ATC greg coaches.JPG (62722 bytes)A few times a year the USTA Hawaii/Pacific section holds an Area Training Center for the top juniors in the state. Here Greg Patton (Southern California's USTA junior coach) talks with Ian and some of the juniors attending the workshop.


Ian waiting for a flight to a junior tennis tournament at the Kahalui Airport.  Behind him are numerous others from Maui heading over for the tournament.

Lanai Tournament.JPG (121539 bytes)Pictured here at the Orchid Mauna Lani tournament is (counterclockwise from 6) Mike and Shannon Heisler, Jamey Wilson, Ian Cooke, Kim Carpenter, Pam Cooke, and unknown other.


AlohaIan.JPG (49878 bytes)Ian gets his picture taken for the 1999 Aloha Airlines tournament.  The top eight point getters for the year play each other for bragging rights. Ian played well and earned respect from on-lookers and other players for his good sportsmanship and playing ability. 



PAm&Arynpaddle.JPG (61921 bytes) Pam and Aryn relax paddling around  the inlet at the Hilton Waikoloa on the Big Island while Ian trains at the Area Training Center.

Debbi, Casey and Ian.JPG (61131 bytes)At the final tennis event of 1999 - the Aloha Airline Invitational.  Here at the dinner at Kea Lani Hotel Ballroom, Ian is pictured with friend Casey Venus and mother Debbie

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Greg, called The General, gives his "pep talk" to his troops.
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High 5's are the order of the day as the Area Training Center session comes to a close at the Hilton Waikoloa.  The event was held this year in conjunction with "The International Pineapple Cup"  This year the "CUP" was a top 14 and 16 boys and girls event from around the U.S. , Canada, Mexico , Samoa, and Australia.
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Valerie Ziegenfuss and Greg Patton congratulate Ian and others on a job well done at the ATC.