Brenda was raised in Knippa Texas, attended Schreiner College and graduated from University of Texas San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science degree. As a high school tennis player, Brenda starred on her team where she won the State UIL Singles Title 3 years in a row. Her success continued while attending Schreiner College helping her team win Nationals and gaining induction into the Schreiner Hall of Fame. After finishing her degree Brenda played on the WTA tour attaining a world ranking in both singles and doubles. Brenda began her teaching career as Head Coach of UT–San Antonio and later St Edwards University where she earned Conference and Regional Coach of the year awards for both Universities. Brenda has extensive experience with juniors, adults, and seniors. She was the Director of Juniors at Sonterra Country Club in San Antonio, an Assistant Teaching Pro at Lost Creek in Austin and a Teaching Pro at Sun City in Georgetown. Brenda was named Capitol Area Tennis Association Pro of the year in 2016.