Miljana Jocic (PTR) Director of Junior Development - "Coach Miki" works with many of the top 10 & under talent in the Midwest. She was ranked #1 in Serbia as a junior player, competing on the Serbian National Team alongside Novak Djokovic. She competed for the University of South Carolina on a tennis scholarship and played #2 singles on a team that made the NCAA Sweet 16. Miki is 10& Under Certified.
Marcy Hendricks has been a High Performance Coach in the Chicagoland area for the past 26 years. She was a nationally-ranked junior and state singles champion in Indiana before receiving received a full tennis scholarship to Purdue University, where she was an All-American singles player. She has coached countless players to both collegiate scholarships and USTA Gold Balls.
Matt Tanulanond has been working with top Sectional and Nationally ranked juniors for the past 10 years. He is a Competition Training Center Coach as well as certified in USTA 10 and Under Tennis. He has developed Little Mo National and International Champions. Matt focuses on creating a strong technical and tactical foundation so that players can compete at the highest level.
Timmer Halligan Director of High Performance - Guided hundreds of students to national rankings and college scholarships. The personal coach to both the boys and girls winners of Illinois State High School Championships in 2007 and 2008. Timmer has been the Director of Tennis at numerous clubs throughout the Midwest. He was named USPTA National Pro of the year in 1997.
Kevin Bauman (PTR) Kevin was a top junior in the area, finishing in the top 10 in doubles in the IHSA state tournament. Kevin earned 3-time All-State honors before playing collegiately at Eastern Illinois. At EIU, Kevin had the second most wins of any player in the past 10 years. Kevin majored in Kinesiology specializing in Exercise Science and Sports Performance
Farris Gosea - Farris played #1 singles for the University of Illinois, where we has named "Big Ten Player of the Year" as well as taking home NCAA "All-American" Honors. He played professionally, peaking at #400 on the ATP tour. He continues to work with Jared Donaldson, currently a top 50 ATP ranked player.
Dan Brown (PTR) Vice President and Director of Operations. Dan earned a Chemical Engineering degree from Northwestern University. He is the head Boys and Girls Coach at Naperville Central HS. Dan earned the IHSTCA Regional Coach of the Year honors in 2014. He has guided dozens of players to “All State” finishes in singles and doubles. Dan is an authority in video analysis and an expert in teaching the serve.
All of our pros are available for private lessons. We are all flexible and can work within your schedule for a lesson at an agreed upon time and place. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to register for a class or schedule a private or semi-private lesson with one of our pros.
Five Star Tennis Center is Plainfield and Naperville's premier tennis facility. The club is home to hundreds of tennis players of all levels, and provides instructional programs, team tennis and social tennis events. We offer tennis and fitness classes for players and participants at every level—adult tennis, junior tennis, teen tennis, jr. team tennis, travel tennis, youth tennis and more.