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Staff Bios & Contact Info

Niru Sanjeev

Director of Tennis

  • Competed in all 4 Grand Slams and the 2000 Olympics in Sydney
  • Career high WTA worldwide ranking of 132 (singles) and 129 (doubles)
  • PTR Level 1 Certified Teaching Professional
  • Author of The Moonballer a memoir
  • Avid columnist and blogger. Featured on numerous ESPN broadcasts
  • USTA Tennis to Schools representative. Niru is an advocate for supporting local students and helping the schools to see the advantages of students being involved in the sport
  • Founder of Niru’s Tennis Academy, a California based tennis program with more than 400 students

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Kainoa Rosa

Director of Junior Tennis

  • Played #1 Singles and #1 Doubles for the University of Hawaii at Hilo
  • Top 10 regional ranking in the PACWEST Conference
  • Recipient of the Marine Corps Award for Leadership & Outstanding Athletic Achievement
  • USPTA Certified Professional
  • Experience coaching all levels and ages from beginner to state champions
  • Coached Highline College to first conference final since program re-birth
  • Proven track record of developing regionally and nationally ranked collegiate players.

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Julian Jean-Pierre

Staff Professional

  • Division II tennis player at Saint Leo University
  • Bachelors in Sports Psychology
  • Recipient of the Saint Leo Personal Development Award
  • Previous teaching experience at JC Tennis Elite (Tampa), Brandon Sports & Aquatics center, Joel Ross Golf and Tennis Camp (Kent, CT)
  • Tampa native

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Beth Schneider

Staff Professional

  • Top ranked junior in the Easter Tennis Association.
  • Nationally ranked as a junior
  • Division 1 Tennis player at Oral Roberts University
  • 25- year USPTA Certified Teaching Professional
  • Previous experience: Tulsa Tennis Club (OK), Saddlebrook Tennis Academy (Wesley Chapel, FL), Countryside Country Club (Clearwater, FL)
  • Loves teaching and mentoring young tennis players, especially 4-6
  • New Jersey native

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Carol Childs

  • USTA Tennis Official
  • 16 years teaching experience, all ages
  • Previous experience: Saddlebrook (Wesley Chapel, FL), Sports Club of Novi
  • Coached Varsity Men’s & Womens Division A High School tennis where here teams were Top 10 in the state in 2012-2015
  • Coached the #1 Men’s Singles State Champion, 2015
  • Passion for working with Jr. High students preparing them for high school competition

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David Kuhlman

David Kuhlman

  • Originally from North Canton, Ohio
  • Played tennis at Eastern Michigan University
  • USPTA Certified Coach with 15 years of experience
  • Coaching style based on Vic Braden and Steve Smith’s ‘Great Base Initiative’
  • Previously worked at TennisSmith Academy(Tampa, Fl), Saddlebrook Academy(Wesley Chapel), Avila Golf & Country Club(Tampa, Fl), Lake Club(New Canaan, Ct.)
  • Focus on technique which has helped many players achieve college scholarships
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