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Meet the Professionals



Mary Hannsz

Tennis Director – Peter Burwash International (PBI)

Mary Dang-Hannsz is our Tennis Professional with Peter Burwash International, the world’s premiere tennis management company. She has a certification with USPTA and USTA Cardio Tennis. Coaching adults and juniors, teaching clinics as well as directing their hugely successful summer tennis camp programs. Growing up in both Orange County, California and Oahu, Hawaii, Mary attended the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and achieved her Marketing degree. She attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa, majoring in Business Management, and later to Pepperdine University, California where she graduated with a Business degree in International Business. Mary has been with Hanalei Bay Resort since 2012.

At 18, Mary became the JV coach for Canyon High School girls’ tennis team after playing as their #1 doubles player throughout high school, and continued to compete during her college years. While pursuing the film industry in Oahu and LA doing production, assisting directors, and stunt work, she found time to train tennis at the Turtle Bay Resort. Mary moved to Austin, Texas where she played USTA leagues and tournaments and acquired a Children’s Literature degree and there she started “Mary Hannsz Tennis School for Kids”.

Ever the athlete, as a Karate champion, Mary also enjoys running, working out, long boarding, hiking, and relaxing at the beach.


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