The heartbeat of The Bridges tennis programs lies in our tennis staff. Each pro brings his or her own teaching technique, experiences, talents & energy to the ‘teaching game.’ And as with any endeavor, it is one thing to do something well, and another to have the insight and skills to know how to teach it with clarity, fun and the ability to bring the best out in the student. Our pros have proven, again and again, their commitment to the art of instructing the art of tennis.
MEET OUR TENNIS PRO'S
- Director of Tennis & Resort Programs
Errol was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa where he grew his love for the game of tennis. Errol is a graduate of The University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Finance and Marketing. He played #1 singles and doubles for WITS and served as chairman of the tennis club. Errol is a certified PTR Teaching Professional and is currently obtaining the highly prestigious Master of Tennis (M.O.T) qualification. Errol loves to teach the game and truly believes that tennis is one of the great lifetime sports that can be enjoyed by all.
- Head Tennis Pro
For over 20 years Curt Johnson has been coaching juniors, adults and training other pro’s to coach. He has been Director of Tennis at Sports & Fitness Edge (Vermont’s largest tennis club), The Burlington Tennis Club and Head Pro for New England Tennis Holidays. Curt has also had year-end rankings of #1 in Vermont in both singles and doubles. Curt is a 6 handicap golfer and an avid outdoorsman with a passion for rock/ice climbing, hiking and skiing. Photography and film making are other new interests.
- Tennis Pro
Lee Delfausse has been teaching tennis for over 23 years. She has TWENTY-SIX National Gold Bowls, has represented the USA in 4 Senior World Cup teams, and is in the New England Tennis Hall of Fame (to name just a few of her many achievements). Lee loves teaching kids and adults. She gets great pleasure out of seeing her students grow a passion for the sport that has given so much to her. Come learn from one of the best!
- Tennis Pro
Keegan developed his love for tennis from the age of 4 in his native country of South Africa. Keegan now 21, has advanced his playing ability over the years with many notable achievements. He had a national ranking of 6 in South Africa u16. And was selected to the Gauteng Provincial tennis squad. Keegan was part of the u19 South African Schools Squad to tour the UK in 2012. He was also selected to be a hitting partner to the South African Davis Cup Team during their rubber against Slovenia. Keegan recently transferred from Midwestern State University in Texas to Idaho State University in Idaho (Division 1), where he is a Senior Student Athlete. Keegan has a passion to assist others in improving their game and is excited to be joining the Team at The Bridges this coming summer.
- Tennis Pro
Dave has been a fixture in Vermont tennis since moving here from his native San Diego 20 years ago. In that time he has served as tennis director both at Top Notch Resort as well as a fourteen year stint at First in Fitness, central Vermont’s largest indoor facility. In addition he has spent summers as a staff pro for New England Tennis Holidays and Vermont Tennis Vacations in Essex, Vermont. Before coming east Dave was a perennial top ten competitor in the San Diego region. When not on the tennis court you can find Dave either in the woods or possibly on the golf course. An avid skier, his winters are spent on the slopes.
- Tennis Pro
The Bridges Resort is pleased to welcome back Ross Greene who first taught at here in 2008. After his time at the Bridges, he ran a successful program as the Tennis Director at Sugarbush Resort and worked with a New England Tennis Holidays. He also spent a summer working at a private tennis club in Southampton, New York. Ross has 10+ years teaching experience and has held certifications from the United States Professional Tennis Association and the United States Professional Tennis Registry. Ross played his college tennis at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and continues to participate in local tournaments when he can.