• Josh Bates
    Josh Bates
  • Ryan Sawyer
    Ryan Sawyer
  • Niles Jackson
    Niles Jackson
  • Emily Callison
    Emily Callison
Josh Bates

Ocotillo Village Tennis Director

  • PTR Master of Tennis – Performance 10 & Under
    11-17 Junior Development
    Adult DevelopmentSenior Development
  • Master Racquet TechnicianJosh is one of 35 pros in the world with the distinction of Master of Tennis Performance. This certification follows the developmental path from a beginning child to the professional player. Josh is also the Adidas Brand Ambassador, a PTR clinician, and a member of the Wilson Advisory Staff.

Ryan Sawyer

Head Tennis Professional

  • PTR Professional – Performance 10 & Under
    11-17 Junior Development
    Adult Development
  • Master Racquet Technician

    Ryan was born in Southern California where he was a successful junior player. He has coached all levels of play from coast to coast. Currently, Ryan is a Southwest USTA Jr. Council board member and a Central AZ board member.

Niles Jackson

Ocotillo Village Tennis Professional

• USTA Early Development Coach
• PTR certified
• Oregon High School State Champion
• USTA National Title Winner
• Mercedes Mixed Doubles Champion

Niles has 11 years coaching experience.

Emily Callison

Ocotillo Village Tennis Concierge

Emily won the team state championships her senior year at Red Mountain High School and went on to play number one singles and doubles for the University of North Dakota. During graduate school she was the assistant tennis coach for the University of Nebraska at Omaha. With a master’s degree in exercise science, she is also a personal trainer at the Village and can help you improve your fitness on and off the court.