Tennis Professional Bios
Phone: (949) 540-8057
Drew Arbeiter is a certified Professional licensed through the Professional Tennis Registry since 2010. Drew moved to California, in 2010, where he began working for the City of Huntington Beach Recreational Services teaching tennis. He joined the Pacific Sands Cabana Club family early in 2011. Previous to his arrival in Huntington Beach, he worked as Assistant to the Director of Tennis at Southward Ho Country Club in New York for 7 years. There he headed the Junior Tennis Program, overseeing junior camps and inter-club matches. He also managed men’s and women’s inter-club teams that won several Long Island Championships. In 2010, Drew won the Huntington Beach Open 5.0 Singles Division and the Top Gun 5.0 Singles Division. Drew played four years of Division I tennis at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD from 2001 to 2005, where he and his partner hold the school record for wins as a doubles team.
Drew coaches all ages, juniors through 10 and Under Tennis guidelines, high school players, adults competing in USTA leagues and tournaments, and recreational players.
Phone: (714) 914-2762
Rafael started playing tennis at the age of 9, which progressed to playing 4 years of varsity tennis in high school. He later went on to play #1 doubles at Fullerton College. He has been teaching adult and youth tennis since 2002 and has taught many ranked junior players while working for the Los Caballeros Junior Tennis Academy. A USPTA certified tennis professional, Rafael is also a certified Cardio Tennis Instructor. He has coached at various high schools including Pacifica, Fountain Valley and Edison High School. While working for the City of Huntington Beach Parks and Recreation Program, Rafael started the first ever city Junior Tennis Academy that has helped many kids compete on local high school tennis teams. Rafael is active playing USTA 5.0 leagues and tournaments including winning the 2013 National Father-Son Hardcourt Tournament. His passion for teaching tennis stems from his gratitude for a sport that enriches people's lives on all levels - physically, mentally, and emotionally.