About Fountain Valley Tennis Center
The Fountain Valley Tennis Center is a 12 court Public Tennis venue owned by the City of Fountain Valley and operated by Recreational Management Services, Inc.
Donald Alger is the President and the USPTA Professional and the Director of Tennis. Russell Alger is the Head Pro and director of programming. Melinda Alger is Admistrator of operations at the Tennis Center.
Under the management of Donald Alger, the center offers a variety of programs and tools to help you learn how to play, to challenge those who know how to play, and to assist those who just want to get out and exercise.
The Center has been recognized and awarded by the Orange County Register and their reading public in the BEST of BEST issues for the best place to Come and Play and Learn the game of tennis, come see some of the awards hanging at the Center. The teaching staff has been recognized by MASTER PROFESSIONAL Don Hansen of the USPTR , as being one of the best teaching staffs he has ever reviewed. The Teaching Staff is headed by USPTA Head Professional, Don Alger, he has hired and trained many players to become excellent teachers, delivering information to a wide variety of students. Russ Alger, Head Pro and director of programming has a great following of all ages and uses his positive delivery to make sure there is a smile on each students face while learning or improving their game. Trang Nguyen, formerly the #1 Vietnam Women’s Singles Playing Professional, has brought her style and expertise to her clients who can’t wait to take their next lesson. Minh Duong former Davis Cup Player in Vietnam has been at the Center longer than Don & Melinda Alger. His warm, smiling delivery never goes unnoticed and he is recognized by his customers for his willingness to try almost anything on the court.
Teaching Professionals: Don Alger, Russ Alger, Minh Duong, Jim Moore, David Dong, Lynn Monroe, Frank Weiskirch
Congrats to Fountain valley TC Topspin Twins 8.0 mixed 40+ team on winning Socal USTA sectionals this weekend!! Headed to 40+ Mixed Nationals Nov. 13-15 in Surprise, AZ. Captained by Nina Le!!!
The Center offers lessons for ages starting as young as 3 years old in Quick Start Tennis and all the way through adults of all ages and abilities. We have a wonderful over 50 Tennis Playing Program, come and see them and meet them on Monday and Friday mornings beginning at 8:30 am. Our Junior programs start with group lessons, advance into Tournament Training and into USTA Junior Team Tennis. With our Junior Team Tennis Program we have seen them win consistently over the years winning 13 division titles. In 2003 our Girls 18 and under won the Southern California Division Title and were qualified to go to the Junior Olympics in Detroit Michigan, taking 7 th Place for their division competing against teams from all over the United States.
Come over and meet the staff or enjoy your review of our web site and choose what lessons are right for you. “Get Out and Play Tennis”.
RECREATIONAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC.
Is the CITY OF FOUNTAIN VALLEY
Recognized Concessionaire, since 1987
|Donald Alger - Director of Tennis for the Fountain Valley Tennis Center 1987 to Present|
Graduated from Cal State Fullerton - California Credentialed Teacher - Retired from Orange Unified after 32 years of teaching.
|Russell Alger - USPTA Professional - Head Professional for the Fountain Valley Tennis Center|
Graduated from El Toro H. S. 2006
“If you want someone to LOVE Tennis and you have been less than Successful, Russ is the Pro you want.”
|Ali Mirzaei - USPTA Professional - Staff at the Fountain Valley Tennis Center|
Ali started playing tennis in Switzerland at the age of 8 and joined the Iranian Junior National Team and reached an ITF world ranking of #400 in Juniors Doubles in 1998. In 1997, he successfully completed the First ITF West of Asia Regional Training Camp conducted by ITF expert, Roland Hansson.
Other than tennis, he is an accomplished Business Development Executive with over 10 years of Global experience in the Real Estate and Advertising industry. He is trilingual, fluent in English, French and Farsi. Ali holds a Master’s degree in Tourism and a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Hospitality Management from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
|Frank (Hoang) Weiskirch - USPTA Elite Professional - Teaching Professional for the Fountain Valley Tennis Center|
A native of Viet Nam, Frank (Hoang) Weiskirch has a passion for the game of tennis and is committed in developing players with a foundation to grow without limits.
Frank is graduate of the TENNIS TEACHER INSTITUTE, an Elite USPTA Professional, received a BS in Industrial Engineering degree from California University at Pomona. However, Frank’s true calling is teaching tennis. In 1999 he got USPTA certified and has been a full-time tennis teacher ever since, teaching at the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts with Don Henson, an original USPTA Master Professional, coaching at Northwood High School in Irvine, in 2000, teaching tennis classes for the City of Irvine from 2000 to 2007, and is currently teaching with RMS at the Fountain Valle Tennis Center.
Frank believes strongly that “Complete teachers of tennis are much more than tennis experts. They also possess an in-depth understanding of the body in motion, and have the ability to communicate in a clear and powerful way.” – USPTA Master Professional Don Henson.
|David Dong - Teaching Professional for the Fountain Valley Tennis Center since 2008|
Graduated from La Quinta H.S. 2008
“David is an avid tennis coach, he loves what he does and he wants the best for every one of his students. He considers all of them his Family. He is a great teaching pro.”
|Minh Duong - Teaching Professional for the Fountain Valley Tennis Center since 1988|
Former Davis Cup Player and Teaching Professional - Vietnam
“Minh carries with him his memories and experiences as a Former Davis Cup Player, just stop and talk to him sometime, You will love his friendly attitude towards everyone and the love the game.”