Director of Tennis
USPTR Performance, USPTR 10 and under, USPTA Elite
848-9200 ext. 108
Kurt brings to Five Seasons over 23 years of professional coaching experience where he has coached over 250 juniors with state, sectional and national rankings. Kurt also has experience as a high caliber player with a record of 126-23 in both singles and doubles while at Cal State. He was ranked #2 in the country in Men's 35 doubles and was the Midwest Hard Court Men's 35 Singles and Doubles Champion in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010. Coach Kurt comes from the University of Illinois where he was a volunteer assistant coach. He coached Melissa Kopinski and Rachel White to achieve All-American status in 2013.
Director of Junior Tennis
Dan played on the ATP tour where he reached 175th on the tour. He has coached over 12 state champions, 1 national champion and 3 All-Americans. His expertise has produced over 40 college level student athletes earning over $2,000,000 in scholarships. Dan was named to the Tennis Magazines Rolex Collegiate All-Star Team.
Jose "Al" Pico
USPTR Performance, USPTR 10 and Under, USPTA Elite, Etcheberry Certified
848-9200 ext. 142
Al has been with us since 2001. He is a certified member of the United States Professional Tennis Association, a certified member of the United States Racquet Stringers Association, and an active member of the United States Tennis Association. While in high school and junior college, Al won numerous awards and was ranked nationally. He is certified in High Performance with Sanchez/Casal Spanish Training System and Etcheberry certified in performance training for tennis. Al is on Babolat's advisory staff.
848-9200 ext. 176
Bob has over 13 years of teaching experience working with both juniors and adults. He played tennis and coached at Sinclair Community College. He was also the assistant coach at Wright State University. Bob coached and instructed at the Cincinnati Five Seasons when it opened in 2001 and then went to Springhurst Tennis Center in Louisville as junior director. He has worked with nationally ranked juniors that received scholarships at top Division 1 schools including Notre Dame, University of Kentucky and Xavier. Bob enjoys working with young junior players and helping them develop into better players and teaching them how to enjoy tennis as a life long sport.
USPTR Adult and Senior Development, USPTA
USTA Sports Science Level One
Travis was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. After playing competitive tennis in both high school and college, he became the Head Tennis Pro at Dayton Center Courts and Tennis Academy in 2000. In 2002 he moved to South Regency Tennis Center to become their Junior Coordinator. Over the next few years he served on the Board of the Dayton Area Tennis Association (DATA) and spent two years coaching the Dayton Area Training Center. Travis became the Tennis Coordinator at Five Seasons in Dayton in 2004 until he moved to Five Seasons Westlake were he was the Adult Coordinator. Over his career, Travis has coached several adult USTA district, sectional, and national championship teams and has developed and taught sectional, district and nationally ranked juniors. Travis has been USPTA certified since 2001 and just recently obtained his USPTR certification. USTA Sports Science Level One certification.