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Alex Kotlyar, San Francisco, CA Tennis Coach

Alex Kotlyar

Tennis

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D1 Men's Tennis 2011. 9 years coaching. 5 time Maccabi USA Jr Olympian and current Tennis Member for Team U.S.A - Macabbiah Israel Games-2022. Tennis Pro at Tiburon Peninsula Club. View all coaching experience

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Packages

Light Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Alex. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$125 1 session + applicable fees

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Standard Package
Recommended
In-Person Training for a single athlete

3 session package with Coach Alex. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$400 3 sessions ($133/ea) + applicable fees

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Pro Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

5 session package with Coach Alex. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$550 5 sessions ($110/ea) + applicable fees

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Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with Coach Alex. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$1110 10 sessions ($111/ea) + applicable fees

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Cardio Tennis Package
In-Person Training for up to 4 athletes

4-person cardio tennis - includes max 4 players for a doubles, high-intensity, strategic fast-pace session.

Session Length: 90 minutes

$196 1 session + applicable fees

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Online Strategy Breakdown
Online Training for a single athlete

Breakdown of shot selection/placement, technique, mental preparation, and footwork/recovery, all from a collection of my own players.

Session Length: 1 hour

$115 1 session + applicable fees

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Hourly Tennis Package
In-Person Training for up to 4 athletes

Session Length: 1 hour

$165 1 session + applicable fees

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  • University of San Francisco (CA)

  • 8 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Slice, Serve, Point Strategy, Forehand, Backhand, Drop Shot, Lob, Topspin, Footwork, Volley

Credentials

  • University of San Francisco (CA)

  • 8 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Slice, Serve, Point Strategy, Forehand, Backhand, Drop Shot, Lob, Topspin, Footwork, Volley

More About Coach Alex

Extensive experience in individual and group lessons, cardio-intensive classes with both a focus on strategy and cardio. My tennis philosophy is structured around shot selection, footwork, and mental toughness - learn where to hit the ball, before you know how to hit the ball. Teaching experience includes California Tennis Club (CTC), Tiburon Peninsula Club (TPC), NJTL, YTA, and my own personal, AK47 Tennis Academy (still building)

I was a top ranked junior competitor ranked in the Top 10 in Northern California in every age category as well as a Top 200 Nationally ranked player for both singles and doubles. Most recently, I was a part of the University of San Francisco Division 1 Men's Tennis Team and played both singles and doubles. I am also a Maccabi Junior Olympic Games Champion from 2003-2005 (2 Gold, 3 Silver) and am expected to compete in the International Games for Maccabiah in the upcoming years in various countries. I'm awaiting to play for Team U.S.A in the 2022 Maccabiah Games in Tel Aviv. Currently I am playing 5.0, 5.5, and Open level league for my tennis clubs as well as USTA, ITA, and Professional level tournaments. I frequently train with Open level and ATP Professional circuit players and incorporate my knowledge into my practice from their levels and experience of play.

1) Warm-up. This involves light running, foot-work, and stretching.

2) Brief overview of our session to come.

3) Stroke and body warm-up (on-court)
- Short court
- Full court

4) Based on my assessment of the new players game, I will instruct them to either drill more and work on a particular stroke or spin. For more advanced players, we can work on placement, spin, and shot strategy.

The lesson will cover majority of the strokes time permitting and incorporate feedback on every aspect of the game followed by a detailed plan of what is expected for next session.

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Client Reviews

Coach Alex is very polite and patient. His explanation is easy to understand. Even just with two sessions, I feel that my kids have been improving. We can’t wait for our next lesson. I’d really recommend Coach Alex to anyone! Super great coach!!!

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Great coach
Highly recommend for all levels of play

Alex was very knowledgable and a patient instructor. Highly recommended.

Coach Alex was patient and excellent with his tips. My session with him was a very enjoyable experience.

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Great observations and tips on technique, shot selection and strategy. Thanks Alex, was a fun session!

Awesome coaching by Alex -- applied some of the things I learned from my session and was able to contend with one of the better players in my league over the weekend. Will definitely go back for more~

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