Chandler Pennyfeather

Chandler Pennyfeather


Chandler Pennyfeather
Certification/Level: USPTR certified in Adult &Youth Tennis, CPR certified, Sports Science Competency, Coach Youth Tennis Certification

Education/Degree:  Mercy College for Liberal Arts
Trained at Racketstadion in Norrkoping, Sweden and Harry Hopman Tennis Academy.

Playing Background/Highlights:  
College: Played Division 3 for Mercy College

Teaching Experience:
Year of certification: 2008                
Years of experience: 20+ years

Other positions in tennis (career & volunteer): Junior Coordinator at Hudson Valley Health& Tennis (2001-2011), Directed USTA Camp S.H.A.P.E. at New Rochelle High School (2009), Tennis club of Riverdale, Brae Burn Country club in Purchase (2000), Solaris- formerly known as Westchester Indoor Tennis (1994).

Teaching Style: Cooperative, getting students involved in problem solving to become better players.
Teaching Philosophy: A balanced approach of fun with the focus on the technical, tactical and mental needs of each player.

Person having the greatest impact on your tennis:  My father.
Person having the greatest influence on your teaching:  Andrew Franklin- former director of Hudson Valley Health & Tennis.
Best win: Won a tiebreaker 7-3 out of (3) tiebreakers playing against Kalina Diankova who played for the ITF.
Worst loss: Couldn’t say


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