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Instructor Bios

Coach Lynn (Tennis)

Lynn started teaching at Fairbrae in November 2018. Prior to joining Fairbrae, Lynn assisted with kids tennis camps at Seattle Tennis Club and Pro Club in Seattle, WA. Lynn was also assistant coach for two co-ed private high school tennis teams, Holy Names and O’Dea; where Holy Names won State Championship for the first time in school history. Her goal is to get everyone to the next level (USTA or otherwise). The key to success is simply to show up and never give up.

Lynn loves to live life outside and enjoys her free time playing all racquet sports, golf, ski, and more recently, pickleball. She can be reached at coollien@yahoo.com or at coollien.com.

Coach Ashvin (Tennis)

Ashvin is a USPTA certified professional coach who stresses on the fundamental details that will ensure success. This encompasses detailed stroke techniques, mental game strategies, breathing routines to handle pressure situations, and functional movement on the court.

After graduating Saratoga High School, Ashvin started his tennis coaching career. He developed a passion in learning the art of coaching. He credits many of his techniques from his lifetime mentor and Master Pro tennis coach Bill Cole, who is the founder and president of the International Mental Game Coaching Association. Ashvin is a certified member of the IMGCA. Contact Ashvin at bpttennis@gmail.com .

Coach Slavy (Tennis)

Slavy has experience playing professional tournaments at home and abroad. As coach, he has led multiple junior teams victoriously to the State Championship Title of Gar Gleny. Slavy has worked individually and with groups of all ages and levels through his 17 year career as a tennis coach. Most of his teaching has been at the prestigious Courtside Club in Los Gatos, CA. Slavy can be reached at slav.elenkov@gmail.com .

Coach Winston (Ping Pong)

Winston needs no introduction here as he has taught tennis for many years here at Fairbrae Swim and Racquet Club. He has now traded the tennis coaching in for ping pong coaching. If you are interested in ping pong lessons, please contact Winston at winston_lowe@hotmail.com.