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Rock Road Tennis Team

Meet Our Genesis Rock Road Tennis Team!

Mike Woody

National Director of Tennis


Genesis Tennis Professional since 2015

Degrees and Certifications
• USPTA / PTR Certified
• ten and Under National Trainer- USTA
• High School Development  National Trainer – PTR
• Cardio Tennis National Trainer – TIA
• Attended over 1,000 Hours of Industry Workshops / Training

Accomplishments
• Led Midland, MI to 1st Best Tennis Town Award in the United States by USTA
• Travelled around the world training & US leading tennis workshops- Japan, Turkey, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Canada, England
• Former Director of 39 Court Facility and a team of 40+ employees who deliver high-level tennis programs to a community of 40,000
• Former Collegiate stands out – Western Michigan University- Top 10 All-Time Career wins for over 30 years. 
• USPTA National Facility Manage of the Year
• USPTA Midwest Tennis Pro of the Year,  Nominated to Hall of Fame  in Midwest
• Coached six teams to State Championship win.
• Two Children: Meghan and Austin – played collegiate Tennis on scholarship. 
Playing Highlights
• High school state champion
• Former Collegiate stand out – Western Michigan University- Top 10 All-Time Career wins for over 30 years. 
• Winner of over 100 USTA  Tournaments in my career
• Serve and Volley is my preferred game style- my mission is to shorten the point.

Tennis Philosophy / Goal
Play to Win!!! No matter your age or level, my goal is for everyone we work with to "feel success." Success can be getting your first tennis ball over the net, maybe making a shot you have never made, it could be finally winning your first match, or beating someone you have never beat. Tennis is a game with so many surprises and joys. So our hope to you is that you catch the tennis fever, savor the emotions it creates, and buckle your seat belt for your "Tennis Adventure."

Tony Tsymbalov

Director of Tennis


Genesis Tennis Professional Since 2015

Degrees and Certifications
•    10 and Under PTR Certified.
•    Adult Development PTR Certified
•    Cardio Tennis Certified

Accomplishments
•    Helped establish, open, develop and run Elite Squad Tennis Club
•    Created and ran a membership drive that resulted in over 125 new memberships
•    Former director of Tennis with over 20 employees
•    Trained and developed seven players who play College Tennis today.
•    Helped my sister to develop into a collegiate athlete.

Playing highlights
•    Freshman of the year in Missouri Valley Conference at Indiana State University
•    Played Davis Cup for Kazakhstan for six years.
•    Got to be top 100 ITF in Singles and Doubles

Tennis Philosophy
I believe that everybody can improve no matter their age or ability level. There are so many reasons people play this beautiful sport, and it is our mission to help you succeed and reach your goals. Our knowledge, passion, and love for this sport will provide you with everything you need to take your game to the next level of competitive, social, and fun Tennis.

Simon Norman

Master Professional

Degrees and Certifications:
•    USPTA P1 rating
•    USTA Certified in Competitive Player Development
•    USTA Certified Umpire and Referee
•    ITA Certified Umpire
 
Accomplishments:
•    Tennis Director for over 20 years
•    Coached multiple sectional junior champions
•    Coached over 30 players who have played Division 1 college tennis
•    Coached high school tennis for 17 years
•    Coached over 30 state champions
•    Coached five state girls' team championship teams
•    Coached two-state boys' championship teams
•    Named High School Coach of the Year multiple times
•    2 children: Ryan and Jake, who have both played #1 for Creighton Division 1 tennis team
 
Playing Highlights:
•    Won 2 National Junior Doubles Titles in New Zealand
•    Represented New Zealand in Junior International Competition
•    Played in Wimbledon Qualifying
•    Played 4 years for Wichita State University
•    Won several Missouri Valley singles and doubles college titles
•    Went to NCAA tournament for three years
 
Simon brings a wealth of experience to Genesis Health Clubs as a player and teaching professional!
As a player originally from New Zealand, Simon came to Wichita in 1981 to play for four years for the nationally ranked Wichita State University Men's team. As a junior in New Zealand, Simon won two national titles and represented New Zealand in international competitions. Simon played in the qualifying rounds of Wimbledon in 1979 and played professional tournaments throughout Europe. At Wichita State, Simon participated in the NCAA tournament three times and earned several Missouri Valley Conference titles in singles and doubles.

Simon has been teaching full-time at Genesis Racquet Club for seventeen years. Simon has coached numerous district, sectional and national junior champions and has worked with several professional players. He has been USPTA certified at the P1 level for more than ten years. In 1999 Simon was awarded the Outstanding Contributor to USTA Youth Tennis for the Kansas District. In 2002 he coached high school tennis for the first time, and his #1 boys player won the 3A state title. In August 2002, Simon was accepted into the USTA High-Performance Coaching Program in Maryland, an elite opportunity for top coaches from around the country. Simon is also the head coach of the Wichita Competition Training Center and oversees the Maureen - Connolly summer lesson program, which reaches over 600 juniors each summer.
 

Zach Loomis

Tennis Professional

Work Experience
• Adult League & Clinic Coordinator
• Coaching at Genesis since 2006
• USPTA (P2) certified

Playing Highlights
• Played high school tennis at Winfield high school.
• AAU Junior Team Tennis Champions 2003.
• Played college tennis at Newman University.
• Kansas state open champion in singles and doubles.

Coaching Philosophy
My coaching philosophy is: "I do all I can to help make Tennis easy and fun for players of all levels. Whether you are a beginner learning to play, someone looking for an alternative form of exercise, a former player looking to start again, or an advanced player looking for advice or competition, I look forward to helping you!"

Myron Pushyk

Tennis Professional

Work Experience
• Team Tennis Coordinator
• Coaching at Genesis since 2001
• USPTA Elite Professional certified

Coaching Philosophy
My coaching philosophy is "Anyone can learn to play good tennis."

 

Felipe Batistella

Head Tennis Professional

Karlo Skvorc

Tennis Professional

Accomplishments
• Bachelor degree in Arts
• Dream court certification
• Cardio / 10 & Under certification
• Hitting partner to top 100 ATP Player

Playing Highlights
• Division 1 winner
• Played Nationals
• Top 10 & Under 16
•  Played for Croatia national Junior team
• Played Junior Fed Cup for Thailand for two years (2005-2006)
• Ranked 200 ITF Junior in Singles and Doubles

Tennis Philosophy
 I like to be challenging but approachable. I want to make people comfortable and learn Tennis through fun.

Eva Castiglioni

Director of Junior Tennis

Eva Castiglioni's Accomplishments
· BS in Business & Public Policy with a minor in Sport Science
· MBA Masters in Business Administration
· PTR Certified
· USPTA Professional Certified
· CPR & First Aid Certified
· Volunteer Assistant Coach for Wichita State University (February 2021 - May 2022)
· Tennis Professional of the Year 2021 - Genesis Health Clubs
· Safe Play, Safe Sport, & Coach Youth trained
· Trilingual
· Level 5 tennis professional
· Junior Development and High Performance
· Coached 7 ITA scholar-athletes in college (both division I and II) and honorees all-star conference - 2 All American honorees

Eva Castiglioni's Playing Highlights
· Best top 100 tennis player & top 50 Junior in Spain
· Ranked 40th in ITA National singles rating in 2017
· College Scholar-Athlete (2013-2017) ITA
· Listed in the NCAA era record book in career wins at college
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Ranked 9th Southeast Regional Singles rating in 2017

Tennis Philosophy
Eva Castiglioni likes to share her passion for Tennis. Tennis is a sport for life that brings people together and shows character in life. She always want to make people better at Tennis, enjoy the sport, and build lifelong relationships with her clients. Eva loves to share her happiness, energy, and Spanish accent.

 

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