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Varsity Boys Tennis
Director of Tennis Programs Anson Tse first learned tennis in Southern California where he began playing tennis at the age of 15 in high school, and has been passionate about the sport ever since. When Anson entered University of California Riverside in 1994, he was offered an opportunity to walk on and play for UCR's Collegiate Tennis Team, but decided to pursue finance and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of California. Anson received his CFP® Certified Financial Planner Designation in 1999 and spent 12 years from 1999 to 2011 as a financial services professional. In 2011 decided to pursue a 2nd career as a tennis coach and is now a full time tennis professional.
This coming March 2016, Coach Anson and his 2015 Sectionals Champion Men’s Tri Level Team, will represent the Pacific Northwest in the National Tournament held at BNP Paribas, Indian Wells California.
Currently Coach Anson is the Director of Tennis for The Bear Creek School where he has coached since 2011. Anson is the Head Varsity Coach for the boys and girls high school tennis teams. In 2015-2016, Anson’s #1 boys singles player earned a 1A/2B/1B State Championship. In 2011-2012, Anson’s #1 doubles team won 1st place in the Quad-District 1/A/2B/1B Tournament. From 2011 to present Anson & his tennis staff has brought about a tennis revolution at the Bear Creek School and we have seen an increase in our tennis teams with each passing season. Each summer Anson & his coaching staff runs a “Love Tennis” Summer Camp to continue to promote and increase the passion for tennis at the bear creek school for all students in lower school through upper school. In 2014 Anson was named the Tennis Coach of the Year in the Emerald City League.
In 2013, Anson joined Eastside Tennis Center (ETC) in Kirkland as a Tennis Coach focused on development of Youth & Juniors ages 4-18. Currently Anson is the Coordinator & Coach for the all USTA Junior Team Tennis (JTT) Teams at ETC from ages 5 to 18. Anson also is the Red Ball League Area Coordinator for all 9 & Under developing juniors for all tennis teams in the PNW. Anson is also a Tournament Director at Eastside Tennis Center & Newport Hills Swim & Tennis Club, where he runs about 10-15 USTA Sanctioned Tournaments annually in the Pacific Northwest area for all levels of junior players & Adults.
Anson is currently the Tennis Director at Newport Hills Swim & Tennis Club in Bellevue and has been growing the Junior and Adult programs since 2012. In 2012 & 2013 Anson has also helped The Villagio Luxury Apartments & Aces Tennis to run the annual event: The "Rally for The Cure" Tennis Tournament in Kirkland, and has doubled the amount of money raised each year for the benefit of Susan G. Komen Foundation to help fight cancer and The Seattle Serves Foundation, a non-profit that aims to reach at risk youth by mentoring with tennis and sports programs.
Anson is currently a 4.0 USTA Rated Player and is happily married to his wife Nikki, and has two boys JJ & Sam.