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The City of Irvine is hosting a tennis conference featuring leading coaches and teachers from the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) at the Bill Barber Community Park Tennis Center on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6.


Speakers include:   

        Don Henson (USPTA Master Professional / PTR National Tester)   

        Sonja Anderson-Struzzo (Certified Personal Trainer)

        Chuck Brymer (USPTA, Director of The Tennis Club at Woodbridge)   

        Chris Lewis (Former Wimbledon Runner-up)   

        Rich Neher (Principle Consultant - R&R Tennis Media Group)   

        Simon Paek (USPTA)   

        Victor Ranches (City of Irvine Tennis Program   

        Steve Riggs (PTR, Director of Tennis - City of Irvine)   

        Karen Ronney (PTR,10 & Under Clinician, Author of Proud Parents' Guide to Raising Athletic,      

                Balanced and Coordinated Kids, A Lifetime of Benefit in Just 10 Minutes a Day)



Saturday, May 5

8:30am Registration

9am-5pm: "A Look at Junior Development from Day #1 to Wimbledon" A walk through the entire developmental process of a young player   

        Karen Ronney

        Don Henson   

        Chuck Brymer   

        Chris Lewis

6pm-7pm: Cash Bar/Cocktail Hour at the Irvine Marriott


Sunday, May 6   

8:30am Registration

9am Seminars on:   

        Stringing for Everyone (Simon Paek)   

        Stretching and Conditioning for Players of All Levels (Sonja Anderson-Struzzo)   

        Effective Self-Promotion and Marketing (Rich Neher)   

        How to Set Up a Successfull Tennis Program (Steve Riggs & Victor Ranches)   

        A Look at the Private Lesson (Don Henson)

3pm USPTA vs. PTR Team Match


Hotel Information:          Irvine Atrium

                                   18700 MacArthur Blvd.

                                   Irvine, CA 92612



Fee Options:    One Day - $20

                      Two Days - $25


Spouse Fees:   One Day - $25

                     Two Days - $35


Registration Options