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Brett Culver Buffington Resume


  • University of Colorado, Boulder 1979-1981

Tennis Team Scholarship Athlete

  • UCLA Tennis Team 1982-1984

Member of 1984 NCAA Championship Tennis Team
Ring presented by John Wooden

  • Professional Tennis Player 1985-1989

Played Majors: French Open, Australian Open, Wimbledon.

Top Results:

  • Wimbledon: Mixed Doubles Final 16 Nicole Muns-Jagerman
  • Messina, Italy: Doubles Champion, Denys Maasdorp
  • Scottish Open: Mixed Doubles Champion Sara Gomer
  • Metz France: Doubles Quarterfinals, Todd Nelson
  • West Palm Beach: Doubles Quarterfinals, Andre Agassi
  • Hong Kong: Doubles Quarterfinals Jaromir Becka
  • Rome Challenger: Doubles Champion Mark Basham
  • Italian Satellite: Doubles Champion Mark Basham
  • Spanish Satellite: Doubles Champion, Jimmy Pugh

Coaches: Billy Martin, Glenn Basset, Nick Bolletieri and Hans Wichary
Professional Development: Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy
Team Tennis. Tennisclub Dahlholtzi, Bern Switzerland
La Jolla High Junior Varsity Tennis Coach 2009, Spring
Private and small group Tennis Coach 2009, Summer
United States Professional Tennis Association Certified

Importer 1990-2000

Distributed European Fine Childrenswear throughout North America. Responsible for sales, fulfillment and all aspects of customer service and negotiations.

Owner/Operator EuroChild Boutique, La Jolla, Ca. 2000-2009

Small business owner responsible for all aspects of running successful small business including finance, bookkeeping, inventory, employee training, sales, merchandising and marketing. Created and managed online retail store. www.eurochild.com

UCLA, Bachelor of Arts Economics Graduated 1984
La Jolla High School Class of 1979, Varsity Tennis 1977-1979

My goal is to help each player develop their fullest potential on:

  • Stroke Fundamentals
  • Respect
  • Kindness
  • Sportsmanship
  • Self Control
  • Team Spirit
  • Tennis skills
  • Physical skills
  • Mental skills and “Getting In The Zone”
  • Preparation skills
  • Match play
  • Singles and Doubles Tactics
  • Court etiquette
  • Rules
  • Self awareness
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Health & nutrition

Other Interests: fly fishing, golf, surfing, old westerns

Brett Culver Buffington

Ex-ATP touring professional, Brett Buffington, now a private professional tennis coach based in “The Jewel” of San Diego, La Jolla, California. Nicknamed “Coach Buff” or Mr. TennisBuff, he is all about trust, respect, love and of course Best Effort…

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