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.
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.
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.
Rolf is a USPTA certified pro who has been teaching for over 30 years with 20 of those at Crow Canyon Country Club. He played high school tennis at Castro Valley High and was inducted into their sports Hall of Fame in 2012. He was ranked #7 in Nor Cal 18's and #50 Nationally. After high school, Rolf played #1 Singles & Doubles at Cal State Hayward four consecutive years and then traveled Europe winning 7 singles/doubles titles. He returned to coach Cal State Hayward for two years and competed on the Nor Cal Open circuit ranking in the Top 20 for singles and Top 5 in Doubles, winning over 20 titles in a 5 year span. He still plays Mother-Son tournaments and was National Runner-up playing at the US Open.
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