Director of Tennis
Private Lesson Rate: $50/hour – call or text for availability (336) 334-2947
Clayton grew up in South Africa and was ranked top 15 in South Africa as a junior. He was the number 1 ranked junior player in his state. He played division 1 tennis at the University of Troy, while studying business management. Clayton currently holds a USTA rating of 5.0 and plays actively in USTA leagues.
As a traveling coach, Clayton went to the US Open with a top 50 ranked player in the world – Alexander Wozniak. He trained in high performance coaching and coached the National Chinese Junior Team in 2008. He then worked in Connecticut for 3 years at some of the most prestigious clubs in America teaching all levels of players. Clayton has served as Director of Tennis/Head Tennis Professional for 6 years and has helped develop and grow the Junior and Adult Tennis programs. He has been PTR certified at the highest coaching level. Clayton is married to Ashleigh from Greenville, SC. They have two baby girls Madelyn and Grace.
Assistant Tennis Professional
Private Lesson Rate: $50/hour – call or text for availability (336) 317-1763
Stephen Miller is our full time assistant tennis professional. Stephen grew up in Greensboro, NC where he excelled in junior tennis. He then attended Pfeiffer University on a tennis scholarship where he majored in Sports Management with a minor in Business . Stephen went on to play in several professional tennis tournaments and had multiple victories against nationally ranked players. He was also a hitting partner at the 2016 Miami Open where he played with the some of the top ranked players. Stephen has 7 years of teaching experience working with pre-k beginners to senior tennis players. His teaching style targets all aspects of the game and we believe he will add a unique and high level expertise to our tennis program.
Associate Tennis Professional
Private Lesson Rate: $50/hour – call or text for availability (631) 903-3303
Patricio grew up in Ecuador and played college tennis, seeded number 2 on his team. While in college he studied psychology and education. As a tennis professional, Patricio has worked at many prestigious clubs including East Hampton Indoor Tennis Club and Cuenca Tennis & Golf Club. When Patricio moved to Greensboro, NC in 2011 he began working with Greensboro Tennis Program. As a coach, Patricio specializes in junior training and QuickStart programs. He also has experience growing and developing adult programming of all levels, beginner to advanced. Patricio has been with us for over a year and has helped us grow and develop the adult and junior programs.
Part-Time Tennis Professional
Private Lesson Rate: $50/hour
As was previously announced, Wil is currently playing on the professional tour and will be able to give private lessons and assist with clinics when he is in town.
As a junior, Wil was ranked as high as No. 2 nationally in 12’s, No. 1 in 14’s, No. 8 in 16’s and No. 5 in 18’s. He played for the 2005 USTA Junior Davis Cup Team in Barcelona Spain. Wil also played in the junior US Open. Wil has beaten Vasek Pospisil(top 20 player in the world) and Milos Raonic (current number 3 in the world) in the juniors. He played number 1 at the University of Georgia where he was a two time All-American.