Christian “Bruce” Connors is Director of Tennis at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa and USPTA Elite professional.
Raised in New York City, Bruce began playing at 11 years of age. Trained at The Port Washington Tennis Academy on Long Island. He finished his junior and senior year training at the late Harry Hopman’s International Tennis Academy in Largo, Florida. He was ranked #13 in Boys 18’s with the Eastern Tennis Association. He went on to the University of Arizona and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in French. He was a member of Pac-10 tennis team (1982-1986) and traveled throughout Europe and Australia playing satellite circuits, as well as playing club tennis in Germany for one season.
Bruce has worked in the tennis industry for over twenty years, travelling to Japan, England, France, Germany, and various parts of the United States teaching tennis. Over the past five years, he has had the opportunity to work with tennis greats John Newcombe, Roy Emerson, and Fred Stolle, to name a few, at Fantasy Tennis Camps in Texas and the Caribbean.
Bruce enjoys teaching all levels and his philosophy is simple… “if you can get to the ball, you can hit it!” He is eager to share his tennis experience with anyone looking to improving their game.