Shawna Barasch tennis academy
SBW Tennis Academy specializes in tennis for all ages and abilities. From first timers to tournament training, our team provides the resources to help each player reach their individual goal.
Our philosophy is that great players are made from sound fundamentals. At SBW we believe that our attention to detail approach to stroke development and fundamentals, combined with the passion and experience of our team makes SBW a one of a kind place to learn and train.
With our four convenient locations throughout Brentwood and Pacific Palisades, we are dedicated to serving the needs of aspiring tennis players by offering private lessons, clinics, camps, team tennis and corporate retreat packages.
are an essential part of the development of any tennis player. Whether you are just starting out, training for your high school or middle school team, an upcoming league match or a competitive tournament schedule at SBWTA we feel it is important for a developing tennis player to find a balance between private lessons, group clinics, and matches. We are happy to help you put together the perfect weekly schedule to meet your individual needs.
The SBW coaching team has an extensive background in both playing and coaching at the highest level. We look to pair the right coach with the right student, ensuring the SBW tennis experience is truly second to none.
has been involved and had a love for tennis her entire life. After growing up in Southern California where she was consistently a top-ranked junior she went on to a very successful college career where she was one of the top-ranked doubles players in the country, and an all American. After travelling and competing all over Europe Shawna realized her true passion for the sport was through teaching others.
For the past 14yrs SBW has coached many up and coming juniors that have gone on to receive college scholarships. She has also worked with top high school players, beginning juniors, as well as adults of all levels. Shawna loves to teach anyone at any level that shares her love and desire to learn the sport. Her unmatched energy and love for the game
came to Southern California from Stamford, Connecticut, where he spent summers as Head Pro at the Italian Center of Stamford Country
has been teaching tennis in some capacity for 10 years. He has been teaching full time with the SBW Tennis Academy for 5 years. He currently serves as the Paul Revere Middle School Tennis Coach, where he has won multiple Delphic League championships. While in High School at Windward in Los Angeles, he spent 2 summers coaching at the Brady Tennis Camps in Santa Barbara, and 2 summers on his own, coaching tennis on the Jersey Shore at the St. Francis Aquatic Center. Then while at Pitzer College, Grant played college tennis for Pomona-Pitzer, one of the nations best Division 3 programs. There he earned
In college, Lauren captained the University of Arizona tennis team and played the #1 singles and doubles position, consistently ranking among the top 20 in the NCAA in singles and doubles. She finished her career at Arizona as the second winningest player of all time where she was also only the second person to surpass over 100 collegiate singles wins. Lauren played professionally on the WTA tour
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TEL.: +1 310.770.4060