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Joe Ragland, joined USPTA in 1985. Head Penn Sponsored Player & Instructor
623.680.6738 or contact.RaglandTennis@gmail.com
Joe was introduced to tennis at the age of 14 by a National Junior Tennis League (NJTL) program founded by Arthur Ashe and run out of his local, southeast Washington DC recreation center. By age 18, Joe held the men's number 1 ranking in the USTA Mid-Atlantic Section.
Joe earned tennis scholarships to Hampton University, where he played for two years, and Southern University. Joe began winning matches at satellite tournaments his junior year at Southern University, which catapulted him into touring status where he earned invitations to the US Open and Wimbledon. Joe earned the number 1 ranking in the USTA Southwest Region while on the tour, and he earned the number 1 National ranking after retiring from the tour. As a coach, Joe has guided several elite players to earn college and university scholarships, and he has accompanied touring professionals. Joe has substantial Tournament, League, and Pro Shop management and administration in private country club and public court settings.
Joe’s coaching emphasis continues to be elite player development.
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DIRECTOR OF TURPIN TENNIS ACADEMY
GROUP LESSONS FOR BEGINNERS AND ADVANCED PLAYERS
PRIVATE LESSONS FOR JUNIORS AND ADULTS - ALL LEVELS
Vincent Turpin, a native of France, commenced his tennis journey at the age of 15. He rapidly ascended to the 5.5 NTRP level and achieved a noteworthy Top 16 ranking at the prestigious National Tennis Cup in France. Throughout his career, Vincent had the privilege of training alongside ATP players ranked within the Top 250.
Upon transitioning to the United States in 2018, Vincent settled in Phoenix, Arizona, and embarked on an enriching coaching career. His coaching odyssey has taken him to esteemed locations including Desert Highlands, Phoenix Country Club, North Canyon High School, and Camp Cody as a Tennis Director, where he has generously imparted his vast reservoir of experience and knowledge.
Since 2020, Vincent initiated his own tennis program, catering to all skill levels and age groups, with the vision of fostering a profound sense of unity within the tennis community.
Steve Strzelczyk, USPTA
Call Steve to inquire about Live Ball and private, semi-private, and group instruction.
Tom Hauser, USPTA Elite since 1989
602.538.4481 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom has provided tennis instruction at the Phoenix Tennis Center for the past 15 years. Tom has been instrumental in running league and tournament play.
A USPTA certified Elite Pro, Tom has over 40 years-experience as a coach, teacher, and player. Tom played varsity tennis at the University of Miami where he earned a degree in engineering. Tom lived in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico for 13 years prior to moving to Arizona. Tom is married and has three sons and 4 grandchildren.
Tom provides private and group instruction to adults and juniors.
Kim Roberts, USPTA Certified
480.925.7616 or email@example.com
Kim was introduced to tennis at the age of 13. The following summer, the National Junior Tennis League was founded, and served as a boost to Kim's tennis career.
Kim played number one all four years of high school, the first two in Alexandria, VA, and the final two years in Pittsburgh, PA. At Brashear High School, Kim qualified for the Pennsylvania State High School CrossCountry, Track and Tennis State Championships. That same year, Kim won his first Men’s Open Doubles Championship at age 17. Kim accepted the opportunity to play Division I tennis at the University of Pittsburgh. While at Pitt at 18 years of age, I started to win numerous Men’s Open Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles tournaments in Pittsburgh, Ohio, Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Mo.
At 20, Kim began teaching private lessons. For 2 years, Kim was selected to work booths at Arthur Ashe kids day at the U.S. Open. For 5 years, the USTA sponsored Kim to the National Tennis Teachers workshop in New York. And, one year, the USTA sent Kim to the Recreational Tennis Teachers Workshop in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The last 12 years, Kim coached tennis at Mt. View High School in Mesa, AZ and was as named Arizona Division I Boys Tennis Coach of the Year in 2016 and Kim coached the Arizona State 5A-1 High School Singles Champion.
Kim's motto is: Fitness, Flexibility, Technical Proficiency and Mental Toughness.
Ben Shorter, USPTA
Contact Ben to inquire about private, semi-private, and group instruction.
The USTA awarded the Phoenix Tennis Center with a best facility award in 2015.
The Phoenix Tennis Center uses Kourts.com for an efficient court booking and fee payment experience.
The PTC Pro Shop stocks trendy tennis clothing at affordable prices.
Meeting room with t.v. and kitchenette for gathering and entertainment of small to medium sized groups.
Full size, men's and women's locker rooms with showers and lockers for temporary storage.
Two ball machines are available for rent by up to three players at a time.
Onsite racquet stringing is available with a wide array of string to meet every player's needs.