TENNIS STAFF




 
 
Director of Tennis Facility
Claudia Santos
Originally from Puebla, Mexico, Claudia graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a degree in Kinesiology. Claudia competed for the tennis team playing No. 2 and No. 3 singles and played No.1 doubles, where she was nationally ranked NCAA Division I team. Claudia has been teaching tennis since 1995 and has worked with juniors and adults of all ages and ability levels; Claudia’s forte is ladies teams ranging from beginner to 4.5 levels. Prior to Suntree, Claudia was the Tennis Director at Abbott Sports Complex, Head Tennis Pro at Providence Country Club and Director of Juniors at Kansas City Racquet Club.
 
Head Tennis Professional
Paul Davis
A USPTA Elite professional tennis instructor, Paul was ranked #1 in Florida for USTA Men's Open Doubles. He and his partner recently earned 2nd place in the USTA National Open Clay Courts Championships. Paul is regarded as one of the best coaches in Brevard and participates in exhibition matches, clinics and charity events. His innovative style and enthusiasm are integral to our programs at Suntree Country Club.
 
Assistant Tennis Professional
Robin Keener
Robin has been a USPTA Elite Professional since 1992, is also a USPTA Certification Tester. She was named 2010-11 USPTA FL Division Professional of the Year and the 2006-07 USPTA Florida District Professional of the Year for Brevard County. Robin's playing career has resulted in winning four USPTA International Championships, five USPTA National Championships, and six USTA National Championships. She has won a total of 37 USTA Gold, Silver, and Bronze balls for top 3 finishes in USTA National Championships and earned a #1 USTA National Singles and Doubles Ranking, a #1 USPTA National Singles, Doubles & Mixed Doubles Ranking, and a #6 International Tennis Federation World Singles Ranking.
 
Assistant Tennis Professional
Nick Cordes
Nick began his junior days with top 20 (18 and under) standing and finalist in high school State Doubles, just to name a couple. His career led him to coach varsity tennis at Cocoa Beach High School, where his team won district three consecutive years, as well as working as Head Tennis Pro at YMCA, and with Cocoa Beach Country Club’s junior and summer camps. His forte is junior programs (10 and under) and women’s clinics, skills that suit our membership very well.
 
Assistant Tennis Professional
Norman Holmes
Norman has competed in the US Open, the French Open and Wimbledon during his professional playing days, holding a top 100 ranking in the ATP (1976), and specializes in adult and high school level instruction.
 
Assistant Tennis Professional
Lynn Bell
Lynn is a USPTR certified tennis professional. He was a highly ranked junior player in ky. Played at Western KY. Lynn was director of tennis at a club in southern Indiana where he coached 7 nationally ranked junior players. Lynn has coached two women's 3.5/4.0 state champions as well a one district champion. Lynn works with all levels of juniors and adults as well as 10 plus years of clay court maintenance. Lynn also has 30 plus years of stringing experience.