Staff

Tennis School Staff

Tiffany Akiyama

Associate Tennis Professional - USPTA
Girls JV Coach

  • USPTA Certified P3 Coach
  • Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Educated at Roosevelt H.S., University of Hawaii - Manoa, Masters in Education Technology
  • Worked at Punahou since 2008
  • Previously worked at USTA Hawaii Section in various areas for 8-9 years

Lee Couillard

Head Tennis Professional - USPTA
Girls Intermediate Head Coach
lcouillard@punahou.edu

  • Certified USPTA P1 Coach, USTA "Little Tennis" Certification (since 2002)
  • Began teaching at Punahou in 1988
  • Born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Educated at Eau Claire Memorial High School and the University of Wisconsin - Stout, Industrial Des
  • Has been teaching tennis over 30 years in Hawaii, Fiji, Wisconsin
  • Head Tester - USPTA, USPTA Pro of the Year 2007-2008
  • Previously ranked #1 USTA Men's 35, 40 and 45's - Hawaii Section
  • Hawaii's USTA National "Quick-start" Trainer
  • Head Coach - Girl's Intermediate Tennis Team

Jamie Dela Cruz

Associate Tennis Professional - USPTA

  • Associate Tennis Professional
  • USPTA Certified Professional P2
  • Graduated Kauai High School; University of Hawaii-Manoa, BBA 2004; Chaminade University M.Ed. 2006
  • Coached at Punahou since 2007

Ben Erickson

Associate Tennis Professional - USPTA

  • USPTA Certified P2 Coach
  • Educated at Kailua H.S., University of Hawaii - Manoa, B.A. Education
  • Worked at Punahou since 2004
  • Previously taught for the City & County and State of Hawaii
  • Previously worked at Consolidated Theatres
  • Served in the Military
  • Awards: USPTA 2006 Community Service Award

Brent Hunter

Associate Tennis Professional - USPTA
Boys JV Coach
Girls Varsity Assistant Coach

  • Certified USPTA P2 Coach
  • Born in Lubbock, Texas, Educated Coronado H.S., Texas, Tyler Jr. College, Texas, University of Hawaii - Manoa, BA in History
  • Worked at Punahou as Regular Part-Time since 2007
  • Awards: USPTA rookie of the year in 2008, Tyler Jr. College All American
  • Tyler Jr. College were National Champions

Nina Jagasia

Associate Tennis Professional - USPTA

Pam Kim

Associate Tennis Professional - USPTA

  • Associate Tennis Professional
  • USPTA Certified Professional P3
  • Graduated Dos Pueblos High School, Santa Barbara, California; UCLA, Bachelor of Arts Degree in History
  • Coached at Punahou since 2005 as Girls Intermediate Coach, Girls Jr. Varsity Coach, Tennis instructor
  • Also coached at UCLA Bassett-Martin Tennis Camp, Los Angeles, California; Marymount High School, Los Angeles, California
  • Previously worked at Johnson & Johnson Company, San Francisco, California

David Lam

Associate Tennis Professional
Boys Varsity Assistant Coach

Lenora Lee

Tennis Coordinator
Physical Movement Activities Coordinator
llee@punahou.edu

  • Began working at Punahou 1998
  • Office manager for tennis coordinating all tennis activities and registrations, events and tournaments
  • Coordinates other co-curricular activities including self-defense
  • Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, attended Farrington H.S., University of Hawaii - Manoa, Business Degree Management
  • Previously worked at First Hawaiian Bank as an Real Estate Compliance Officer

Stuart Leong

Boys JV Coach - USPTA

  • USPTA certified P1 coach
  • Born in Honolulu, Hawaii; Educated at Damien High School; University of Hawaii - Manoa, BA of Arts
  • Taught at Punahou since 1999
  • Previously worked at Radford H.S. and USTA-Hawaii community tennis programs

Fumiya Nakano

Associate Tennis Professional - USPTA
Boys Intermediate Coach

Julia Sandborn

Girls Varsity Assistant Coach

Fred Wong

Associate Tennis Professional

  • USPTA Certified P3 Coach
  • Born in Wahiawa, Hawaii, Educated at Leilehua H.S., University of Hawaii - Manoa, Accounting Degree
  • Previously taught: Mililani Boy's Varsity Head Coach, Head of Manoa Valley tennis program