Francisco Ruiz (Owner – from San Jose)
Francisco Ruiz is an (ITF) International Federation High Performance Coach which is the highest ranking certification offered to coaches. A respectable accomplishment and a gratifying journey, Francisco strives to share the knowledge gained to train nationally and world-recognized players. Francisco has also been the traveling coach for many ATP and WTA professionals, where he picked up the subtle nuance that he takes to the courts, furthering his already accomplished training technique. He served as the Director of the Mexico City Multicultural Exchange Program and was the first Latino to be on the USTA NorCal Board of Directors in 2006. In 2004, he was awarded the Diversity Leadership award for his outstanding coaching, and in 2010 he was presented with the prestigious Trailblazer award for his lifelong service in the minority tennis community.
Francisco has been coaching throughout the Bay Area for over 31 years and has established a branch academy in Mountain View (we serve the entire South Bay Area – San Jose, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto, etc.) the home for some of the top ranked players in Northern California. His interests include his family, teaching his two sons tennis, and attending the US Open every year.
Anthony Carpio (from Cupertino)
Whether you are a beginner or an advanced player, Anthony Carpio can help you learn the basics of tennis or help you reach your competitive goals. A highly sought after tennis pro in the Bay Area, he has taken many junior and adult tennis teams to state, regional and national championships. Anthony has been teaching for more than 15 years and is a certified tennis professional with USPTA and continues to compete in USTA tournaments.
Anthony is the tennis pro at Silicon Valley Tennis and Rinconda Hills Country Club. You can also find him teaching adult clinics at Silver Creek Country Club. He also teaches the Middle School tennis team in Cupertino. In 2010, his team at Lawson not only went to the Regional Championships for the first time in the schools’ history, they won the Championships.
Edgar Marin (from Costa Rica)
USPTA Certified – Edgar is an international tennis player with 30 years of coaching experience. His ability to demonstrate and teach both physical, technical and mental aspects of the game are phenomenal. His professional business background is to ensure program development, operations and public relations.
Bilingual: English – Spanish
Mar Vista Tennis Club – Director (2013 – Present)
Silicon Valley Tennis Academy – Summer Coach (2001-Present)
Claremont Hotel & Resort (Berkeley, CA) – Tennis Pro working with former #6 ranked in the world – Wayne Ferreira (2012)
UCLA – FCA Tennis Camp (2012 – Present)
USTA (San Francisco, CA)–Diversity Tennis Camp Coach (2012-Present)
Monta Vista High School (California) – JV Boys Coach (2012)
Assistant Coach Lewis Clark State College (1993)
NAIA District I Champion (1992)
Washington State – Tennis Camp – (1991)
Men’s Intercollegiate Tennis Lewis Clark State College (1992)
Men’s Intercollegiate Tennis De Anza College (1988 – 1989)
Central American Junior Doubles Champion (1985)
Costa Rican National Junior Doubles Champion (1985 and 1986)
Costa Rican National Junior Singles Champion (1985)
Costa Rican National Tennis Team (1983 – 1986)