Somersett Living Profile: John Matthews
Tennis Instructor at Somersett
OCCUPATION: Part-time FedEx Employee and Part-time Tennis Instructor
YEARS IN NEVADA: Native
My greatest accomplishments have been driven by my perseverance and working hard to achieve short and long term goals. With my hard work and diligence, I was able to graduate from
UNR with Education, become a certified Tennis Coach and Ski Instructor. None of my accomplishments have come easy. But my determination has helped me to be a better tennis coach, so I am
very sympathetic and patient with all of my students as they learn skills and the game.
FAVORITE ACTIVITIES: Teaching and playing tennis.
LAST BOOK READ: I’ve actually read three or four books in the last couple of months. The last two tennis books I’ve read are: “Zen Tennis” by Dr. Joe Parent and “Playing Zen-Sational Tennis” by
David Ranney. In addition to reading tennis books, I also spend a great deal of time watching pros on YouTube as they teach different techniques