Nigel comes to Windward Lake Club from Northern California where he has been a Tennis Director for the last 6 years in private clubs.
An active participant in the Norcal Tennis scene Nigel
was the East Bay Regional Director for Norcal USPTA
Born and raised in Newcastle Australia he played on the National Junior Circuit and achieved top National Junior ranking, played the Junior Australian Open and was a member of the Junior Davis Cup team in 1989.
As a Professional 1 USPTA instructor, Nigel Pugh has over 17 years of experience in the tennis industry.
long term commitment to the sport with both players and coaches.
Still loving the game Nigel put his efforts into instructing and is a certified instructor with four internationally recognized instructors associations, United States Professional Tennis Association (P1 Level), United States Professional Tennis Registry (Professional Level), Tennis Coaches Australia NSW, Australian professional Tennis Coaches Association.
Nigel feels strongly about education and is passionate about the development of instructors, as a result he joined the Tennis Coaches Australia NSW Examiners in 1994 and was a member of the State Board for Regional Tennis of New South Wales Australia.
A well-qualified teaching professional Nigel
has worked alongside Tony Roche and John Newcombe.
In 1995- 96 Nigel
toured and mentored Jane Taylor who was ranked 180 in the world on the WTA circuit.