Angel Lopez Tennis Academy

The development of the tennis player is the most important part of the Angel Lopez Tennis Academy. Winning is important, second only to the development of the player. We use tennis as a vehicle to also develop successful young people in life in our junior programs.Each professional on staff is highly qualified and is USPTA certified. All instructors are guided and directed by Angel Lopez. Their training enables them to properly prepare the absolute beginner for advancement to high level competition and beyond. Instruction is tailored to meet individual needs and experience.

Angel Lopez, Director of Tennis

  • 1994 World Team Tennis Professional Coach of the Year
  • 1995 USPTA International Professional of the Year
  • 1999 United States Olympic Committee Development Coach of the Year
  • 2005 PTR International Pro of the Year
  • 2006 USTA San Diego District Player of the Year
  • 2006 Member of World Champion USA Fred Perry Cup International Team (Men’s 50)
  • 2007 USTA / Southern California Section Community Service Award
  • USPTA Certified Master Professional(held by only 1% of the Nation’s Top Instructors)
  • 2008 Olive Pierce Award by Youth Tennis San Diego
  • 2011 San Diego Tennis Hall of Fame

Some of the Top Players Angel has worked with:

  • Zina Garrison
  • Kelly Jones
  • Tami Whitlinger
  • Alejandro Hernandez
  • Alexandra Stevenson
  • Angelica Gavaldon
  • Larisa Neiland
  • Michael Chang
  • Trevor Kronemann
  • Brandon Nakashima
  • Keegan Smith
  • Lupita Novelo