Coach Profiles

Akshay Arora, Director of Arora Tennis

  • USPTA Certified Tennis Professional - Elite Level
  • 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, 3years
  • Former Director of Fitness at Livermore Valley Tennis Club
  • Former Director of Tennis at InShape Sports Club, Tracy
  • Over 14 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
  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $90
  • Contact us for private lesson information at aroratennis@yahoo.com

    Jason Wilson, USPTA Certified Teaching Professional

  • Owned a successful tennis academy for 8 years in East Bay
  • Over 17 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
  • 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
  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $80
  • Lorena Gonzalez, USTA Tennis Professional

  • Over 14 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
  • Ranked top 5 in Northern California in singles and doubles #12 nationally in the juniors 12 and under
  • Undefeated in high school 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
  • 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
  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $80
  • Erin Callahan, USTA Tennis Professional

  • A strong ranked junior player growing up
  • Played number one doubles throughout college at Hamline University in Minnesota
  • She has over 7 years coaching experience of all ages and abilities
  • Enjoys volunteering for USTA and running tournaments, team tennis and generation gap events
  • She still competes in mixed doubles events
  • Enjoys working with players of all ages and levels
  • In her free time, enjoys spending time with her family and friends
  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $80
  • Keivon Tabrizi, Tennis Teaching Professional

  • Currently still a ranked world ATP professional player
  • Over 5 years teaching experience with players of all levels
  • Was an Arora Tennis student for over 3 years, ages 11-13
  • Top 10 ranked USTA junior player in 12s and 14s NorCal
  • Trained at the Swiss Federation/lived there for a total of 4 years as a teenager
  • Has Travelled to over 40 countries to compete in tournaments
  • Professional career, highest world ranking of #1143 Singles and #1091 in Doubles
  • Played for Wake Forest University(#1 collegiate team) for 2 seasons and Indiana University for 2 seasons
  • Has competed against Daniil Medvedev(World #5), Stefanos Tsitsipas(World #6), Alex De Minaur(World #18),
        and Radu Albot(World #46)
  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $80
  • Peter Shin, Tennis Teaching Professional

  • Over 5+ Years experience coaching players on all Levels
  • Has a BS in Operations Management and Marketing
  • Played D1 tennis for 4 years at the University of Idaho
  • Was Top Ranked in Juniors for USTA NorCal 12s-18s (all ages)
  • Played Number 1 singles Varsity for Dublin High School for 4 years
  • Was a former Arora Tennis student for several years as a teenager
  • Hobbies include learning history on the side, playing video games, gym, and walking his dog.
  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $65
  • Andy Banerjee, Tennis Teaching Professional

  • Has over 12 years of work experience in Corporate America specializing in Internal Audit and Investment Banking
  • Holds a B.A. in Economics and a M.S. in Finance
  • As of 2018, has transitioned to following his passion and teaching tennis to both adults and kids of all levels
  • Currently competes in NorCal USTA team events, playing both doubles and singles
  • As his team captain, USTA league teams to several local championships over the past five years
  • In his free time he likes going to concerts and traveling with his wife and two sons
  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $65
  • Angel Hernandez, Tennis Teaching Professional

  • With over 13 years of playing experience
  • Over 2 years of coaching experience
  • Was an Arora Tennis student for 10 years
  • Played #1 varsity singles for 3 years at Livermore High School
  • Was rewarded Most Valuable Player sophomore and senior year
  • In his free time Angel likes to play other sports and participate in bowling tournaments
  • 1 on 1 Private Lesson Rate per Hour: $60