Welcome to Habtu's Website

Habtu at his Tivoli Lakes desk

Habtu Belayneh is the Director of the Tivoli Lakes Tennis & Pickleball program in Boynton Beach FL, in Palm Beach County.   He is also a life-long mentor to the many young people who have been lucky enough to work with him.  Those who do often become part of his extended family.  Habtu is extremely talented as a tennis professional, but is also noteworthy as a man with a big heart.  He donates time and commitment to several charitable activities and programs.

Habtu hails originally from Ethiopia and has lived in the United States since 1998, teaching and coaching tennis. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.    

Habtu is a certified United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Elite Professional, having achieved the second highest coaching standard.  Habtu is also a Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) professional performance and adult development coach, a Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) certified pickleball coach, and a high-performance fitness trainer.  Habtu was honored by the PTR as its 2018 Humanitarian of the Year for his long-term work, including developing junior tennis players from Ethiopia and his support of the Special Olympics. In 2019, Habtu attended the 2nd International Tennis Conference in London during Wimbledon.   

Habtu is available to give private lessons in both tennis and pickleball at Tivoli Lakes.

You can learn more about each of these activities on this website. 

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