Rene Mendoza, The Heart of Woodlake Tennis
Renato "Rene" Mendoza began his tennis career in the Philippines. Rene and his wife, Sandy, moved to Woodlake with their two children in 2000. He began teaching at Woodlake 10 years ago as an assistant pro and is a certified USPTR pro. He took over as Tennis Director in 2015, with great enthusiasm and support from the Woodlake tennis community.
Since his arrival at Woodlake, Rene has been a force of positive changes at the SRC and within the tennis program. Rene took it upon himself to improve the condition of the courts, and under his guidance and direction, they have gone from having a reputation as one of the worst kept Har-tru courts in Richmond, to one of the best. His lessons, clinics, and programs, for both adults and juniors, are always fun and educational. Many of us parents and our children have benefited greatly from his instruction. Since starting here in 2000, Rene has become the teaching pro of choice for many of us, due to his enthusiasm, ability to make it fun and high level of instruction. More recently, Rene has shown his ability to work cooperatively with the Woodlake Tennis Association and their many volunteers to make our tournaments more enjoyable and fun for everyone.
We, the undersigned, come to you, the Woodlake Community Association, in unison, on behalf of Rene Mendoza. We are a tennis community… a tennis family, and as such we bring to you this petition of support for Rene Mendoza as Director of Tennis at Woodlake Swim and Racquet Club.