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A successful tennis entrepreneur with an impressive tennis background as an accomplished player as well as a coach in the United States and Southeast Asia.
In 1980 George founded a tennis organization in the San Francisco-Bay Area called Tennis in Marin. George continues to direct and oversee Tennis in Marin’s two tennis clubs, two pro shops, adult and junior tennis programs for six cities on 65 courts, and a staff of 8+ tennis professionals.
He is the regional Director of U.S. Professionals Tennis Association (U.S. PTA) in the San Francisco-Bay Area. At the same time, George has expanded his tennis expertise to Southeast Asia by founding Sports Development Asia (SDA), a company that develops and administers summer sports camp within the Subic Bay Freeport Zone.
George began playing tennis at an early age through the public park system in Cleveland, Ohio. During high school, George began his tennis career, and he achieved success at the state level. After graduation, he played for a local junior college team and qualified for the Nationals. George’s tennis proficiency earned him a tennis scholarship at East Tennessee State University (ETSU), NCAA Division I. During his senior year at ETSU, George and his team won the Ohio Valley Conference championship.
George graduated with a B.S. in Marketing and joined John Newcombe’s Tennis Ranch, the highly recognized tennis center in Texas, as a full-time tennis professional. George quickly rose to the title of Adult Program Director and was chosen for the traveling team that taught tennis clinics throughout the U.S. and Central America.
Having played international satellite circuits in Thailand, South Africa, and India, George received an ATP world ranking of #659 singles and #575 doubles. He oversaw junior development for the Hong Kong Tennis Association and assisted with training of the Davis Cup team. He has marketed Prince products in Thailand and has conducted tennis clinics in Burma.
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