Serving since 2012
Crombie Hatfield was born in Zimbabwe and grew up in South Africa. After graduating high school he spent two years in the Army. At age 20, Crombie left for Europe where he spent almost two years teaching tennis in Austria.While playing tournaments in Europe, he was recruited by UNLV and received a full tennis scholarship. After college, he returned to South Africa where he successfully managed his own tennis school for over 10 years.Crombie returned to the United States and became the Head Tennis Pro at Red Rock Country Club and at The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe in San Diego. In 2012, Crombie accepted the Director of Tennis at Canyon Gate.Crombie, his wife Cally and their two daughters, Kate and Mia all play and enjoy tennis.
Serving since 2019
Adrin Himmelheber was born and raised in Las Vegas and was a top junior along with being a class 4A State Singles champion for The Meadows School. He played for UNLV and had a brief run on the pro tour after being sidelined with ACL knee surgery. Adrin has worked with club-level adults to national junior champions. He works part-time with tour players and has worked with Grand Slam champions and Olympic Golf medalists including Andre Agassi and Nicholas Massu. Adrin is a USTA certified high-performance coach and a USPTA Professional 1 which is the highest certification in the tennis coaching professional industry.
Serving since 2020
Richman Mahlangu brings more than 30 years’ international experience of tennis coaching on both clay and hard courts to Canyon Gate Country Club. Perhaps his most meaningful success over his remarkable and extensive career was coaching his two sons to obtain athletic and academic scholarships to attend Ivy League schools. Both sons recently graduated from Harvard and Georgetown Universities. Mahlangu’s extensive international tennis coaching experience, his love for the game, and his motivational skills give him a unique insight in teaching. He is comfortable coaching at all levels, from beginners and intermediates, through to advanced and open tournament players. Mahlangu’s life philosophy guides his coaching approach: to encourage others to work hard every day, keeping a positive attitude, to reach their full potential.
Serving since 2021
Brendan was born in Ventura, California and grew up playing junior events across Southern California. He ranked as high as #1 in the boys 18’s, 8th in the nation, and was able to attend Boise State University on a full ride scholarship for tennis. Once he finished college, he took a job back home at the Pierpont Racquet Club for 3 years as the Associate Director. In October 2019, he moved out to Las Vegas where he taught at the Darling Tennis Center before accepting the job at Canyon Gate. He has worked with many levels and ages in his 5 years of coaching both here and in California and could not be more excited to coach our Canyon Gate Members!