Spring, TX – Junior Tennis Academy

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Friday Otabor,
Director of Tennis

  • 25+ Years teaching and coaching tennis
  • 15+ Years as Director of Tennis at Northampton
  • Developed successful Red Raiders program
  • Adult activities, ladies leagues, men’s leagues, ladders, lessons, and court scheduling
  • National collegiate champion at TJC
  • Former Nigeria Davis Cup team member

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Ken Olivier, BA, MS

National Champion / Director of Juniors

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Jorge Vazquez, BA,
Tennis Professional

  • Trained at John Newcombe’s Tennis Ranch 
  • Tennis shop manager and owner of Champions Tennis
  • Graduated with BA from St. Edwards University in Austin
  • Master stringer technician
  • Middle school tennis coach at John Cooper
  • Bilingual

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Josh Lup, BA
High Performance Coach

  • Played College Tennis on scholarship at New Mexico Military Institute
  • Top 10 national ranking in Junior College
  • Collegiate player at University of Texas at Permian Basin in the Heartland Conference
  • Assistant tennis coach at Cypress Falls High School
  • Head coach Klein Collins High School

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Parris Watt, USPTA
Tennis Professional

  • Parris has 30 years teaching and coaching experience
  • USPTA certified professional
  • Net generation and USTA certified
  • He has worked with Arthur Ashe tennis programs, Zina Garrison tennis Academy and was head pro in Tampa Florida
  • Ranked #13 in California men’s open division

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Fernando Pavez
Tennis Professional

  • 30+ years teaching experience
  • Head pro and Director of Tennis at multiple facilities
  • Offers private lessons and adult drills upon request

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