Coaches

Meet our team of professional coaches who will help you reach your full potential

Horacio Matta

Born in Santiago, Chile, Horacio was a two-time college national champion with Universidad Catolica de Chile. Horacio turned pro at the age of 19 and competed for four years on the pro tour, spending five months of every year living and competing in Europe and the other seven months in South America.


In 1990 Horacio moved to the US to coach at the Nick Bolletieri Tennis Academy in Florida. While at Bolletieri’s, Horacio was a travelling coach and sparring partner for some of the academy’s top players.


In 1992 Horacio moved to California where he joined Jeff Arons at EPATT (East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring program), a game-changing youth development program, combining his passion for tennis with education.


Horacio came back to coaching pro players when he was asked to coach Chile’s Davis Cup team. During Horacio’s team coaching tenure, Chile defeated Australia, Canada, Austria, Pakistan, and Slovakia. Chile also competed against the U.S., Croatia and Russia.


As a private coach, Horacio has trained multiple ranked players including, Nicolas Massu, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and former #9 ranked player in the world; and Fernando Gonzalez, Silver Medal winner at the Beijing Olympics, Wimbledon contender, and former #5 ranked player.


Since Fernando’s retirement, Horacio returned to coaching local Juniors such as, Jamin and Andrew Ball, James Pade, Cici Bellis, Michaela Gordon, Dominic Schaeffer, and Ashley Vielma, and believes that even in his next life he will always have a racket by his side.


Horacio and Anne, parents of three boys, built Broadway Tennis Center to give access without membership and an opportunity to experience the camaraderie, competition, and healthy lifestyle they enjoyed as ranked players.


Anne Matta

Anne attended a friend’s birthday party on a tennis court at age nine and was hooked. She worked her way up through the Junior level and became a three-time All-American, MVP at the University of Texas, and ranked #1 in NCAA singles.


After college, Anne turned pro and was ranked in the Top 100 in the World, competing at Wimbledon, The French Open, The Australian Open and the U.S. Open. Playing at International tournaments in Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, Italy, France, England, Luxemburg, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, South Africa, and Brazil provided the opportunity to see the World and build lifetime friendships.


The most fun she had playing major tournaments was having a set point against Martina Navratilova in the quarterfinals of the Canadian Open, and then losing and becoming friends with her after the match. Anne feels the best things about tennis are the camaraderie and connections you make along with the humility you learn from tough losses and the independence accrued from striving towards personal goals.


Anne and Horacio, parents of three boys, built Broadway Tennis Center to give access without membership and an opportunity to experience the camaraderie, competition, and healthy lifestyle they enjoyed as competitive players.


Alan Alvistur

GM / Coach

Alan started playing tennis at age four and became passionate about the game. As a junior he was ranked in the top 3 in NorCal and competed nationally in the top 30. He started playing semi-pro tournaments when he turned 17 and was No.1 Singles & Doubles Player at San Jose State.


USPTA certified, Alan has over 25 years’ experience coaching and teaching. He assisted the Girls Varsity Tennis team at Mission HS, Tennis Pro at several bay area clubs, and most recently, Director of Tennis at Diablo Country Club.


Alan wants to improve his players' game, play and performance on a daily basis, stressing professionalism and teamwork, and find ways to advance the game of tennis. He enjoys helping his players meet their goals, finding the right equipment, and inspiring a love for the game.


When Alan is not on the court teaching, stringing racquets, or advising clients, he will probably be playing tennis, a little volleyball or bocce; he also enjoys traveling and spending quality time with family and friends.


Stephanie Luk

Stephanie grew up in Northern California. As a junior she was ranked top 30 in 16s and 18s, and earned a scholarship to Sonoma State University where she played #1 singles and doubles throughout college and earned all-CCAA honors her junior year.


As an assistant coach and strength trainer at Sonoma State University and Mills College, Stephanie worked on turning individual weaknesses into strengths and motivating the players to compete at their highest level. She enjoys being out on the court and helping others work on their game. Since college she has been working with developing juniors at all levels.


In addition to her coaching, Stephanie continues to compete while playing ITF pro circuit events, and increasing her WTA doubles ranking. She is also USPTA certified.


Off the court, Stephanie enjoys playing basketball, watching sports, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.


Matt Harris

Originally from Nashville, TN, Matt grew up playing high-level tennis in the Southern Section culminating with a successful career of Division I tennis at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.


Since college, Matt continues to compete, as well as coach juniors and adults of all levels. He focuses on each player, provides individual attention, and immediately makes a connection to understand their learning style, goals and ability level.


Matt is USPTA certified and incorporates his analytical side with his people skills to encourage his students. Matt enjoys developing and managing dynamic, high-energy programs that emphasize building tennis IQ, teamwork and sportsmanship.


Off the court, Matt is a software engineer at a startup, Concrn, and a part time instructor with an intensive program to learn web development. In his free time, he enjoys everything San Francisco has to offer, from incredible views of the bay to the variety and quality of dining options.


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