About Kelly Simons, MA, USPTA

Kelly Simons, MA, USPTA is one of the most experienced, educated, and expert tennis professionals in the Silicon Valley. A number 1 Division 1 college player and All American with undergraduate and graduate degrees in physical education and coaching, as well as extensive experience as a head college tennis coach and instructor and verifiable USPTA certification, Coach Simons has developed from a public court tennis kid to one of the leading pros in Northern California. Her “Winners for Life” approach to tennis as a lifestyle sport for players of all backgrounds and levels of ability has allowed her to bring the joy of tennis to kids, families, and adults with both competitive and recreational goals.

Here’s what Kelly brings to the court:

  • BA in Human Performance, San Jose State University
  • MA in Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Administration, St. Mary’s University
  • USPTA certified tennis professional
  • More than 10 years experience coaching at the collegiate and junior college level with diverse student populations
  • 8 years as head men’s tennis coach at the college level
  • Named Tennis “Coach of the Year” for Men’s Coast Conference
  • Experience as a competitive tennis player at the junior division through division 1 college level
  • More than 25 years as private tennis instructor for adults and juniors at all levels of play, from beginner to competitive and adult league play
Kelly and Kiki


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