Christine Sheldon
Director of Racquet Sports


USPTA P1 and PPTA Certified Pro, 2002 ITF Vets World 35's singles ranking #1, USPTA World Female 35's Playing Pro of the Year 2002, Holds 30 national singles, doubles and mixed doubles tennis titles, 2002 and 2001 USTA National Women's 35's singles ranking #1, 2001 USTA National Mixed Doubles 30's ranking #1, holds 5 consecutive Illinois State Women's Paddle Titles, 2006-2007 APTA National paddle ranking #2, USPTA Midwest Playing Pro of the Year 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002, Chicago District Player of the Year 2000, Collegiate tennis career at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, BBA degree, All Big Ten 1984 - 1988, All Big Ten Academic Teams 1984 - 1988, Team Captain 1988, Most Valuable Player 1988, Big Ten Medal of Honor 1988, #1 ranked USTA National Amateur player 1985 and 1986, Ranked top 25 nationally in every junior age division.

Manny Velasco
Head Tennis Professional


25 years of teaching experience, Playing high school tennis in Illinois, he received All-State honors all four years, Played varsity tennis for four years at the University of Illinois, University of Illinois - Assistant coach from 1989-1991.


 

Mary Melton
Junior Director of Early Childhood Development Tennis Professional


USPTA Certified Pro, Degree in Science and Early Childhood Education from the University of Arizona, Competes on Ladies CITA, North Suburban, and USTA travel teams.

Jacek Dabrowski
Tennis Professional


USPTA, USRSA Certification, 30 years of teaching experience on all tennis surfaces; worked at River Trails Tennis Club from 1990-2005; National finalist at USTA Men's Open in 1995; National Team Champion - WKS Mera, Warsaw 1984-1985; Yonex National Advisory Staff - US Open 2005; Has worked with Jon McEnroe, Mats Wilander, Yannick Noah, Henri Leconte, Mansour Bahrami at the Nuveen Senior Tour, Chicago 2001; IMG traveling coach, 2002-2003; Has coached top ITF Juniors, 2002-Present; Director of Handzel Open Tournament, 2001-Present; Graduated from AWF, Warsaw, Poland in 1984; BA in Physical Education.

Suhel Malhotra
Tennis Professional


From New Delhi, India. Began teaching at Edens Tennis Club in 2000, Graduated from Northern Illinois University, 4-year letter winner and a scholar athlete, Ranked in the top 800 on the Men's ATP World Tour, #70 in the world junior rankings 1992 - Youngest and highest ranked player in the world.

Maciek Jozwiak
Director High Performance Tennis
Tennis Professional


Graduated from DePaul University, Played #1 and #2 singles, Most Outstanding Student Athlete Award 2001, National Arthur Ashe Award Recipient for Sportsmanship and Leadership 1999, National Junior College Rolex Ranking #2 in 1999, All American Honors 1998 and 1999, California State Championships title 1998 and 1999, Junior College Division National Championship title 1998, Men's Open Ranking in California #7 in 1998 - 1999, National Ranking #22 in Poland in 1997.

Bong-Soo Kim
Tennis Professional


Highest ATP ranking - 128 in the world; #1 professional ranking in Korea, 1987-1991; #2 professional ranking in Japan, 1991-1993; Coached the Davis Cup Korean National Team; Received the Presidential Medal of Honor in South Korea for the achievements and contributions to the country through tennis; Gold Medalist at the 1986 Seoul Asian Games; has competed on tour against many well-known players including Ivan Lendl, Guy Forget, Amos Mansdorf, Patrick Rafter, Guillaume Raoux, Marcelo Rios, Richard Krajicek and many more; BS in Business Administration from UI-San University in UI-San, South Korea.

 

 

Rob Rodriguez
Tennis Professional


USPTA P1 Certified. Has been teaching for over 25 years. Head Tennis Professional Northbrook Racquet Club 1990-1998. Collegiate tennis career at Western Illinois University. Most Valuable Player on college team 1976. Participated in the Junior College Nationals in 1974 and 1975 for Illinois Valley Community College.

 

 

Jon Miller
Tennis Professional


Jon has over 25 years of teaching experience. He attended and played collegiate tennis at DePaul University. Jon has worked for Vic Braden, studying the biomechanics of tennis in California. He has also partnered in his own tennis program in Berlin, Germany and Qual Valley Tennis in Tucson, Arizona. Previous teaching experience includes Mid-Town Tennis Club. USPTA certified.

Rachael White
Tennis Professional

All American Tennis Player for the University of Illinois 2013
First Team All Big Ten Selection
Voted University of Illinois Women's Tennis Most Valuable Player
Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Honoree
Big Ten Athlete fo the Week in February 2012
Ranked as high as #19 in the country in doubles and #30 in singles in the NCAA Division 1 rankings

Won llinois High School state championship in singles as a sophmore out of Deerfield High School Worked at IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis Program for two years
Was ranked top 10 in the country in Singles in teh 18 and under age division

 


 
      Tommy McNichols
      Tennis Professional
 


  •  Captain Glenbrook South High School
  • Tennis Team 2009, All conference, All State 
  • Finished 3rd in Doubles at the High School State Championships 2009
  • Assistant Coach with Little Legends Soccer Academy working with children     4 – 8 years old
  • BA degree, Political Science Major Roosevelt University
  • Masters in Public Policy and   Admin-stration, Northwestern University School of Professional Studies
  • Intern with Chicago Innocence Project Glenbrook South High School Senior Class President 2009

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