About TGA Premier Tennis of West Virginia - After School Enrichment Programs - Tennis Camps

We believe sports change lives

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Tennis promotes fitness

All programs include physical activity and muscle development

Tennis is educational

Many lessons use math and science including scoring, distance and shot making

Tennis builds life skills

Our programs promote respect, honesty, perseverance and sportsmanship

Tennis is a life-long sport

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TGA of West Virginia

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Meet the Team

Kyle Hoffman
WV Chapter Director

Kyle has worked for the USTA Mid-Atlantic for the past 7 years and is in charge of the WV chapter for the Mid-Atlantic portion of WV.  He played tennis in high school and college and now coaches tennis at the collegiate level.  He has been running after-school programming for over 10 years to local communities and looks forward to continuing to add more opportunities for kids to play at the local level.

Donetta Browning
Head Coach

Donetta (Dot) Browning is in her third year as a TGA Head Coach.  She’s currently the PE teacher at Kingwood Elementary where she started running after-school tennis programs for her kids and now is teaching them their local TGA program.

Austyn Williams
Head Coach

Austyn is a graduate of Fairmont State University where he played on the tennis team.  Prior to that, Austyn played high school tennis at Bridgeport High School.  Austyn has been involved with grassroots tennis in his hometown of Bridgeport and is currently serving as a TGA Head Coach in both Bridgeport and Fairmont.

Tracy Housden
Head Coach

Tracy is the TGA Tennis Coach of the Year for 2018. Tracy is the tennis director for the Berkeley County Parks and Recreation.  She also serves as the high school girl’s coach at Spring Mills HS.  Tracy grew up playing tennis in Jefferson County and played collegiate tennis at Shepherd University.

Paula Osborne
Head Coach

Paula Osborne lives in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, is very active in her community and has always had the sport of tennis in her life. Paul has her undergraduate degree from Lynchburg College as well as her Masters in Christian Education from Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond VA. As a teen, Paula played on the Junior Davis Cup Team and continued playing tennis at the Collegiate level. Paula has served as the Morgan Co. Tennis Assoc. Director as well as the Berkeley Springs High School Boys Tennis Coach,

Paul feels strongly that tennis is a life-long sport that provides children with the necessary foundation in which they build self-esteem, develop their critical thinking and understand good sportsmanship. She is passionate about helping children develop physically, socially and spiritually, to become well rounded adults.

 

Cara Orenzuk
Head Coach

Cara Orenzuk has a BA Marketing from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She grew up in Boston and currently resides in Purcellville, Virginia. Cara is active in the school system and works closely with many PTO groups as well as working for USTA.  She plays tennis competitively in adult leagues close to home & she is married to a WVU grad who is a die hard Mountaineer from Weirton and they have two school age children.

Jane Sutphin
Head Coach

Jane has a BA in Elementary Education and Physical Education from West Virginia Wesleyan College and an MA in Educational Administration West Virginia College of Graduate Studies. She is the PE teacher at Crescent Elementary, where she has been for 39 years. Jane has played tennis all her life and has conducted the After School Tennis program at Crescent for four years, in addition to teaching tennis in her PE classes, where it is one of her student’s favorite activities!  Jane is married with three children and two grandchildren.

Marissa Sevy
Head Coach

Marissa graduated from Concord University in 2015 and has been a Physical Education & Health Teacher at Park Middle School for the last four years. She teaches tennis in her PE classes and found that the students enjoy it so much that it was a perfect opportunity to offer tennis as an afterschool activity.  Marissa is also the volleyball coach at Park Middle School and helps with the intramural program. She played softball and volleyball in her youth and has been involved in FCA and National Honor Society for academics.

Bobby Sisson
Head Coach

Bobby grew up in Hedgesville, WV and attended both Hedgesville Middle and High School, he currently resides in Falling Waters, WV and is the Health Teacher at Hedgesville Middle.

Bobby graduated from Shepherd University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education specializing in Physical Education & Health Education. While at Shepherd he played 3 years of tennis, winning the WV conference tournament in 2005 and competing in the NCAA Division II National Tournament. Bobby was a finalist is the 2017 National TGA Coach Competition for Coach of the Year. He loves the beach and spending time at his hunting cabin in Morgan County and is the very proud dad of his young son.

 

 

Alec Moran
Head Coach

Alec Moran is a former collegiate tennis player and captain of his team at Fairmont State University and was an All State standout at Lincoln HS.  Alec has been with the TGA program off and on over the past 3 years.  He has helped with the local Bridgeport Parks and Rec program for over 4 years.

Kaitlyn Whyte
Head Coach and Assistant Coach

Kaitlyn joins the team in her first season as a TGA coach.  Kaitlyn is a former middle school and high school player at Ripley and has played since she was 8.  She has a passion for teaching and working with children and spent the last 3 years helping at the local Methodist church in Morgantown teaching Sunday school.  She will be helping programs in the Fairmont and Morgantown areas.

Evan Flohr
Head Coach and Assistant Coach

Evan Flohr is in his first season as a TGA coach.  Evan played 4 years of varsity tennis at East Fairmont High School and made the state tournament 3 of those years.  He wants to bring his experiences and passion for the game to his TGA students.  Evan will be helping with programs in the Morgantown area as he studies pre-pharmacy at WVU.

Isaac Flohr
Head Coach and Assistant Coach

Isaac Flohr is in his first year as a TGA coach.  Isaac played high school tennis at East Fairmont and was a 3 year state tournament participant.  While studying pre-pharmacy at WVU, Isaac will be helping with the TGA programs in the Morgantown area.  He looks to bring his strong communication skills and a lot of fun to his programs!

Anthony Gallegos
Head Coach

Anthony Gallegos joins the team as a first year TGA coach from Ashburn, VA.  Anthony has extensive experience working with kids through previous positions in personal training as well as in a recreation environment.  While studying athletic coaching with a recreation coaching, Anthony is a graduating senior participating on the Shepherd football team.  Anthony looks to bring his experiences in helping children in the Shepherdstown and Berkeley county programs.

Brandon Moneypenny
Head Coach and Assistant Coach

Brandon Moneypenny joins the team as a first year TGA coach from Weston, WV.  A graduating senior at Shepherd University, Brandon participated on the Shepherd football team and will graduate with a recreation and sports studies degree.  Brandon will be assisting with the Shepherdstown programs and will be leading and assisting in various programs in the Berkeley County area this spring.

Laura Miller
Head Coach

Laura Miller is in her second year as a TGA Head Coach in the Beckley area.  Laura started playing tennis at the age of 7 at her local county recreational tennis summer program in Baltimore County, MD. She has been playing ever since.  Laura is a graduate of Salem College in West Virginia with a degree in Youth Agency Administration. Laura has held  positions as a Youth Director for the YMCA, Program Director for GSUSA and worked in many other not for profit organizations. Her husband’s job has taken her across the Midwest to live in 5 different states the last being Kansas before bringing her to Beckley, WV.   She has three children and a dog.

Company History

2003

TGA launched its first Golf Enrichment Programs at six Los Angeles schools. TGA’s focus was to provide PK – 8th grade students with an opportunity to learn golf through an innovate 5 level after-school program. This program made golf affordable and accessible for children, and received an overwhelmingly positive response from schools, parents and students. TGA expanded its programs within Los Angeles area schools to accommodate the demands from students and parents who wanted a golf program within the safe, convenient environment of their schools. The curriculum also provided transition for students to go from their schools to programs at the golf course.

2004

TGA’s first camps and clinics were offered at golf courses. TGA also incorporated the expansion of physical fitness and education components as well as adding a character development initiative within its school programs.

2006

Golf professionals along with entrepreneurs began expressing their interest in the unique sustainable and scalable model of TGA. By the end of 2006, after three years of honing and improving the TGA business model and curriculums, TGA began offering geographically exclusive franchisees which became the TGA Premier Junior Golf Program now running throughout the United States.

2008

The USGA approved TGA’s curriculum under the rules of amateur status and TGA became National Partners with the After School Alliance and the President’s Council on Physical Fitness.

2009

TGA achieved its first ranking in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500, and won two industry awards for Business Achievement and Player Development.

2010

Golf Magazine named TGA’s CEO, Joshua Jacobs to Golf’s 40 Under 40 list. TGA was named as one of 10 Best Franchise Deals around the world by Entrepreneur, along with jumping 131 spots in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 ranking from #450 to #319. TGA was also termed the 4th best youth fitness franchise. TGA also formed the 501c3 TGA Sports Foundation, to be able to apply for grants and funding to serve under-resourced areas as well as mentally and physically disabled youth.

2011

TGA gained its 50th franchise along with having seven multiple franchise owners across the country. TGA also branched out into the sport of tennis, signing a National Partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA). TGA’s model is now being offered in both the golf and tennis industries and is known as a leading initiative to grow both sports while providing small business ownership and job opportunities. The TGA / USTA proprietary Enrichment Curriculum is solely used by TGA Franchises within schools. TGA works with USTA National along with USTA Sections, Districts and CTA’s to complete the Player Pathway and help feed the USTA’s adult and junior initiatives to grow the sport.

2012

TGA signs its first tennis franchise. TGA’s Youth Sports Franchise model is now one of the fastest at growing junior golf and youth tennis participation amongst 3-13 year olds. TGA’s motto is to Keep Swinging!® and we strive to provide all American youth with the opportunity to learn golf and tennis in a fun and educational environment.

2017

TGA launches a third franchise opportunity that includes 6 team-based sports: cheerleading, flag football, floor hockey, lacrosse, ultimate, and volleyball.

2018

TGA celebrates its 15th anniversary and impacting over 775,000 children through sports programs across the U.S. and Canada.

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