​Country Club

​Crow Canyon

Hal Wagner

Assistant professional

A Bay Area native, Hal attended Sir Francis Drake high school and played varsity singles all four years. He also competed for the College of Marin tennis team reaching the Nor Cal championships in both singles and doubles in back to back seasons and ranked in the top 50 in the state both seasons.


More recently, he finished 2007 as the #4 ranked player in Men’s NTRP 5.5, and was a team member of the 2013 USTA 40&over 4.5+ Men’s National Champions.


Hal is USPTA certified and is also Etcheberry certified in footwork and conditioning. Prior to teaching at Crow Canyon, Hal worked at both Club Sport Valley Vista and ClubSport San Ramon Tennis Academy in the roles of tennis director and junior academy director.


He’s had the pleasure of coaching the 2008 5.0 Nor Cal men’s player of the year, as well as working with several top USTA women’s teams, collegiate, and high school players. Hal enjoys working with students of all levels and ages and his goal is to teach his students techniques and strategies that will encourage a lifelong passion for the game.  

Steve ward

Director of tennis

                                                    Steve has been the Director of Tennis for                                                          over 15 years at Crow Canyon Country                                                           Club. U.S.P.T.A. certified, he played at the  University of Oregon, Division 1 and is formerly a nationally ranked player. Currently, he is nationally ranked in the top 20 in Men's 50s. Steve, like all the tennis professionals at Crow Canyon, has a passion for tennis and strives to make your tennis experience the best of the best. 

John freeman

Head professional

John graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. He has been teaching juniors and adults for over 10 years and provides his experience both as a teacher and as a former junior player in the East Bay. U.S.P.T.A. certified, John trains his students to be professional players on the court with a fun yet serious attitude. 

Stevie chow

Assistant professional

​Stevie played tennis at Diablo Valley College, where he helped the Vikings win their conference and ended the season as the six best team in the state. He then transferred to St. Mary's College of California and captained the club team to their first appearance at the Tennis on College National Championship.


Stevie enjoys sharing his knowledge in all aspects of tennis whether it's helping people figure out the right racquets to fit their game, finding the perfect stringing combination, or coaching his students to become better tennis players and showing them the joy of tennis.

Thad O'Grady

Assistant

professional

                                                   Thad has been teaching tennis for over 10                                                    years in both Southern and Northern                                                              California. He was a highly ranked junior player in Arizona and played college tennis at Loyola Marymount University. Thad enjoys working with students of all levels, from beginners to nationally ranked players, and takes pride in his students showing great sportsmanship on the court. 

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