholarship at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
He was named team captain in 1998 before graduating and playing professional tennis in Europe and prize money tournaments in France.