Tennis Professional - Quail Creek Country Club
Ben has been a head tennis pro at the newly rebuilt Quail Creek Country Club for almost four years. He was a three sport high school athlete in Neenah, Wisconsin and garnered two first team all-state selections for his tennis team that won three straight state championships. He is a University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate and 2018 USPTA clay court national doubles champion. He was lucky enough to win the 5.0 Naples City singles championship twice and is embarking on his third year of being a Naples Pro League Captain.
Director of Racquet Sports - Quail Creek Country Club
Jose Pastrello was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He moved to the US in 2001 to attend college under a tennis scholarship. Since graduating in 2005, Jose has been an active figure in tennis here in Southwest Florida. He is currently the director of sports at Quail Creek Country Club. He is also on the Board of the USPTA Florida division.
Director of Tennis - Kalea Bay
Nestor Nunez is originally from Colombia. After moving to Naples, he attended Florida Gulf Coast University and played tennis there from 2002-2004. He competed in the All American Singles in 2003.
Owner, Let's Go Bocce
Bryan is a USPTA Elite Professional and Certified Club Manager. He played tennis for Clemson University. Originally from Southern California, Bryan moved to Naples where he opened Let's Go Bocce. Bryan keeps himself busy between tennis, owning a business and raising his five children with his wife Kristie.
Tennis Professional - The Quarry
Elliot is a South Florida native and is originally from Fort Lauderdale. His family moved to the Fort Myers area in 1992. Elliot began playing tennis shortly thereafter at the age of 6 and moved up the Florida Junior rankings. As a high ranked state and national player he attended Estero High School and played as a #1 singles and doubles player for all four years. Elliot reached the singles and doubles state tournament in his senior year after leading Ester High's first district title in school history. After high school he attended FGCU and studied Environmental Studies. During that time he developed a love for teaching the game of tennis to others. He joined USPTA and became an Elite -1 tennis professional in 2009. He's worked as a head professional at the Estero Country club, Treviso Bay Naples and the Players Club and Spa. He has a passion for training adults for competition of all levels.
Head Tennis Professional - Quail Creek Country Club
Matt Kuk is currently the head tennis professional at Quail Creek Country Club. He was an all-conference player for a top 25 nationally ranked tennis team at Salisbury University in Maryland. He was also an assistant coach for the women's tennis team at Ohio State University and the men's tennis team at FGCU.
Tennis and Pickleball Professional - Kalea Bay Club
Dominique Lemperle is a USPTA Elite Tennis Professional and ITPTA level-2 certified pickleball coach. Born and raised in Germany, she was a nationally ranked junior player and earned a full scholarship at the University of Colorado in Boulder. She works at Kalea Bay Club in Naples as a tennis and pickleball professional.
Naples Grande Resort
Lucia Wauterlek grew up playing junior tennis in the Chicago area and continued to play at both Rollins College and Arizona State University. A Naples resident for 24 years, she currently plays out of Naples Grande Resort.
Teaching Professional - Treviso Bay
Michael McDonnell is currently a teaching pro at Treviso Bay. In the summer months, you can find him teaching in Massachussettes.
Tennis Professional - Port Royal Club, Naples
Lilia Osterloh-Snape began her coaching career in Palo Alto, CA at the Kim Grant Tennis Academy whilst earning her degree in International Relations at Stanford University in 2013. Whilst on the WTA Tour from 1997-2011 she obtained wins over Azarenka, Kerber and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario.
As a player, she reached a career high ranking of #41 in singles and #77 in doubles respectively. She won 3 WTA Tour doubles titles in Shanghai (2000), Auckland (2007), and Osaka (2010). She also won 3 ITF singles titles and 10 ITF doubles titles. She reached the 4th round of Wimbledon and the US Open in 2000. She also reached the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles with Scott Humphries at the 1999 US Open. Lilia also competed in World Team Tennis as well as Bundesliga for TC Benrath in Düsseldorf, helping the team win the league in the Damen Deutscher Weltmeister division 1 in 2007 & 2008.
Her junior accomplishments include winning the 1996 Girls 18 USTA National Hard Courts and Clay Courts in singles and doubles, earning the #1 ranking in the states and reaching an ITF world junior year end ranking of #3. She was also the recipient of the prestigious Bill Talbert Sportsmanship Award in 1996. As a freshman at Stanford University, Lilia captured the NCAA Singles and Team title in 1997. As an assistant coach, she helped Stanford win the 2013 NCAA Team title. Lilia was inducted into the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010. Lilia, while being USPTA and PTR certified, is also active with Team USA as a national coach, serving the USTA. Lilia currently coaches at Port Royal Club, Naples, FL. Learn more here: https://www.wtatennis.com/news/lilia-osterloh-retires-tennis-%E2%80%98i%E2%80%99m-really-grateful-i%E2%80%99m-able-give-back%E2%80%99
Tyler's biography will be online shortly.