Martha came from Colombia to the USA in 1989 recruited to play tennis for Southwest State University in Marshall, MN. After graduating and earning an All American status, Martha went on to finance her way through a fabulous 6 year playing career in the WTA tour.
After 6 years playing all around the world and placing her self in the top 500 in singles and top 300 in doubles in the WTA tour, Martha switched fields to the teaching arena. She currently holds a 20 year Elite certification from the USPTA, several USTA sport science certifications, she has been certified by Pat Etcheberry as a tennis/fitness expert and she also holds a fitness certification by the IFPA. Martha’s main philosophy in coaching is based heavily on fitness, proper technique by learning how muscles work and understanding what drives the psychology of the mind during tennis.
Martha teaches her group of private students currently at the Lauderdale Tennis Club.