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Mike Sharp

West Brookfield

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Master Tennis Professional & Tennis Director (West Side: Brookfield & West Brookfield)

Mike Sharp has been an Elite Tennis Pro since 1990. He is USPTA certified, a USRSA Master Racquet Technician, and the Elite Clubs pro shop buyer. Mike is President of the GMITA and also President of the WTA. He previously has served as the Head Pro for the J.C.C. summer camp, Director of Elm Grove’s summer tennis, and an assistant coach at Brookfield Central. He was named the Elite Sports Club-West Brookfield Tennis Director in 2002.

Jon Calvillo

North Shore

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Tennis Director (East Side: North Shore, River Glen, Mequon)

Jon has been a North Shore Elite tennis professional for over ten years. During the summer, he is the Tennis Director of Tripoli Country Club. Jon is a graduate of Marquette University where he played four years of collegiate tennis, and where he is now the Assistant Men’s Tennis Coach. He has been ranked #1 in Wisconsin in both singles and doubles.

Saulo Gonzales

Brookfield

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Tennis Professional

Saulo was born in Venezuela and raised in Peru and Brazil. He was introduced tennis at 8 years old on a recreational level. After his family immigrated to Brazil he quickly found his love and passion for the sport and competed throughout his junior career locally reaching a top 10 ranking in Sao Paulo and top 80 in the Nation. By the time he was 16, he began competing in the ITF circuit where he had the opportunity to train with professional players. After high school, Saulo was offered a full tennis scholarship to Dowling College in New York where he continued playing at a high competitive level. Soon after, he was offered a coaching position at NY Sportime Clubs in the Hamptons. His success gave him the opportunity to become Summer Camp Director at Sportime Harbor Island, Westchester. Saulo moved up the ladder to become an Assistant Manager & Tennis coordinator and responsible for the successful development of Sportime Harbor Island. His last role at Sportime was High-Performance Academy Director where he was working hand in hand with the John McEnroe Tennis Academy. Saulo Gonzales is here to apply all efforts and experience towards player development of all ages in the Wisconsin area towards USTA competition.

Tom Komassa

Brookfield

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Senior Tennis Professional

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
• USPTA Pro for 30 Years
• Marketing Major

SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS
Tom specializes in all levels of tennis lessons. Before becoming a USPTA pro, Tom played intercollegiate tennis at UW- Milwaukee, and UW-Whitewater. He held a top ten ranking in the men’s singles division in Wisconsin. During the summer, Tom likes to play golf.

PHILOSOPHY
Play tennis for a lifetime and enjoy it!

Tom’s career started in 1985 and has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 1987.

Joe Cekosh

Brookfield

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Senior Tennis Professional

EDUCATION & AWARDS
• UW-Milwaukee Accounting
• Brookfield East High School

SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS
• Junior development from beginner to advanced
• Stepson was a Brookfield East 2014 team state champion and state doubles qualifier
• Stepdaughter was a Brookfield East two-time state singles qualifier and college tennis
• Player starting tennis as an 8th grader
• Also helped many other juniors advance positions on their high school teams
• Adults specializing in technique improvement and finding playing opportunities within club
• Racquet stringing and customization at Brookfield and West Brookfield locations

PHILOSOPHY
• Technique before Strategy
• Practice the two “F’s”….footwork and follow throughs.

Joes’s career started in 1997 with Elite Sports Clubs.

Annette Malloy

Brookfield

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Elite Tennis Pofessional

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
• USPTA
• Bachelor of Science-Journalism University of Kansas 1983
• Played Intramural Tennis
• USTA Net Generation Provider for 10 & Under Tennis

SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS
Private and group lessons for beginner and recreational level adults and juniors. Lifelong tennis player and USTA member. Former teaching pro at Kapalua Tennis Center, Maui, Hawaii, AC Nielsen Tennis Center, Winnetka, IL., Westmoor Country Club, Brookfield, WI., Lake Country Racquet and Fitness Club, Hartland, WI

PHILOSOPHY
I believe in life sports for fitness and overall well-being. I enjoy swimming, walking, golf, gardening and playing tennis.

Annette’s career started in 1987 and has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2018.

Michael Westley

Brookfield

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Tennis Professional

Kerby Vargas

Brookfield

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Tennis Professional

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS: Greenfield High School, 1 year completed at Bethany Lutheran College

SPECIALIZATIONS & INTERESTS: Kerby specializes in working with high school and college students, but works with players of all ages and skill levels. During his free time, he likes to compete in high-level tennis tournaments, attend sporting events, socialize with friends and family, train at the gym, and learn new skills.

PHILOSOPHY: “Tennis is not just a sport about getting the ball over the net. It’s knowing why you play this individual sport, what it takes to be a better athlete/tennis player, knowing opponents’ strengths and weaknesses, analyzing why you win and lose matches, testing your limitations on and off the courts, and consuming the right nutrition to maximize athletic performance. Mental toughness is a huge factor that determines how well you perform. My personal quote I always say to my students ‘If you want to be the best, you have to take out the best’. ”

Kerby started his career in 2013 and he joined the Elite team in 2018.

Randy Haws

Mequon

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Tennis Professional

Randy is a USPTR certified Tennis Professional through the Van Der Meer Tennis University in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Since 2002, he spends the summer months as the Director of Tennis/ Head Pro at North Shore Country Club in Mequon. Randy was the Director of Junior Tennis at LeClub in Glendale, former director at Elite Mequon & co-director at Elite North Shore, and was the Varsity singles coach for the state champions Nicolet High School. Randy has trained several state-ranked, Midwest and Nationally ranked players. Randy has a very accomplished playing record, including Singles Champion of the 2000 Midwest Hard Court Championships. He has also been ranked #1 in singles in the Midwest, and #14 in the United States in the 25 and under division. He competed in the National Hard Court Championships in San Diego California in the singles division. Randy has also won the Wisconsin State Open Doubles Tournament and has competed in the International Championships in Hilton Head, South Carolina in both singles and doubles. Currently, Randy is on the Board of Directors for the 14 Indoor clubs that make the Greater Milwaukee Indoor Tennis Association.

Will East

Mequon

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Tennis Professional

Will is a Level 1 and 2 LTA Certified Tennis Professional. He began coaching at the age of 14 at a private club in Sheffield, England where he instructed a variety of players from juniors to level 4.5 adults. As a player, William was nationally ranked in England as a top 20 player for 4 years. William has played in ITF competitions across the globe and played division one collegiate tennis before joining the Cardinal Stritch Men’s Tennis team. In the summer of 2016, William coached at The River Club of Mequon where he ran competitions and events. He coached for Elite Brookfield prior to joining the Elite Sports Clubs-Mequon staff. During the summer months Will also teaches for North Shore Country Club in Mequon. He has earned his bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Cardinal Stritch in 2017.

Logan Symes

Mequon

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Tennis Professional

Logan played tennis at Germantown High School where he played singles and was the No. 1 Varsity player in his Senior year. He has competed in numerous USTA matches in southern Wisconsin. Logan attended Tyler Junior College in Tyler, TX where he earned his Professional Tennis Management Certificate and became certified by the USPTA in 2016. He played on the TJC Club tennis team and also coached for 2 seasons at Bishop Gorman Regional Catholic High School in Tyler, TX. After graduation, Logan returned to Mequon and continues to teach tennis at Elite Sports Club in Mequon and North Shore Country Club. He directs the Elite Challenge Ladder and is also the Racquet Technician for Mequon Elite and North Shore Country Club. He enjoys playing tennis competitively and recreationally. In his free time, Logan enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Natalie Andrae

Mequon

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Tennis Professional

Natalie played Varsity tennis at Grafton High School for four years. After High School, she was awarded a tennis scholarship to play 4 years of Division 1 tennis for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. While in college, she was the director and taught tennis for the Grafton Recreation Department for 2 years which served both children and adults in lessons and leagues. In addition, she was the director for a week-long day tennis camp at the JCC. She helps coach the Cedarburg Middle School Tennis for the past 5 years. Natalie has been teaching for Elite since 2013.

Kaila Haws

Mequon

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Tennis Professional

Kaila finished in the top of the WIAA State Tennis Tournament for Division 2 Singles for Grafton High School. After High School she was awarded a tennis scholarship to play Division 1 tennis for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. While at Milwaukee she played #1 singles, and #1 doubles. Kaila has competed and won National Tournaments in mixed doubles with her husband Randy. She has taught at North Shore Country Club in Mequon, as well as Elite Sports Club in Glendale. Kaila currently is the Head Varsity girl’s coach for the Cedarburg High School tennis team. Kaila has been teaching tennis since 2000 and teaches groups and private lessons to all ages and abilities.

Scott Ansay

Mequon

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Tennis Professional

Scott Ansay has been a USPTA Tennis Professional since 1998 and in 2001 was honored as the Wisconsin Professional of the Year. He played college tennis at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. From 1999-2010 Scott has Directed the tennis for the Mequon-Thiensville Recreation Tennis Program. During the summer months, Scott Directs Mequon Elites summer tennis program. Currently, Scott is serving on the USPTA Midwest Board as the President and has been a member of the WTA in the past. In 2017 Scott was awarded the Rollie Mueller award for excellence in overseeing the middle school tennis program. Scott is sponsored by Babolat and serves on their advisory staff.

Brian Egelhoff

Mequon

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Tennis Professional

Brian is a USPTA Pro/Wheelchair certified. He has been teaching tennis for the past 26 years. Brian has been the recipient of Wisconsin’s Rollie Mueller Award, and the USPTA Midwest Fay Tooley award. In 2009, he was presented with the distinguished USPTA National Star Award. During the summer months, Brian teaches for the Mequon Recreation Department. Brian has served since 2012 on the Adaptive Tennis Committee with the Midwest region of the USTA. Brian has been the Co-Director of Wisconsin’s Advantage Kids/Adults and Special Needs/ Wheelchair tennis program for 26 years.

Todd Miller

Mequon

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Tennis Professional

Rick Vetter

North Shore

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Master Tennis Professional

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
• USPTA Master Professional
• PTR 10 and Under Professional, USTA Net • Generation Coach

SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS
Tennis is my vocation and avocation.

PHILOSOPHY
• Club philosophy: Cater to the needs and desires of the members.
• Teaching Philosophy: Teach children first, tennis second.• Coaching Philosophy: 100% effort, a positive attitude in a first class manner.

Ricks’s career started in 1973 and has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2006.

Brian Sikorski

North Shore

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Master Tennis Professional

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
• UW-Whitewater Physical Education
• USPTA Tennis Professional

SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS
I am interested in and enjoy coaching all ages & levels of
tennis players from 3 years old to 83+ years old.

PHILOSOPHY
My philosophy starts with sharing an understanding and enjoyment of the game of tennis. This comes from my enthusiasm and knowledge of the game, which I have been playing since age 7. I hope to motivate my students to have an appreciation and passion for the game, which can lead to physical, mental and emotional benefits both on and off the court.

Brian’s career started in 1990 and has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2007.

Robert Budiono

North Shore

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Tennis Professional

Robert came to North Shore from Western Racquet Club where he was their Junior Development Coordinator. Prior to that, Robert was the Tennis Director at The Brookclub, now Elite-West Brookfield. He played collegiate tennis at Marquette University where he was the teams #1 Singles Player and played #1 Doubles with North Shore Elites Tennis Director Jon Calvillo. As a junior competitor, Robert was the #1 ranked player in Indonesia. Robert has playing experience at the international level and pro satellite competitions. Robert is currently working with some of the areas nationally ranked juniors.

Phil Kelbe

North Shore

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Senior Tennis Professional

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

• Wauwatosa East High School WIAA State Doubles Champion 1970

• B.A. UW-Oshkosh 1975
• Wisconsin High School Tennis Coaches

Association 2001-2021

SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS

Varsity coach at WFB High School from 2001-2020 (boys) and 2003-10 (girls). Director of Whitefish Bay Recreation Dept. summer tennis program for kids and adults from 2003-present.

PHILOSOPHY

I enjoy making it fun for students to maintain interest level while developing self-motivation to keep improving and playing the game.

Phil’s career started in 1975 and has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 1988.

Jay Massart

North Shore

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Master Tennis Professional

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
• B.B.A. University of San Diego
• USPTA Master Professional
• USTA High Performance Coach
• iTPA Tennis Performer Trainer
• Tennis Analytics Certified Technical Analyst • Kovacs Institute Tennis Serve Specialist

SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS
Jay enjoys family, fitness, sports and outdoor activities.

PHILOSOPHY
“The greatest discovery of our generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes. As you think, so shall you be.” -William James

Jay’s career started in 1982 and has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 1992.

Mark Goldin

North Shore

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Tennis Professional

Mark is the Head Men‘s and Womens tennis coach at Cardinal Stritch University. Mark grew up in the Milwaukee area and has been a part of Elite Sports Clubs his entire life. Mark played NCAA division 1 college tennis at UWGreen Bay at the #1 singles and #1 doubles position. Mark is also a former Wisconsin team state champion and individual state runner up at Nicolet High School. Mark has also previously coached at UW-Milwaukee and UW Green Bay and has been teaching tennis in Wisconsin for 13 years. Mark is excited to be teaching at North Shore Elite, where he grew up training for his tennis career.

Chip Liefert

North Shore

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Senior Tennis Professional

EDUCATION & AWARDS

• Bachelor’s of Arts & Science from UW-Milwaukee
• USPTA Elite Tennis Professional
• Excellence in Tennis Award 02/03 Club Corp
• Star Performer of the Year 2007- Le Club
• USPTA/Midwest Fay Tooley Award 2010
• WTA Bill Letwin Award Recipient 2012
• USPTA WI Professional of the Year 2017

SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS

• Director of Junior Tennis Le Club 2001-2009
• Coached three USTA Jr. Team tennis teams to Nationals
• 2005 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma- 5th place
• 2007 Tucson, Arizona- 2nd place
• 2008 Mobile, Alabama team went undefeated 21-0
• WTA Chairman of Jr. Development Committee 2007-2019

PHILOSOPHY

“Grow, develop, win, and have fun playing the game of tennis”

Chips’s career started in 1995 and has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2009.

Marty Badt

North Shore

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Master Tennis Professional

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

• Graduate of Ferris State University PTM Program
• USPTA Elite Professional

SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS
I love teaching people of all ages and ability levels. Interests are sports and collecting sports cards and memorabilia.

PHILOSOPHY
Fun and enjoyment is key, patience is important, but attitude and energy are the only things you can control.

Marty’s career started in 1990 and has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2012.

Alexandra Pollack

North Shore

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Tenni Professional

Jeff Aranda

River Glen

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Tennis Professional

Jeff is a USPTA Elite Professional with over 30 years tennis teaching experience. He has taught tennis at the Vail Racquet Club in Vail, Colorado and in Munich, Germany after he came off the ATP Tour. Jeff has been on the tennis staff at Elite Clubs since 2005 and worked with hundreds of the state’s top high school and other high-performance junior players. Jeff has coached many juniors that went on to get a college scholarship in all three NCAA divisions. Jeff was ranked in the state, Midwest, and country as a junior player. He teamed with brother Jordan in college to reach a National ranking of #17 for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in doubles. Jeff and Jordan took the school to National Championships in 1988 and 1989, getting the school a National ranking of #19. Jeff and his brother, Jordan, were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014 at UWM. Jeff has been a top 10 Nationally ranked player post-college and reached a high of #2 in the country in doubles with partner Jordan Aranda.

Jordan Aranda

River Glen

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Tennis Professional

Jordan is a USPTA Elite Professional with over 30 years tennis teaching experience. He was a member of the professional tennis staff that gained the Colony Beach and Tennis Resort in Sarasota, Florida, the #1 rated resort in the country in the mid-1990’s. Then co-directed Hidden Palms Racquet Club in Tampa, Florida. He has been on the Elite Clubs tennis staff since 2005 and worked with hundreds of the state’s top high school and other high-performance junior players. At times coaching them to collegiate scholarship and post-college employment in the tennis industry. He has the privilege of working closely with well known international professionals such as ex-Davis Cup Captain Tom Gullikson, Nick Bollettieri, Oscar Wegnar, and Rick Vetter. As a player Jordan won the WIAA State High School doubles crown in 1985 and 1986 while attending Shorewood High School. He teamed with brother Jeff in college to reach a National ranking of #17 for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he was the player with the most wins in school history, and where the brothers were inducted to the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014. He has been a top 10 Nationally ranked player post-college and reached a high of #2 in the country in doubles with partner Jeff Aranda.

David Pollak

River Glen

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Racquet Sports Professional

Education & Certifications: David is a USPTA  Professional and has been teaching tennis in the Milwaukee and Scottsdale area for 10 years. He was an All-American at Scottsdale Community College and received his Bachelors Degree in Psychology at Arizona State University. David is experienced to work with all ages and levels of play. He spends his winter playing and teaching Platform Tennis.
Specializations & Interests: Helping others
Motivational Philosophy: My goal is to build confidence in every player and teach them how live/play with mistakes.
David started his career in 2009 and has been with Elite since 2017.

Jeff Carswell

West Brookfield

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Tennis Professional

Jeff joined the Elite teaching staff in 2013. He enjoys sharing his passion for the game of tennis with others. As a junior, he was state, Midwest, and nationally ranked. Jeff played on the tennis team while he attended UW-Madison. He has a daughter who played competitive junior tennis and was a state high school doubles champion. When Jeff is not playing tennis, he enjoys biking, cross country, and downhill skiing.

Heather Harding-Zukewich

West Brookfield

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Senior Tennis Professional

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s in Science with Minor in Education from UWGB
• Master’s in Education from UWM
• DPI Teaching Certification

SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS
Being a former education, I find that working with children makes my job enjoyable. Being able to spend time and help students become better players is a great feeling. Most of my own interests center around my family. Together we play sports (tennis, soccer, swim), travel, camp, bike, and play with our two dogs. Every free moment I have, I try to spend with my young daughters.

PHILOSOPHY
A healthy mind and body can be achieved if you find passion in what you do, and who you do it with.

Heather’s career started in 2015 and has been with Elite Sports Clubs since 2015.

Peyton Scot Muehlmeier

West Brookfield

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Senior Tennis Professional

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
• Certified Hotel Manager
• BA Fine Arts
• Certified USTA Net Generation
• Certified USPTA Tennis Professional
• Certified Platform Tennis Professional

SPECIALIZATION & INTERESTS
Art (Member IAAA), Design, Chess, Telemark Skiing, Golf, Travel.

PHILOSOPHY
Keep your balance, stay midway. Force nothing.

Peyton Scot’s career started in 2016 with Elite Sports Clubs.

Erika Wentz-Russell

West Brookfield

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Tennis Professional

Erika returns to Elite with over 20 years of experience in the tennis industry having worked for Lake Geneva Tennis, the USTA Midwest Section and Elite Sports Club-Brookfield (1992-2008). A three-time USPTA Midwest Nancy Mickler award winner (2008, 2014, 2017), she has worked with state, section, and nationally ranked junior players as well as been selected as a USTA Midwest Zonal coach five times, been appointed to the USTA Midwest Junior Competition Committee, Collegiate Committee, and the USTA Wisconsin Sanctioning and Scheduling committee. She was also honored by the Milwaukee community for exemplary leadership and commitment towards the development of youth in 2018.

Wentz-Russell starred at the University of Texas El-Paso where she was named All-Western Athletic Conference in both 1996 and 1998. Wentz-Russell was ranked as high as fifth in the ITA Southwest Region in doubles and 30th in the NCAA Division I doubles rankings. She graduated from Brookfield Central HS with a 129-12 record as well as a WIAA state singles runner-up and a WIAA state doubles championship finish.

Wentz-Russell, who graduated from UTEP with a degree in Kinesiology in 1999, is USTA Sports Science certified, a certified USPTA pro, and is on the Wilson Advisory Staff. She also served as the Head Women’s Tennis Coach at the UW-Milwaukee from 2003-2004.

Andres Bustani

West Brookfield

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Tennis Professional

Andres grew up in Mexico where he was introduced to tennis at the age of 7. He competed in the juniors there where he reached top 15 in the nation by the age of 18. He then received a scholarship to play at Lewis-Clark State College where he competed at the highest national level. After graduating he started his coaching career teaching on the East Coast. Andres has experience working in high-intensity academies as well as indoor clubs, where he’s taught all levels of play, from kids to promising juniors as well as adults. He is also the former Head Tennis Coach at Rutgers University in Newark. Andres now hopes to be able to bring that experience to Wisconsin and help you develop your game and take it to the next level!