HRT Tennis Academy, established in 2011, is a well-known tennis institution based in the US, in the San Francisco Bay area -Marin County (3 locations). The area is a popular tennis hub thanks to the Mediterranean climate, lovely sights, and plenty of tennis facilities.
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The prestigious Tiburon Challenger is taking place in Marine country. Catering to over 300 young players aged 5 to 21 years and more than 100 adults, from beginners to professionals, the Academy offers an expansive range of programs, including:
- A full-time program.
- After-school programs.
- Tournament accompaniment.
- Private lessons.
- Specialized training in strength & conditioning and mental strategies.
- Holiday and summer camps in the US and Europe.
The Academy hosts UTR & USTA tournaments.
Additionally, HRT Tennis Academy grows globally with a location in Valencia, Spain, and collaborates with academies in France, Spain, and Brazil.
Meet the Team
Jose Hilla (CEO and Founder)
With over 20 years of experience, Jose has a rich coaching background in Division 1 and 2 college tennis. His notable mentees are Bernardo Saraiva (ATP 205 in doubles), John Lamble, Tiffany William.
Hugo Colpart (General Manager & Head Coach)
UTR 12. He coached Marine Partau (WTA 371 in singles).
Cesar Rabelo (Tennis Director Full-Time Program/14-18yo)
Cesar’s coaching portfolio includes Tiffany William, Leonardo Kirche, Artem Ilyushin and Lucas Lopasso.
William Roland (Tennis Director Full-Time Program/10-14yo)
William has mentored Marine Partaud, Remi Boutiller, and Leandro Riedi.
Jeff Greenwald (Psychologist & Coach)
Jeff is a former professional tennis player and clinical therapist who leads the mental program at the academy. Specializing in sports and performance psychology, Jeff is the world’s No. 1 in his age group and the winner of two world championships. Based on his accomplishments and mentoring experience, Jeff helps the players deal with psychological pressure on the court, set goals, and think strategically.
Gonzalo Perez Martino:
Gonzalo has experience coaching high-profile players like Paula Badossa and Despina Papamichail.
|High Performance clinic
|Mental & Conditioning
HTR Tennis Academy Facilities
Indoor Hard Courts: 3.
Indoor Hard Courts: 13 hard courts (3 different locations), and an additional 6 hard courts are coming in September 2024.
Gym: Outdoor gym.
- Housing onsite
- Club House
- Changing rooms with restroom facilities
HRT Tennis Academy is, without any exaggeration, one of the most famous and beautiful places in the World – San Francisco Bay Area, offering many fun things to do, from hiking to famous museums to iconic attractions. San Francisco is just 35 min drive.
An iconic symbol of San Francisco that opened in 1937, it has become a real wonder of the modern architectural world. Connecting San Francisco and Marin County, the bridge is 1.7 miles long. Hardly anyone in the world hasn’t seen this engineering masterpiece, with its distinctive orange coloring, in a movie or documentary.
Golden Gate Recreation Area is one of the most popular places for locals and tourists to take Instagram photos, enjoy stunning views, go hiking, and take a bike ride.
Muir Woods National Park is an ancient redwood forest spanning 558 acres. It’s located 45 minutes drive from San Francisco. Some trees of the Muir Woods are 1,000 years old and over 250 feet tall, leaving the sensation of some magical forest from Lord of the Rings. The sanctuary was named after the ecological thinker, political spokesman, and environmental advocate John Muir, who lived in the 19th century. Mur Woods National Monument has been under federal protection since 1908. The forest has 400 plant and animal species thanks to its unique ecosystem.
Is there anyone who hasn’t heard about Alcatraz Island or “The Rock,” as it’s also being called? No doubt, Alcatraz is one of San Francisco’s top traveler destinations. Views from the island over the city and the bay are jaw-dropping. But it’s not only about the scenery; its history is remarkable! Alcatraz appeared in numerous films and was chosen by Hollywood as one of the most dramatic shooting locations. Views from the island over the city and the bay are jaw-dropping. But it’s not only about the scenery; its history is remarkable! Originally operating as a military fortification, it gained its fame as a federal prison housing America’s most dangerous criminals like Al Capone and “The Birdman” Robert Stroud. But “The Rocks”‘ story doesn’t end there. It is also known as a symbol of Native American resistance.
In 1969, nearly 80 Native Americans took over the island and occupied it for nearly two years. They hoped to build up a community on the island with schools and local administration. This action got a lot of public attention and support. However, their claim was opposed, and the federal troops ended the occupation.
Frequently Asked Questions
May I rent a court, and what would be the cost?
No court rental services are being offered.
Do you provide any programs for children, and if so, starting from what age?
The program is intended for adults and children over 6 years of age.
I’m not familiar with how to play tennis. Are there options available for beginners like me?
Any level of preparedness (from beginners to experienced players) are invited to the training.
Is there parking available?
Yes, parking slots are available in the academy.
Do you offer group training sessions?
Both individual players and groups (with or without their own coach) can come.