Meet the Pros!

Jack Bailey

Jack Bailey - General Manager & Director

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  • Certified USPTA/ USPTR/ USRSA, TIA/ USTA
  • Strung racquets at the ATP/WTA Grand Slam level
  • Professionally maintained tennis courts
  • 2013 USPTA Tennis Professional of the Year for the Region
  • 2015 Contributor Extraordinaire by Tampa Bay Tennis Magazine
  • Joined SPTC in 2019
Motez Robinson

Motez Robinson - Professional Instructor

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  • Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) certified instructor
  • Author of 21st Century Tennis: 7 Natural Adjustments to Transform Your Game
  • Integral to the development of Courier’s Kids junior tennis program at St. Pete Tennis Center, and life skills coach
  • Cardio Tennis program manager at SPTC
  • Tennis coach for multiple Pinellas County high schools
  • Strong background in social and sport psychology
  • NAIA collegiate tennis player for Thomas More College, Covington, Kentucky
  • Originally from Panama City, FL
  • Joined SPTC in 2002
Rick Murray

Rick Murray - Professional Instructor

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  • Served as Director of Tennis at the Feather Sound Country Club
  • Created Pinellas County’s largest competitive ladie’s doubles leage (PADL)
  • Full scholarship collegiate player for University of Texas at Austin
  • Beloved kids coach at SPTC since 2013
  • Began his coaching career as a certified USPTA Pro I Professional in the NY metropolitan area
  • Originally from Purchase, NY
Brian Kenney

Brian Kenney - Professional Instructor

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  • Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Certified Professional Level Instructor
  • Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) Certified Pickleball Coach

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  • 2019 Continuing Education Workshops:
  • Switch on Your Champion to Master the Match - Dr Michelle Cleere
  • The Baseline Uncovered - Craig O’ Shannessey
  • Muscle and Movement - Dean Hollingworth
  • Technical Analysis - Edgar Giffenig
  • The New Way to Play Doubles - Leo Alonso
  • The Gigi Method for Doubles - Gigi Fernandez
  • System 9 Junior Teaching Methods - Andy Dowset

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  • Completed USTA 10 & under workshop
  • Past USTA Senior League Coordinator USTA Florida
  • Over 45 years of teaching experience in New York, Colorado and Florida
  • Played collegiate tennis in upstate New York
  • Member of USTA Florida Men’s Doubles and Mixed Double representing Florida at USTA Nationals
  • Joined SPTC in 2016

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Maria

Maria Francesca - Professional Instructor & Director of Junior Development

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  • Information coming soon.
Maria

Katie Kopersky - Professional Instructor

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  • Information coming soon.