Why Choose Us?

Our Polo Club HIGH PERFORMANCE tennis program offers World Class coaching from the super champ level to the International Pro Circuit. We pride ourselves on limiting our program to 24 full time players, which allows us to focus on each players individual needs. Match play is incredibly important to the success of our players. We have the ability to play matches at any given time and rarely do we have more than 2 players to a court. Our players have access to a full service gym & pool. Also we partner with AESA prep academy which is located on the Polo Tennis Club grounds. This school is a private accredited school that allows athletes to have a flexible schedule and travel to tournaments stress free. Although we have several players at AESA prep Academy we also have many home school students and students that attend public school.

Our Promise To You:

As you join the Polo Club family you will find that our coaches truly care about the success of not only your child's game but them as a person. We emphasize building character on and off the court, respect for one another, teaching independent thinking, problem solving skills, and growing their tennis game to help maximize their full potential. We promise to give your child all the necessary tools to achieve their goals.

What To Expect:

  • Travel: There will be a Coach or coaches attending the monthly Super Champ tournament and local National Tournaments. This coaching cost is including in the monthly fees. Coaches expenses will be split between players in the tournament.
  • Practices: Weekend practices will be held on all non-tournament weekends. Make up practices will be held for rain outs which will be coordinated by the director of HP.
  • Clothing: All HP players will be given Logoed shirts and sweatshirts. We ask that the players wear their HP clothes at the tournaments. Be proud to represent your Club!
  • Standards: We hold all of our players to a high standard. They are a representation of the program. We expect our players to act respectful to their opponents, USTA officials, parents and coaches. This program is by invitation only. At any given time your player could be asked to leave the program if he or she not representing the program in a professional manner.

Sudanwa Sitaram, Director of High Performance Junior Academy

Suds is the director of our high performance program. Suds is originally from Coimbapore India. He played all four Junior Grand Slams and was ranked 38 in ITF juniors before accepting a full scholarship to University of Texas. Suds was a big 12 individual champion at line 3 singles and was the captain of the team his senior year. Suds graduated August 2014 with a sports management degree.

Mark Hildebrand, Co-Director of High Performance

From San Antonio, Texas Mark has 27 years of coaching experience and has coached numerous juniors around the World. Mark has traveled internationally coaching top junior players; including 4 Grand Slams & Junior Davis Cup. He had the honor of coaching his own son Trey Hilderbrand to the #25th spot in the World in juniors. Former coach of Saint Mary's University.

Anders Eriksson, High Performance, Pre High Performance

President and CEO of The Polo Tennis & Fitness Club. Originally from Sweden, Anders is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Liberal Arts and a Minor in Business Administration. As the Longhorn #1 Singles and Doubles player he received many honors including, Texas Longhorn Co-Captain, NCAA team semi-finalist, NCAA top ranked doubles team, Southwest Conference Singles, Doubles & Team Champion, University of Texas Athletic Award Recipient for showing support & leadership of the team. After graduation, Anders spent 5 years as the Director of Junior Development for St. Stephen's Tennis Academy. He moved on to the position of Head Tennis Pro for Berry Creek Country Club & Director of Tennis for Onion Creek Club in the next 10 years. In 2007 Anders was selected to play for Team USA Men's 35 at the World Championship in Turkey. He is the winner of five US Men' 30 National Hard court Singles Titles & one US Men's 35 National Clay court Doubles Title. Anders served on the USTA Texas Section Senior Council & the USTA Texas Section Adult Tournament Council from 2002-2008.