Jeff Villano, Tennis Professional, Pro Shop Owner & Master Racquet Technician

Jeff started at SBTC in 1998 as an assistant tennis professional.  Since then Jeff has been the Club Manager, a Tennis Professional, Pro Shop Owner, Co-Director of the Holiday and Summer Junior Tennis Camps, captained Men’s & Women’s Interclub teams, Junior Team Tennis teams, and ran many successful tennis events.  Jeff is an USPTA Certified Tennis Professional along with being a USRSA Master Racquet Technician.  If you have any tennis or racquet questions Jeff is always happy to chat with you.
Jeff grew up in Santa Barbara as a highly ranked junior in Southern California, played on a Santa Barbara High School Boys Tennis Team that won four straight CIF championships (without losing a match), and was a top player at Santa Barbara City College, Westmont College, and attended the University of California – Santa Barbara.  Jeff has had the opportunity to play against many great tennis players as a youth (including the Bryan Brothers) and understands what it takes to succeed in tennis.
While growing at SBTC Jeff has had four children with his wonderful wife.  You’ll see three of them on and off the courts.  Tennis has come full circle in Jeff’s life.  Jeff enjoys working with all levels of players but loves watching beginning to intermediate level players grow and learn.  Jeff is happy to be part of the SBTC team.

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