Josh Bates

Aji Spa at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa is proud to offer Bates Tennis Services as the on-site tennis academy and instructional team offering a wide array of services including personalized coaching, doubles and singles tactical drills, comprehensive packaging and unparalleled customer attention.

With several years of experience in the tennis industry, Bates has been teaching tennis in the Valley for 16 years.

His credentials speak for themselves, Bates finished #1 in menís 35's doubles and #5 in menís 35's singles at USTA Southwest 2010 and 2011. He is a PTR Certified Professional and recently earned his Masters of Tennis Performance through The Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), making him one of only 12 professionals in the World to reach this pinnacle of performance. Bates was also named PTR Arizona Member of the Year for 2012.

With these top accolades, Bates was searching for the perfect location to base and grow his operation and selected Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Aji Spa due to the championship golf, luxury resort and spa and other nearby amenities.

Owner, founder and director of instruction, Josh Bates first played tennis at the age of eight and has acquired several accolades over the past two decades. He has served on the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) since 1994, the Wilson Advisory Staff, the Adidas Advisory Staff and is a board member of the United States Tennis Association (USTA).

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