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Anna Shkudun

Anna Shkudun

ACADEMY TENNIS PROFESSIONAL Anna was born in the Ukraine and started her tennis journey when she was 9 years old. Tennis quickly became Anna's life and she decided to take the path towards professional tennis. Over the course of four years and...

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Cleary Packard

Cleary Packard

SENIOR TENNIS PROFESSIONAL Cleary Packard grew up in Hastings-on- Hudson, NY, and started playing tennis at the age of six. Cleary excelled in track, basketball, and tennis competition in junior high and high school. In 1993, Cleary focused her...

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Ivan Lucic

Ivan Lucic

SENIOR TENNIS PROFESSIONAL Ivan was born and raised in Makarska, Croatia. At around the age of 11 Ivan began training at the prestigious, IMG Nick Bollettieri Academy and participated in the prestigious Master Series.  He has trained and worked...

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George Darko

George Darko

ACADEMY PROFESSIONAL George was born in Accra, Ghana with a natural gift across multiple sports, including tennis.  At the age of 17 his focus turned to tennis and basketball and he trained daily at the Aviation Social Center under the...

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Gilberto “TITO” Machado

Gilberto “TITO” Machado

ACADEMY PROFESSIONAL/SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR   Tito was born in the Canary Islands, Spain. He started playing at the age of four and by eight he began competition in Spain’s junior circuit. As a junior, he played national level events in Spain which...

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Sadiq Tswako

Sadiq Tswako

ACADEMY PROFESSIONAL Sadiq was born in Abuja, Nigeria.  He started as a ball kid at the age of ten in a country club opposite his house. A few years later he started competing regionally.  After a huge win over the local junior star player...

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Christopher Lin

Christopher Lin

ACADEMY PROFESSIONAL Chris Lin is a USPTR Certified tennis coach and New York City native. Chris’ mother is passionate about tennis and introduced Chris to the sport at the tender age of four.  By age ten Chris moved to Westchester where he began...

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Kwame Griffith

Kwame Griffith

SENIOR TENNIS ADVISOR / SENIOR TENNIS PROFESSIONAL Kwame was born and raised in Georgetown, Guyana, and at age 10 migrated to Botswana, Africa where he was quickly recognized as a gifted athlete. 
Growing up Kwame played all sports, but one day...

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Mo Hatme

Mo Hatme

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL  Mohammed (Mo) was born in Baghdad, Iraq.  At the age of 6, his older brother took him to the local tennis courts and introduced Mo to the sport of tennis. The experience was one that ignited Mo to become a tennis fanatic.  By...

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Remeice Ellis

Remeice Ellis

SENIOR TENNIS PROFESSIONAL / JUNIOR TENNIS TEAM COORDINATOR Remeice was born and raised in Mt. Vernon, NY but later moved to Middletown, NY where she began playing tennis at the age of 12.   Reme found success in the junior circuit finishing top...

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Steve Higgins

Steve Higgins

10 & UNDER ACADEMY DIRECTOR / ACADEMY TENNIS COORDINATOR Steve was born and raised in New Rochelle, NY. Most of Steve’s tennis years were spent in the country club environment in New Rochelle. There is where he met Cesar Andrade and thus...

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Oleg Mironchikov

Oleg Mironchikov

SENIOR TENNIS PROFESSIONAL Oleg was born and raised in Moscow, Russia. He picked up a tennis racquet at the age of seven and played his first tournament at eight.  Since then, Oleg has worked with top tennis professionals from all over world. By...

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