Director of Tennis
JD Hall joined the Pinnacle Country Club Staff as Tennis Director in May 2011. Prior to his relocation to Northwest Arkansas, J.D. resided in Atlanta, Georgia where he worked at Country Club of Roswell as an Assistant Tennis Director for 9 years working with the junior and adult programs. Before the nine years at CCR, J.D. worked at the Windward Lake Academy working with top juniors from the state of Georgia. J.D. is a certified P-1 United States Tennis Professional and was named Head Tennis Professional of the Year in 2007 by the Georgia Professional Tennis Association. He also served on the USPTA Georgia State Board in 2007 and 2010-11
USPTA Master Tennis Professional
Manuel has worked as a tennis professional for 20 years. Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Manuel has coached numerous junior national champions in Mexico as well as three Davis and Federation Cup players. Manuel earned his degree in Physics from Northeast Missouri State University and earned his second degree in Metallurgical Engineering. Manuel brings with him a strong tennis background as he has played National Junior Tournaments, won the Junior National CDM, won a NJCAA National singles title, played professionally in the Mexican Pro Circuit, and earned the Highest Pro Ranking in Mexico. He specializes in Junior Development and High Performance, competitive tennis.
Austin is a local USPTA Certified Tennis Professional and coach with over 15 years of playing experience and over 6 years of teaching experience! He grew up in Barcelona Spain where he competed all around Europe traveling to various high level tournaments.
Austin moved to Naples Florida when he was 14 where he played competitively throughout the nation. Austin played on the Barron Collier High School team throughout high school where he played #1 doubles & #2 singles on the team that won 3 State titles and place second at nationals. He was recruited by the University of Arkansas and played on the men’s tennis team all throughout his college career.
Austin has coached all ages from 5 to 75 years old; beginners to more advanced level tennis players. Austin is a bilingual tennis coach and can provide teaching and instruction in both English and Spanish if necessary.