Tennis Professionals

Nancy Ghantous

Nancy Ghantous

Tennis Professional

Nancy Ghantous is the queen of after school youth tennis at ASRC. Her fun, group lessons have introduced thousands of Almaden youth to the sport of tennis over her many years at the Club. As a USPTA/PTR Certified Tennis Instructor, Nancy utilizes her strong teaching ability to bring out the full potential of her Junior and Adult Tennis students. Nancy’s goal is to embrace the uniqueness and worth of every individual and provide quality instruction to each player.

Classes Include

  • Junior Program: After school group lessons
  • Junior Summer Camp
  • Adult Clinic: 2.5/3.0 (Strategy, Court Positioning & Stroke Refinement)
  • Adult Clinic: Cardio Tennis
  • Private Lessons
Contact Nancy for details:
(408)644-6641


Ravi Gill

Ravi Gill

Tennis Professional

Ravi Gill is a USRSA & USPTA Certified Tennis Pro with over 44 years of teaching & playing experience. Graduated from Columbia University with MBA in Business, he has coached several state & nationally ranked junior players. He is the tennis director for "Tennis For Fun" and "Youth League Tennis" programs. He is also a member of "Wilson Advisory Staff" and "SAP Open Elite Staff". Ravi's teaching career started in 1977 working with a legendary coach Dick Gould at Stanford University. He played competitively on high school & college tennis teams as well as coached Mission San Jose high school boys team to 1988 MVAL League Singles, Doubles & Team Titles. He has also coached the USTA Boy's 18 & Under Team to the League, Nor-Cal and State Championships. Ravi loves to travel and promote tennis all over the world... Australia, England, Germany, India and New Zealand are some of the countries where he's been involved in the Grassroots level of Tennis.

Career Highlights

  • Las Vegas Open Finalist 1974-75
  • Played in TransAmerica & Sybase Open Pre-Qualifying 1984-89
  • Formerly Ranked # 2 Men's 40 Doubles Nationally
  • Formerly Ranked # 5 Men's 45 Doubles Nationally

Classes Include

  • Private Lessons
  • Semi-Private Lessons
Contact Ravi for details:
(408) 666-7284


Steve Richards

Steve Richards

Tennis Professional

Born and raised in Almaden, Steve Richards grew up playing tennis right here at ASRC! His knowledge and understanding as a highly ranked junior player led him to coaching, which he has now done locally for the past 15 years.

As the head tennis coach at Bret Harte Middle School, Steve has steadily grown the team into one of the best junior tennis programs in the South Bay. He excels in communication and encourages players to view the game from a “progress-oriented” perspective that allows rapid improvement while still enjoying the sport. Steve loves taking players through the competitive process, helping them advance their ratings, and even break into the tournament scene!

Classes Include

  • Adult Clinic: 3.0 and below
  • Adult Clinic:3.5 +
  • Junior Clinics: Advanced Levels
  • Junior Summer Camp
  • Private Lessons
Contact Steve for details:
(408) 644-6086