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Welcome to SPORTIME, New York's leader for tennis, sports and fitness for real life.  We offer a host of exciting and innovative ways to get in shape. With 144 state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor tennis courts, we are the tri-state area's leader for tennis play and programming. Our facilities are the finest available, and are always close by.  

STAFF:

Claude Okin
Chief Executive Officer

Claude purchased his first tennis club in 1981 at the age of 19, and founded SPORTIME in 1994. He provides vision and leadership for all SPORTIME corporate directives. Claude supervises SPORTIME's Executive Management Team and manages the relationships with SPORTIME's Partners and funding sources.

Ben Schlansky
Man. Dir., Capital Projects; Chief Legal Officer

A member of the Bar in New York and Washington DC, Ben supervises all of SPORTIME's legal matters, including acquisitions, contracts, insurance, employment, and immigration.  He assists the CEO with SPORTIME's Partner and lender relationships.  Ben also manages SPORTIME's construction and capital projects, with the assistance of the Company's Engineering Department.  He is a Member of the Executive Management Team.

Jeff Crowne
Man. Dir., Business Planning; Chief Admin Officer

Jeff develops and implements the Company's operations policies, objectives and initiatives. He coordinates the budgeting process with SPORTIME's CFO, including proforma budgeting projections for new sites. Jeff works closely with the CEO and with the Executive team to facilitate the Company's success. He is a member of the Executive Management Team.

Eric Fromm
Managing Director, SPORTIME Clubs, Westchester

Eric oversees the management of the SPORTIME sites in Westchester, in Mamaroneck at Harbor Island and in Eastchester at Lake Isle.  Eric is also the former #46 tennis player in the world and a French Open semi-finalist.  He is a member of SPORTIME's Executive Committee. 

Mark McEnroe
Man. Dir, RI/JMT; Chief Corp. Dev. Officer

Mark runs the SPORTIME Randall's Island facility in Manhattan, our flagship site.  There, he manages the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, founded by SPORTIME in partnership with his brother, NYC tennis icon John McEnroe.  Mark also works with SPORTIME's CEO and CLO to procure commercial sponsorships, identify funding sources and further the charitable aims of the Johnny Mac Tennis Project, a special purpose foundation which supports the goals of the JMTA.  Mark is a Member of the Executive Management Team.

Laurie Harlin
Chief Financial Officer

A Certified Public Accountant with almost 20 years experience, Laurie supervises SPORTIME's Accounting Department. Laurie coordinates the Company's budgeting processes with SPORTIME's CAO, and manages SPORTIME's banking and lender relationships with the CEO and CLO. She is a Member of the Executive Management Team.

Dan Beccaria
Executive Director of Engineering

With Claude, Dan is a founding Executive of SPORTIME. With 30 years experience in tennis court and enclosure construction, Dan is in charge of the maintenance and improvement of our facilities. In addition to supervising SPORTIME's Engineering Department, Dan works with Managers to help train and supervise site housekeeping and maintenance staff. He is a Member of Executive Management Team.

Wendi Lynn Enright
Executive Director of Human Resources

Wendi successfully managed our upstate Schenectady and flagship Manhattan/Randall's Island sites before accepting the position of HR Director. She has a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Management, and is very involved with coordinating the operational structures at the Sportime clubs, as well as with long-term strategic planning. She is a member of the Executive Committee.

Jay Karl
Senior Sales Director

With more than 30 years experience in the tennis and fitness industries, specializing in sales and marketing, Jay mentors sales personnel, orientates new employees and assists the CAO with various special projects and initiatives. 

Lawrence Kleger
Executive Director of Tennis

Lawrence coordinates all tennis pro hiring and is SPORTIME's tournament and elite junior training expert.  He personally supervises elite tennis training programs at Bethpage, Syosset and Randall's Island, and recruits students for the John McEnroe Tennis Academy.  Lawrence has coached/coaches numerous sectionally, nationally and world ranked junior players.  He is a Member of the Executive Committee.

Anthony Kerr
Executive Director of Information and Technology

Responsible for SPORTIME's information and technology infrastructure and services, including computers, phones, internet, and the SPORTIME member database, as well as related hardware.  He is a Member of the Executive Committee.

Joe Siegel
Executive Director of Multi-Sport and Camps

Joe created SPORTIME's successful Start Kids multi-sport curriculum and currently supervises Start Kids programs at five SPORTIME locations.  Joe directly oversees SPORTIME's 56,000 square foot multi-sport club in Bethpage, and he is the Executive responsible for all SPORTIME multi-sport summer camps, currently offered at five SPORTIME sites.  He is a Member of the Executive Committee.

Sandy Ferziger Grimm
Central Office Manager

With decades of experience as a club manager and league coordinator at the former Roslyn Racquet owned clubs, Sandy assumed the role of SPORTIME Central Office Manager in 1998.  Sandy provides invaluable support to SPORTIME managers and executives in a wide range of areas including print material, scheduling and marketing.  She is a member of the Executive Committee.