D. Yhale Scott, CEO

USPTA Elite Pro & Master Pro Candidate  PTR & USTA High Performance Certified. Yhale is the Owner and Director of O'ahu Tennis Academy, LLC. Yhale has coached and trained  ATP. WTA, ITF and USTA nationally ranked players. Yhale played Pro Circuit events and competed in many tournaments as a junior where he found his passion for coaching.


Yhale has worked with many USTA men's and women's players of various NTRP levels. Yhale created the PHD System™️ and his Core Four™️ strategy designed to fast track players immediately. Yhale is a graduate of UCLA. Certified Tennis Professional with USPTA Elite Professional, PTR, USTA Sports Science Level II and is a USTA High Performance Elite Coach. 


Margie Katras

VP & Director Of Pickleball Operations

Margie was a nationally ranked jr. tennis player and played collegiately at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was a second team All American.  She has coached tennis collegiately (East Tennessee State University) and also at the country club and recreational level.  She was named Tennessee State USPTA Pro of the year and Tournament Director of the Year during her teaching years in Tennessee.  

A shoulder injury changed her passion to pickleball where she competes in 4.5-5.0 level tournaments at the regional and national levels.  She loves teaching new techniques to all level players and has a desire to grow the game in the Aloha State.


Debora Echeverria

Director Of Player Development/Tennis

Born in Santiago Chile Debi has been playing tennis for 21 years. Deb played for the Chilean Tennis Federation and obtained the national champion title twice at the ages of 15 and 16 for both singles and doubles. Former WTA player at the age of 16. Played at Bethune Cookman University.


Debora has a Masters Degree in “Organization Development and Change”. Played for Hawaii Pacific University’s women’s tennis team on a full scholarship. During her two years competing with HPU, her team won two conference championships which made history in the HPU women’s tennis program, while also reaching the semifinals of the National tournament. Overall, throughout her tennis career she has had a lot of experience competing at the highest level of competition.

Tadd Fujikawa

PGA Touring Professional

Brant Fuchigami

Head Pickleball Professional

Brant is a World Class Tennis and Pickleball Professional with over 28 Years of Coaching experience. Brant played at BYU-Hawai'i and was assistant Coach to many at Kaua'i High School. Brant is also the Regional Marketing Director for Head Pickleball Hawai'i. Contact KSA or The Cliffs at Princeville for your World Class lesson today.

Kent Autrey

KSA Tennis Professional

I am a PTR Professional with 35 years teaching experience working at every type of facility from Park and Rec to being Director of Racquet Sports at Sunrise Country Club in the Palm Sprigs area. Kent is currently the Head Pro at Poipu Beach Athletic Club. In recent years his wife and Kent have played the national husband and wife mixed doubles tournaments. In 2017 they were able to enter all 4 national events and achieved a ranking of #3 in the nation. Contact Kent today for a lesson.

Eufemio "JR" Longboy

KSA Tennis Professional

JR has been teaching the game of Tennis for many years. He competes in many USTA events still as a player. He uniques ability to correct common techniques separates him from many Coaches. He is a fantastic Coach. Contact KSA today for a lesson with JR.

Loutoa Zoller

KSA Pickleball Professional

Loutoa is an amazing Pickleball Coach and players with several years of teaching experience. Her unique approach to teaching the game includes fun, technical improvements and developing strategy. Loutoa will help you improve your game no matter what level of player you are. If you are looking to improve your game immediately, contact KSA for a lesson with Loutoa today.

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