CEO and General Manager
Director of Tennis
Ryan comes from a long family line of tennis players, and graduated from SDSU. During his tenure at University of the Pacific, Ryan garnered numerous Oracle ITA rankings on the team, singles and doubles sides. Ryan is active in community outreach professionally and personally.
Barbara is responsible for
Youth Tennis San Diego's fundraising efforts and our Annual MatchPoint Ball to fund junior programs and operating costs.
Raiff oversees Accounting for Youth Tennis San Diego as well as the Pro Shop here at the Barnes Tennis Center.
Steve was recently awarded the 2020 USPTA San Diego Professional of the Year.
His vision is to provide San Diego's top junior tennis players an opportunity to work side by side with the best coaches and to train at a world class facility. "With the focus on education, integrity, and a strong work ethic we will not just build tennis players, but well-rounded individuals."
Fund Development Coordinator
Calla organizes special projects and events with Youth Tennis San Diego. She provides administrative support to our staff and coordinates facility rental at the Barnes Tennis Center.
After School Tennis Director
Lindsey coordinates our After School Tennis Program at over 60 school and Park and Rec programs in San Diego as well as our onsite Junior Aces Program for ages 3 - 5 years.
Front Office Manager
Jenni oversees the Pro Shop and coordinates court rental here at the Barnes Tennis Center.
Jake is originally from San Antonio, Texas. He played Division 1 tennis at Indiana University and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Jake has coached collegiate and junior tennis at schools in Texas, Montana, San Francisco, and most recently at Harvard University. Jake's wife Jazmine, and their two dogs, could not be happier to call San Diego home!
Tournament & Camp Director
A former D3 college tennis player from 2009 - 2012 at Grossmont before studying Political Science and Law at UC Irvine. Anthony is a specialist in fundamental technical development of young junior and adult players, as well as high performance progressions geared towards developing tournament players.
Originally from Tijuana Mexico, Ascan trained for 1.5 years at the Bruguera Academy in Barcelona before going to College. He joined the College Team in Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico. Ascan was ranked as the #2 College National player in Singles for two consecutive years, two-time Team National Champion and MVP for the first year. He played Club Matches for the Netzballverein Club in Düsseldorf, Germany for two seasons. Ascan has been coaching at the Barnes Tennis Center for two years. He is currently studying for the NASM (Personal Trainer) certification, and has a Bachelor’s degree in Audio Engineering and Music Production.
Bane grew up in a Serbian household though he spent his early years in Germany. Within his 30 years of playing experience Bane has participated in ATP sanctioned events and Satellites internationally. The former ASU standout has lent his coaching insight to academies all over the world, including the German Tennis Training Academy in Spain, IMG Bolletieri Academy, and the Djokovic Academy in Serbia.
A graduate of our very own Elite and High Performance program, Marcelo was an avid junior tournament player. A San Diego native, Marcelo graduated from St. Augustine High School in 2015. He attended Point Loma Nazarene University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s in Exercise and Sports Science in 2019. He is currently attending the Master in Sports Performance at PLNU. Marcelo has worked at Barnes for four years now - from Rising Stars to High Performance. Marcelo is an NSCA member, an EXOS XFS Fitness Specialist, and is EMS certified.
Lynn is originally from San Fernando, California and raised in San Diego. She loves all sports and outdoor recreation. Lynn works for San Diego Unified School District in addition to coaching at Barnes and AST sites. She is Recreational Coaching certified and Safesport trained.
Raised in Bend, OR, Joel has extensive coaching and playing experience across Oregon, California and Arizona. He is a USPTA Tennis Professional. Joel competed nationally while studying Developmental Psychology at University of Oregon, with future aspirations of earning a masters degree in Sport Psychology. Joel's coaching philosophy focuses on connecting the mental and physical aspects of the game to create a well-rounded and complete player. These values are represented in Cardio Tennis, a program which supports his ideals of effort, technique, mental strength, and most of all FUN!
Questions or comments? Contact us!
4490 West Point Loma Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92107
We are conveniently located at the gateway of Ocean Beach and Point Loma.
Heading 5 South take the Sea World Exit. Follow it until it splits into Nimitz Blvd. Take a left at West Point Loma Blvd.
Heading 5 North take 8 West. Follow it until it dead ends, go left, you are now on Nimitz Blvd. Take a left at West Point Loma Blvd.
Heading 8 West, follow it until it dead ends, go left, you are now on Nimitz Blvd. Take a left at West Point Loma Blvd.