Bob Pass has been a preeminent coach of top ranked juniors in the Mid-Atlantic Section for the past 33 years. In 1999 he was inducted into the Mid-Atlantic Tennis Association Hall of Fame.
Bob has been tennis coach and mentor to more than 600 USTA/MAS ranked junior boys and girls, including 45 players ranked #1 and over 200 ranked in the top ten in their age division in the MAS section. His students have wins over Michael Chang, Malavai Washington and Monica Seles in USTA nationally sanctioned tournaments. Two of his students have won USTA scholarship awards for the Most Improved player in the Nation. Five of his players have achieved top 10 National rankings from the USTA and many more have achieved top 20 rankings.
Bob Pass 4 Star Tennis Academy started with just 12 girls in 1973. Today it is the largest and most successful junior tennis program in the Mid-Atlantic region.
In 1987 the USTA selected Bob as one of an elite group of junior coaches throughout the country to provide input into the new USTA player development program which was implemented by the USTA in 1988.
Bob has served on, and, or chaired the MAS Junior Competition Committee for 12 years, and also served on the USTA Junior Competition and Training Committee for 2 years as well as serving on the Board of the Washington Tennis Foundation for 4 years. Since 2001 Bob has coached the Bullis High School girls tennis team in Potomac Md. Quote: “the most rewarding aspect of my career is the lifelong relationships I have developed with so many of my students”. Currently six members of the 4 Star Tennis Academy staff are his former students which contribute to the family atmosphere of the Academy environment.
Bob is a graduate of Brown University ‘66 and George Washington School of Law, JD ’69.