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© 2017 by Auld Tennis Academy

ABOUT US

"Everything good that has happened to me, has happened as a direct result of helping someone else."                                                                                           - Danny Trejo

The Auld Tennis Academy, based in Corona California provides world class professional tennis instruction to players of all ages and all levels.

Our team of international pros has over 80 years of combined coaching and playing experience including decades on the professional circuit. The goal of our highly trained professional coaching staff is to give players the best advantage and opportunity to reach their own goals, through the use of personal experience and the Auld Tennis Academy curriculum influenced by the International Tennis Federation.​ 

Our programs focus on players reaching their full potential in a fun and competitive environment. We offer one on one private instruction and group instruction for kids and adults. The Auld Tennis Academy strives for players to feel comfortable and supported in a learning environment that is specific to their needs.

Through years of teaching and coaching, Auld Tennis Academy students have competed and won at State, National, and International level events including the Easter Bowl, Orange Bowl, Eddie Herr, Jr U.S. Open, Jr Wimbledon, and Jr Davis Cup. Our coaches have traveled with students all over the world to compete in international tournaments in places as diverse as Italy, Sweden, Germany, Austria, France, England, Peru, Canada, Mexico, the Philippines, Costa Rica, the Caribbean and Africa.

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Auld Tennis Academy coaches have also been directly responsible for millions of dollars in scholarships. Our players have gone on to play tennis at some of the nation's top universities as well as the professional men's and women's circuits. Come join us today.

The Team
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Owner

USA

DAREN
AULD

Daren was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised on the island nation of Haiti.  At the age of 11 his family fled Haiti to escape political and civil unrest, eventually finding their home in Corona, California. After seven years competing professionally against some of the best players in the world, Daren's career was cut short with a devastating tear of his achilles tendon that kept him in crutches for nearly a year.

He returns home to Corona after almost a decade living and playing internationally in places as diverse as: Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany, Austria, Philippines, Japan, Costa Rica, England, Canada, Australia, and Sweden.

Playing history

  • 4 years varsity tennis Corona High School.

  • Top 20 SoCal Boys 16s.

  • Top 10 SoCal Boys 18s.

  • High School All American.

  • CIF Individual Boys Doubles Champion.

  • 2 years Bundesliga Tennis Germany.

  • 7 years Pro International Challenge Circuit.

Coaching history

  • 41 Nationally ranked junior players USTA. 

  • 16 Top 200 Internationally ranked junior players ITF.

  • 3 Top 100 Internationally ranked junior players ITF.

  • 6 top 50 ETF junior players.

  • 2 WTA players.

  • 4 ITF/ATP players.

Coached by

  • Roger Auld

  • Robert Lansdorp: Pete Sampras world #1, Lindsay Davenport world #1, Tracy Austin world #1, Maria Sharapova world #1.

  • Gabriel Bustamante: 3 WTA players, 2 Top 200 ATP players.

  • Juan Mondragon: #2 Mexico, #20 World Junior ITF.

  • Jose Higueras: Roger Federer world #1, Pete Sampras world #1, Jim Courier world #1.

Languages

  • English, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish.

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Owner

USA

BRENN
AULD

Born in Brooklyn NY, and raised on the Island nation of Haiti, Brenn is the embodiment of what the Auld Tennis Academy is all about. After fleeing Haiti during political and civil unrest, the Auld family found their home in Corona, California. It is there that, as Brenn likes to put it "we laid the bricks for my game."

His development included stints at some of the best academies in Europe, Asia, and the US including time at Nick Bollettieri's Academy in Florida the legendary coach of Andre Agassi. After years of touring internationally, he is now focused on passing on his knowledge and experience. Giving everything he can back to the community, and to the sport that he feels has given him so much. 

Playing history

  • #2 SoCal Boys 14s.

  • #4 SoCal Boys 16s.

  • #27 National Boys 16s.

  • 6 years Pro International Challenge Circuit.

Coaching history

  • 28 Nationally ranked junior players USTA (United States Tennis Association).

  • 12 Top 200 Internationally ranked junior players ITF (International Tennis Federation).

  • 3 Top 100 Internationally ranked junior players ITF (International Tennis Federation).

  • 2 Top 50 ETF junior players (European Tennis Federation).

  • 2 WTA players (Women's Tennis Association).

  • 2 ITF/ATP players (Association of Tennis Professionals).

Coached by

  • Roger Auld

  • Robert Lansdorp: Pete Sampras world #1, Lindsay Davenport world #1, Tracy Austin world #1, Maria Sharapova world #1.

  • Gabriel Bustamante: 3 WTA players, 2 Top 200 ATP players.

  • Juan Mondragon: #2 Mexico, #20 World Junior ITF.

  • Nick Bollettieri/IMG: Andre Agassi world #1, Maria Sharapova world #1, Marcelo Rios world #1, Monica Seles world #1, Jim Courier world #1, Venus Williams world #1, Serena Williams world #1, Martina Hingis world #1.

Languages

  • English, Haitian Creole.

Head Coach

Brazil

ALESSANDRO
VENTRE

A native of Rio Grande de Sul, Brazil, Alessandro joins the Auld Tennis Academy after an impressive NAIA playing career, during which be became the No. 3 ranked NAIA men's tennis player in the country. His blistering groundstrokes and South American flare then took him to the ATP tour where he still competes. His passion for the sport, intense work ethic, unimpeachable character and international experience make him a valuable member of our team.

Languages

  • English, Portuguese, Spanish

Director of International Tennis

U.K.

TIM
KUPULIN

Joining the Auld Tennis Academy from Great Britain, Tim Kpulun is the Director of International Tennis. When he is not bringing his easy going nature to the kids and courts of the Auld Tennis Academy, he competes worldwide and works as a practice partner for many of the ATP and WTA tours top players. Including Roger Federer world #1, Maria Sharapova world #1, Nick Kyrgios world #10, and Grigor Dimitrov world #3.

Languages

  • English

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Head Trainer

USA

MICHAEL
BUSTAMANTE

Born in Corona and raised in Riverside, Michael joins the Auld Tennis Academy as a return to his first home.  He has been a competitive athlete his entire life training and competing in a variety of sports including junior tennis, college baseball, and club soccer.  After being sidelined by an injury that cut short a promising baseball career, Michael found himself in physical therapy surrounded by people who were passionate about helping athletes recover and get back to the sports they love.  It was then that he found his calling.  Although he has spent the last several years training actors, models, and musicians specifically drummers preparing for world tours, Michael's true passion is helping young athletes.  

By merging his passion for athletics and his desire to help others, Michael hopes to help every athlete he works with achieve their dreams.  Through mental and physical toughness, he believes that nothing is unattainable! 

Qualifications

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Trainer

Languages

  • English

Personal Interests

  • Playing guitar, baseball, working on cars, hiking, snowboarding.  

  • Michael is also currently working on his master's degree.

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