Coach Luke Bihl
Tennis professional, Luke Bihl, brings his coaching expertise to Rancho Niguel Tennis.
Luke is a high energy Tennis Coach and mentor and is expert in sharing his knowledge and techniques of tennis with athletes and parents. His great interpersonal skills and professional work ethic have been in evidence on the courts since 2013.
As a high school student, Luke was sectional tennis champion and at Prairie State College in Illinois, he was the two-time College Singles Regional Tennis Champion. This gives him a firm grasp on what it takes to develop young players.
After relocating to Orange County he taught semi-private and private lesson for ages 4 and up. He also was court director and clinic coach at one of Newport Beach's oldest tennis clubs. And, managed the junior summer camp program for ages to 5-13 at another.
Luke was the Freshman and Sophomore tennis coach at Coronal del Mar High School, and more recently, the Frosh/Soph and Junior Varsity Tennis Coach for boys and girls at Dana Hills High School.
He sums up his coaching strategies:
Train athletes to improve to a higher level of play and confidence
Develop athletes' court awareness, fundamental strokes, and mental toughness
Attend tennis matches to give encouragement and provide match feedback to my students
Challenge clients with focused drills, strategies against a variety of players and live match play