Advantage QuickStart players are coached by qualified professionals who receive intensive specialty training in teaching the Net Gen 10 and Under curriculum. We are proud to introduce you to the team.
Katerina is the Director of Training and oversees the training of our Advantage QuickStart pros, sharing her expertise in teaching, informing and inspiring young players. She is a USTA Eastern 10u Lead Coach and Clinician and was recognized by the Eastern Section for her outstanding contributions to 10-and-under tennis for 2016.
Other qualifications include being a certified USPTA Elite Professional, USTA High Performance Coach and ITPA Tennis Performance Specialist. Previously Katerina was Director of 10u Tennis and Director of Tennis at Grand Slam Tennis Club, an Ivan Lendl Training Center.
In addition to being a Site Director and Coach in the Advantage QuickStart program, Paul is also its Administrative Director. He brings – and builds on – more than 25 years’ coaching experience. Paul was the Director of Tennis at Ivan Lendl’s Grand Slam for 10 years and coached at the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry. Additionally, he is Camp Director of the Advantage Day Camp at Manhattan Plaza and Beacon High School.
Gabe teaches Advantage Tennis Clubs’ QuickStart program at Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club and developed and directed the Summer Youth Program. PTR-certified in Adult Development, 11-17 and 10 & Under, Gabe has his USPTA certification, as well. He is also the Director of the West Side Advantage QuickStart Tennis Summer Camp.