OUR COACHES

Bryce Cunningham, Director of Tennis
A native of Australia and a USPTA Elite Professional, Bryce Cunningham brings prestigious international experience as a player, coach, and in tennis management to The Club at La Costa and Cliff Drysdale Tennis. Bryce joined Cliff Drysdale Tennis Management in 2008 and since has worked at several world renowned tennis resorts across the county including the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne in Florida. In 2013, Bryce was named USPTA Pro of the Year for the Florida panhandle and in 2016, the Omni La Costa Tennis Center was named USPTA Club of The Year for the San Diego Division under his management.
 
 

 

Reza Ghobbeh, Program Director

 

A top national junior player in his native Iran, Reza competed in ITF Tournaments before moving to the United States. He played collegiate tennis for Palomar College then transitioned into coaching full time. Reza is a PTR certified professional with over six years of teaching experience working with players of all ages and abilities. He has been coaching throughout San Diego county for the last several years at various sites and also working with the Youth Tennis League before joining the Cliff Drysdale staff at Omni La Costa Resort full time

 

Norman Nguyen, Program Director

 

Norm comes to Cliff Drysdale Tennis after most recently serving as the Assistant Program Coordinator at New Rochelle Racquet Club in New York and Tennis Director at the Christmas Cove Improvement Association in South Bristol, ME. Hailing from Boston, MA, Norm brings experience in working with a wide range of students, spanning from 10-and-under to adults, as well as high-performance players. After earning a Master’s degree in Sports Management, Norm knew coaching was his passion, and he built his coaching philosophy around developing strong habits and building confidence for his students. His career began with coaching high school teams, running local summer tennis programming, and serving as the Assistant Coach for the Men's and Women's Tennis teams at Williams College and he’s thrilled to now be in California as a member of the Cliff Drysdale Tennis Team.

Cammy MacGregor, Tennis Professional
 
Cammy MacGregor has been a certified USPTA instructor for the last 15 years and played on the WTA Tour for nine years. Cammy competed in all of the Grand Slams, highlighted by reaching the 4th round in singles at the 1989 Australian Open. She currently serves on the USPTA Board and was named USPTA female player of the year in 1998, 2000 and 2009.
 
 

 

Sean Stewart, Tennis Professional

Sean has been a member of the USPTA since 1984 and has a Pro-1 rating. He attended UC Berkeley and was a member of one of the nation’s top-ranked collegiate men’s tennis teams. Sean has a passion for tennis and enjoys teaching, whether it is fundamentals, tactics or strategy you want to work on; Sean is knowledgeable in all facets of the game.

 

Brian Blumenfield, Tennis Professional

 

Brian has been teaching at the resort since 2005. Brian attended the University of Rhode Island and played two years of division 1 tennis singles and doubles - making all rookie his freshman year. He works with adults and children and is available for lessons and clinics.

 

Luis Rojas, Tennis Professional

 

Born in Santa Monica, Mexico, Luis grew up competing in state, regional and national tournaments throughout his home country. As a high-level junior, Luis played in multiple ITF tournaments as well as several professional tournaments in Mexico before moving to the United States for college. At Linfield College, Oregon, Luis served as Captain of the Men's Tennis Team and competed in the top singles and doubles lineups for the duration of his college career. Luis graduated with a degree in International Relations and has since joined the Cliff Drysdale Tennis team at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa full time.

Caleb Reid, Tennis Professional

 

A Houston native and Texas boy at heart, Caleb grew up playing tennis in his grandparents' garage from 2 years old. While playing juniors, and training at Walden Racquet Club, Caleb was number 1 in his division for the state of Texas at 16. His freshman year of high school, his team placed second in the state of Texas and his junior year competed in the Regional Tournament for 6A Individual Spring Tennis. His senior year, he trained at one of the most prestigious clubs in Texas and played D1, line 2 doubles at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK. Caleb proceeded to be a high school tennis coach and then transitioned to working for CDT full time. Caleb has worked at 3 CDT locations including a: private country club, resort and club, and private community and club. As a certified USPTA Professional with an elite ranking in private lessons, Caleb has a passion for people, tennis and smiles, often looking for creative ways to teach and connect. 

William Thompson, Tennis Professional

 

Will is originally from Jacksonville, Florida where he found a life-long love of the game of tennis. He competed in juniors growing up and then played 4 years of college tennis at LaGrange College in LaGrange, Georgia. He was voted team captain his Senior year. Will has worked at various clubs in Jacksonville and trained/coached through JTCC (Junior Tennis Champions Center). Will has worked at various Cliff Drysdale locations such as Stratton, Vermont and Southampton, New York. Will is excited to be living in California and enjoys working with all ages and levels of tennis!

 

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