Toscana Country Club, the premier private residential community in Indian Wells, today announced the appointment of Cary Collins as Director of Tennis and Pickleball. An accomplished player and instructor of both sports, Collins will oversee the tennis and pickleball programs, including operation of clinics, private instruction and group lessons, club championships and mixers for members and guests. Toscana recently expanded its club facilities adding two new hard surface tennis courts and two new pickleball courts.
Cary has directed some of the most recognized programs in the country and we are very fortunate to welcome a professional of his caliber to lead our thriving tennis and pickleball programs, said Phil Smith, President and Chief Operating Officer of Sunrise Company, developer of Toscana Country Club. We are confident that our members will benefit tremendously from his expertise and passion for both sports and we look forward to taking our tennis and pickleball programs to new heights under Carys leadership.
Prior to joining Toscana, Collins served as Director of Racquet Sports (both tennis and pickleball) at Trenton Country Club and prior to that, he served as Director of Tennis at the prestigious Atlanta Country Club. He has also held roles directing renowned programs at Indian Wells Tennis Garden and the Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage. With over 30 years of experience playing pickleball, Collins is an elite level USPTA certified instructor and is USAPA certified. Collins has produced numerous USTA National Champions, Junior Grand Slam Champions and NCAA National Champions. As an avid fitness lover, Collins has also attained numerous training certifications including a Level 1 Cross Fit Certification, Olympic and Power Lifting Certification, TRX and the tennis-specific Etcheberry Training Certification.
Toscana Country Club is highly regarded among the best clubs in the country with a very active tennis and pickleball program, said Mr. Collins. I am honored to join a club of this stature and Im eager to open the season with great tennis and pickleball programs that will be meaningful to our members.
Toscana has achieved an outstanding 61 home sales in 2018 alone on the heels of unveiling an extensive multi-million dollar club expansion in late 2017 with new dining, health and wellness facilities including La Cucina “ a casual restaurant; Il Caff¨ “ a coffee bar; sports club pavilion with a movement studio and a Pilates studio; resort pool with pavilion, event lawn and new tennis, pickleball and bocce ball courts.
About Toscana Country Club
Toscana County Club is a private equity Club and luxury residential community with 631 homes and estate home sites. Both Equity Golf and Sports Club and Spa Memberships are available including Invitational and Young Professional (non-resident) memberships. Equity Golf Memberships are limited to 275 for each of the two private 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses and golf members enjoy unrivaled walk-on golf access. The Spa Bella Vita and adjoining Sports Club comprise a 28,000-square-foot state of the art spa and fitness center and Sports Club Pavilion, with luxurious treatment suites and expansive fitness facilities with the latest equipment, fitness classes, personal training, tennis, pickleball and bocce. Opened in November 2017, new facilities include La Cucina “ a casual restaurant; Il Caff¨ “ a coffee bar; sports club pavilion with a movement studio and a pilates studio; resort pool with pavilion, event lawn and new tennis, pickleball and bocce ball courts. Homes at Toscana are offered from $1,300,000 to over $5million. For more information, please call Toscana Country Club Home and Membership Sales, (760) 772-7000 or visit online at www.toscanacc.com.