George Wallims has been a recreational coach since 2005, teaching tennis and sailing to both children and adults. He has been a member of US Sailing since 2004, but has been sailing personally since 1972. George is also a member of both the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and the United States Tennis Association (USTA).
His love for teaching started in 1985 as a 5th grade Sunday school teacher. He wanted to incorporate his love for teaching and affecting children's lives through physical fitness. He has spoken at several Elementary Schools to promote health and fitness, and is currently in an after school tennis program at one of these schools.
George has a way of keeping kids motivated and encouraged. Making the environment fun with his sense of humor. He always has a joke to tell. George is also very patient and compassionate. He truly loves teaching.
Safety is extremely important to George. His first aid and CPR certificates are renewed yearly.
George's mission statement is to make his students feel that they have received the most enjoyable learning experience ever, and that they will want to come back for more.
Here is a quote from George's favorite poet, William Jay. " None so little enjoy themselves, and are such burdens to themselves, as those who have nothing to do. Only the Active have the true relish of Life. " And active George stays!