• Nikki Slater
    Nikki Slater
  • Josh Bates
    Josh Bates
  • Ryan Sawyer
    Ryan Sawyer
Nikki Slater

Ocotillo Village Tennis Professional

Born and raised in Scotland, Niki graduated from Florida State University where she was number one in both singles and doubles. She had a national singles ranking of 55, and a national doubles ranking of 12.

Niki holds a WTA career high world ranking of 165, she won six doubles tour titles and made two Wimbledon Grand Slam appearances. She is a USTA Early Development Commission and coach and is PTR professionally certified.

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 TechnicianRyan 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.