Meet the Team

At Man of Steele Sports, we have a team of experienced tennis professionals who will help you attain your athletic goals

 

Paul Steele

Director of Athletics – Sunset Hills Country Club

Paul started his tennis career at Agoura High School and later went on to attend Brigham Young University. As team captain and #1 player, he became a first team All-American, scholar athlete and recently was ranked in the top 5 in the Southern California men’s 35’s. His coaching credentials include players ranked on the WTA and ATP circuit as well as stops at Westlake High, Moorpark Junior College, California Lutheran University and working with Allen Fox and Glenn Bassett as an assistant at Pepperdine University. Adding to his experience as a player and coach, Paul has a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology and a master’s degree in education. He is also certified by the NSCA as a strength and conditioning specialist. Paul has been at Sunset Hills Country Club for over 25 years.

His sporting adventures have included: triathlons, marathons, century rides, time trials, mountain biking, tournament golf, kart racing, ultralight airplanes, skydiving, bungee jumping, scuba diving, snorkeling, trail running and most fun of all being a husband and father.
E-mail: manofsteelesports@gmail.com
Phone: 805.501.3193

Quinn Borchard

Quinn Borchard

Tennis Pro

Born and raised in Camarillo, Quinn was a Top 5 Southern
California Junior and was ranked in the Top 20 nationally. Quinn played for the Rio Mesa Spartans in Oxnard and then went on to play for University of Portland on scholarship. There he was nationally ranked and was Team Captain for the Pilots. Quinn is a top ranked Men*s Open player in Southern California and is a certified USPTA Professional.
E-mail: manofsteelesports@gmail.com
Phone: 805.501.3193

Blake Russ

Tennis Pro

Blake was a nationally ranked junior and played for the University of Arizona from 1988-1991. He taught at the Boca Del Mar Country Club and coached many of Florida’s top juniors at the Event Academy in the mid-nineties. Blake is a certified PTR Professional and is a CTC and Zonal Coach.
He is also a graduate of the USTA High Performance coaching program.

E-mail: manofsteelesports@gmail.com
Phone: 805.501.3193

Testimonials

Dr. Allen Fox - Author, Coach, USA Davis Cup player, NCAA Champion

“I have known Paul Steele since he was a high-ranking junior tennis player. He earned All-American honors at BYU and served as my assistant coach at Pepperdine University. Paul is a gentleman of the highest moral character – honest, hard-working, intelligent, organized, and totally reliable and trustworthy. His tennis knowledge is of the highest order, and when Paul speaks, players of all levels listen.”

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Contact Paul:

PHONE:
805.501.3193

EMAIL:
manofsteelesports@gmail.com

PHONE HOURS:
Monday - Friday 8am - 8:00pm (PST)
Saturday 8am - 5:30pm (PST)