Q&A with Our Director, Eric Atobaba

Head Tennis Pro at Hershey Racquet Club

Do you have any nicknames?


If you can eat only one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?


What is the latest show, series, podcast or book that you binged on?

Stranger Things

What is the one or more things that you take with you or do every day before you greet the team at practice? This can be something tangible or non-tangible.

Tennis Bag

What purchase of $100 or less has positively influenced your life in the past 6 months or recent memory?

Bought an instant pot

Do you have a quote, phrase or motto that you use on a daily basis or during tough times? or maybe something you think of often or live your life by.

“When the going gets tough, the tough gets going”

What advice would you give a smart, driven 14 year old athlete about to enter high school and what advice should they ignore on the other hand?

Hard work and dedication pays off.

Is there a moment from your youth that set you up for career in coaching?

Training as a 14yr old without a coach because my parents couldn’t afford to pay for a lesson I said to myself, I will become a coach and make tennis affordable to everyone

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