Kate Mortensen has been involved with tennis most of her life, beginning with juniors in Southern California where she was nationally ranked and heavily recruited for collegiate tennis. Kate played locally in high school at Dana Hills, then spent four years playing at Division I Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, both in singles and doubles. She earned a full tennis scholarship and studied psychology.
Kate has been teaching tennis in many facets to all ages over the past 11 years, including assisting with the extremely successful Dana Hills School tennis teams. Along with six years coaching of highly competitive California Training Center alongside Hank Llyod.
You may find her teaching PAC sun ladies how to close the net, small kids learning the basics of tennis or seniors keeping the love of tennis alive.
When Kate isn’t on the court you can find her at home with her husband Michael and twins, Madison and Grant
Tennis has taught me to take chances, to take life as it comes. To hit every ball that comes to me, no matter how hard it looks, to give it my best shot.