Teaching Professionals

Teaching Professionals

Jennifer Fuchs - Director of Tennis

Jennifer has been the Director of Tennis at El Conquistador since 1999. A former world class touring pro, she has distinguished herself as an outstanding player. As a junior, Jennifer became the number one ranked player in the nation. She was also a part of the Junior Federation Cup and competed in both the Junior US and Italian Open, where she and her partner won the doubles. Following her junior career, Jennifer played two years at UCLA, becoming a two time All-American. Having played all the major events and all 4 grand slams as a touring professional, Jennifer reached the round of sixteen in the Australian Open Doubles Championship. Along with her professional training and background, Jennifer brings a vibrant and enthusiastic teaching style to the tennis court.
Email: jfuchs@elconquistadortennis.com

 

Chip Tidd - Teaching Professional

Chip has been teaching full-time at El Conquistador for 10 years and has amazing enthusiasm and energy. Chip played collegiate tennis for Carleton College in Minnesota where he was named “Freshman of the Year.” He then transferred to the U of A in 2001 and decided to use his great personality and love and knowledge of tennis to inspire and teach others. Chip thoroughly enjoys working with players of all ages and levels.
Email: ctidd@elconquistadortennis.com

 

Carlos Bermudez - Teaching Professional

Carlos was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona and has played tennis at all levels nationally, internationally, and at the collegiate and professional levels. He has spent thousands of hours on court with world-class coaches and the world’s most elite tennis players. He was part of the first group of eight top American Juniors to be selected to attend the USTA high performance training center in Boca Raton, Florida. Carlos reached as high as No. 1 in the nation as a junior and has won several national titles, as well as earned a silver and bronze ball. Thereafter, Carlos went on to play for the University of Arizona where he was a four-year letter winner; competing at the No. 2 position as a freshman and compiling wins over top ranked opponents like USC, Cal, Oregon and Utah. Carlos graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Management and Policy with an Emphasis in Criminal Justice Administration and minored in Education. Carlos will be an instrumental part of bringing our program to a new level of professionalism and expertise.
Email: cbermudez@elconquistadortennis.com

 

Doug Miller (DM)

Originally from Nebraska, Doug is USPTA Certified “Professional 1”. A former teaching pro at the internationally acclaimed Port Washington Tennis Academy, Doug has worked with top junior players from the USTA Eastern Section as well as from around the world. Doug has been teaching tennis in Tucson and Oro Valley for over 12 years and brings unsurpassed energy and invaluable knowledge to the court.