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Ocotillo Tennis Experts

Jonathan Chan

Rocket scientist by day, master racquet technician by night. Aside from his role as the principal electrical engineer lead ­designing and testing launch vehicles-Jon is also a USRSA nationally certified stringer as a master racquet technician with over 15 years of experience. His specialty favors tennis string and racquet composite materials to enhance each player’s feel and consistency through stringing.

Josh Bates

Josh 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 an Adidas Brand Ambassador, a PTR clinician, and a member of the Wilson Advisory Staff. He is certified in all of these pathways by the PTR.

Josh Bates

Josh 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 an Adidas Brand Ambassador, a PTR clinician, and a member of the Wilson Advisory Staff. He is certified in all of these pathways by the PTR.

Shelby Andersson

Shelby grew up playing tennis and loves everything about the sport. She has experience teaching tennis to kids of all ages. She loves working with juniors, watching their progress and passion for the sport grow. Her favorite part of the Village is the Community! Shelby graduated from Grand Canyon University in April 2021 with a Bachelor’s in marketing and advertising.

Steve Etchells

Steve moved to America at the age of 23 from Mansfield, England to pursue becoming a professional tennis coach. He is certified by the Professional Tennis Registry in both Performance and 10 & Under and the LTA. He is working toward becoming a Master Racquet Technician and Professional Racquet Advisor. Steve once strung 106 racquets in 6 days during a professional tennis tournament. Steve is a fan of anything sports related and you will constantly see him representing and talking about his beloved Chelsea FC or Detroit Lions.

Steve Etchells

Steve moved to America at the age of 23 from Mansfield, England to pursue becoming a professional tennis coach. He is certified by the Professional Tennis Registry in both Performance and 10 & Under and the LTA. He is working toward becoming a Master Racquet Technician and Professional Racquet Advisor. Steve once strung 106 racquets in 6 days during a professional tennis tournament. Steve is a fan of anything sports related and you will constantly see him representing and talking about his beloved Chelsea FC or Detroit Lions.