Following Wally Bronson’s retirement after 50+ years, Elite Sports Clubs is proud to announce that Jeff and Jordan Aranda will be stepping into the role together as Tennis Co-Directors of Elite Sports Club-River Glen! Jeff and Jordan have both been tennis pros at the club for many years. Here’s a little bit more information on their tennis backgrounds.
Meet Jeff and Jordan Aranda
- What position(s) do you currently hold at Elite and any you have held in the past?
We’re both USPTA Tennis Professionals and serving together as Tennis Co-Directors at Elite-River Glen.
- How long have you been playing tennis?
Jeff: Since I was 6 years old.
Jordan: I’ve been playing since the age of 6.
- What made you want to become a tennis pro?
Jeff: The love for the game and how it relates to life. It is a great feeling to be able to give someone a gift that they will have for a lifetime…… That is good for their health, body, mind and family!
Jordan: I’ve always loved the sport so it was great that I could turn my passion into a career.
- What is your favorite part about your job? About tennis in general?
Jeff: Above answer as well. It’s FUN!!
Jordan: I enjoy working in an athletic environment, meeting interesting people, and learning new things every day. Tennis is one of the most complex sports combining a physical battle, with a strategic battle, and a mental/emotional battle. A game for a lifetime!
- What activities do you participate in at the club or outside of the club besides tennis?
Jeff: Working out, I’m the lead singer in the band In the Know – a Summerfest band. Love spending time with my family!!
Jordan: Running, biking, golf, and chasing my girls around
- How would you encourage someone who is considering tennis for the first time?
Jeff: Everyone is afraid to try new things. Just come talk with me and I will get you going.
Jordan: Come on in…the water is fine! This sport is so much fun to play so even if you’re thinking about it, just give it a try!
- What advice do you give people who are just starting out in tennis?
Jeff: Be patient! Everyone wants instant success……It is a process. If you stick with it, it can change your life for the better.
Jordan: Create good habits right from the start and you will love this journey!
Are you an experienced tennis player? Have you had a tennis lesson with Jeff or Jordan Aranda? Tell us about your experience, or perhaps your own personal tennis story!Share Your Story!