Head Coach - jami Yonekura-jones
Jami Yonekura-Jones grew up in San Diego as a top-ranked junior player, earning national rankings of #17 in singles and #3 in doubles with partner, Stella Sampras. Yonekura-Jones later attended the University of Miami on a tennis scholarship where she was an All-American, reaching the finals of the NCAA doubles tournament with partner, Ronni Reis, in 1988.
After graduating Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude with a degree in English Literature, Jones became the Assistant Women's Tennis Coach at the University of Arizona. In 1993, Jones took over as the Head Women's Tennis Coach at Long Beach State University.
Jones has tremendous experience as both a competitive player and coach. In addition to coaching the women's tennis team, Jones taught adult tennis classes at Long Beach State and started the Forty-niner Junior Tennis Program and Summer Camp. She has been a USPTA member since 1991, coaching both adults and juniors of all skill levels.
After playing four years of Division I college tennis, Jones traveled to Europe and played club tennis in Germany. In 1993, Jones was named the USPTA National Female Player of the Year. Most recently, she earned a Bronze ball in doubles with partner, Debbie Higa, at the Women's 40's National Hardcourts held at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. She also was named the Sportsman of the Year for 2012 by the San Diego Tennis District Tennis Association.
Contact InformationHead Coach: Jami Yonekura-Jones
Phone: (619) 388-3436
Assistant Coach - brandon lupian
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