The BHTC is proud to work with a great staff of tennis pros that accommodate all skill levels and ages.
Our Director of Tennis, Anne White brings her many years of experience as a distinguished tennis professional to the BHTC, with many notable achievements in the sport. While at USC, Anne played #2 as a freshman, and finished the year as an undefeated All American. That year USC won the National Championship. Upon leaving USC to turn pro, Anne played eight years on the circuit reaching #19 in the world for women's singles and #9 in the world in doubles.
Pablo was born in Argentina and speaks 5 languages. He played Davis Cup and Olympics for Peru. Was ATP Pro #29 in the world & ran the Arraya Tennis Academy in Miami for the past 20 years. Pablo trained with Nick Bollettieri as a junior. His knowledge and passion for the game are tremendous.
Eric is a retired American ATP Tour tennis player who has represented the Philippines in international competition. Before turning pro, he was the #1 player and captain of the then #2 nationally ranked UCLA tennis team and achieved All-American honors. He was ranked #122 in the world for Men's Singles.
Kelly achieved a ranking in the top 200 in the world doubles ranking. While attending Pepperdine University Kelly was a three-time All-American, NCAA Finalist, West Coast Player of the Year and has been a recipient of both the John Van Nostrand Memorial Award, and the Evelyn Houseman Junior Sportsmanship Award.
Clay Thompson was born in Santa Monica, CA, and attended Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences where he won 2 CIF state championships (team and individual). He graduated high school as the #3 recruit in the country, choosing to play for Billy Martin and the UCLA Bruins. During his tenure at UCLA, Clay amassed a record of 119-35 in singles play achieving one of the highest number of wins for a singles player in the school's history. He earned his BFA in Creative Writing with a minor in Film/TV and during the entirety of his senior year was the #1 ranked NCAA singles player in the country.
Thompson enjoyed a brief but impactful career on the ATP tour, reaching a career-high singles ranking of #408 in the world. During which, he amassed a cult following as a charismatic and fun player to watch. Following his own playing career, Thompson returned to professional tennis as the coach for fellow Crossroads alumnus Nicole Gibbs (#69 WTA). Additionally, he has been a major force in growing the game of tennis and raising funds for the next generation of players