Welcome to High Performance Institute

Train Hard, Play Proud

Thank you so much to JC Ferrero for having us! It was a wonderful experience for all the kids! Plus we got to meet ATP player Pablo Careno Busta who was ranked as high at #10 in the world! 

HPI took its first international trip to Spain! 

We trained at JC Ferrero Tennis Academy!

HPI would like to congratulate Coco Gauff for winning her first of many Grand Slams to come! #USOpen


(Photo was taken at RF exhibition in San Jose in 2018 with Coach Yvonne and Coach Jeff.)

Coach Yvonne and HPI Students Having a Group Talk at Evert Tennis Academy, Summer 2022

The High Performance Institute (HPI), situated in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a distinguished tennis academy owned and operated by none other than Yvonne Gallop, a former world-class tennis player who has graced the courts as both an instructor and a coach at the IMG / Chris Evert Tennis Academy. HPI prides itself on offering unparalleled tennis lessons and classes, with a primary focus on the fundamental tenets of tennis strokes, movement, balance, and match play. The esteemed HPI headquarters are located in the city of San Mateo, CA. 

#Train Hard, Play Proud

HPI students attended Junior Tournament at Wellington Summer Swing, Wellington, FL

Now Accepting Applications for the 2023-2024 Academy Year

We are currently accepting applications for HPI's 2023-2024 Academy Year. 

In order for your child to be considered for placement in our program, you must complete the following process: 

Step 1: Submit the "Annual Application for HPI" below. 

Step 2: Schedule a 15-minute CONSULTATION- COURT ASSESSMENT with Coach Yvonne to determine which level is the right fit for your child.

Assessment will be available starting the second week of July. 

Our Coaches  

Head Coach Yvonne Gallop 

Coach Yvonne is a former world-class tennis player with 40+ years of teaching, coaching and competitive experience. She is certified by the USPTA, the USPTR as well as the WTA. Her philosophy is that there is more to life than just hitting a tennis ball. She includes character building, sportsmanship, integrity, work ethic, discipline and team building to the program. She also teaches the kids to motivate, inspire and mentor each other. Coach Yvonne graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice with her discipline in youth. She also holds a minor in Political Science.

Coach Jeff Kawahara

Born and raised in Half Moon Bay, Coach Jeff brings enthusiasm and passion to the tennis. He has currently worked for High Performance Tennis Academy for five years and has enjoyed great success with players of all ages. He is certified with PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) specifically on 10 and under tennis. When he is not on the tennis courts he enjoys bowling, hanging out with friends and going to In N Out!

Coach Fred

Coach Fred is a Bay Area native and passionate tennis player. He is certified with PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) Level 1 / 2 (pending) and GRSA (Global Racket Stringers Association) Certified Pro Stringer. He is active in USTA Adult League and regularly participate in Norcal Sectional events. Prior to joining HPI, he worked in the advertising and media industry for over 20 years. Coach Fred graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.  

Coach Brandon Leung

Meet Coach Brandon, a passionate tennis player who first joined the HPI tennis program in seventh grade. During his time at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, Brandon played four years of varsity singles tennis, earning numerous school and league awards along the way. Brandon competed in USTA junior and adult tournaments and was recruited by division 2 and division 3 schools before choosing to attend UC Davis. 

Our Students

Huge congratulations to HPI student Ciaran for winning the Donnybrook Junior Open in Dublin Ireland!

Huge congrats to Evana who won consolations for 5th place! Evana also won the sportsmanship award!

[4/10/2024] Congratulations to Dexter for winning the L7 u14 Livermore tournament!

[3/18/2024] Congratulations to Dexter for winning the L7 tournament in Walnut Creek!

[3/4/2024] Congratulations to HPI student Amber for winning her L7 u12 tournament!

[2/23/2024] Congratulations to Ella for taking 2nd at the Fairfield L5 u14 tournament!

[2/13/2024] Congratulations to Emma for winning the back draw L5 u12! 

[2/11/2024] Congratulations to HPI student Josh for winning back to back Bay Club L7 tournaments! 

[2/2/2024

Congratulations to HPI student Rishi for winning the L7 U12 Sunnyvale tournament! 

[1/29/2024] Congratulations to HPI student Emma won the girls u12! 

[1/29/2024] Congratulations to HPI students Kayden won the u14 L6 in Lafayette and Illya took 2nd in the u12!

[1/7/2024]

Congratulations to HPI student Parker for winning 10u orange Ball tournament in Lafayette!

[11/25/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Amber for winning USTA Junior Circuit 10/12u green ball tournament!

[11/12/2023


Congratulations to HPI student Parker

for winning the Bronco 10U Orange Ball tournament!

[11/6/2023] Congratulations to HPI student Jessa for winning L7 Lafayette Tournament! 

[10/28/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Ilya for winning the L7 Bay Club SSF tournament!

[10/28/2023] Congratulations to HPI student Josh for winning the L7 Bay Club SSF tournament!

[9/23/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Connor for winning the FDT L7 u12 tournament

[10/8/2023] Congratulations to HPI student Evana for winning Walnut Creek L6 u12! 

[9/30/2023] Congratulations to HPI student Harvey (7yrs old) for winning his first Green ball tournament at Net Generation Circuit!

[9/23/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Ethan for winning the Bay Area Foundation L7 tournament!

[9/23/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Connor for winning the Bay Area Foundation L7 tournament!

[9/18/2023] Congratulations to HPI student Evana for winning her L6 u12 tournament in Berkeley! 

[9/16/2023] Congratulations to HPI students Harvey for winning the orange ball division at the Bay Club SSF tournament!

[9/16/2023] Congratulations to HPI students Lucas for winning the green ball division at the Baby Club SSF tournament!

[9/16/2023] Congratulations to HPI students Evan for taking second in green ball division at the Bay Club SSF tournament! 

[9/4/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Seth for winning the Bay Area Foundation L7 tournament u14!

[9/2/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Connor for winning the Bay Area Foundation L7 tournament!

[9/2/2023] 

Congratulations to Tyler for winning his 10u Green Ball Tournament!

[8/20/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Lucas for winning the Four Directions L6 u12 tournament! 

[8/19/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Tyler for winning two green dot tournaments!

[8/7/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Connor for taking 2nd place at his first ever L7 in the Gorin Challenger. 

[7/30/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Blake for winning the Sunnyvale HRT Summer Legend Series!

[7/27/2023]

Congratulations to Wesley for winning the Kim Grant tournament in Palo Alto!

[7/27/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Evan for winning the Sunnyvale Equal Chance 10u green ball tournament!

[7/27/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Amber for winning her 10u orange ball tournament in Sunnyvale! 

[7/23/2023]

Congratulations to Ciaran who took 4th place to qualify for nationals!

[7/21/2023]

Congrats to all HPI kids who competed at the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center! Ciaran took 1st in the u14 singles and u12 doubles! Kaden took 3rd in u14 singles. Archer also placed 3rd in u14 singles. 

[7/21/2023]

Congratulations to Archer/Kayden doubles team took 1st in u14 doubles at the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center!

[7/18/2023] 

Congratulations to Evana for winning the sportsmanship award!

[7/1/2023]

Congratulations to Evana for winning the girls 12u consolation in Florida! 

[7/1/2023]

Congratulations to Evan for winning the boys 10u green dot tournament in Florida!

[6/20/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Amelie for winning her UTR tournament in San Diego!  

[6/5/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Derek for winning the KG tennis tournament!

[5/31/2023]

Congratulations to Ciaran for taking 5th place at his L4 Excellence tournament! 

[5/28/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Blake for winning his L7 Walnut Creek tournament!

[5/21/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Harvey for winning his USTA junior orange ball tournament! 

[5/21/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Owen for winning his UTR group tournament!

[4/23/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Jesse for winning his L7 tournament! 

[4/16/2023]

Congratulations to HPI student Dexter for winning his L7 tournament!

[4/16/2023]

Congratulations to both Kayden for winning their L7 tournaments!

[4/7/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Allison for winning her first U14 L7 tournament at Willow Glenn!

[4/3/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Kaden for winning his L7 tournament yesterday! 

[4/2/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Connor for winning his first ever u12 green ball tournament in Lafayette!

[3/16/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI students Emma for winning her u12 divisions at Willow Glenn! 

[3/26/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI students Dexter for winning his u12 divisions at Willow Glenn! 

[3/19/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Blake for winning his L7 tournament in San Jose! 

[2/18/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Linus for winning the Willow Glenn L7 tournament!

[2/13/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI students Kaden for taking third place at the HRT Level 5 Junior 12s Super Series! 

[2/13/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI students Ella for both taking third place at the HRT Level 5 Junior 12s Super Series! 

[1/29/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Pranay for winning his green ball tournament!

[1/22/2023] 

Congratulations to HPI student Archer for winning his UTR tournament this weekend in Marin! 

[12/19/2022]

Congratulations to HPI student Derek for winning his U10 tournament this past weekend! 

[12/19/2022]

Congratulations to HPI student Ciaran for winning the boys 12 L6 this weekend!


[12/19/2022]

Congratulations to HPI student Ella for taking second place at her 14u L6 tournament! 


[11/26/2022]

Congratulations to HPI student Archer for winning his L7 tournament in Marin this weekend! 


[11/19/2022]

Congratulations to HPI student Seth for winning his tournament today at Walnut Creek!

[10/23/2022]

Congratulations to HPI student Ella Tang for winning her L6 tournament today!

Summer at Evert Tennis Academy

Coach Yvonne and her HPI team have been taking their students to the Evert Tennis Academy every summer for the past 10 years. These trips have proven to be highly beneficial for the students, as they get the opportunity to learn from some of the world's top coaches and players, as well as hone their skills on some of the best courts in the world. The HPI Tennis Academy is proud to have a partnership with the Evert Tennis Academy and looks forward to continuing to send their students to this world-class facility in the future.

Contact Us

Address: 229 W 20th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403

Phone: (786) 405-5432

Email: info@hpi-tennis.com 

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