My Point by Chris Howard
Chris Howard is a USPTA Professional-1 certified instructor who has been playing the
game of tennis since the age of 13, teaching since the age of 15 and been employed in
almost every avenue of the tennis business; 5 star resorts, country clubs, indoor facilities,
parks and rec, college settings, private courts and subdivsions as well as club ownership
and management the past 40 years. He has lived in the Prescott area since 1985 when he
as managing partner opened the Prescott Racquet Club.
He has written a weekly sports column for the Prescott Daily Courier since 1993. He enjoys
promoting tennis to players of all ages and levels by sharing his knowledge and strategies
that have made him a successful coach and competitor. He currently calls the Yavapai
College tennis facility his home and runs a full gammet of programs there which can be
viewed on this web site. He is married to Adriana, has 3 grown children and 9 grandkids,
as well as 3 pre-teens in the Prescott public school system.
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