meet our pros
Originally from New Jersey, Eddie moved to Florida in 1974. Beginning his tennis career playing for St. Leo College and Broward Community college, he went on to build a successful coaching career South Florida.
In 30 years of teaching tennis, Eddie has run camps and clinics at George English Park, Woodmont Country Club, Quadrangle Racquet Club, Hagen Park, and others in South Florida.
Eddie also has many years of high-school experience. Named by the Miami Herald as "Coach of the Year" in 2003, Eddie coached both St. Thomas Aquinas and Cardinal Gibbons high schools - and won state titles in 1994 and 2003.
Call or text Eddie to book a lesson! 954-629-3946
Director of Tennis
Charles "Beaver" Bolender
A Fort Lauderdale native, Beaver grew up playing tennis at Holiday Park and here in Pompano Beach, and had a successful junior career with appearances in state and national tournaments. He went on to play college tennis for the University of Alabama, a top-20 team.
While teaching tennis in south Florida, he and his doubles partner won the Men's 35s USTA Clay Court National tournament in 1996. Coach Beaver is an assistant coach at Cardinal Gibbons High School, and he has many years of experience working with juniors. He holds a certificate in personal training from the International Sports Science Association, and is a USPTA certified Professional.
Call or text Coach Beaver to book a lesson! 954-709-8181
Known for coaching elite young players, including Vicky Duval, Chichi Scholl, and Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka, Christophe brings his high performance coaching techniques to PBTC.
Christophe's Junior Tennis Academy focuses on elevating the competitive junior player's technique, game strategy, and fitness to the next level.
High Performance Coach
Call or text Christophe for info! 954-243-2734
A Fort Lauderdale native, John grew up playing tennis and baseball. After college, he began what would turn out to be a nearly 40 year career in teaching tennis to all ages. His experience includes positions as Head Pro and Director of Tennis at various local clubs in South Florida.
Call or text John to book a lesson! 561-271-1348
Martin joins our team with 25 years of teaching experience. As a junior, he was ranked in the top 20 in Florida where he competed in many junior tournaments including the prestigious Orange Bowl. Once, he was a ball-boy for Boris Becker at this event. After receiving technical training at the world-famous Bolletieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, Martin went on to play 1st singles & doubles for Miami Beach High School where he helped the team reach the state finals. While attending the University of South Florida, Martin fell in love with teaching, and he has made tennis coaching a career ever since.
Martin has worked at numerous Award-winning facilities including Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel, CA, Royal Kona Resort in Hawaii, Brickell Tennis Club in Miami, FL, Total Tennis in Saugerties, NY, The Pridwin, Shelter Island, NY and most recently Topnotch Resort & Spa in Stowe, VT. He has achieved a USPTA Professional 1 rating, the highest possible certification. Martin has also received training from 4 USPTA Master Professionals including Don Henson, Peter Burwash, Nick Bolletieri and Cliff Drysdale.
USPTA Professional 1
Book a lesson with Martin: 718-564-9204
A former Division I college player, Dan continues to play competitively in USTA National tournaments, and local leagues. Since attaining a USPTA certification in 2001, he has held senior positions with clubs and academies in New England and Florida, and was an assistant coach at Florida Atlantic University.
With his video consulting company, Dan uses the latest in camera and software technology to assess a player's technique and biomechanics. He advocates the use of video technology as a powerful tool to help players of all levels improve their game.
Call or text Dan to book a lesson: 508-980-7212