Jack Bailey – General Manager & Director
- Certified USPTA/ USPTR/ USRSA, TIA/ USTA
- Strung racquets at the ATP/WTA Grand Slam level
- Professionally maintained tennis courts
- 2013 USPTA Tennis Professional of the Year for the Region
- 2015 Contributor Extraordinaire by Tampa Bay Tennis Magazine
- Joined SPTC in 2019
Maria Francesa – Professional Instructor & Director of Junior Development
- Former professional tennis player, competed on the WTA tour, against players such as Chandra Rubin from the USA, FED cup, Panamerican Games and South American games representing Venezuela.
- Former number 1 player in her country.
- PTR professional certified for 10 & under, adults, and performance players.
- Currently finishing the Master of Tennis program at PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) for High-Performance Junior Players.
- Tennis commentator for Grand Slams tournaments on Venezuelan national sports TV channel.
- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Certified Instructor
- Author of 21st Century Tennis: 7 Natural Adjustments to Transform Your Game
- Integral to the development of Courier’s Kids junior tennis program at St. Pete Tennis Center, and life skills coach
- Cardio Tennis program manager at SPTC
- Tennis coach for multiple Pinellas County high schools
- Strong background in social and sport psychology
- NAIA collegiate tennis player for Thomas More College, Covington, Kentucky
- Originally from Panama City, FL
- Joined SPTC in 2002
- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Certified Professional Level Instructor
- Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) Certified Pickleball Coach
- Past USTA Senior League Coordinator USTA Florida
- Over 45 years of teaching experience in New York, Colorado and Florida
- Played collegiate tennis in upstate New York
- Member of USTA Florida Men’s Doubles and Mixed Double representing Florida at USTA Nationals
- Joined SPTC in 2016
2019 Continuing Education Workshops
- Switch on Your Champion to Master the Match – Dr. Michelle Cleere
- The Baseline Uncovered – Craig O’ Shannessey
- Muscle and Movement – Dean Hollingworth
- Technical Analysis – Edgar Giffenig
- The New Way to Play Doubles – Leo Alonso
- The Gigi Method for Doubles – Gigi Fernandez
- System 9 Junior Teaching Methods – Andy Dowset
Katie Kopersky – Professional Instructor