John is a certified USPTA Elite Tennis and Platform Tennis Professional in addition to being a IPTPA certified Pickleball Professional. John is currently the Head Tennis Professional at Royal Poinciana Golf Club. Before moving to Naples in 2017, John was the Director of Tennis for 16 years at The Milbrook Club in Greenwich, CT and also the Head Tennis Professional at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, FL. He graduated from the University of WIsconsin-Milwaukee where he played No.1 singles and earned All Conference honors several times.
Jose Pastrello was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He moved to the US in 2001 to attend college under a tennis
scholarship. Since graduating in 2005, Jose has been an active figure in tennis here in Southwest Florida. He is
currently the director of sports at Quail Creek Country Club. He is also on the Board of the USPTA Florida
Former professional player 1989-1994. Best ATP ranking 420 singles 190 doubles. Former Davis Cup Player for Chile.
Mark Vines hails from Richmond, VA but has lived in Naples for 11 years now. He played collegiate tennis at SMU in Dallas, TX. Mark's ATP Pro Career included winning the Paris Indoor Championships in 1981 and playing in the US OPEN and French Open in 1982. His best wins include Yannick Noah, Ivan Lendl, and Harold Solomon. Over the last 30 years Mark's Senior Tennis exploits include capturing 30 Gold Ball National Singles & Doubles Championships on all surfaces. For 2022, Mark moves up to the M65's and is #1 in the USA and #2 in the World in singles. Senior Tennis Training is Mark's new business and passion...helping competitive senior men and women reach their playing potential in the BEST time of their life!
George played singles and doubles at the University of Colorado, where he was also a coach. He moved to Naples in 2011 before winning the men's 5.0 singles at the Naples Clay Championships (2014). He repeated as the men's 5.0 singles champion at the 2017 Naples Clay in May.
Stevie Kennedy is a Naples Native that was a top junior in Florida, ranked as high as 1 in the state and top 50 in the country. She went on to play Division 1 tennis at TCU where she attained an ITA ranking of top 50 in the country for doubles.
Natalia Maynetto, a Naples native, played college tennis for the University of Alabama while majoring in finance and international business. During her time there, they reached as high as #2 in the nation and won their first SEC championship in the history of the tennis program. She continued on to play the professional tennis tour and since retiring has been working in real estate in addition to coaching tennis throughout Naples, FL.