Our Professional Tennis Staff

Meet our Team on the Court

From NCAA play, to the Australian Open, to the round 16 at Wimbledon 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

Professional Career:

  • Director of Tennis at the 4,000 member Kingsmill Resort in Virginia. In addition to directing all aspects of the operations of a 15-court facility, he provided guests and members an opportunity to sharpen their game through private lessons, clinics, academies, tournament play, and events. 
  • Philadelphia Country Club and the Country Club of Virginia where he developed junior and high-performance programs as well as ladies league teams.
  • Tomas won the #3 ranking in Chile’s Junior International Tennis Federation.
  • 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. 

Collegiate Career:

  • Southern Illinois University earning a master’s degree in human resources development.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Professional Tennis Registry
  • United States Professional Tennis Association
  • Professional Platform Tennis Association
  • Professional Pickleball Association
  • Pat Etcheberry as a High-Performance Tennis Fitness Trainer
Aleco Preovolos

Aleco Preovolos

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.
Narelle Paull

Narelle Paull, USPTA

Head of Adult Tennis

Junior/Collegiate Career:

  • Australian Open Competitor (Junior Girls 18 & under)
  • Three-time All-American, University of North Florida
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Professional Career:

  • Jacksonville Open Singles Champion

Teaching Career:

  • Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, since 1999

Professional Affiliations:

  • U.S. Professional Tennis Association
  • Northeast Florida Professional Tennis Association
  • First Coast Tennis Foundation - Female Pro of the Year

Personal Statistics:

  • Hometown: Geelong, Australia 
  • Right-handed
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
William Hospon

William Hopson, USPTA

Head 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
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David Berry, PTR

Head 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
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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
  • Home Country – Czech Republic
  • USPTA Certified
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Arthur Surreaux

Tennis Professional

  • Played NCAA division I Tennis at New Mexico State University.
  • Highest ranking #26 in Division I NCAA.
  • Competed for 5 years on the ATP Tour, reaching a career high of #509 in the world.
  • Former coach of Adrian Mannarino #35 ATP.
  • Former head coach of the Chinese Federation.
  • Head coach at Montauk Yacht Club in NY.
  • Earned a Master’s Degree in Sport Management.
Federico Nani

Fredrico Nani

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. 
 Jason Liddell

Jason Liddell, USPTA

Assistant Tennis Professional

  • Adult and child player development
  • Focus on Technique and Fitness
  • USPTA Certified
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