Dudley - Tennis Instructor
La Ventana del Mar's and El Dorado Ranch's Tennis Instructor, Cory Dudley. Cory didn't actually
start getting serious about tennis until he was in his mid 40's. Cory
is actually looking forward to turning 70 this year because he will then
become eligible to compete in the Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George,
background includes a number of Club Championship trophies in doubles.
Although he modestly credits these victories to having great doubles partners,
we know Cory is quite adept at the game as well.
on a southern California team that won the respective USTA division and
eventually played in the national championships in Orlando, Fl. The team
finished in the top six teams in the nation for the 50 and over division.
Cory was 64 years old at the time and was the "old man" on the
is a tennis addict and is a fine promoter of the game of tennis. He teaches
"Smarter, Not Harder" tennis which emphasizes double's strategies,
team work, high percentage shot selection, and ball placement. Cory is
also very actively involved in assisting the local
community children through his "Tots for Tennis" program which
he founded last year. Having six grandchildren of his own, which he loves
to brag about, Cory has been exceptionally gifted in instructing children.
Due to Cory's
enthusiasm and determination to assist others, tennis is becoming a favorite
activity at El Dorado Ranch and the San Felipe area. Mr. Dudley commented,
"more and more of the local players are now wearing tennis attire
and have their own equipment. As more and more tennis becomes available
down here the word will be, 'If you are going to San Felipe be sure and
bring your tennis racquet.' "