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Director of Tennis. Conan Lorenzo

Education: B.A., Washington State University
Certifications: USTA High Performance Development Coach, USTA Safe Play Certified, Certified Sport Science Coach, USPTA P1, Master Racket Technician, Certified USTA Umpire and CPR certified
Playing History: Two-time Washington State High School champion, singles and doubles; Member of Division 1 Men’s Washington State University tennis team
Areas of Specialization: Junior Academy Director, junior development, advanced stroke biomechanics, pattern play, percentage tennis and fitness training
Teaching Philosophy: Become the best person possible, on and off the court, and turning into a great tennis player will follow.
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2006

Education: B.A., Washington State University
Certifications: USTA High Performance Development Coach, USTA Safe Play Certified, Certified Sport Science Coach, USPTA P1, Master Racket Technician, Certified USTA Umpire and CPR certified
Playing History: Two-time Washington State High School champion, singles and doubles; Member of Division 1 Men’s Washington State University tennis team
Areas of Specialization: Junior Academy Director, junior development, advanced stroke biomechanics, pattern play, percentage tennis and fitness training
Teaching Philosophy: Become the best person possible, on and off the court, and turning into a great tennis player will follow.
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2006

Education: B.A., Washington State University
Certifications: USTA High Performance Development Coach, USTA Safe Play Certified, Certified Sport Science Coach, USPTA P1, Master Racket Technician, Certified USTA Umpire and CPR certified
Playing History: Two-time Washington State High School champion, singles and doubles; Member of Division 1 Men’s Washington State University tennis team
Areas of Specialization: Junior Academy Director, junior development, advanced stroke biomechanics, pattern play, percentage tennis and fitness training
Teaching Philosophy: Become the best person possible, on and off the court, and turning into a great tennis player will follow.
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2006

Conan Lorenzo is the Club’s Director of Tennis, bringing more than 10 years of professional expertise in the tennis industry. Conan’s former experience includes five years as the Director of Junior Programs at the George Barnes Junior Tennis Center in San Diego and coaching USA Team Tennis teams, leading four teams to sectionals. Additionally, he coached and managed the Club's World Team Tennis team, leading two teams to the national championship with both winning first place. He also spent two years as an Assistant Pro and Master Racket Stringer at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club from 2000 to 2002, as well as four years as the Head Pro at the Sammamish Club in Seattle, Washington from 1998 to 2000. Conan is a graduate of Washington State University, where he spent four years on the school's NCAA tennis team. He is also a USPTA P-1 Certified pro and an official umpire and lines person. He has been frequently published in Racket Tech Magazine,Tennis Magazine & Advantage Magazine.

Contact Conan at CLorenzo@LJBTC.com or (858) 551-4605.
Watch Conan teach in the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club's Tennis Tips videos.

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Nelson Alapi

Education: B.S. in Computer Science, Coleman College
Certification: USTA High Performance Development Coach, USPTA P1, Certified USTA Umpire, Certified USRSA Stringer, Former President of USPTA San Diego, Argentinean Pro and Coach, CPR Certified.
Playing History: USTA San Diego District #1 in 35' and NTRP 5.5 division in 2008. Junior ranked player in Argentina, pro tournament competition, currently playing in USTA singles and doubles events.
Areas of Specialization: Red, Orange, Green, and Yellow ball progressions for Junior and Adult development.
Teaching philosophy: To guide students in making their own decisions on court and to help students, with a cooperative teaching style, to enjoy the process of learning in order to reach their maximum performance state with full development of their technical, tactical, physical and psychological tennis skills.
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 1999

Education: B.S. in Computer Science, Coleman College
Certification: USTA High Performance Development Coach, USPTA P1, Certified USTA Umpire, Certified USRSA Stringer, Former President of USPTA San Diego, Argentinean Pro and Coach, CPR Certified.
Playing History: USTA San Diego District #1 in 35' and NTRP 5.5 division in 2008. Junior ranked player in Argentina, pro tournament competition, currently playing in USTA singles and doubles events.
Areas of Specialization: Red, Orange, Green, and Yellow ball progressions for Junior and Adult development.
Teaching philosophy: To guide students in making their own decisions on court and to help students, with a cooperative teaching style, to enjoy the process of learning in order to reach their maximum performance state with full development of their technical, tactical, physical and psychological tennis skills.
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 1999

Education: B.S. in Computer Science, Coleman College
Certification: USTA High Performance Development Coach, USPTA P1, Certified USTA Umpire, Certified USRSA Stringer, Former President of USPTA San Diego, Argentinean Pro and Coach, CPR Certified.
Playing History: USTA San Diego District #1 in 35' and NTRP 5.5 division in 2008. Junior ranked player in Argentina, pro tournament competition, currently playing in USTA singles and doubles events.
Areas of Specialization: Red, Orange, Green, and Yellow ball progressions for Junior and Adult development.
Teaching philosophy: To guide students in making their own decisions on court and to help students, with a cooperative teaching style, to enjoy the process of learning in order to reach their maximum performance state with full development of their technical, tactical, physical and psychological tennis skills.
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 1999

Nelson joined the LJBTC staff in 1999. He is now working in private, semi-private and group lessons with juniors or adults to assist them in their efforts toward their short and long-term goals. Nelson is passionate about helping students improve their tennis game, as well as every aspect of their athletic lives. Success comes from training and hours of repetitions focusing on long-term development, rather than simply winning in the short-term. Competitive students receive a periodization schedule to peak perform at selected times. "There is no short-cut to success in athletic preparation. Rushing training will always result in shortcomings, in physical, technical, tactical and mental abilities. I strongly believe in, and work with the USTA model for, Development of a High Performance Player."

For more information, contact the Tennis Shop at 858.551.4680 or TennisShop@LJBTC.com.
Watch Nelson teach in the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club's Tennis Tips videos.

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Brook Deming

Education: Rutgers University
Certifications: USPTA Certified, Certified Personal Fitness Trainer
Playing History: Member of Division 1 Rutgers University Men’s Team. Named Captain and MVP senior year.
Areas of Specialization: Junior development, personal training and private lessons
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2007

Education: Rutgers University
Certifications: USPTA Certified, Certified Personal Fitness Trainer
Playing History: Member of Division 1 Rutgers University Men’s Team. Named Captain and MVP senior year.
Areas of Specialization: Junior development, personal training and private lessons
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2007

Education: Rutgers University
Certifications: USPTA Certified, Certified Personal Fitness Trainer
Playing History: Member of Division 1 Rutgers University Men’s Team. Named Captain and MVP senior year.
Areas of Specialization: Junior development, personal training and private lessons
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2007

For more information, contact the Tennis Shop at 858.551.4680 or TennisShop@LJBTC.com.
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Amelia Larkin

Education: University of California San Diego
Certification: USPTA Certified, CPR Certified
Playing History: Member of Division 2 University of California San Diego Women’s Team. Top 50 SCTA and USTA junior player.
Areas of Specialization: Junior development and little tennis
With La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club since: 2007

Education: University of California San Diego
Certification: USPTA Certified, CPR Certified
Playing History: Member of Division 2 University of California San Diego Women’s Team. Top 50 SCTA and USTA junior player.
Areas of Specialization: Junior development and little tennis
With La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club since: 2007

Education: University of California San Diego
Certification: USPTA Certified, CPR Certified
Playing History: Member of Division 2 University of California San Diego Women’s Team. Top 50 SCTA and USTA junior player.
Areas of Specialization: Junior development and little tennis
With La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club since: 2007

For more information, contact the Tennis Shop at 858.551.4680 or TennisShop@LJBTC.com.
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Chase Huebner

Education: University of California, San Diego
Certifications: USPTA Certified, CPR certified
Playing History: Member of College of the Desert Junior College state championship team. Member of Division 2 University of California San Diego tennis team.
Areas of specialization: Junior development
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2011

Education: University of California, San Diego
Certifications: USPTA Certified, CPR certified
Playing History: Member of College of the Desert Junior College state championship team. Member of Division 2 University of California San Diego tennis team.
Areas of specialization: Junior development
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2011

Education: University of California, San Diego
Certifications: USPTA Certified, CPR certified
Playing History: Member of College of the Desert Junior College state championship team. Member of Division 2 University of California San Diego tennis team.
Areas of specialization: Junior development
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2011

For more information, contact the Tennis Shop at 858.551.4680 or email TennisShop@LJBTC.com.

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Doug Fitzgerald

Education: Western Michigan University
Certifications: USTA Certified Official/Referee since 1969
Playing History: Navy Tennis Team, 1966-69. Ranked Top 5 in SoCal—Men’s 50 Doubles, 2000.
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2013

Education: Western Michigan University
Certifications: USTA Certified Official/Referee since 1969
Playing History: Navy Tennis Team, 1966-69. Ranked Top 5 in SoCal—Men’s 50 Doubles, 2000.
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2013

Education: Western Michigan University
Certifications: USTA Certified Official/Referee since 1969
Playing History: Navy Tennis Team, 1966-69. Ranked Top 5 in SoCal—Men’s 50 Doubles, 2000.
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2013

For more information, contact the Tennis Shop at 858.551.4680 or TennisShop@LJBTC.com.

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Bryce Bettwy

Education: University of California, Santa Cruz
Certifications: USPTA Certified, USTA Safe Play Certified, CPR/First Aid Certified
Playing History: 2008 and 2009 San Diego CIF Eastern League Player of the Year, 2009 San Diego CIF Eastern League Champion, Starting Singles and Doubles Player for UC Santa Cruz Men's Team (Top 10 Division III)
Areas of specialization: Junior Development
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2015

Education: University of California, Santa Cruz
Certifications: USPTA Certified, USTA Safe Play Certified, CPR/First Aid Certified
Playing History: 2008 and 2009 San Diego CIF Eastern League Player of the Year, 2009 San Diego CIF Eastern League Champion, Starting Singles and Doubles Player for UC Santa Cruz Men's Team (Top 10 Division III)
Areas of specialization: Junior Development
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2015

Education: University of California, Santa Cruz
Certifications: USPTA Certified, USTA Safe Play Certified, CPR/First Aid Certified
Playing History: 2008 and 2009 San Diego CIF Eastern League Player of the Year, 2009 San Diego CIF Eastern League Champion, Starting Singles and Doubles Player for UC Santa Cruz Men's Team (Top 10 Division III)
Areas of specialization: Junior Development
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2015

For more information, contact the Tennis Shop at 858.551.4680 or TennisShop@LJBTC.com.

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Steve Phifer

Education: Pima Community College, Grossmont College
Certification: USPTA certified
Playing History: 2011 High School Conference Player of the Year, League Champion, finished top 62 out of 2000 in Southern California, Grossmont College #1 and singles and doubles player.
Areas of Specialization: Player Development, Junior Development
Teaching Philosophy:
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2015

Education: Pima Community College, Grossmont College
Certification: USPTA certified
Playing History: 2011 High School Conference Player of the Year, League Champion, finished top 62 out of 2000 in Southern California, Grossmont College #1 and singles and doubles player.
Areas of Specialization: Player Development, Junior Development
Teaching Philosophy:
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2015

Education: Pima Community College, Grossmont College
Certification: USPTA certified
Playing History: 2011 High School Conference Player of the Year, League Champion, finished top 62 out of 2000 in Southern California, Grossmont College #1 and singles and doubles player.
Areas of Specialization: Player Development, Junior Development
Teaching Philosophy:
With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2015

For more information, contact the Tennis Shop at 858.551.4680 or TennisShop@LJBTC.com.

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Max Weishan

Education: B.S. in Psychology, University of Arizona; Currently at San Diego State University for a M.A. in Education with a Concentration in Counseling
Certification: USPTA Certified, USTA Safe Play Certified
Playing History: Top ranked junior player in Southern California; #1 Varsity singles from 2009-2012 at Serra High School; Alumni from the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club Elite Academy; Manager for the Division I  NCAA Men’s tennis team at Arizona from 2012-2016, working and training with top-level, international college players; active Open-level USTA tournament player, and competing in the BNP Paribas Indian Wells Pre-Qualifying tournament in addition to ITF events
Areas of Specialization: Player Development, Junior Development.
Teaching Philosophy: "Results don't come to those who seek them; results come to those who seek improvement"

With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2015

Education: B.S. in Psychology, University of Arizona; Currently at San Diego State University for a M.A. in Education with a Concentration in Counseling
Certification: USPTA Certified, USTA Safe Play Certified
Playing History: Top ranked junior player in Southern California; #1 Varsity singles from 2009-2012 at Serra High School; Alumni from the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club Elite Academy; Manager for the Division I  NCAA Men’s tennis team at Arizona from 2012-2016, working and training with top-level, international college players; active Open-level USTA tournament player, and competing in the BNP Paribas Indian Wells Pre-Qualifying tournament in addition to ITF events
Areas of Specialization: Player Development, Junior Development.
Teaching Philosophy: "Results don't come to those who seek them; results come to those who seek improvement"

With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2015

Education: B.S. in Psychology, University of Arizona; Currently at San Diego State University for a M.A. in Education with a Concentration in Counseling
Certification: USPTA Certified, USTA Safe Play Certified
Playing History: Top ranked junior player in Southern California; #1 Varsity singles from 2009-2012 at Serra High School; Alumni from the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club Elite Academy; Manager for the Division I  NCAA Men’s tennis team at Arizona from 2012-2016, working and training with top-level, international college players; active Open-level USTA tournament player, and competing in the BNP Paribas Indian Wells Pre-Qualifying tournament in addition to ITF events
Areas of Specialization: Player Development, Junior Development.
Teaching Philosophy: "Results don't come to those who seek them; results come to those who seek improvement"

With La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club since: 2015

For more information, contact the Tennis Shop at 858.551.4680 or TennisShop@LJBTC.com.

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