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 Skosh SKOSH BERWALD, Senior Staff, USPTA Professional

Born in Okinawa, Japan, Skosh started playing tennis at age 6, competitively at age 10. He attended the NCAA Div. I University of Idaho on a scholarship where he played #1 and #2 singles and #1 doubles and earned a B.A. in Interior Design and minors in Art and Ceramics. He moved to Europe where he played professionally in the German Tennis Leagues. Skosh taught for Vic Braden-high tech tennis in Germany, and American Tennis Academy in Austria, and pro tennis in Italy for the following 7 years. Skosh moved back to Utah and to Park City 1996 and has been teaching ever since. Fluent in German, Skosh’s hobbies include skiing, biking, surfing, and art.  Married to Cynthia, he never misses a chance to play with his two beautiful children, Coco and Charlie.

 Austin Jensen AUSTIN JENSEN, USPTA Professional 

Austin has been playing tennis since age 13, and finished high school second in the state! Austin attended the University of Utah where he studied psychology with an emphasis in sports psychology, solidifying his passion for sports and molding his teaching style. While in college, he became a founding member of the U's Tennis Club where he taught part-time. After graduating, Austin taught in Cottonwood Heights for 8 years and eventually moved to Liberty Park to help the junior programs while he cycled professionally.  Though Austin has considerable experience with juniors, he loves working with adults and ran many adult clinics at Coach Mike's Tennis Academy. 

 Dillon DILLON BUNT, Senior Staff, PTR Professional

Dillon is from Fair Haven, New Jersey and began playing tennis at the age of 4. His collegiate career began at Saint Michael’s College, NCAA Div. II, before transferring to Brookdale Community College in New Jersey.  At Brookdale, Dillon competed at the NJCAA level and earned All-American Honors.  Dillon is a graduate of the University of Utah where he ran the Utah Club Tennis Team and earned a degree in Sports Management. Dillon is a PTR certified Professional in Adult, 10 and Under, 11-17 and High Performance. Dillon spends his free time in Park City enjoying hockey, golf and snowboarding.

 Lani Wilcox
LANI WILCOX
Tennis has been a life-long passion for Lani; she began her tennis career as a top player in the Intermountain Region and rose to #2 in doubles in the Nation.  She played at a Top-10, Division 1 University, where she became an All-American.  Post college, Lani played on the professional circuit for several years, traveling the world and winning many titles.  After coming off the pro-tour, she began teaching throughout the country at clubs in New York, Atlanta and Las Vegas.  Lani was born and raised in Las Vegas and currently lives in Salt Lake City with her two boys.  She enjoys many outdoor activities and is a big animal lover.  
 
RADEK PAREZ

In addition to being a certified USPTR professional, Radek has studied and trained on the highly renowned coaching system of the Czech Tennis Federation, which utilizes a unique sequencing coaching process, based upon the “truths and myths” of tennis. Radek held a walk-on position on the men’s tennis squad at the University of Colorado. He would later become the Head Tennis Professional/Director of Top Seed Tennis Academy, the largest tennis academy in Southern California, which placed a total of 23 athletes into Div. I and II tennis programs across the United States between the years 2002 and 2012, as well as several athletes into the ATP and WTA Tours. Also a competitive alpine skier and mountain biker, Radek lives with his wife and two daughters in Heber City. Radek can be reached at radek.parez@parkcity.org or (801) 631-2590.

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