Head Coach: Cesar Cabrera
This is Coach Cesar’s 1st year as the Head Tennis Coach for Calumet New Tech High School. Tennis has been his passion since he was young man.
Coach was born and raised in Mexico. He became acquainted with the sport of tennis when he started working as a ball boy. He was given the chance to play once in a while and he took advantage of these opportunities.
He started playing tennis on a regular basis once he moved to the United States. He proceeded to get a degree in 1976 from the acclaimed Denis VanderMeer Tennis Academy in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. This enabled Coach to begin his career as a tennis teaching pro.
In 1983 he continued to improve his tennis teaching skills by attending and receiving his credentials from the United States Professional Tennis Association. This license is required by many tennis clubs in order to teach.
Coach became associated with the Oak Brook Tennis Club in Oak Brook, IL and was a teaching pro there until his retirement in 2012.
Coach met his wife, Carolyn, playing in a tennis tournament in Park Forest Illinois. She is a Calumet High School graduate and taught for the Lake Ridge Schools until her retirement. Their two sons both graduated from Calumet and played on the Tennis teams. They continue to live in Calumet Township.
Coach looks forward to working with the tennis teams . He hopes to improve each player’s tennis techniques and continue to make them a competitive team. He wants them to enjoy playing tennis and realize it is a sport that they can play the rest of their lives.
No articles found
Check back later to see what's new.