USPTA Certified P2
Lorene grew up in New Canaan, Connecticut where she played on the junior USTA circuit and was a top ranked junior player in New England in both singles and doubles. She was recruited and offered a full scholarship to Marshall Universty in West Viginia where she played #1 singles and doubles for four consecutive years. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in both Physics and Spanish. Lorene worked and taught tennis at The Country Club of New Canaan, The Lake Club, as well as the New Canaan Racquet club during and after college. She became the New England Sales Manager for Evian Waters of France and was active in their marketing and tennis sponsorships which included such events as the US Open, Newport Rhode Island Tennis Hall of Fame, Pathmark Tennis Challenge & Acura Classic Stratton Mountain. She also worked as the Director of Special Events for Vermont Pure Spring Water where she worked on events including the Boston Marathon, NYC Marathon, Vermont City Marathon, and the LPGA Stratton Mountain golf tournament.
Lorene earned her Master's of Psychology in both School Counseling and Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She taught tennis in downtown Boston at the Charles River Park Tennis Club alongside going to graduate school. Met her husband in New England on a golf course and they moved to California.
She worked at Calabasas High School as a School Counselor and played tennis at the 5.0 level out of WAC for 10 years before moving to Virginia. In Virginia she was ranked in the Open doubles division and in the 40 and over Women's Doubles division within the Mid Atlantic region. She enjoys teaching her three boys how to play tennis as well as many others at the Westlake Athletic Club. She and her husband and 3 kids moved back to Westlake Village where she is currently teaching tennis and is a member of the USTA as well as the USPTA. She loves working with kids of all levels as well as adults. Work hard, play hard, have fun, has always been her motto and it seems to have payed off!