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Meet the Full Time Staff

Jorge Capestany - Manager
USPTA Master Professional
,
PTR Master Professional

Jorge is one of only ten people world-wide that is a Master Professional with both the USPTA and PTR. Jorge is a 6-time Michigan Pro of the Year a 2-time Midwest Pro of the Year. Jorge has coached hundreds of ranked juniors including 3 national champions. In Jorge's career, his programs have developed more than 180 HS State Champions in Michigan. An internationally recognized speaker and author, Jorge serves many organizations in the tennis industry. Jorge is a member of the Wilson national speaker’s bureau team.

 

Nate Price

Nate Price - Director of Tennis
USPTA Professional,
PTR Professional


Nate has been teaching in Holland and Grand Rapids for since 2002. He has often been ranked highly as a player, including a top 20 national (NAIA) collegiate ranking in both singles and doubles. Nate has also been ranked in the top 10 in the Midwest section in the Men's Open division. Nate works with many juniors that have rankings as well as players that have gone on to play for nationally ranked collegiate teams. Nate was on the staff of the West Michigan Tennis Academy in the summer of 2003.

In 2010, Nate became the new coach of the Hope College women's tennis team.

 

Adam Ford, PTR Professional - Head Professional

Adam is a cerified tennis professional with the PTR and in 2011 he was named the Michigan Pro of the Year by the PTR. Adam grew up in Grand Rapids and played at FHC high school and was twice a HS State Champion. He was coached by master professional Jorge Capestany. Adam also received a D1 scholarship at Nothern Illinois University and played in USTA National B18s championships in Kalamazoo.

Adam is a Etcheberry certified speed & agility coach and runs the Tennis Center's Etcheberry program.

 

Marti Capestany, PTR & USPTA Professional

Marti has been a cerified tennis professional since 1985. She has been a tennis pro at several clubs in the GR area and was the Director of Tennis at Cascade Hills Country Club for 15 years. Marti is a multiple winner of "Player of the Year" awards from the USTA and USPTA. She has been ranked as high as #3 in the nation by the USPTA and in the top 10 in the nation by the USTA.

 


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Matt Bradley, PTR Professional

Matt has been a certified tennis professional since 1999. He has been a pro at the DeWitt Tennis Center since 2003. Matt played tennis for Hope College for four years where he earned First Team All-MIAA honors.

In Matt's senior year he was named the Dr. Allen Stowe Sportmanship Award winner.

 

 

Additional Staff: Carole Bradford, Sue Carlson, Patty Dalman, Kurt DeVette, Trish Gosselar, Sadie Jungling, Lynn Roelofs.


Additional Pro Staff: Bill Japinga, USPTA, Donna McConnell, Kevin O'Keefe, Beth VanDyke, Kristin VanDyke, Chris Wilton -USPTA.