Jason Purcell - Director of TennisJason comes to us from the Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona where he was the Academy Director & Head Tennis Professional from May 2012-May 2016.
During his tenure he managed a staff of 7 exceptional tennis professionals skilled in offering the finest instruction in tennis development pathways. He was instrumental in winning several industry recognitions recently receiving the 2015 USTA National “Outstanding” Facility of the year award. This honor is awarded to the establishment that best exemplifies service to the community and to its members through youth and adult tennis programs.
Jason holds several professional certifications and has over 25 years of coaching and programming development in high performance tennis programs, country clubs and luxury resorts. A student of US Open quarter-finalist Andrew Pattison, Jason was a four year scholarship athlete and two-time Team Captain at Division 1 Northern Arizona University. Throughout his professional career, he has been fortunate to be mentored by many world class coaches & training/playing with several Grand Slam Champions/Finalists.
Nick Provenza - Head Tennis Professional
Nick returns to Kapalua after working with Tennis Corporations of America and Peter Burwash International where he assisted in operating programs at some of the top tennis resorts in the world. Throughout his teaching career, Nick has spent time at facilities in Kansas City, Hawaii, California, Costa Rica, and Orlando.
Nick played collegiate tennis at Colorado Mesa University where he was a Top 25 nationally ranked doubles player. While finishing his Bachelors Degree in Business Management, he stayed on as an assistant coach to the men and women's tennis program at CMU.
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