Rob is a Head Pro at TRC and co owner of TRCA. He is a Troy native and has been teaching for over 20 years. He played varsity college tennis at Murray State University, and teaches tennis players at all levels. Rob's energy and enthusiasm results in a great workout. He enjoys adding new dimension to every player's game.
Curt is co owner of TRCA and has taught at Troy Racquet Club for over 30 years as a Head Pro. He is a graduate of MacMurray College, with a Bachelors Degree in Education. Curt wants all of his students to learn, as well as have a great time in each lesson. His enthusiasm is infectious. Curt's philosophy in teaching tennis is "let's have fun". Curt is known for his energy and devotion to the game of tennis and to his students.
Kris' tennis background consists of 20 years of teaching juniors through adults as well as playing and coaching collegiate tennis at Oakland University. Kris currently plays competitive tennis in USTA tournaments and leagues and has been to USTA league nationals 3 times. Kris specializes in developing high level players and she coaches our 8.0 and 8.5 Ladies Suburban Travel Teams.
Brian has been the Troy High School varsity coach for both boys and girls for more than 5 years. He brings his youthfulness and energy to every lesson. He keenly recognizes the weaknesses in one's game and focuses on improving them. Brian's expertise with adults and juniors develops players with well rounded tennis games.
Adam has been involved in the tennis industry for over 15 years. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University where he played college tennis. His philosophy is to make you the best athlete you can be in order to facilitate more advanced stroke production. He enjoys coaching people of all ages and abilities. During the summer, Adam also works at Beachwood Tennis & Swim Club.
Jen has been playing and teaching tennis for many years. She is the coach for the Troy Athens High girls varsity team, as well as the assistant coach for the boy's team. Jen always strives to have her students take their game to the next level and inspires them to do more than they think they can. Jen's patience and positive approach makes a fun learning experience for her students.
Samit played tennis at Wayne State University. He is currently a 4.5 player and twice went to national's as a USTA player. Samit concentrates on footwork, mental focus, and strategic shot selection. Samit has a unique ability to simplify the game so that students have a fun and fulfilling experience on the court. He enjoys working with all age groups. During the summer, Samit also is the tennis director of Beachwood Swim Club.
Kim Geralds; Recreational Coach. Kim, who has lead our PeeWee classes for over 3 years, is a former teacher, long time USTA player, and has taken many recreational coaching classes. Her experience permits her to apply lessons with patience and understanding, allowing each student to develop at their own rate. Coach Kim makes sure the introduction to tennis is positive and fun.
Susie joined the staff at the Troy Racquet Club as a Tennis Instructor in 2012. She is actively involved in the TRCA Junior Program and is the Assistant Varsity Coach at Troy High School. Susie has traveled and coached all over the world and has brought her world class tennis experience and instruction back to her students at TRC. Susie works with players of all ages, levels and abilities. In their tennis lessons, students improve their skills and learn to love the game as much as she does. "With great technique, hard work and a passion for tennis, the sky is the limit!"
Angela has been a leader in the coaching industry for 19 years. Her organizational and leadership skills, as well as her expertise in working with children, are most valuable in developing young players in our program. She has brought new and exciting techniques and fun games to help promote the great game of tennis to our young students.
Allie held the #2 singles and #1 doubles positions at Grand Valley State University placing in the top 5 most winning players through the school’s history. She is a 5.0 player who currently competes in tournaments and leagues. She coaches players of all ages and levels, helping to advance their game through perfecting technique and developing match strategies. Allie’s method of teaching is to make her students the smartest players on the court by focusing on tactics and shot selection.
USPTA certified Axl grew up in Rochester Hills and played varsity tennis for Rochester High School. Graduate of Oakland University. He has taught at Oakhurst Country Club as well as at other local clubs. Currently the Troy Athens Boys JV head coach, and assistant coach to the girls Rochester High School Varsity team. Rated a 4.5 player for USTA, and in 2018, his mixed doubles team qualified for nationals.
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