Meet the Pros!

Steve Hill

Steve Hill - Director of Tennis


  • US Professional Tennis Association (PTA) Elite Professional
  • IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy, coach and director
    • Bradenton, FL  (1978-1986)
    • Paris, France (1997-2000)
  • Director of Tennis & Facility Manager
    • Seminole Lake Country Club, Seminole, FL
    • Timberline Tennis Club, Des Moines, Iowa
    • Concourse Athletic Club, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Green Valley Athletic Club, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Coached numerous District, Sectional, National, and International junior players, and Futures/Challenger level professional players
  • Full scholarship division 1 collegiate player at Illinois State University
  • Originally from Iowa
  • Joined SPTC in 2013
Motez Robinson

Motez Robinson - Professional Instructor


  • 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


  • 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


  • Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) certified instructor
  • Completed USTA 10 & Under workshop
  • 2006-2007 USTA Senior League Coordinator
  • Over 40 years of teaching experience in New York, Colorado, and Florida.
  • Played collegiate tennis in upstate New York.
  • Joined SPTC in 2016

Maria - Professional Instructor


  • Information coming soon.