Meet Our Tennis Director & Coaches
Our coaches bring a wealth of experience to the court. Not only does every coach compete on a personal level, but they take their experiences and knowledge and apply it to the betterment of each student they instruct.
Tennis Director & Head Coach
Josh Basha is a complete coach that understands the importance of goal setting. Players training with Josh can enjoy technical and tactical based drills, periodization planning, tournament schedule planning, injury prevention training and/or physical fitness training.
He has experience coaching competitive player development, USTA 10 & under training, cardio tennis, adult team practices, wheelchair tennis, and specialty seminar workshops.
Shannon was born in Japan and grew up in Arizona. He started playing tennis at age 12. In high school he played #1 doubles for four years and #1 singles for three. He played #1 doubles and #2 singles for two years at Mesa Community College, placing in the top 50 in the junior college national rankings both years.
Shannon began working with Josh in 2010 starting out as an assistant coach and later joined the Basha Tennis staff as a full time coach at Forest Crest in 2016.
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“I made it look so easy on court all those years. No one realized how hard I had to work. No one realized how much I had to put into it. They underestimated my intensity.”
– Pete Sampras