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Dave Neuhart (Green Island Country Club)

  • Hometown   Columbus
    Club/Facility you currently
    teach at?
      Green Island Country Club (Director of Racquet Sports)
    How did you get involved in teaching tennis?   I played college tennis at Southwest Baptist University.
    I started by teaching in the summers from college at 
    Parks & Recreation departments.  Then after college I 
    took a position with PBI and that began my teaching
    Diehard fan of what sports team?   Kansas City Chiefs "How 'Bout Them Chiefs!"
    Best part of your game?   Volley and backspin backhand
    Dream doubles match would be me and....   Roger Federer 
    When I'm not teaching tennis I'm.....   Planning for our next event at the club, or spending 
    my days off with my wife Lori
    My favorite tennis memory is...  

    It is a toss up.  First would be attending the US Open 
    in the Presidents' Suite with my wife and the Southern 
    Board.  We had great seats, great food and wonderful
    people.  Alec Baldwin happened to be in the suite that 
    night and a few other celebrities.  Second would be 
    having a private conversation with Jeanne Moutoussamy-
    Ashe (Arthur's wife) about Arthur's life and tennis.  I 
    have always looked up to Arthur all my life and especially
    growing up.  They are two of the classiest people ever.
    I learned a lot from Jeanne.

    My favorite pro player is....  

    Roger Federer

    #1 reason why I enjoy teaching & coaching tennis   I love the joy and excitement on students' faces when 
    it clicks to them and they get excited about what they 
    have learned.  My goal is to have that happen with 
    everyone I teach, everyday.  I want to make sure they 
    have that "ah-ha" moment. 
    What important tennis message do you want to promote?  

    Tennis, contrary to a lot of thinking, is an easy game to
    learn, if taught properly from the start.  We start up close
    and learn the fundamentals before working your way
    back.  You don't learn to drive the first day by going out
    on the highway, so don't start on the baseline.  I feel if
    the student doesn't get better and have fun, it is the 
    professional's fault, not the student.




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