Directors and Administration

Dave McNaughton, Director of Racquet Sports

dmcnaughton@weymouthclub.com

Started: 2022

Experience:

  • Experience in teaching 10 & under, juniors, adults and team tennis
  • Former Director of Racquet Sports for 22 years at Wellesley Country Club
  • Former Director of Racquet Sports at Prouts Neck Country Club
  • Former Director of Racquet Sports at Savannah Yacht Club
  • Former Head Coach at Bowdoin College & Emmanuel College

Certifications:

  • PTR Certified
  • USPTA
  • Professional Platform Tennis Association
  • PPR certified

Accomplishments:

  • 1984 & 1985 Maine State Singles Champion
  • 1991 Little East Singles & Doubles Champion
  • 1997 Created the Savannah Inner City Youth Tennis Programs

Robert Yee, Director of Yellow Ball & High Performance Junior Tennis

ryee@weymouthclub.com

Started:  2012

 Experience:

  • Experience in teaching 10 and Under, High Performance for Juniors, Adults and Teams
  • Coached and developed numerous juniors that went on to play college tennis including Division 1.
  • Travel coach for juniors to local and National tournaments
  • Former Assistant Tennis Coach at Curry College

Certification:

  • PTR Certified: 10 and Under,11-17 and High Performance
  • USTA High Performance Coach
  • Licensed Cardio Tennis Professional

Accomplishments:

  • 4 year starter at Colby College
  • Senior captain
  • 2012 ITA Scholar Athlete

Tim Tunis, Director of 10 and Under Tennis

ttunis@weymouthclub.com

Started: 2022

Experience:

  • 12 years of coaching experience
  • Tennis Professional: Mattakesett Tennis Club, Waltham Athletic Club.
  • Head Pro at Waltham Athletic Club
  • Experience coaching juniors, adults, & teams

Certification:

  • PTR Certified
  • PPR Certified

Accomplishments:

  • #1 singles & #1 doubles at Lawrence Academy
  • Team Captain as a Junior & Senior at Lawrence Academy
  • #1 singles & #1 doubles as a senior at Springfield College, D3
  • All conference for doubles.

Jacob Zapatka: Director of Pickleball

jzapatka@weymouthclub.com

Started: 2021

Experience:

  • Director of Junior Development Bosse Sports
  • Tennis Professional: The Weston Golf Club, Weston Racquet Club, Grand Slam Tennis Club
  •  Director of Junior Challenger Series League at Marcus Lewis Tennis Center
  • Experience teaching Adults, Juniors, Performance, Teams & Cardio Tennis

Certifications:

  • PTR Level 2 Professional
  • PTR: 10 & under, 11-17, Adult and Performance
  • USPTA Elite Professional
  • USTA Sports Science Competency
  • USTA Net Generation
  • IPTPA Lvl 1 & 2 Certified Pickleball Instructor

Accomplishments:

  • Ranked #4 in Connecticut USTA 18 & Under & ranked #39 in New England
  • Nichols College All Conference & All Academic honors
  • Nichols College, won 4 Central Coast Conference Championships and went to 4 NCAA Division 3 tournaments
  • Named USPTA U30 Professional of the Year in 2019
  • 2023 APA Boston Amateur Open men’s doubles 4.5-5.0 Champion (Partner: Mark Shkolnik)

Jeff Howell, Tournament Director, Tennis Professional

jhowell@weymouthclub.com

Started: 2023

Experience:

  • Experience in coaching, adults, teams, juniors and performance
  • Held titles as: Department Head, Adult Director, Junior Director, Senior Pro, and Tournament Director across 7 different states.
  • Coached High School and College

Certification:

  • PTR Certified since 2003

Accomplishments:

  • Played singles and doubles for Lynchburg College
  • Captain for 3 years
  • ODAC Honors in singles and doubles
  • Made all-conference team
  • 2005 High School Coach of the Year
  • Coached multiple Sectional and National Teams

Nick Gunther, Director of Cardio Tennis, Tennis Professional

ngunther@weymouthclub.com

Started 2020

Experience

• Experience teaching: 10 & under tennis, Performance Jrs., Adults, Cardio Tennis & Teams
• Lead Pro for multiple local town programs.
• Teaching Pro at Tidewater Tennis Center

Certification

• PTR Certified

 Accomplishments

• #1 doubles & #1 singles at Virginia Wesleyan University.
• 2x All Conference doubles & Singles
• 2yrs volunteering with the Boston Police Tennis Program(Volley Against Violence)

Jennifer White: Racquet Sports Administrator

jwhite@weymouthclub.com

Started at WC: 
2022

Experience: 
Graduated from Post University
17 years in Customer Service Industry
Works at the Front Desk & is the Racquet Sports Administrator

Donna Shea: Adult Team & League Coordinator

dshea@weymouthclub.com

Started at WC: 
2022

 Experience: 
USTA New England
League Coordinator
Captain of USTA 4.5/9.0 Teams

Accomplishments:
New England National 9.0 Mixed Team
New England National Women’s Team

Tennis Professionals

Sam Bousaleh, Tennis Professional

sbousaleh@weymouthclub.com

Started
2021

Experience:

  • Over 15 years of experience in coaching tennis and fitness
  • Experience coaching Adults, Juniors and Cardio tennis
  •  Experience coaching Juniors ITF U14 &U16
  • Worked with young semi-pro tennis players in the Olympic School in Ukraine

Certifications:

  • Tennis Instructor (Tennis Canada)
  • Club Professional 1 (Tennis Canada)
  • Modern Tennis Methodology Certification (MTM)
  •  ISSA Certification in Fitness Trainer
  • ISSA Certification in Nutrition
  • ISSA Certification in Exercise Therapy
  • Master’s Degree in Coaching and Sports Training

Accomplishments:

  • Played College Tennis in Kharkov, Ukraine
  • Implemented & and organized a two week competition for ITF Asia14 & Under
  • Volunteered tennis services for refugees overseas

Sonny Bisazza, Tennis Professional

sbisazza@weymouthclub.com

Started 2016

Experience:

  • Raised in Barnstable, MA and currently has 12 Years of coaching experience.
  • Experienced teacher of 10 and Under, High Performance, and Adult players
  • Trained and coached numerous junior players that have gone on to D1 tennis programs.
  • 2020-2022-Director of Tennis and Head Pro at Kings Grant Tennis Club
  • Staff Tennis professional- The Wianno Club, Hyannis Port Country Club, and the Ridge Club.

Certifications

  • USPTA Certified

Accomplishments

  • Competed at #1 Singles at Franklin Pierce University
  • Franklin Pierce Men’s Tennis MVP in 2016, 2017, 2018
  • 2018 All NE-10 conference second team selection (8-1 in conference play)
  • Quarterfinalist of Division 2 Northeast Regional ITA tournament (2015 & 2017)
  • Obtained a regional Singles ranking as high as #6 in Division 2 Northeast Region
  • MIAA Division 1 State Tennis Champions, Barnstable High School (2015)
  • Boston Globe All Scholastic Award Recipient in 2014

Shaun Crichlow, Senior Tennis Professional

scrichlow@weymouthclub.com

Started:  2004 – 2005, 2012

Experience:

  • 22 years of Tennis Coaching experience
  • Experience teaching 10 and Under, High Performance for Juniors, Adults and Teams
  • Director and Assistant Director experience
  • Former Assistant Men’s Coach at Hampton University

Certification:

  • USTA High Performance Coach

Accomplishments:

  • Division 1 Tennis, Ohio State University
  • Family of the Year, 2003, USTA Tennis Hall of Fame
  • Bosse Sports Challenger, Practice Partner for touring Pros at the 75K
  • John McEnroe’s practice partner, Champions Cup, Boston
  • Coached ITF players who were ranked as high as #9, #50 and #150 In the world

Alberto Garcia, Senior Tennis Professional

agarcia@weymouthclub.com

Started:  1988-1996, 2000

 Experience:

  • 38 years of teaching and coaching experience
  • Experience teaching 10 and Under, High Performance for Juniors, Adult and Teams
  • Head Professional and Adult Tennis Coordinator Experience
  • Former Assistant Women’s Coach for Brandeis University.
  • Coaching top 30 New England Juniors since 1990
  • Weymouth Club Senior Professional

Certification:

  • PTR Certified

Accomplishments:

  • Brandeis University Assistant Women’s Coach when they won the Super 8.
  • Selected as Coach for the North and South USTA New England Training Centers

Luis Gonzalez, Tennis Professional

lgonzalez@weymouthclub.com

Started: 2022

 Experience:

  • Experience coaching juniors, adults, teams and performance juniors
  • Tennis Director at Camp Manitou for 2 years
  • Teaching Professional at BSC Wellesley

Accomplishments:

  • Played College tennis at Colby College. Captain for 2 years
  •  2019 ITA Summer Circuit Doubles Champion
  • 3-time ITA & NESCAC All Academic Student Athlete
  • 2019 “Mule” Award (MVP) at Colby
  •  Alban F. Baker award at Hotchkiss HS
  • 2015 winner of Founders League (team)
  • 2015 Runner up at Kingswood Oxford Invitational (doubles & singles)

Christopher LeClair, Tennis Professional

cleclair@weymouthclub.com

Started:  2021

Experience:

  • Two years of coaching experience
  • Experience teaching Junior Teams, 10 and Under, High Performance for Juniors
  • Experience teaching Adult Tennis and Teams, Cardio Tennis, & Pickleball

Certifications:

  • IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor

Accomplishments:

  • 2021 South of Boston Champions Singles & Doubles
  • 2021 CMITA Mixed Doubles Champion
  • 2021 Men’s Singles Champion Scituate Harbor Yacht Club
  • 2021 Adult/Junior Champion Scituate Harbor Yacht Club
  • Grad Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst Isenberg School Mgmt. BS in Sport Management
  • Currently pursuing MBA at Bentley University with a concentration in Leadership

Anne Neely, Tennis Professional

aneely@weymouthclub.com

Started: 2012

Experience:

  • 13 years of teaching and coaching experience
  • Experience teaching 10 and under, Junior  Tennis, Adult tennis and PickleBall.
  • Assistant Director, Junior Team Coordinator and PickleBall Director Experience

Certification:

  • PTR Certified: 10 and Under , 11– 17, and High Performance
  • Coach Youth Tennis Certified
  • Cardio Tennis Certified Professional
  • Net Generation Certified

Accomplishments:

  • Experience with Evolve 9
  • D3 College Tennis, Captain, 2 years
  • D3 College Tennis, 4 years
  • Empire 8, NCAA Sportsmanship of the Year Award, 2007/2008, 2008/2009
  • Won M. Beale Banks Award
  • NCAA College Tennis Rep. 3 years
  • D3 College Soccer and Basketball

Roy Platteel, Tennis Professional

rplatteel@weymouthclub.com

Started: 2020

Experience:

  • Experience in teaching 10 and under, high performance, adults, cardio tennis and teams
  • • 6 yrs coaching Tennis Academy and TFA camps

Certification:

  • PTR Certified

Accomplishments:

  • Played #1 doubles & singles at UMASS Boston
  • • All Conference First Team Doubles & Singles

Mark Shkolnik, Tennis Professional

mshkolnik@weymouthclub.com

Started: 2015

Experience:

  •  10 years of coaching experience
  •  Experience coaching 10 and Under, High Performance for Juniors, Adults and Teams
  •  High Performance Coach working with ITF ranked juniors

Certification:

  • PTR Certified: 10 and under and Adult.
  • Net Generation Certified
  • Licensed Cardio Tennis Professional
  • World Fitness Association Personal Trainer
  • IPTPA Level 1 Certified Pickleball Instructor

Accomplishments:

  • 2013 NTRP Rating 6
  • Futures Tour
  • 2008 USTA Men Open Sectional (Semi– Finalist)
  • 2006 Florida State Ranking #8
  • Selected Players coached: Shilin Xu ITF ranked #41, WTA #1059; Chengze LU ITF ranked #751;   Mayuka Aikawa ITF ranked #14
  • 2023 APA Boston Amateur Open men’s doubles 4.5-5.0 Champion (Partner: Jacob Zapatka)
  • 2023 Brown Billone Classic III men’s singles 3.5 & above Champion
  • 2023 Brown Billone Classic III men’s doubles 4.0 & above Finalist
  • 2023 World Pickleball Tour: Boston Challenger men’s singles 5.0 & above (19+) 5th place