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Professional Staff

Mike Leach

 

Michael Leach, Director of Tennis

COLLEGIATE CAREER
All-American - University of Michigan
NCAA Singles Champion 1982

PROFESSIONAL CAREER
ATP touring professional 1982 -1987
Highest singles ranking - # 27 in the world
Highest doubles ranking - # 14 in the world
Career Highlights:
Wimbledon round of "16" - 1985
Victories over Stefan Edberg, Pat Cash, Mats Wilander

TEACHING CAREER
1987 - 92 Atlanta Health & Racquet Club, Atlanta, GA
1992 – Present Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
United States Tennis Association
United States Professional Tennis Registry - Pro I Rating
Association of Tennis Professionals
No. Florida Professional Tennis Association - Past President
Gate Petroleum Pro Tennis Open - Tournament Chairman

PERSONAL STATISTICS
Hometown: Weston, Massachusetts
Height: 5’ 11” Weight: 165 lbs
Plays: Left-handed    
Hobbies: Weight-Training, Inline-Skating, Reading, Dining Out

Narelle Paul

Narelle Paull, Head Tennis Professional

JUNIOR CAREER
Australian Open Competitor (Junior Girls 18 & under)

COLLEGIATE CAREER
Three-time All-American, University of North Florida

PLAYING CAREER
Jacksonville Open Singles Champion

TEACHING CAREER
1999 - Present   Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
United States Professional Tennis Association
Northeast Florida Professional Tennis Association
First Coast Tennis Foundation "Female Pro of the Year"

PERSONAL STATISTICS
Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 5'5" Weight: 120 lbs.
Plays: Right-handed    
Hobbies: Gym, Spinning, Kick-Boxing, Outdoor Activites

Shaun Calvin

Shaun Calvin, Head Tennis Professional

COLLEGIATE CAREER
University of Connecticut
Flagler College

TEACHING CAREER
Assistant Professional,
Van Der Meer Tennis Center, Hilton Head, SC
Assistant Professional, Mid-Town Tennis Club, Chicago, IL

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA)
Northeast Florida Professional Tennis Association

PERSONAL STATISTICS
Hometown: Peterborough, NH
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 160 lbs
Plays: Right-handed     
Hobbies: Golf, roller hockey, playing pool, watching just about every sport

Ivona Strycova

Ivona Strycova, Head Tennis Professional

COLLEGIATE CAREER
Bohemian University, Czech Republic
Four-year starter
Junior International Player

TEACHING CAREER
Head Tennis Pro, Atlantic Tennis Club,
Key West, Florida
International Tennis Coach, WTA 2003-2006

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA)
Northeast Florida Professional Tennis Association (NFPTA)

PERSONAL STATISTICS
Hometown: Pilsen, Czech Republic
Height: 5 ’ 2 ” Weight: 112 lbs.
Plays: Right-handed    
Hobbies: Surfer, snowboarder, runner
Trilingual: Czech, English, French

Adam Blackner

Adam Blackner, Head Tennis Professional

Northeast Florida Professional Tennis Association
Head Professional, Magnolia Point Country Club
Head Pro, Valley Athletic Club, WA
Division I, Portland State #1 Singles & Doubles
NWAACC Singles Champion 2006, 2007
Assistant College Coach, Pacific Lutheran University
Top-Ranked Junior, Pacific Northwest Section

Bill McConnell

Bill McConnell, Head Tennis Professional

United States Professional Tennis Association Pro 1
Northeast Florida Professional Tennis Association
Head Pro, Plantation Club, Ponte Vedra
Director of Tennis, Westport Tennis Club, Westport, CT
Head Pro, Dominion Club, Glen Allen, VA
Boca Raton Resort & Club, Camp Director

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