Casey McMakin

Tennis Coach

M.S. in Sports Psychology

B.A. in Psychology & Philosophy

USPTA- Professional


Casey, born and raised in San Diego, has been coaching tennis since 2007.  He was the assistant coach for Caltech's men's and women's tennis teams for the 2017 season as well as coaching at a private tennis club in LA and serving as the head varsity coach for Westridge School, a private, independent day school for college-bound girls.  Casey, loves competing in singles, but is a doubles specialist.  He and his twin brother Kyle, finished 2nd at the Ojai Tournament and won the San Diego Section CIF Doubles in 2002. He played Division 1 college tennis at UC Davis, leading the team in wins, in both singles and doubles his freshman year.  He earned a Master's degree from California Southern University in Sports Psychology.  His focus as a coach is on the mental side of tennis and has enjoyed teaching at CTA for the last 4 years.