Canyon Creek Country Club
Meet the Tennis Staff
|Role:||Director of Tennis|
Originally from California, Dave is recognized as one of the top tennis professionals in the nation. He has spent more than 30 years in the country club business, holding positions of Director of Tennis, Director of Sports, and General Manager. His extensive ClubCorp experience includes Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, CA, Braemar Country Club in Tarzana, CA, as well as the Metropolitan Club in Austin, TX. He has served as President of the USPTA Texas Division and was selected as US Tennis Professional of the Year, including twice as Texas Tennis Professional of the Year. On a National level, Dave has served on the USPTA Board of Directors for 10 years. In the past, Dave also directed one of the largest and most successful junior development programs in Texas. For his efforts, he was awarded the Lloyd Sessions Educational Award by the Texas Tennis Association for advancing the development of Junior Tennis in Texas.
As a player, Sivertson received a tennis scholarship to Long Beach State University in California, and served as team captain, Most Valuable Player and was an All-PCAA player. He was a touring pro early in his career, competing in France, Denmark, Finland, Turkey, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Greece and Germany. Dave has held many State and National Rankings. As of September 1st 2016, Dave held the #1 ranking in the United States for Men’s 65 Senior Division. Dave was also selected to represent the USA in the World Team Championships in Croatia September 2016.
Among Dave’s other accomplishments, he has been a frequent speaker at conventions for the US Professional Tennis Association, Club Managers Association of America and International Heath, Racquet & Sports Club Association. He is also an author of a tennis industry training manual and reference guide designed to teach and inform tennis professionals of changes they can make to produce a more successful tennis operation.
On a personal note, Dave has been married to his wife Jeanne for 28 years and they have a son Chris, 23 years old.