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Ken Ecker

(604) 731-2191

About Ken

Ken has been at Van Lawn since 1997 and has been a teaching professional since 1991. He joined the Club's tennis staff after being the Head Pro at the New Westminster Tennis Club and working as an assistant at various other clubs. In 1998 Ken graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor's degree in Human Kinetics, specializing in coaching and teaching. While at University, Ken applied numerous teaching methodologies to tennis instruction with the end result - an innovative, fun and very effective approach to teaching tennis. Ken coaches players of all ages, levels and motivations, and his learner-centered approach maximizes each player's potential and enjoyment of the game. Ken has a Level 3 coaching certificate from the National Coaching Certification Program of Canada and certification in Sports Injury, Taping and First Aid. Ken is a member of the Wilson Advisory Staff Team. Although he loves to play, Ken considers himself a coach first and a player second. He competes in as many tournaments as his schedule allows. Ken is a coach with exceptional skill, a vibrant personality and a friendly smile.

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