Meet the Badon Tennis Academy Coaches
We’ve been teaching kids and adults for over 17 years. Are you ready to get started? Let us know!
Whether you’re a beginner, an experienced player, or an expert looking to master a skill, we’d like to help you achieve your goals. Try one of our group classes or one-on-one private lessons. We look forward to seeing you on the courts soon!
Founder and Head Coach
Veronica Badon has been teaching tennis for over 23 years. She is certified with the U.S.P.T.A., U.S.T.A. Team Tennis Coach. She is also certified with the National Federation of State High School Association for: Fundamentals of Coaching, Coaching Tennis, CIF, Covid19, Heat Illness Prevention, Concussions, Cardiac Arrest, CPR and First Aid.
Veronica has been successful in helping students obtain scholarships to local highs schools and Colleges. Giving back to the community is a top concern to Veronica Badon. She has consistently given tennis and academic scholarships to students. Many of Veronica’s students reached the top 20 in Southern California (one of the top tennis areas in the country). “Working with all my sons was a blessing. Helping them to achieve their goals was a priceless journey. Teaching J.B. Badon for 15 years and watching him reach #1 boys 18’s in 2019 So Cal, #88 in the Nation USTA, #47 in the nation UTR 2020 has been exciting and rewarding”.
Badon was #1 in the U.S.T.A. women’s Open Division in Southern California. As a collegiate athlete she achieved #1 ranking in the Western region, #7 National Ranking. This two-time All-American Champion was acknowledged by the Los Angeles City Council for her Excellence in Tennis.
Weston is one of BTA’s newer coaches. More on Weston coming soon! He teaches all levels and is also available for hitting sessions. Go to our Classes page to book a lesson or session with him.
Brianna Hooks also known as Bree is a Graduate of California Stat University Stanislas. She Obtained her Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Law Enforcement. During her time at the University she played #6 singles on the tennis team.
Bree grew up playing tennis in San Diego, Ca. she played #2 Single for Otay Ranch High School and then went on to play for San Diego City College where she played #1 singles and #1 doubles During her time on the team she made All-PCAC team in 2017.
We are happy to have Brianna on “Team Badon”.
Joe Abrams is a Michigan native who grew up playing tennis from an early age and has been teaching tennis in Southern California since 2005. Joe is a USPTA certified instructor with a deep passion for sharing his love and knowledge of the sport of tennis. Joe teaches private lessons, group classes, large clinics, and live-ball for all levels of players. Over the years Joe has worked with iTennis, Live Oak Tennis Club, San Marino Tennis Center and the Sloane Stephens Tennis Foundation. In 2017, Joe was named “District 5 Pro of the Year,” awarded by the USPTA Southern California Division.
We are happy to have Joe on ‘Team Badon”.
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Tennis is the perfect sport for families and individuals.
It’s a great way to get fit, to connect with others and most of all, to have fun for a lifetime!
Join us today. We’d love to help you learn a few new techniques and skills.