SPORTIME RANDALL'S ISLAND is the largest and finest tennis facility to open in NYC in the past 30 years! Our $19 million facility, has immediately become New York City's premier tennis destination.
The club features:
160,000 square feet of tennis courts and support facilities
20 courts: 10 Deco-Turf hard tennis courts and 10 Har-Tru clay tennis courts
5 indoor hard courts, year round
5 hard courts and 10 clay courts are housed in three state-of-the-art air structures during the indoor season and are available for outdoor play during the outdoor season
5 hard and 5 Har-Tru courts will be lighted for outdoor evening play
Training and Fitness center
Comfortable lounge areas with excellent viewing
Spacious, adult-only locker rooms, including steam, sauna and treatment areas
Junior locker rooms
Pro shop featuring top brands and 24-hour stringing
Cafe/bar serving healthy food, snacks and beverages
Classrooms, meeting and special event facilities
SPORTIME at Randall's Island is open every day, 6:30 am to 11:00 pm, year round, except on the following special days:
On holidays, our hours of operation are:
Labor Day: 6:30am to 11:00pm
Thanksgiving Day: 6:30am to 3:00pm
Christmas Eve: 6:30am to 3:00pm
Christmas Day: 8:00am to 6:00pm
New Year's Eve: 6:30am to 4:00pm
New Year's Day: 8:00am to 11:00pm
Easter Sunday: 6:30am to 11:00pm
Memorial Day: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Independence Day: 6:30am to 7:00pm
From Long Island: Take the Grand Central Parkway to the TriBorough Bridge. Stay in the right lane and exit for Randall's Island, after the tolls. Once on Randall's Island, follow the signs for the Tennis Center. From NYC: Take the FDR Drive to the TriBorough (RFK) Bridge. Continue as above. From Westchester/Connecticut: Take the Major Deegan (I-87), New England Thruway (I-95) or the Bruckner Expressway (I-278) to the TriBorough Bridge. Continue as above. Click here to see map.
SPORTIME Members enjoy benefits based on their Membership Type. Benefits posted here are open for all Members to enjoy. Complimentary times may vary each month.
Club Amenities: 5 permanent indoor Deco Turf hard courts; 5 indoor/outdoor Deco Turf hard courts; 10 indoor/outdoor Har-Tru (green clay) courts with excellent viewing onto all courts; fitness center; 800-seat permanent stadium with electronic scoreboard; café; pro shop; separate adult (with steam and treatment) and junior locker rooms; corporate meeting rooms; nursery; computer lounge and homework room; group exercise classrooms; birthday and corporate party spaces; Adult Tennis Kinetics program including instructional and playing leagues, elite drills, adult leagues, and adult clinics; The John McEnroe Tennis Academy; Junior Tennis Kinetics program including MacStart [10 And Under Tennis], junior development lessons, elite training programs, and summer camp; seasonal and open court time; private and semi-private lessons; tennis specific fitness, wellness and dance training.
Become a SPORTIME Member! Members
only have access to the world-class programming at Randall's Island and can
enjoy dramatically reduced court time, lower-priced parties and special events.
To learn more in becoming a SPORTIME Randall's
Island member, please contact our Membership Director Andre Dupre at firstname.lastname@example.org
To find the most up-to-date USTA information, click on CALENDAR and select the Randall's Island locations. If you have any questions about any event please contact the Tournament Director Matt Trumino 212/427-6150 or email@example.com.
We welcome back Andrew Small as
the Director of Performance and Junior Athletic Development for the John
McEnroe Tennis Academy and SPORTIME Randall’s Island.
Andrew completed his master’s
qualifications as a physical therapist and exercise physiologist at the
University of Queensland, Australia. His primary interests are in sports
physical therapy, junior athletic development and inpatient/outpatient spine
surgery rehabilitation. Andrew currently consults for the Australian Men’s
Volleyball Team, Australian Diving Team and NY SPORTIMES (World Team Tennis).
Andrew offers both private
athletic development sessions to adults and juniors as well as physical therapy
services at SPORTIME/JMTA Randall’s Island and SportsLab NYC.
SPORTIME Randall's Island, home of the John McEnroe Academy, also offers the best in adult tennis instruction!
All of our adult offerings are taught by expert teaching pros from around the world and are designed to help players improve their game, stay in shape, and meet new people. Select APPS & FORMS for details on the following:
Group Tennis Kinetics, offered five days a week at a variety of morning, afternoon and evening
Instructional Singles & Doubles Leagues
Adult Ladder with weekly evening matches
Adult Academy - Train like the high level juniors do, with Pros from the John McEnroe Tennis Academy
On June 30, 2009, SPORTIME unveiled the largest and finest tennis facility to open in NYC in the past 30 years! Our $19 million facility, now open to the public, has immediately become New York City's premier tennis destination.
The new SPORTIME Randall's Island features 160,000 square feet of tennis courts and support facilities, including a total of 20 courts: 10 Deco-Turf hard tennis courts and 10 Har-Tru clay tennis courts. A stunning building designed by award winning architects, houses 5 hard courts, year round, as well as a beautiful clubhouse. The other 5 hard courts and the 10 clay tennis courts are housed in three state-of-the-art air structures during the indoor season, and are available for outdoor play during the outdoor season. 5 hard and 5 Har-Tru courts will be lighted for outdoor evening play. 20,000 square feet of 5-star support facilities, and amenities, include:
Training and Fitness center
Comfortable lounge areas with excellent viewing
Spacious, adult-only locker rooms, including steam, sauna and treatment areas
Pro shop featuring top brands and 24-hour stringing
Cafe/bar serving healthy food, snacks and beverages
Classrooms, meeting and special event facilities
Shuttle Service to and from the club. Call 212/427-6150 for times and costs.
John McEnroe Founder and Director, JMTA
John McEnroe is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He held the #1 world ranking in singles for 170 weeks between 1980 and 1985, and was the #1 doubles player in the world for a record 257 weeks. He is the winner of 7 Grand Slam singles titles, including 4 US Open titles and 3 Wimbledon titles. He is also widely considered to be the greatest doubles player ever, having won 10 Grand Slam doubles titles and winning his last ATP doubles title just three years ago after a 12 year absence from the ATP Tour. He is the greatest Davis Cup player in history, and he also captained the US Davis Cup Team. John has been the captain of Sportime's World TeamTennis franchise, the NY Sportimes, since 2000, and he is an Emmy-nominated commentator for CBS, NBC, BBC, ESPN and USA. John grew up in New York City, where he graduated from the Trinity School, and later attended Stanford University, winning an NCAA team and singles title his freshman year. He continues to live in New York City, where he has raised his 6 children.
A native New Yorker, Lawrence is recognized as one of the top developmental coaches in the US. He has trained more ranked juniors than anyone in the history of the USTA/Eastern Section. Lawrence is also the personal coach of Noah Rubin, who trains attheJohn McEnroe Tennis Academy and who has been Lawrence's student since the age of 7. Noah is a top American tennis prospect and reached a career-best #6 ITF junior world ranking at the age of 16. He has won two Level 1 ITF singles titles and reached the quarter finals of the 2012 Junior French Open. Lawrence’s students have won countless National and regional Championships and 18 USTA Eastern Year-End Sportsmanship Awards. He is the Director of Tennis of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, overseeing it at its locations at Sportime Randall's Island in Manhattan, Sportime Bethpage Tennis on Long Island and Sportime Lake Isle in Westchester.
Peter Fleming Associate Academy Director
Peter, a native of Chatam, NJ, has been a highly successful tennis professional, as a player, coach and commentator, for over 40 years. He teamed up with John McEnroe to become one of the greatest doubles teams in tennis history. The duo won 50 doubles titles together, including four Wimbledon and three U.S. Open Grand Slam championships. The pair was named ATP Doubles Team of the Year in 1979, 1981 and 1983-84. Fleming played on three American Davis Cup winning teams 1979, 1981-82 and compiled a Davis Cup doubles record of 14-1, all with Johnny Mac. He reached the world No. 1 doubles ranking in 1984, and had a career high singles ranking of No. 8 in 1980. Prior to turning professional, Fleming played collegiate tennis for Michigan and UCLA; in 1976, he won the NCAA doubles title and led the Bruins to the NCAA team championship. Since retiring as a player, he has become a lead commentator for Sky Sports and recently relocated back to New York to again team up with partner John McEnroe as Associate Academy Director of JMTA, at both Randall’s Island and Lake Isle.
Felix, a native of Venezuela, was a top ten ranked junior tennis player in his home country, while participating globally on the ITF circuit. He moved to North Carolina to attend Pfeiffer University, where he earned his MBA and competed on the men's tennis team, while playing #1 singles and #1 doubles. Felix served as the assistant coach of the women's tennis team at Pfeiffer after graduation and later spent 4 years at Total Tennis, a top 20 ranked resort, as an instructor and manager. Felix is a certified USPTA Professional 1. Felix is also the personal coach of Jamie Loeb, who trains at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, and who has been Felix's student since the age of 16. Jamie is a top American tennis prospect and reached a career-best of No. 30 in the world ITF and No. 357 WTA. She has won many ITF tournaments as well as 3 WTA professional events. Jamie has played in each of the four junior Grand Slam events, and reached the quarterfinals of the 2013 Wimbledon juniors. Jamie will be attending the University of North Carolina on a tennis scholarship starting in September 2013.
Cosmin Cotet Assistant Academy Director
Cosmin grew up in Romania and moved to Fort Worth in 2006 to
attend Texas Christian University. Cosmin had a stellar career as a
student-athlete. He played #1 singles and doubles and was ranked #21 in singles
and #12 in doubles in Division I. In 2008, he was named Mountain West
Conference Player of the Year and was nominated for TCU Athlete of the Year. He
graduated Cum Laude from TCU with a Bachelor of Science degree in International
Communications. Cosmin played on the professional tour for four years, reaching
career high world ATP rankings of #774 in singles and #556 in doubles. As a
coach, Cosmin spent three years at Southern Methodist University with the
women's team, and in 2011, he coached the
USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Champion, Marta Lesniak. Cosmin then
went back to school and earned an MBA in Finance from SMU before joining the C4
Tennis Academy in Rockwall, TX as a Junior Director. Cosmin joined Sportime
Randall’s Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in the fall of 2013 as an
Assistant Academy Director.
Nathaniel Emge Assistant Academy Director
Nate Emge is a native of Evansville, Indiana. Nate was ranked in the top 25 of the U.S. juniors, and participated on the ITF circuit, reaching the finals in doubles at the International Hard Courts in 2001. Prior to that, Nate was the Florida 3A singles and team champion. A graduate of the University of Kentucky, Nate played as high as #1 and reached a U.S. collegiate singles ranking of #41 in 2007. During his time at Kentucky, Nate also played several futures events on the USTA Pro Circuit and earned an ATP doubles ranking. After graduating, Nate was an Assistant Coach at Michigan State University from 2008-2009 before moving to New York and joining the Sportime staff. Nate was named Assistant Academy Director of JMTA in 2012.
Bruce Haddad Assistant Academy Director
Bruce, born in New Jersey, was a standout junior player, reaching the #1 ranking in the USTA Eastern Section, and achieving national top ten rankings in the boys 12's, 14's, and 16's divisions. As a junior, Bruce was the national clay court champion in singles and doubles and the national indoor champion in the 14's, before winning the prestigious Easter Bowl in the 16's. Bruce attended the University of Florida and graduated from Arizona State University, where he achieved a national collegiate ranking of #9 and was a two-time All-American, earning a degree in communications. Bruce competed professionally, achieving an ATP ranking of #888 in the world. Bruce was the co-owner and founder of Knickerbocker Sports Tennis, was a professional coach on the WTA tour and was manager and director of the Columbus Racquet Club in NYC. He brings extensive coaching experience at both the national and international levels to the John McEnroe Tennis Academy.
Ted, grew up playing tennis in California, has had a long and distinguished career as a ranked player, instructor, tennis club director and coach. Ted played #1 for Foothill College before competing on the satellite circuit in Europe and earning a premiere series ranking in France. Ted spent 10 years playing and teaching in France and is certified by the French Tennis Federation. He has been the director of tennis at a number of tennis facilities and in 1998 he earned the award for top tennis professional in Westchester County. Ted has been the Director of Tennis at SPORTIME Randall's Island since 2004, and is also the Director of Tennis for SPORTIME Amagansett. He is USPTA certified.
Andre, a native of Chile, was the #1 junior player in the 18's in his home country, notching a win over Jose-Luis Clerc and representing Chile as a member of the South American Championship Team. Andre attended Stephen F. Austin University where he played #1 singles and doubles. He competed on the ATP Tour, reaching a ranking of #724 in the world before moving to Westhampton Beach, NY to open his own tennis club. He spent 23 years operating that club and coaching many players of all skill levels along the way; most notably Paul Annacone (former ATP #12 in singles, #3 in doubles, and coach of Pete Sampras and now Roger Federer).
Greg, a native of South Africa, has over seven years of coaching experience in South Africa, England and the United States. After competing as a nationally ranked junior, Greg moved to London where he transformed his love for tennis into a successful coaching career. Prior to joining the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, Greg worked at Los Gatos Tennis Academy in California, where he was the Head Professional, serving as both the head coach for the junior performance academy and as the assistant coach for the Los Gatos Boys High School Team. Greg has also coached at the Meadow Club in Southampton and the Will to Win Tennis Academy in London. Greg is a USPTR certified professional.
Matthew, born and raised in NYC, was a sectionally ranked player in the East as a junior and played on three city championship teams for Benjamin Cardozo High School. A product of the NYJTL and REEBOK scholarship programs, Matthew was the inaugural recipient of the Brian Watkins Scholarship, awarded by the Mayor of New York to the hardest working player on a city championship team. While attending SUNY Albany and playing for its tennis team, Matthew earned a BFA from the School of Visual Arts. He spent 6 years working in the field of advertising and running his own gallery/multi-media agency. Matthew has taught tennis since high school, including at the Randy Mani Tennis Academy and at the Roosevelt Island Tennis Center, and has worked with a number of sectionally and nationally ranked players. Certified by the USPTA, Matthew coached the USTA Eastern's boys and girls 12 and under Zonals team in the summer of 2010 and 2012.
Adriano Biasella ATP Professional
Adriano, a native of Italy, spent 2 years in Barcelona, Spain at the Sanchez-Casal Academy where he learned the Spanish methods of tournament training. In 2001, he was named NJCAA Men's Tennis Player of the Year while attending the College of the Desert (Palm Desert, CA). Adriano transferred to the University of Southern California where he played #1 in 2004, was a finalist in the PAC-10 Individual Championships, and represented USC in the NCAA Division I National Singles Championships. He reached collegiate rankings of #29 in singles and #41 in doubles. Adriano received his degree in International Relations from USC in 2004. Professionally, Adriano competed on the ATP Tour for 4 years, reaching career-high ATP rankings of #389 in singles and #342 in doubles. As an ATP Tour coach, Adriano has worked with Potito Starace (ATP Rank #27), Andrey Golubev (ATP Rank #37), and Flavia Pennetta (WTA Rank #10).
Phillip Simmonds Touring Professional
Phillip, who was born in Selden, New York, comes to SPORTIME after having had a stellar professional and junior career. Phillip reached a high of 200 in the world ATP with multiple ITF Future and ATP Challenger titles. Phillip got a wild card into the 2006 US Open main draw and battled with the 25th seed Richard Gasquet in the first round. As a junior Phillip was the number one ranked junior in the world and member of the 2002 Junior Davis cup team that reached the finals that year. Phillip was also the 2002 Orange Bowl Champion, 2003 Australian Open Champion and semi-finalist at the French Open and Wimbledon.
Hana Sromova Touring Professional
Hana, a native of Czech Republic, was a top ranked junior tennis player in her home country, and competed globally on the ITF circuit. She turned pro in 1997, and earned 8 ITF singles titles and 35 doubles titles. In 2006, Hana reached her career high WTA rankings of #87 in the world in singles and #63 in doubles. Hana competed in the U.S. Open in 2006 and 2008, reached the second round of the French Open and Australian Open in 2006 and the second round at Wimbledon in 2007. Hana was a member of the NY Sportimes World TeamTennis franchise in 2007 and 2008. After retiring from the professional circuit in 2008, Hana joined Sportime as a teaching professional and the Co-General Manager of Sportime Amagansett. Hana moved to Sportime Randall’s Island and JMTA on a full-time basis in 2012.
Martina Sucha Touring Professional
Martina, native of Slovakia, turned pro in 1996, reaching her career-high singles ranking of #37 in the world in 2002. Martina won 2 WTA singles titles (Hobart, Australia and Quebec, Canada) and 7 International Tennis Federation titles (5 in singles and 2 in doubles). Her best Grand Slam singles results were a 4th round appearance at the Australian Open in 2002 and a 3rd round appearance at the 2001 US Open. She was a member of a Slovakian Federation Cup team in 2002, 2004 and 2005, and she represented Slovakia in the 2004 Athens Olympics. She retired from the WTA circuit in 2008 and began her work as a coach. From 2009-2010, Martina worked with a top Slovak junior player, Chantal Skamlova, helping her reach a #22 world junior ranking.
James Moore Master Professional
Originally from Plainfield, N.J, Jamie Moore has been a tennis coach and teacher for over 15 years. Jamie trained at the prestigious Arthur Carrington Tennis Academy in Amherst, Massachusetts and attended Hampton University in Virginia. As a player, Jamie was ranked as high as 31 in the US and 5 in the East. Jamie played satellite tournaments around the world and competed in USTA and ITF tournaments. Jamie's students have played Division 1 college tennis and on the pro tour, and include top ten WTA player Vera Zvonareva. Jamie also helped develop one of the first USTA Area Training Centers in Woodbridge, N.J., coached an AAU championship team, and worked with children at the not-for-profit Hackensack Enrichment and Learning program.
Santo Castillo Senior Plus Professional
Santo, a native of the Dominican Republic, began playing tennis while working as a ball boy at Casa De Campo Resort. He reached top 10 in the country as a junior. After studying tourism at O&M College in the Dominican Republic, he came to the United States to teach at a number of summer camps before joining Tennisport in Long Island City, NY, where he taught for 9 years.
Antonio DeAza Senior Plus Professional
Antonio, a native of the Dominican Republic, started playing tennis while working as a ball boy at the Casa de Campo resort in his home country. He became one of the highest ranked junior players in the Dominican Republic before beginning his coaching career in 1998. During that time he studied at UCE in the Dominican Republic, majoring in computer engineering. He came to the United States in 2005 and 2006 to work at Offense Defense Nike Tennis Camp in Boston, Massachusetts, before joining the staff at Tennisport in Long Island City, NY.
Ricardo Pena Senior Plus Professional
Ricardo, a native of the Dominican Republic, started training for tennis while working as a ball boy at Casa de Campo resort. He reached a national ranking of top 10 juniors. Ricardo began his teaching career at Casa de Campo while also working as tournament director. In 1997, he arrived in the United States and began teaching at a number of tennis camps before becoming a full-time tennis pro at Tennisport in Long Island City, NY. He has also studied computer engineering at O&M College in the Dominican Republic.
Mark Bowtell Senior Professional
Mark, from Dublin, Ireland, trained in Ireland’s National Tennis Academy from the age of 12. As a junior, Mark was nationally ranked in the top two in every age division. He won and was a finalist in several ITF junior events and earned an ATP ranking in 2010. Mark played DI collegiate tennis for Louisiana State University, graduating in December 2012 with a B.S. degree in Sports Administration. In the spring of 2012, while injured, Mark was a Student Volunteer Assistant Coach for the Tigers, before finishing his LSU career as a player and member of the 2012-13 squad. Mark joined Sportime Randall’s Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in the fall of 2013 as a full-time Senior Professional.
Taylor Dupre Senior Professional
Taylor grew up in Westhampton Beach, NY where he competed in the USTA Eastern section, representing the section in the inter-zonal competitions in 2002 and 2003. As a junior, Taylor traveled across the country to compete in national tournaments, and he played Division I tennis at Stetson University in Florida. Taylor has been teaching tennis since 2003, working at Westhampton Tennis and Sport before joining SPORTIME Randall's Island in September 2009.
Sasha Gamzatov Senior Professional
Sasha was raised in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was a top ten ranked junior in Russia as well as in Europe’s 16 and under, reaching a high of #4. He graduated from St. Petersburg State College with a degree in Sports Psychology while coaching the Lithuanian Fed Cup Team. Sasha then moved to the U.S. and spent seven years in Florida working as a traveling coach for WTA players and top USTA juniors, including Denise Starr. As her personal coach, Sasha helped Denise to become #3 in the nation and #73 in the world in the juniors, reach the semifinals of the Orange Bowl, win a WTA doubles title, and receive a full scholarship to UC Berkeley. Sasha joined Sportime Randall’s Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in the fall of 2013 as a full-time Senior Professional.
John Guerrero Senior Professional
John was the #1 ranked junior player in his home country of Venezuela for several years. He traveled globally to participate in the most prestigious junior tournaments in the world, including the French Open and the Orange Bowl. In 1997, he broke the top 200 in the ITF world junior rankings in singles and doubles. He also played three seasons for Tennis Verein Buchschlag in Hessen, Germany in the prestigious German Club Tennis League. In 2000, he came to the U.S. to play Division I college tennis at the University of New Orleans and Lamar University, where he earned a Finance degree. In 2013, he was accepted into the USTA high Performance Coaching Program and joined Sportime Randall’s Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy as a full-time Senior Professional.
Alexandre Lacroix Senior Professional
Alexandre, a native of France, was a standout junior player before moving to the United States in 2007 to play collegiate tennis at University of Florida, where he graduated with a Business Management degree in August 2011. Alex played #1 singles as a four time All-American and was top 10 in the NCAA singles rankings achieving over 214 wins during his collegiate years. Alex has competed and continues to compete professionally, and has achieved an ATP ranking of #704. He joined JMTA in September 2012 as a full-time Senior Professional.
Luana Magnani Senior Professional
Luana, a native of Pasadena, California, was a top ranked U.S. junior player reaching the #1 singles ranking in the 16’s division and #5 in the 18’s. Luana graduated from the University of Southern California in 2006 where she played as high as #1 in singles and doubles. During her time at USC, she helped lead her team to the #1 ranking and earned All-American honors in both singles and doubles. After college, Luana was the Tennis Director at Whittier Narrows Tennis Center from 2006-2010, and also served as a coach for the Southern California Tennis Association. From 2010-2012, she was the Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach at Princeton University before moving to New York and joining the staff of JMTA as a Senior Professional in September 2012.
Iciri Rai Senior Professional
Iciri was a top ten ranked junior tennis player in her home country of India. As a junior, she was selected to train in Italy under legendary coach Bob Brett, to whom she attributes her playing and coaching skills. She also trained under Mahesh Bhupathi, a multiple grand slam doubles champion, and his father Krishna Bhupathi, a former Indian Davis Cup player. Iciri attended the University of South Florida, where she played for the Division I Women's tennis team (ranked #16 in the nation) and led the team to the Big East Conference championship in 2007. Iciri was team captain, Big East 1st All-Team for 3 years, and earned ITA all academic honors for all four years (2005-2009) while double majoring in Business and Advertising, and graduating with honors and a 3.89 GPA. As a professional, Iciri reached a career high of #680 in the world in the WTA rankings. At Sportime Randall's Island, she was also a member of the front office for the New York Sportimes World TeamTennis franchise.
Anthony Davison Staff Professional
Anthony, from Derby, England moved to the United States in 2008 to play Division 1 college tennis at University of North Carolina, Charlotte, where he graduated with a Communication Studies degree in May 2012. While at UNC, he captained the Men’s Tennis Team and played #1 singles and #1 doubles. Prior to college, he trained at the Nottingham Tennis Academy under Martin Weston and former British Davis Cup player Nick Fulwood. Anthony played ITF junior events and acquired ATP doubles points in 2008. He launched his professional teaching career summer 2007 at the David Lloyd Leisure Club. Anthony joined Sportime this past summer as a full time Staff professional.
Michael Moore Staff Professional
Michael, a native of Harlem, New York, was a top #5 ranked junior player in the USTA Eastern Section and the 2006 Mayor’s Cup champion. Michael competed on the pro circuit before attending Florida A & M University, where he complied over 90 singles and 65 doubles victories. He was a four-time Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 1st Team All-Conference selection and a HBCU national champion. Michael was a former hitting partner for Alex Bogomolov Jr. (current top 100 ATP player). From 2011-12, he was the Assistant Coach for Florida A&M before joining Sportime in June 2012 as a full-time Staff Professional. He is PTR certified.
Agnese Rozite Staff Professional
Agnese, a native of Latvia, was a top ranked player competing in Europe. After representing Latvia in the 2007 European Junior Championships in Austria, she spent her junior year of high school in Indiana as an exchange student, when she won two U.S. junior tournaments. She has experience in Division I, Division II and NAIA college tennis as she attended Temple University and Florida Southern College before graduating from the University of Mobile. Agnese was a 2013 first team NAIA All-American, finishing her collegiate career playing No. 1 singles and doubles and compiling a 13-1 singles record and 12-2 doubles record. She was also named the ITA South Region Player to Watch in 2011 and the SSAC Freshman of the Year in 2010, and received the Athletic Director’s Scholar-Athlete Award in 2009. After graduating from the University of Mobile with a degree in Business Administration with concentration in Management, Agnese joined Sportime and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in the summer of 2013 as a full-time Staff Professional.
Peter Skvarka Staff Professional
Peter, a native of Slovakia, played high level junior tennis and achieved a career high ranking of #14 in Slovakia. After winning multiple high level tournaments in his country in singles and doubles, Peter attended the Fairleigh Dickinson University, a NCAA Division I institution, where he was All-NEC first team. He captained his team to two NEC conference titles while competing in the NCAA tournament two years in a row. Peter earned his degree from FDU in Business Management. Peter joined Sportime Randall’s Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in the summer of 2013 as a full-time Staff Professional.
Wojtek Starakiewicz Staff Professional
Wojtek spent a majority of his time training in Holland under Michiel Schapers, a former world top 25 player and Holland’s Davis Cup captain and coach. Wojtek participated in over 60 futures events in 15 countries, and achieving a career-high rankings of #1200 in singles and #900 in doubles. Wojtek was a member of the University at Buffalo Men’s Tennis Team and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications in 2012. He was recently certified by the Professional Tennis Registry as a Professional Coach for 10 and Under Tennis. Wojtek joined Sportime Randall’s Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in the fall of 2013 as a full-time Staff Professional.
Kathryn Talbert Staff Professional
Kathryn, a native of Mooresville, North Carolina, was a five star recruit at Wake Forest University. While playing for Wake Forest, she reached a career high ranking of #7 in the nation in doubles and was named to the 2013 All-ACC first team in singles. Kathryn competed in the NCAA tournament twice in. She served as captain her senior year and played #1 singles and doubles. In juniors, she claimed four super-national championships, and was a two-time member of the junior Fed Cup Team representing the USTA Southern section, where she finished her junior career ranked #1. Kathryn joined Sportime Randall’s Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in August 2013 as a full-time Staff Professional.
Caroline Winebrenner Staff Professional
Caroline is originally from Louisville, Kentucky, but grew up playing tennis around the world, including Hong Kong, Johannesburg, and Buenos Aires. She graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2007, where she earned her Bachelors of the Arts Degree in Psychology and Spanish and played for the women's tennis team. She helped lead the team to its 2005 SEC championship title, an NCAA Elite 8 tournament appearance, and a final national ranking of #4. Caroline spent a year coaching tennis at Midtown Tennis Club in Chicago and has spent many summers coaching at tennis clubs around the country. Caroline earned her Masterís Degree in Education from Vanderbilt University in 2012, and has spent the past few years teaching in elementary schools while also coaching junior players in Nashville, TN. She is USPTA certified. Caroline joined Sportime Randallís Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy JMTA in the fall of 2013 as a full-time Staff Professional.
Mari Mathers Staff Trainer
Mari is a Staff Trainer for Sportime Randall’s Island and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy and she supervises the Sportime Summer Camp fitness program. Her passion for training began with an extensive movement background, with an emphasis in functional movement, anatomy, and modern dance. She graduated with a Bachelor of the Fine Arts degree in dance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she trained in Yoga, Pilates and Somatics. Mari has been teaching movement and fitness for the past ten years. She is Steele Pilates and Functional Movement Screen certified. She joined Sportime Randall’s Island in the summer of 2012 and teaches individual, semi-private and group lessons for performance training, Pilates, and dance. Mari will be pursuing a doctorate in physical therapy in the coming years.