Coach Profiles

Akshay Arora, USPTA Certified Tennis Professional
Director

  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $90
  • USPTA Certified Tennis Professional
  • USTA Sport Science Level 1 Certification
  • 2016 USPTA NorCal High School Coach of the Year
  • 2014 Bay Area News Group Coach of the Year
  • BS in Kinesiology, Exercise Science and Physical Therapy
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Former Director of Fitness at Livermore Valley Tennis Club
  • Former Director of Tennis at InShape Sports Club, Tracy
  • Over 10 years coaching experience training players of all levels
  • Former D1 Collegiate player, Cal Poly, SLO
  • In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and friends
  • Contact us for private lesson information at aroratennis@yahoo.com

    Danny Furman, USTA Tennis Professional

  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $80
  • Full-time teaching professional since 2006
  • Has taught several junior players ranked top 10, NorCal in all age groups
  • Teaches each player technique and strategy based on individual strengths and tendencies
  • Earned tennis Division 1 and academic scholarships at UC Davis 2001-2005
  • Has won numerous men's open singles and doubles titles
  • Won his first tennis tournament at age 8
  • Was Nationally ranked in all junior age groups himself
  • In his free time loves to spend time with his wife and 1 year old son
  • Jason Wilson, USPTA Certified Teaching Professional

  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $80
  • USPTA Certified Teaching Professional owned a successful tennis academy for 8 years in East Bay
  • Over 15 years teaching experience
  • Over 25 years playing experience
  • Jason was ranked top 10 throughout Norcal Junior's with a highest ranking of 1 for 12 and under
  • In his 20's, he was ranked number 1 in NorCal open mixed doubles with his wife Lorena Gonzalez
  • Currently the head coach for the varsity boys and girls tennis team at Dublin High being the only coach
            at Dublin high to get an NCS win for tennis
  • In his free time Jason enjoys playing video games and hanging out with his son and wife
  • Jenna Gollub, USPTA Certified Tennis Professional

  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $75
  • 15+ years of coaching tennis
  • USPTA Certified Pro
  • Played college tennis for North Carolina Wesleyan
  • Second Team USA South, All-Conference 2006 (NCWC)
  • Honorable Mention USA South, All-Conference 2005 (NCWC)
  • Enjoying coaching students of all ages / level
  • Loves to stay active / exercise in her free time and spend time with her family and dogs
  • Jon Toney, USPTA Certified Tennis Professional

  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $75
  • 10 years Director of Tennis at Diablo Country Club, Danville
  • NCAA Division 1 player, San Deigo State University
  • NCAA Division 1 Head Coach, UC Santa Barbara
  • Over 35 years coaching experience
  • 8 time NorCal section team champion 4.5 Men's USTA Level
  • In his free time loves to spend time with his wife, kids and grandkids!
  • Lorena Gonzalez, Over 10 years teaching experience

  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $75
  • Over 10 years teaching experience, assisted a successful tennis program for 8 years
  • Comes from a family of tennis players, with some playing in the Philippines Davis Cup
  • In junior tennis, Lorena was consistently ranked top 5 in Northern California in singles and doubles as high as
            # 12 nationally in the juniors 12 and under
  • In high school tennis, Lorena went undefeated for 4 years and received various awards from Northern California
            and the North Coast section
  • Post juniors, she held the number 1 mixed doubles with her husband Jason Wilson for consecutive years
  • From her extensive playing experience she takes pride in understanding every students individual development
            needs at different age levels
  • In her spare time she likes to powerlift and spend time with her husband and son
  • Zakaria Lonfo, ITF Level 1 Certified Tennis Coach

  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $75
  • ITF Level 1 Certified Tennis Coach
  • Over 20 years playing experience
  • As a professional player he earned ATP Double points in ITF Future tournaments and represented Burkina Faso
            in Junior and Senior Davis Cup
  • Over 10 years coaching experience training players of all levels
  • Former Assistant Coach at New York Tennis Sports Academy, Dubai for many years before moving to the states
  • Former Assistant coach at Castlewood Country Club, Pleasanton
  • In his free time Zak loves to spend time with his wife and friends
  • Erielle Tolentino, Over 3 years coaching experience

  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $60
  • BA in English from California State University, East Bay
  • Has over 3 years coaching experience with players of all levels
  • In the juniors, Erielle competed in USTA tournaments / Junior Team Tennis for many years and played 4 years
            both Varsity Singles and Doubles at Dublin High School
  • She was named the Most Valuable Player her Junior year
  • In her free time she enjoys freelance photography, listening to music, writing, hiking, and going to concerts