Ben has been a head tennis pro at the newly rebuilt Quail Creek Country Club for almost five 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 fourth year of being a Naples Pro League Captain.
Jicham Zaatini, Started his Tennis career as an USPTA certified profession in 2014 being in the teaching staff for 4 + years at Port Royal Club in Naples, Florida. Currently he is the Director of Racquet Sports at Wyndemere Country Club, He is currently USPTA Florida District 12 President, in 2020 he received USPTA awards of excellence, 2019 he received Florida district of the Year, in 2018 he received USPTA Scholarship Sportsmanship Award. Jicham also served as Vice president of District 12 in 2017, under Jose Pastrello.
Alex was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin.
Played tennis for four years at the University of Delaware
Was assistant coach at the University of Delaware for one year
Currently the Head Tennis pro at Bay Colony
Gabriella is originally from New York. After moving to Naples, she became a highly ranked junior player and spent some time in Croatia training and playing in tournaments. Gabriella currently works at bay colony as an assistant pro, and is also a uspta certified professional.
Bryan Twente is originally from Southern California where he began playing tennis at the age 10. Bryan graduated high school and then played tennis for Clemson University. After graduating with a degree in business management Bryan moved to Naples, Florida to begin his professional tennis teaching career.
Before joining Kensington Bryan was the Director of Courts Sports at Grey Oaks and most recently Greyhawk.
Bryan is a certified tennis and pickleball professional with the USPTA and currently plays in tennis and pickleball events.
Bryan is married to Kristie Twente and they have 5 children and 1 new grandson.
In his spare time, Bryan is an aspiring musician who hosts open mic nights in the Naples area.
Elias Zaghra is a Tennis Pro originally from Berlin Germany. He has been teaching tennis to all age groups and skill levels for over a decade and started his own tennis business after graduating from Ave Maria University with a degree in economics and exercise science.
Elias is currently the head pro at Countryside Golf & Country Club and runs the youth tennis clinics at Riverstone. Elias is offering tennis lessons and programs to all age groups and skill levels in Naples FL.
Regarding his tennis career, Elias won the Berlin championship as a junior and played Collegiate Tennis for Ave Maria University.
As a junior Elias was coached by Guenther Bosch, former coach of Wimbledon Champion Boris Becker.
Daniel is a USPTA certified tennis professional with over 10 years of full-time tennis instruction and experience. Currently at Pelican Bay Foundation, he delivers a wide range of tennis experiences for players of all ages and skill levels, including: Play Tennis Fast- an adult beginner tennis program guaranteed to get players playing tennis in 3 weeks, Play Tennis Better- an extension of PTF designed to take those excited new players to new heights on the tennis court, and Cardio Tennis- an engaging group fitness program featuring the heart pumping effects of tennis drills and games delivering the ultimate full body and calorie burning workout.
Mark Vines hails from Richmond, VA but has lived in Naples for 11 years now. He played collegiate tennis at SMU in Dallas, TX. Mark's ATP Pro Career included winning the Paris Indoor Championships in 1981 and playing in the US OPEN and French Open in 1982. His best wins include Yannick Noah, Ivan Lendl, and Harold Solomon. Over the last 30 years Mark's Senior Tennis exploits include capturing 30 Gold Ball National Singles & Doubles Championships on all surfaces. For 2022, Mark moves up to the M65's and is #1 in the USA and #2 in the World in singles. Senior Tennis Training is Mark's new business and passion...helping competitive senior men and women reach their playing potential in the BEST time of their life!