Meet the Pros
Our stellar tennis pros live and breathe tennis. On this court, you’ll find a diverse team of tennis coaches all bound by the same passion to help players realize their full potential.
I’m a former NCAA D1 college player and USPTA elite tennis pro with 18 years of coaching experience. Since 2016, I’ve been the Director of Tennis at Caughlin Athletic Club in Reno, Nevada.
Life of the Party
Kristine is the Director of Tennis Activities at Caughlin Athletic Club, where she organizes all the tennis events, leagues and tournaments. As a junior, Kristine played in Wisconsin and obtained a number two ranking in her division. Kristine went on to play four years of collegiate tennis for St. Lawrence University in upstate New York.
Mr. Triple Threat
Connor was a collegiate tennis player for Wartburg College playing the #1 spots in doubles and singles. He was selected All-Conference four times and ended his college career as one of the top 10 most winningest male tennis player in Wartburg College history. Connor is our Head Pickleball Pro, Tennis Pro, and Personal Trainer.
Chris played the USTA junior circuit competing against top-ranked national players. Sexton made the varsity tennis team at Reno High School in 2008 and went on to win the state championship his senior year in 2011. After graduating in 2012, Sexton played on the University of Nevada, Reno tennis team for one season before moving on to focus on school and music. Chris is a tennis pro at Caughlin Athletic Club.
Lucy started tennis at 5 years old and grew up playing the Junior Circuit. She attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale on a tennis scholarship and majored in Music Education. She has been teaching tennis since high school and has taught at Livermore Valley Tennis Club, The Ridge Racquet Club in Grass Valley, Martis Camp Tennis Center in Truckee, and is teaching at Caughlin Athletic Club.
Chris taught tennis at the Reno Tennis Center before joining the team at Caughlin Club. Born and raised in Reno, Chris began playing tennis when he was 3 years old with his father Carlo. As a junior, Chris competed in USTA Northern California tournaments and won the team state championship for Galena High School in 2001. Chris went on to play division I tennis for the University of Nevada and continues to compete in tournaments today.
Racquet Tech Aficionado
Yazir has been playing tennis since the age of seven. He played Junior in Chile, on red clay, for 10 years. He is now exploring the depths of hard court tennis, as a 4.5 player. Coming from a “tennis family”, he has been involved in the sport for most of his life. Yazir is passionate about racquet tech and enjoys tennis stringing, customizing racquets and matching racquets for tennis players.
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