Alex Poorta, originally from the Netherlands, joins UCSC as an assistant coach after 5 years coaching on professional tour.
In college she #1 Singles and Doubles for Saint Mary’s College of CA, and was West Coast Conference player of the year 2010. NCAA championship individual and Team participant
She was a Top 3 junior in the Netherlands and Finalist of two doubles ITF professional tournaments.
Past coaching assignments -
USTA National Coach 2017 & 2018. Players coached include Danielle Collins, Danielle Lao, Michaela Gordon, Connie Ma and Katie Volynets.
USA Junior Olympics 2018 Coach – in Buenos Aires
Head Coach- Dominican University of CA Assistant Coach- Saint Mary’s College of CA
QUOTE: “I love Santa Cruz, the Campus and the overall vibe. I am ready to help Jimmy build this program. The tennis program has a lot of history and a ton of potential."