Tim Pawsat, Tennis Instructor
I was raised in Tustin and attended Arroyo, Hewes and Foothill High School. My passion for tennis started early. I began playing tournaments at the age of ten. My junior tennis career produced 11 national championships and a singles CIF individual championship at Foothill. These and other achievements allowed me to earn a full tennis scholarship to USC. While I was at USC, I was a fourtime All American and a NCAA doubles champion. I was on the ATP tour for six years, during which time I achieved a ranking of 18th in the world in doubles and top 200 in singles. I competed in all the major grand slam tournaments (Wimbeldon, French Open, Australian Open and US Open). I won 5 ATP doubles titles, one of which was the LA Open.
My coaching career started in 1993 here in Orange County. North Tustin Tennis was started in order to create a group program for all levels of play. My first goal is to teach beginners good fundamentals while at the same time providing an environment in which they can improve, compete, and enjoy this great game. The second goal is to get players ready to play tournament and high school tennis. The program is now 7 years old and has been a tremendous success! We have developed hundreds of tennis players at all levels. I will continue to be personally involved in all the classes. I will also look for ways for the program to continually evolve and improve. See you on the courts!
– Tim Pawsat