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Desi’s goal as Director of Tennis is to make tennis available to any member who wishes to play. He wants each and every member to feel comfortable and welcome! He makes sure that we provide the finest instructional programs and tennis activities possible so that everyone can enjoy this great game of tennis. If you need any help in getting involved in any aspect of the tennis programs Desi is the one to contact! He will be more than happy to set you up in the tennis department. Desi has been involved in the tennis business for 15 years now, as a teaching professional, Vice President of a tennis and health club management company, owner and General Manager, and now in his passion, Director of Tennis here at The Paseo Club. Before working in the tennis business, Desi was one of the top players in Southern California. He played Division I tennis at Temple University in Philadelphia. Graduating in 1985, Desi, returned home to southern California and began teaching at The Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, while still competing throughout southern cal in professional tournaments. He was ranked as high as 3 in Southern California in the Mens Open Division, and was ranked among the top 10 for years. Along with playing at every level, Desi has coached all players from the very beginner to the touring professional. He has represented the USTA and southern California sections at many junior events and has coached juniors ranked as high as number 1 nationally and professionals in the top 100 in the world.