Meet The Staff
Andy is born and raised in Roswell, GA and has been a part of Windward swimming since he was just 5 years old1 At 14, Andy joined the Windward Club as a swim coach, lifeguard and even worked the concessions’ He is a certified pool operator and is truly dedicated to the Windward Lake Club!
Director of Junior Programming and Player Development
After moving from Richmond, Virginia 5 years ago, JT began working as a USTA high performance coach at Lifetime Tennis Academy in Norcross. As one of the top developmental coaches in the south, he has been chosen many times to represent himself at USTA Regional and National camps. Working with the full-time academy junior program, JT also developed a strong 12 & under program for the club that has become extremely successful. His passion is player development from an on & off court perspective and his specialties include footwork and balance training, technical stroke adjustments and strategic pattern play.
JT has worked with all levels of players ranging from high performance red ball kids to WTA ranked women and men with ATP points. His knowledge comes with a degree in Exercise Science and a focus on Biomechanics and Physiology, from Frostburg State University in Maryland. This helps him provide more insight on stroke efficiency and injury prevention.
As a junior, JT spent his time training in Virginia and his summers were spent at Nick Bolleteri’s tennis academy, which is now known as IMG. As a junior player, he had the abilities to compete at 10k, 25k and open-level money tournaments. He jokes that his career high earnings urged him to start coaching.
JT still spars with high level juniors at the Division 1 level and plays Alta AA-1 and USTA 5.0+ matches. When he’s not on the court, JT enjoys spending his time with his wife, Lyndsay, and their two young children, Shane and McKenna. They currently live in Suwanee.
Director of Adult Tennis
As a former US international tennis tour player, Trey brings a player’s perspective to his coaching style. His coaching accomplishments include a top ranked ITF junior traveling South America and Mexico. Under his coaching, this rising star has won Eddie Herr, one of the largest junior tournaments in the world. Trey also coached a three-time Little Mo champion. These pivotal successes with elite juniors were the spark that fueled Trey’s passion for coaching others in intense academy-based training programs.
Trey played at Anderson University, SC under the guidance of Coach Joey Eskridge where he learned much as a tennis player and person. After college, he played in Serbia to experience playing professional tournaments on the red clay at Novak Djokovic’s training facility.
A native of Phoenix, Arizona and growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio, Trey began playing tennis at a young age. He later moved to Charleston, SC, and then South Florida where he fell in love with the sport and trained as much as six hours per day at Rick Macci’s Tennis Academy. Then and now, he continues to dedicate himself to the sport, pushing himself and his students to test their physical and mental boundaries, coaching the skills and tactics needed to compete and win at the next level, as only an accomplished player can do.
Head Tennis Professional
Will is coming to Windward Lake Club after successfully building a junior developmental program for the past 3 years at the The I’On Club in Mount Pleasant, SC as the Director of Tennis and Player Development. With more than 15 years experience in various roles in the sports industry, Will is adept at creating, organizing, promoting, and implementing new or improved programs. Will has excellent interpersonal, communication, collaborative, and leadership skills as evidenced by his record of having developed the tennis programs at various tier one facilities to a level of sustainable profitability. These wonderful positions has afforded Will the opportunity to further improve his skills to:
• Substantially grow customer bases through effective marketing.
• Improve customer service and resolve issues promptly to maximize satisfaction.
• Develop effective business plans and financial reporting documents.
• Recruit, screen, recommend for employment, train, develop,and supervise staff.
He has served in multiple roles that required these skills such as: Former Division 1 collegiate athlete at the nationally ranked College of Charleston men’s tennis team, achieving a USTA top 500 American ranking of #407 in 2009, Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach at the nationally ranked Charleston Southern University women’s tennis team, and traveling advisor for two professional touring players who co-reached number one in the world traveling full time and then again traveling full time on the WTA with a former top twenty player. Will’s experiences has allowed him to enthusiastically initiate a number of beneficial administrative changes, including revising budgets and program structures while leading a successful effort to provide a larger budget to expand facilities and build successful teams of coaches.
In addition to Will’s experiences and personal qualities of unconditional honesty and integrity, he has a solid educational foundation having earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education and again a Master of Sports Management degree from Northeastern University finishing with a GPA of 3.89. Also, as the third generation of entrepreneurs, Will has a tireless passion for business which fuels his interest and enthusiasm for building clubs and facilities to their highest potential.
Bernard grew up in South Carolina and after high school he joined the United States Navy, where he served as an electricians mate, for 3years active and 5 yrs reserved.
He moved to Atlanta in 1995 and joined the YMCA staff as a personal trainer for 12 years he is AFAA certified and has worked as a trainer for Manor Golf Country club off and on since 2006.
Bernard is very passionate about helping the members reach their fitness goals through exercise and nutrition. In a addition He also has a passion for working with kids To help improve their physical fitness, through fitness camps, sports specific drills.
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