|Philip Kühnen, Tennis Pro|
Philip is a native of Germany, and grew up in Spain. He has been playing tennis since he was four years old, learning from his father who was a Wimbledon quarterfinalist in 1989, and Huggy Bear tournament participant. He has lived and competed in Spain at the J.C. Ferrero Equelite Academy, where he was sparring partner of Juan Carlos Ferrero, ex ATP World Number 1; Nicolas Almagro, ATP top 20; and David Ferrer, ATP top 10. He also played on the ITF Junior and Futures tours before attending college. Philip is now living in Phoenix, Arizona playing for NCAA Division 1 Grand Canyon University where the won the conference regular season title in 2016. Overall he has two conference titles, was named first and second All-Conference Team, and nominated to Conference player of the year. Philip started coaching when he was 16, teaching adult and junior clinics. He has coached over the summers since, giving group and private lessons. Recently he has also coached his teammates as an additional coach on the sidelines of NCAA D1 matches. Philip speaks German, English, and Spanish fluently.
|Adrian Legarreta, Tennis Pro|
Adrian Legarreta was born and raised in Bilbao, Spain. He started playing tennis at the age of 4. He played ITF Futures in Europe before moving to Phoenix, Arizona where he is currently playing NCAA Division 1 intercollegiate tennis for Grand Canyon University. Adrian has been named freshman of the year, first team singles and doubles and conference player of the week numerous times. At the age of 20, he is a certified Elite Professional by the USPTA with 5 years of coaching experience in the Basque Region of Spain. This is Adrian’s first summer at Buckskill Tennis Club. He applies a fun and intensive approach to his coaching.
“I think tennis has to be fun in order to develop players’ skills. I think everyone is able to play tennis and I find people who come out to the court to play and challenge themselves very inspiring. I am looking forward to meeting you all!” – Adrian Legarreta
|Gonzalo Garcia, Tennis Pro|
Gonzalo was born and raised in A Coruna, a small city in the northwest of Spain. His passion for tennis began at the age of five. Within a few years he won his first local tournament, which led him to raise his goals and play the ITF Junior and Futures Tours. When he was 18 he came to America to play NCAA Division 1 tennis for the University of New Orleans. During his college career he was named all conference team, nominated conference player of the week, selected best player of the year and named captain of the team.
Gonzalo has over four years of teaching experience in Spain and the US. He started teaching in his hometown in Spain and last summer taught at The New Haven Lawn Club in Connecticut.
Gonzalo is a passionate tennis coach who loves to share his wide knowledge of the game, eager to help any enthusiastic player take their skills to the next level.
|Eduardo Cabrera, Tennis Pro|
Eduardo Cabrera was born in Bogota, Colombia and started playing tennis at 11 years old. Growing up he competed in ITF juniors, interclub’s and ATP futures. Eduardo was ranked #9 in singles in Colombia and #2 in doubles. He also represented the National Junior Tennis Team from Colombia.
Eduardo has trained and sparred with ATP players and ITF junior athletes such as Key Nishikori, current number 6 in the world, Santiago Giraldo, Alejandro Falla, Maria Shiskina, Xavier Malisse and more. He was also a coach at Condominio Campestre el Penon in Colombia and assistant coach at the Julian Alonso Academy at Bradenton Florida.
Currently Eduardo is attending and playing at Dalton State College and is ranked #4 in the country in NAIA and is the #3 singles players for the team. He is majoring in Business Administration. Eduardo enjoys playing tennis and is looking forward to sharing his knowledge and experience with everyone at Triangle Tennis Club.
|Luis LaRiva, Tennis Pro|
Luis was the 2013 Florida State High School champion. He was a Florida State semi finalist in 2012, 2014 and 2015. Luis is a PTR certified instructor. He is returning for his fourth season at Buckskill Tennis Club where he has a following of happy clients!
|Tim Luzardre, Tennis Pro|
Tim Luzadre will be teaching at Buckskill for his sixth year this summer. Tim grew up in Michigan, later moving to the Chicago area where he played satellite qualifiers, and then to New York for business.
Tim doubles as a Head Hockey Coach at Buckskill Winter Club where he has built up a very successful junior hockey program. He will be teaching both private adult and junior lessons as well as junior clinics. He will also be teaching roller hockey for the junior camp!
Tim will be happy to help you with your tennis game this summer.