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Kelly Baritot Sorbo (Teaching Pro) Instructor at PTA for 4 years, over 23 years of tennis experience.  Kelly specializes in Junior Development (aged 4-18) as well as the QuickStart Preschool program.  She also works with the USTA Middle States and coaches nationally ranked juniors in the Western Pennsylvania area.  Kelly also coaches adult USTA teams and is available for private lessons.  Kelly has a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from the University of Texas, where she coached Summer Longhorns Tennis Programs.  Kelly's personal career highlights include a #9 national ranking as a high school junior; Gold, Silver, and Bronze National Titles; A full athletic scholarship to the University of Texas at Austin, where she competed for multiple Big 12 Titles and the National Title, winning a Big 12 Title.

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Chris Foster (Teaching Pro) Chris joined PTA after playing for two Divison 1 Programs, Indiana University-Bloomington, and Marist College. Chris was a four-time PIAA Team State Finalist, from 2004-2007, as well as a PIAA Bronze Doubles medalist in 2006 and Gold Doubles Meadlist in 2007. In high school, he was also a two-time Mixed Doubles Champion at the ITA Collegiate summer circuit tournament in Mt. Lebanon, both times partnered with Alison Riske, current top 50 WTA singles player. He competed for Indiana Bloomington in the Big Ten Conference, as well as Marist College in the MAAC conference. Professionally certified in "10 and under" development, Cardio Tennis, and Instructor certified for Adult Development through the Professional Tennis Registry, he brings 10 years of coaching and 15 years of playing experience to the academy.

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Earl Williams (Teaching Pro) 13 Years Coaching Experience. Earl has coached players to both singles and doubles Masters Championships. He has developed players to an Allegheny Mountain Title, Top 50 national ranking in Singles, Top 5 Ranking in Doubles.  Many of Earl's players have gone on to play Division I, II, and III tennis.  Earl has been an accomplished player in his own right, with International Satellite Tennis Playing Experience.  He is USPTA Insured and Certified, Professional Tennis Registry Certified and Insured,and is one of less than 200 people in the world to pass the Certification testing to teach the ACE Technical System.  Earl uses proven internet assisted college video experience to film, edit, and consult on-court live streaming video analysis lessons.

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Kyle Krug (Teaching Pro) Kyle is a homegrown Pittsburgh tennis player who began his playing career at PTA. At the collegiate level he played for Santa Rosa Junior College and later played for Sonoma State University, where he graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Kyle began his teaching career at PTA in 2006 and was a Teaching Pro at La Cantera Racquet Club from 2009-2012. In 2012, Kyle taught independently in the Rincan Valley, mainly teaching private lessons as well as group clinics. Kyle is USPTA Certified, including certification in Ten and Under Youth Tennis.  He joined the PTA staff in 2014 and brings energy and enthusiasm to the youth tennis programs at PTA. 

 

 Kathy Raddick (Adult Tennis Coordinator/Teaching Pro)Kathy joined the PTA team in January of 2014 as the Adult Coordinator/ 10 and under specialist.  Prior to this, she had been a 6 year tennis member at PTA.  During these years, she has captained many USTA and PTL teams.  She has been to regional playoffs in Princeton, New Jersey, four years in a row and last year, played in the USTA 4.0, 40 and over National  playoffs held in Indian Wells, California.  Kathy has a degree in Elementary Education from Penn State University.  She is certified to teach Cardio tennis, Tennis Whizz and PTR/USTA 10 and under program.

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We are located in the Pure Athletex Sportsplex, conveniently located near 1-79 in Wexford, PA.     

119 Neely School Road, Suite 200  Wexford, PA 15090

724-799-8450

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