Our Professional Tennis Staff

Meet our Team on the Court

From NCAA play, to the Australian Open, to ATP Tour titles - our seasoned tennis staff have the experience and insight to help you improve your technique, follow through, and overall game. If you’re just starting out, you’re in great hands with our friendly, welcoming staff.

 

Tomas Gonzalez

Tomãs Gonzalez, USPTA, PTR

Director of Tennis

  • Former Director of Tennis at the 4,000 member Kingsmill Resort in Virginia. 
  • Racquets Professional at the Philadelphia Country Club and the Country Club of Virginia.
  • Southern Illinois University Assistant Tennis Coach, leading the team to the Missouri Valley Conference Title.  
  • Hitting coach of numerous top players including Fernando Gonzalez, #4 on the ATP Tour and Julia Cohen, #97 in the WTA. 
  • Ranked #3 in Chile’s Junior Ranking.
  • Held a career-high world junior ranking of #346
  • Southern Illinois University earning a master’s degree in human resource development.
  • Professional Tennis Registry Cerified
  • United States Professional Tennis Association Certified
  • Professional Platform Tennis Association Certified
  • Professional Pickleball Association Certified
  • Pat Etcheberry as a High-Performance Tennis Fitness Trainer
Aleco Preovolos

Aleco Preovolos, USPTA

Assistant Director of Tennis

  • Co-Director The Oak Bridge Club
  • Men’s Assistant Coach at The University of North Florida
  • ATP & WTA Coach including Four Grand Slam Titles, Davis Cup Assistant Coach and ATP Coach of the Year
  • Head Tennis Professional at Harbor Point Tennis Club in Mill Valley, CA
  • Men’s Assistant Coach at The University of Southern California
  • Six years competing on the ATP Tour including 5 doubles titles.
  • United States Professional Tennis Association Certified
Narelle Paull

Narelle Paull, USPTA

Head of Adult Tennis

  • Australian Open Competitor (Junior Girls 18 & under)
  • Three-time All-American, University of North Florida
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • Jacksonville Open Singles Champion
  • Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, since 1999
  • Northeast Florida Professional Tennis Association
  • First Coast Tennis Foundation - Female Pro of the Year
  • United States Professional Tennis Association Certified
Taylor Albrecht

Taylor Albrecht, USPTA

Head of Junior Tennis

  • Member, Northeast Florida Professional Tennis Association
  • University of North Florida #1 Singles/Doubles
  • Top 100 NCAA Division I Singles Player
  • Tennis Professional: Eintracht Dortmund Tennis Club, Germany
  • ATP Gator Bowl International Singles Champion
  • United States Professional Tennis Association Certified
William Hospon

William Hopson, USPTA

Tennis Professional

  • Certified, US Professional Tennis Association
  • Member, Northeast Florida Pro Association
  • #1 Singles/Doubles Tyler College, TX
  • Head Pro, Polo Golf & Country Club, GA
  • Head Pro, Vestavia Country Club, AL
  • United States Professional Tennis Association Certified
David Berry

David Berry, PTR

Tennis Professional

  • Nationally Ranked Top-20 Junior
  • Florida State High School Doubles Champion
  • University of Richmond, 4-year varsity tennis
  • USPTR/NFPTA Certified Instructor
  • 10+ years coaching experience
  • Professional Tennis Registry Certified
Jana McDanald

Jana McDanald, USPTA

Tennis Professional

  • ITF Women’s Pro Circuit player
  • NCAA Division I player – Hampton University & Eastern Illinois University #1 Singles
  • 20+ years coaching experience
  • Master’s Degree - Physical Education
  • International Tennis Presenter (Mexico, Dominican Republic, Jamaica)
  • Owner / Director - McDanald Tennis Academy
  • Director of Tennis - Rock Creek Tennis Club, MD
  • Head Boys’ and Girls’ High School Tennis Coach - Quince Orchard High School, MD
  • Senior Tennis Pro - Quince Orchard Swim & Tennis Club, MD
  • Head Girls’ High School Tennis Coach – Academy of Holy Cross, MD
  • Senior Tennis Pro - Georgetown Prep Tennis Club, MD
  • United States Professional Tennis Association Certified
Federico Nani

Fredrico Nani, USPTA

Tennis Professional

  • Played NCAA division 1 tennis at University of North Florida.
  • Highest ranking #3 U-16 in Argentina.
  • Held a career-high world junior ranking of #346 and an ATP career high of #1331.
  • Former sparing of David Nalbandian #3 ATP.
  • Played French circuit for two years.
  • Earned a bachelor degree in sport management. 
  • United States Professional Tennis Association Certified
 Jason Liddell

Jason Liddell, USPTA

Assistant Tennis Professional

  • Adult and child player development
  • Focus on Technique and Fitness
  • United States Professional Tennis Association Certified
Tennis Staff

JB Weaver

Tennis Professional, PTR

  • #1 Single & Doubles - Hampden Sydney College
  • Certified High Performance Professional
  • Head Pro – The Tennis Academy at Harvard
  • Director of Junior Tennis – The Tennis Academy at Harvard
  • Assistant Professional – The Sea Pines Resort
  • Ranked in the top 40 in the South and top 20 in North Carolina
  • 5.5 USTA Rating
  • Professional Tennis Registry Certified
Alex Tanzio

Alex Tanzio, PTR

Tennis Professional

  • Ranked 21st Nationally USTA Men’s 30 Singles
  • Hitting partner Julia Cohen, #97 in the WTA
  • Head Tennis Professional at Upper Main Line YMCA
  • High Performance Professional at Frog Hollow Racquet Club
  • Tennis Professional - Lavner Tennis Academy
  • Developed over 25 players ranked in the top 40 of the middle states section and 3 players ranked top 50 in the nation
  • Professional Tennis Registry Certified 
  • Cardio Tennis Certified
  • Professional Pickleball Registry Certified
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