LA TENNIS DIRECTORS

ABOUT LA TENNIS

LAT is in business because we love tennis. We are not only tennis teaching pros, facility managers and owners, but we are tennis players. Our love and respect for the game gives us the tools to provide a highly adaptable model for any size tennis facility that your members and guests are sure to enjoy. We are also the most diverse company in the tennis industry.

     From site planning to daily tennis operations, we are hands on in customizing, implementing and maintaining the perfect program for your tennis needs. As your needs change, so can we. We customize each tennis service agreement to suit your facility’s unique needs.

     Our world-class staff has provided premier services for facilities around the world from high-end resorts like The Ritz-Carlton and Club Med to Community Centers and Local Public Parks. We have the experience needed to handle any size facility from a 50-court active tennis academy to a one court apartment complex.

 

We look forward to working with your Parks and Recreation department, Club or HOA and creating a wonderful playing experience for all who join us. 

Brent Pettersson , CEO LAT

 

MISSION STATEMENT 

Our mission is to enrich the lives of the residents and users of any tennis facility we operate through the sport of Tennis, by providing safe, welcoming tennis and recreation facilities and affordable, diverse recreation and human services activities for people of all ages to play, learn, contemplate, build community and be good stewards of our environment.

LA TENNIS LEADERSHIP

 

Brent Pettersson

Founder/CEO

United States Professional Tennis Association

Head Director of Tennis

John Thomas

President LA Tennis

Chief Administrative Officer

United States Professional Tennis Association

John joined LA Tennis in September of 2005. He started as the Office Manager/ Coach in LA Tennis Center ( Riverside ) when the company had just one location. He took on new roles as LA Tennis grew from about 30 employees to over 180 tennis professionals serving many different communities. He now oversees the company’s Administration and Human Resource department, along with serving on the Board of Directors. John oversees company business systems, court bookings and teaching pro bookings, and teaching pros payments from the company’s administrative headquarters in Los Angeles CA. He is a Former collegiate player. Certified instructor(.PTR and USPTA) since 1998. Certified to teach all ages and skill levels. Head instructor for NJTL program( National junior tennis and learning). Recipient of NJTL instructor of the year award 2019.

Susan Nardi  

Vice President LA Tennis  

United States Professional Tennis Registry  

Director of Junior Tennis 

Director of Non-profit multi sports and educational enrichment programs

Jeffrey Dean Melnick

Chief Operating Officer

United States Professional Tennis Association 

Jeffrey  is the LA Tennis national facility scout. Jeffrey has been with the company since 2009 and before becoming COO, held Directorships at South Bay Tennis Center, Westchester Tennis Center, Herman Park Tennis Center. As Senior Director of Tennis and Marketing. Through his efforts, LA Tennis has established many successful programs and initiatives that have introduced and elevated the game of thousands of players.  Jeffrey is a USPTA Elite pro and Division 1 college athlete from California State university Dominguez Hills where he earned a BS in recreation administration. Jeffrey also received the USPTA professional of the year award for Los Angeles in 2014. He manages over 50 teaching pros on a daily basis for his region. 

Oscar Wegner  

United States Professional Tennis Association

LA Tennis Director of National Coaching

LA Tennis Global ATP/WTA Coach

LA Tennis Global Director of Coaching Education

Founder of MTM tennis method

Coach to world #1 Bjorn Borg and  #1 Gustavo Kuerten

 

Chris Robb 

United States Professional Tennis Association     

Director of adult activities 

Director of Global Tennis Network and Travels

 

Don Brosseau 

United States Professional Tennis Association

Director High Performance 

Tournament Director for USTA ,ATP, and WTA 

Director of Charities

Director of Wellness Center

Edwin Trellue

United States Professional Tennis Association 

Proposed Pro shop Manager for Coronado Tennis Center

Director of Senior programs

Director of Summer and Holiday Tennis Camps

Director of Pro Shop operations

Director of private and group class enrollment

Cliff Frazier

United States Professional Tennis Registry

Director of Poinsettia Tennis Center

Director of Community Outreach and Special Needs Classes

 

Peggy Reilly 

United States Professional Tennis Association – Elite level 1987-2020 

Director LA Tennis Health and Safety

Director of Marketing and Program Administrator Westside Los Angeles

Certifications :

  • Human Resource Management Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 2010 

  • National Academy Sports Medicine-2000-2020 

  • Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist, Certified Fitness and Nutrition Specialist

  • American Heart Association-Instructor #03170558361 CA01378 

  • Head Racquet Sports Professional Racquet Representative 2000-2020 

Rhodora Maliksi

United States Professional Tennis Association

Director Pro Shop training and sales.

Human resources department

Cleaning and Covid19 Protocol supervisor 

LA TENNIS HOMES AND ESTATES

James A. Cabral 

CEO of LA Tennis homes and Estates division

Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS #1729580

LA Tennis Financier 

LA Tennis Global Property Management and Security advisor.

Ashley Ye Fang

Vice President LA Tennis Homes and Estates division  NMLS # 151508884

Purchaser of Import tennis goods and buyer of equipment for Pro Shops and Business Operations

Notary public

 

LA TENNIS USA

California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New York, Texas

LA TENNIS CHINA

Beijing, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Sanya, Shanghai

Brent Pettersson

Founder/CEO

Ashley Ye Fang

COO of LA Tennis China Operations 

LA TENNIS HONG KONG

Discovery Bay, Hong Kong Island, Kowloon

Brent Pettersson

Founder/CEO

Ashley Ye Fang

COO of LA Tennis HK operations

LA TENNIS MACAU

Brent Pettersson

Founder/CEO

Ashley Ye Fang

COO of LA Tennis Macau operations

LA TENNIS EUROPE

Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

Brent Pettersson

Founder/CEO

Per Halvarsson

COO of LA Tennis Europe operations

LA TENNIS INDIA

New Delhi

Brent Pettersson

Founder/CEO

LA TENNIS SOUTH AMERICA

Argentina, Brazil, Chile

Brent Pettersson

Founder/CEO

LA TENNIS AFRICA, CANADA AND MEXICO.......COMING SOON........