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SPORTIME RANDALL'S ISLAND, JMTA NEW YORK CITY
One Randall's Island, New York, NY 10035
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Staff


Bennett Schlansky
Bennett Schlansky
Vice-President and Chief Legal Officer, SPORTIME Clubs
Managing Director, SPORTIME RI and JMTA

Ben was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, where he first started playing tennis. He is a graduate of Brooklyn Friends School and of Vassar College, where he received his BA in 1992, and where he played four years of college tennis and was team captain his senior year. Ben received his JD from Fordham University School of Law in 1999, and was admitted to the NYS and Washington DC Bars in 2000. During the summers of 1989 through 1992, Ben was a tennis director and coach at the Amagansett EastSide Tennis Club in Amagansett, NY (now Sportime Amagansett), the first club owned and operated by Sportime founder and Chief Executive Officer, Claude Okin. Between college and law school, Ben spent four years as an advocate and federal lobbyist for the Eastern Paralyzed Veteran Association. After law school, he was an associate at Seward & Kissel, LLP before rejoining the Sportime team in 2001.

Michael Ward
Michael Ward
General Manager, SPORTIME RI and JMTA

Michael, raised in Jackson Mississippi, graduated from Mississippi College in 2007 where, as member of the tennis team, he received the Conference Sportsmanship Award, was named a National ITA Scholar Athlete, and was an All-Conference and First Team pick. After graduating, he remained at Mississippi College as the Assistant Coach of the men’s tennis team, while earning his MBA. Michael spent five years in financial services and banking before returning to tennis in 2014 as the Tennis Director of the Anguilla Tennis Academy, a non-profit tennis initiative in the British West Indies. Michael has extensive experience as a coach and in tennis management in a wide variety of settings, from academies to five-star resorts. Michael joined Sportime and JMTA in 2016.

John McEnroe
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. He is the greatest Davis Cup player in history, and he also captained the US Davis Cup Team. 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. He 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. John partnered with Sportime to open the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in September 2010.

Lawrence Kleger
Lawrence Kleger
Co-Director, JMTA

Lawrence, a native New Yorker, is recognized as one of the top developmental coaches in the USA. He was named the USTA/Eastern Section Tennis Professional of the Year in 2013 and the USTA/Long Island Region Tennis Professional of the Year in 2006. Lawrence has trained more ranked juniors than anyone in the history of the USTA/Eastern Section. His students have won numerous USTA National Junior Championships, won more than 20 USTA Eastern Year-End Sportsmanship Awards, and have received countless full tennis scholarships to play at Top Division I colleges and universities. Lawrence was also the personal coach of Noah Rubin, who was his student at SPORTIME and JMTA from the age of 7 until he launched his professional tennis career in the summer of 2015. Noah has achieved an ATP ranking as high as 161 and, under Lawrence's guidance, Noah won countless tournaments as a junior, including the 2014 Boys' Wimbledon Championship and the 2014 USTA National Championship in singles and doubles. Lawrence joined SPORTIME in 1998 and became the Director of Tennis for JMTA in 2012.

 

Patrick McEnroe
Patrick McEnroe
Co-Director, JMTA

Patrick grew up in Douglaston, NY and trained in the New York area. As a junior, he reached the semifinals of Wimbledon and the US Open boys' singles in 1983. Patrick then partnered Luke Jensen to win the French Junior doubles and the USTA Boys' 18 National and Clay Court titles in 1984. He made his first impact on the professional tour that same year, teaming up with brother John to win the doubles title at Richmond, Virginia. Patrick won the Men's Doubles Gold medal at the 1987 Pan American Games with Jensen, and helped Stanford University, as team captain, win the NCAA team championship in 1986 and 1988. He graduated from Stanford in 1988 with a degree in political science, and then joined the professional tennis tour. On the tour, Patrick won one singles title and 16 doubles titles, including the 1989 French Open Men's Doubles title, during his 10‐year professional career, and achieved career‐high rankings of World No. 28 in singles and World No. 3 in doubles. After retiring from the tour in 1998, Patrick had a successful run as U.S. Davis Cup captain, the longest tenured captain in U.S. history, winning the cup in 2007. After leaving his Davis Cup role in 2010, McEnroe focused on his television commentary work, and also served as the General Manager of Player Development for the USTA until mid-2015. Patrick joined Sportime and JMTA in 2017.

Mike Barrell
Mike Barrell
Executive Director of Tennis, SPORTIME RI and JMTA

Mike hails from the United Kingdom and has been a coach for more than 30 years. As a coach and tennis consultant worldwide, he has worked and delivered training in over 80 countries, supporting the development of tennis on five continents. Mike has been a keynote speaker at three ITF Worldwide Conferences and has presented at multiple USPTA World Conferences, PTR International Symposia, and National Conferences, and is a regular contributor to the ATP/WTA Pro Course. Mike was responsible for designing the Tennis Australia Hot Shots Program, NTF Tennis Kids, the National Program of Norway, and Evolution Kids Tennis, the National Program of Serbia. He was also the author of the ITF Tennis10s manual, the Official U10 Program of many nations across the globe. Mike’s previous roles include Director of Tennis at MatchPoint in Southampton, England, and Director of Junior Tennis at the West Hants Club in Bournemouth, England. A Level Five LTA Coach, PTR Professional, and USPTA P1, Mike was also an LTA Master Tutor, ITF Expert, and PTR World Professional of the Year in 2007. He joined Sportime in 2022, bringing his coaching and coach education background to the key role of developing our coaching staff and enhancing our programs across the Company.

Mark Bowtell
Mark Bowtell
Senior Associate Director and Camp Director, JMTA and SPORTIME RI

Mark hails from Dublin, Ireland where he trained at the 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 Division I collegiate tennis for Louisiana State University, graduating in December 2012 with a Bachelor of Science 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 JMTA in 2013.

Richard-John Mensing Jr. - MS-PES, CSCS, CHN
Richard-John Mensing Jr. - MS-PES, CSCS, CHN
Director of Performance and Junior Athletic Development, JMTA and SPORTIME RI

Richard hails from Richmond, Virginia and comes to Sportime with over 20 years of professional experience as an athlete, coach trainer and athletic educator, working in numerous sports with athletes of all ages and levels. A graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, Richard spent six years as a writer/producer for the CBS Television Network before moving to Barcelona to train and compete on the European triathlon circuit. In Spain, he received a Certificat D’Eesport i D’atletisme iNutricio at Universal Atlético Institut.  He has over 20 years of professional experience both as an athlete and coach (ATP, WTA, Junior Olympics, etc.), coaching the likes of Victoria Azarenka, Sergei Bubka, Greg Louganis, Reggie and Cheryl Miller and JMTA's Noah Rubin. Richard joined Sportime and JMTA in 2014, and became Director of Performance and Junior Athletic Development in September of 2015. 

Dijana Stojic
Dijana Stojic
Director of JMTA Mac Red Ball and Orange Ball Programs, JMTA and SPORTIME RI

Dijana is a native of Bosnia-Herzegovina where she was a member of the Fed Cup team from 2003-2008. During her professional career she also reached a career high WTA ranking of 363 in singles and 567 in doubles. After retiring, she traveled to the United States to attend the University of South Carolina where she was one of the top Division I tennis players in the country. Dijana reached the Elite Eight at the NCAA women’s tennis tournament in 2008 and was an All-SEC player in each of her four years of college. She ended her stellar college career ranked #8 all time in career SEC singles wins. Dijana graduated in 2012 with a double major in business marketing and management, and a minor in hotel management. She joined Sportime and JMTA in 2014.

Perry Aitchison
Perry Aitchison
Associate Director, JMTA and SPORTIME RI

Perry, originally from Australia, attended Syracuse University where he majored in Architecture. He has coached thousands of players, from the developmental level through top national, collegiate and professional levels. Perry has extensive experience as an analyst and planner for USTA junior competitive systems and is a graduate of USTA High Performance Coaching. Perry is certified in IYCA Speed and Agility training mechanisms and is Sportime’s lead expert in Dartfish technology. Perry has served as a Director of Tennis and as a Tournament Director during his tenure at SPORTIME. Perry joined Sportime and JMTA in 2012.

Brian Helm
Brian Helm
Associate Director, JMTA and SPORTIME RI

Brian was born and raised in the Washington DC area, where he played competitively as a junior. After being sidelined by a serious car accident, he moved down to Florida, at age 18, to rehab, train and play Futures tournaments. At age 20, Brian decided to focus his efforts on coaching. He spent 10 years doing so in Florida and in the Boston area, and the last 10 years doing so in the NYC area, coaching players of all ages and levels, from world-class to recreational. Brian joined Sportime and the JMTA in 2017.

Jason Shkodnik
Jason Shkodnik
Associate Academy Director, Tournament Travel Director, and Adult Director

Jason, originally from Brooklyn, New York, grew up in Florida where he was ranked in the top 10 state-wide, and in the top 100 nationally in boys’ 18s. Jason attended the University of Buffalo, where he was captain of the men’s tennis squad for 3 years, also receiving the Arthur Ashe Leadership Award in his senior year. He graduated from UB in 2013 with a degree in health and human services, and communications. As the Assistant Coach of the UB men’s squad, Jason helped his team win the MAC Conference Championship and qualify for the NCAA championship tournament for the first time in school history.  Jason joined Sportime and JMTA in 2011, summers only through 2015, and full-time as of 2016. 

Ion Efrim
Ion Efrim
Senior Assistant Academy Director, On-Site Tournament Director, and Camp Director

Ion, originally from Romania, was a top-ranked junior in his home country, as well as the European Champion in the Boys’ 14s Division. He spent his freshman year at the University of Texas in Arlington, and then transferred to Alabama State University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Management in 2019. During his sophomore, junior and senior years, the ASU team qualified for the NCAA Championships, and Ion was named First Team in both singles and doubles in the South Western Athletic Conference. As a senior, Ion was named Player of the Year and MVP of the SWAC Conference Tournament, as well as Student-Athlete of the Year at ASU. Ion spent three summers at SPORTIME and JMTA during college, before joining the team full-time as a tennis coach and the site's Tournament Director in 2020. He was promoted to Assistant Academy Director and Camp Director in 2022.

Deklon Soodoo, MS, CSCS
Deklon Soodoo, MS, CSCS
Associate Director of Athletic Performance, JMTA and SPORTIME RI

Deklon, born in Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Queens, NY, was a standout collegiate soccer player at Hunter College in NYC, serving as team captain in his junior and senior years, and leading the team to the CUNY championship in his senior year. He graduated from Hunter with a BA in Psychology, and then went on to earn a Master's Degree in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation from Brooklyn College. He is also certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Deklon has extensive experience in soccer and tennis athletic performance, as well as in the field of physical therapy and injury-prevention. Deklon joined the SPORTIME/JMTA team in 2021.

Igdalias Mendez - M.S CSCS, PES, USAW-L1
Igdalias Mendez - M.S CSCS, PES, USAW-L1
Assistant Director of Performance, JMTA and SPORTIME RI

Igda, a native of Puerto Rico, attended Long Island University where he was a member of the Division I track and field team specializing in middle distance events such as the 800m. Upon graduation, he completed a Master’s Degree in Health Sciences with a concentration in Strength & Conditioning at the LIU, Brooklyn Campus. At LIU, he worked with a variety of Division I sports teams, including tennis, baseball and basketball. He served as the women’s tennis strength and conditioning coach for seven seasons, helping them win two conference titles and achieve two NCAA tournament bids during that time. He has worked in the private sector with youth and adult athletes in a wide range of sports and is currently an adjunct professor at LIU in the Department of Sport Sciences. Igda joined Sportime and JMTA in 2015.

Emily Ward
Emily Ward
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) & Performance Coach, JMTA and SPORTIME RI

Emily, who grew up in Mississippi, earned her degree in Exercise Science of Kinesiology from Mississippi College, where she was Captain and MVP during four years of college tennis. Emily subsequently received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She has experience working in a level one trauma center in an outpatient setting, treating primarily ortho-trauma cases and sports related injuries. She has also worked internationally in the British West Indies, where she implemented injury prevention and training programs for athletes, worked with local clients, and volunteered with several non-profit foundations, including the Anguilla National Tennis Academy, which was directed by her husband, and now RI/JMTA Co-GM, Michael Ward. Emily joined Sportime and JMTA in 2016.

Ofir Solomon
Ofir Solomon
Assistant Director of JMTA Mac Red and Orange Ball Programs & JMTP Program Director

Ofir, of Melville, N.Y., was Junior and Senior year captain at John F. Kennedy High School where he earned All-County Doubles honors in 2010 and 2012. He attended Fairfield University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business and a Master’s degree in Accounting. During freshman year, while playing for the Fairfield Stags, he lead the team with an overall singles record of 20-10 going 16-4 in dual play and 5-1 in the MAAC, eventually becoming the Team Captain. At the Junior Level he ranked within the east coast Top 20 and the Top 150 in the country.

Nico Sigloch
Nico Sigloch
Senior Assistant Academy Director and JMTA Coordinator

Born in Stuttgart, Germany, Nico was a top nationally ranked player in his home country as a junior. He subsequently earned his Bachelor's degree in Sport and Performance from the German Sport University of Cologne and an MBA from Drury University. At Drury, Nico was ranked regionally in the top 10 in singles and top 5 in doubles, led the Men's Tennis Team to a top 8 finish at the DII National Championships, and ended his career with a 21 - 1 record in singles. Nico later became the Men's and Women's Assistant Coach at Drury. He is certified by the German Tennis Federation at the second highest coaching level. Nico joined the SPORTIME/JMTA Team in 2018.

Matt Trumino
Matt Trumino
Senior Tennis Coach

Matt, born and raised in NYC, was a ranked junior player in the USTA Eastern Section and played on three NYC championship teams for Benjamin Cardozo High School. A product of the NYJTL and REEBOK scholarship programs, Matt 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, Matt 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. Matt has taught tennis since high school, including at the Randy Mani Tennis Academy and at the Roosevelt Island Tennis Center, and has developed and worked with many sectionally and nationally ranked players. Matt has been at SPORTIME Randall's for over a decade, during which time he served as the Camp Director for over two years, and the Tournament Director for over 10 years. Matt joined SPORTIME and JMTA in 2009.

Santo Castillo
Santo Castillo
Senior Tennis Coach

Santo, a native of the Dominican Republic, began playing tennis while working as a ball boy at Casa De Campo Resort. As a junior, he was ranked in the top 10 in the country. After studying tourism at O&M College in the Dominican Republic, he came to the United States to teach at various summer camps before joining the staff of Tennisport in Long Island City, NY, where he taught for 9 years. Santo joined Sportime Randall’s Island in 2009.

Andre Dupre
Andre Dupre
Senior Tennis Coach

Andre, a native of Chile, was the #1 junior player in the 18s 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 earned a degree in Psychology and played #1 singles and doubles. He competed on the ATP Tour, achieving 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 Roger Federer). Andre joined Sportime in 2010.

Ricardo Pena
Ricardo Pena
Senior Tennis Coach

Ricardo, a native of the Dominican Republic, began his tennis training while working as a ball boy at the Casa de Campo resort. As a junior, he achieved a top 10 ranking in his country. Ricardo attended O&M College in the Dominican Republic where he studied computer engineering. He began his coaching career at Casa de Campo, working as the tournament director, before moving to the United States in 1997 and becoming a full-time tennis pro at Tennisport in Long Island City, NY. Ricardo joined the teaching staff at Sportime in 2009.

Hana Sromova
Hana Sromova
Co-General Manager SPORTIME Amagansett / Touring Pro, SPORTIME Randall's Island

Hana, a native of the Czech Republic, was a top ranked junior tennis player in her home country, while competing globally on the ITF circuit. She turned pro in 1997 and, in a career spanning 15 years, she won 8 ITF singles titles and 35 doubles titles. In 2006, Hana reached her career-high WTA Tour rankings of #87 in the world in singles and #63 in doubles. Hana played in the main draw of the US Open in 2006 and 2008, reached the second round of the French Open and the Australian Open in 2006 and the second round of Wimbledon in 2007. After retiring from the professional circuit in 2008, Hana joined Sportime as a Touring Professional and the Assistant General Manager of Sportime Amagansett.

Eliza Davis
Eliza Davis
Performance Coach

Eliza, originally from Alexandria, Virginia, trained at the Chris Evert Tennis Academy and played on the Junior ITF Circuit. At George Mason University, she played number 1 in doubles, and top 3 singles for the women’s varsity squad. At GMU, Eliza studied Communications and Physical Therapy, and subsequently was certified as an NASM-CPT, PES personal trainer. Eliza’s experience and education, on and off the tennis court, make her a perfect fit for JMTA. Eliza joined the Sportime/JMTA team in 2019.

Chiara Rebecchi
Chiara Rebecchi
Tennis Coach

Chiara, originally from Argentina, achieved a #6 ranking in her home country in girls' 18s. She attended Georgia Gwinnett College and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. While in college, she was the two time NAIA National Champion in 2018 and 2019, winning all six singles and nine doubles matches she played. On the pro-circuit in France, Chiara won five titles in regional and national tournaments. She has been coaching tennis since 2017 at CAMP IHC while also helping to coordinate the tennis program and assisting in day-to-day management. Chiara, joined the SPORTIME/JMTA team in 2019.

Cem Erturk
Cem Erturk
Tennis Coach

Cem was born and raised in Izmir, Turkey, where, as a junior, he was ranked #1 nationally in the 18s division and achieved a high ranking of #154 ITF. After competing on the ATP Tour, Cem attended Fresno State University, leading their team to the Mountain West Conference Championship and earning Midwest Conference Freshman of the Year honors. Since graduating from FSU, with an undergrad degree in Business Administration and Management, Cem has coached players at all ages and levels. He joined the SPORTIME/JMTA team in 2021.

Srdan Pejic
Srdan Pejic
Tennis Coach

Srdan was born in London, England, and grew up in Croatia, where he was a highly ranked junior - top 5 in Boys’ U14 and top 12 in Boys’ U16. He attended Union College where he was an NAIA All-American, ACC Freshman of the Year, and an ITA Regional Champion, achieving conference rankings of #7 in singles and #12 in doubles. He subsequently transferred to Xavier University, where he was Big East Second Team, and from which he earned a BS in Business Administration. Srdan joined the SPORTIME/JMTA Team in 2021.

Lorik Haxhishabani
Lorik Haxhishabani
Tennis Coach

Originally from Kosovo, Lorik was the #1 ranked junior player in his home country for four years, from the age of 12 through the age of 16. He attended the University of Pristina, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and Sports and later became an Assistant Professor there, teaching tennis program development. As an ITF Level 2 certified coach, Lorik is experienced in teaching players of all ages and levels and has coached some of the best players in Kosovo, including Vesa Gjinaj and Fresk Sylhasi. He was a member of the Kosovo 2019 Davis Cup Team and of the Federation Tennis Kosovo Board of Directors, which named him captain of Kosovo’s U12 representative team. Lorik joined the SPORTIME/JMTA team in 2022.

Gary Flynn
Gary Flynn
Tennis Coach

Gary was born and raised in Jamaica, and was ranked in the top ten in his home country, in all age groups, throughout his junior tennis career. He attended the University of the West Indies, played #2 singles for the men's team, and graduated with a degree in electrical engineering. He began coaching tennis after graduating from UWI, and has more than 30 years of coaching experience with adults and juniors of all ages and levels. Gary joined the SPORTIME/JMTA Team in 2021.

Stanislav Vovk
Stanislav Vovk
Assistant Academy Director

Stan was born and raised in Moscow, Russia, and achieved a high ranking of #56 ITF during a stellar junior career. He attended Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism, where he specialized in tennis coaching. Stan joined the ATP Tour and achieved a career high ranking of #356 in 2014 before a shoulder injury forced his retirement. During his time on tour, Stan was the winner of 10 ITF circuit tournaments, was a member of the ARAG ATP World Cup Team in 2010, and a member of the Russian Davis Cup team in 2012. As a coach, Stan has worked with a variety of top junior and tour players, as well as others of all ages and levels. He joined the SPORTIME/JMTA Team in 2021.

Julieta Lecce
Julieta Lecce
Tennis Coach

Julieta hails for Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she was a top 15 ranked junior, in her home country, throughout her career. She attended Middle Georgia State University, and then transferred to Chowan University in North Carolina, captained the tennis team there, and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, with a minor in Economics and Management. Julieta has extensive experience coaching players of all ages and levels, and joined the SPORTIME/JMTA team in 2021.

Yuval Solomon
Yuval Solomon
Tennis Coach

Yuval was born and raised in Plainview, New York, where he was a two-time All-American, three-time All-State, and a four-time MVP for Plainview JFK High School, while achieving high rankings of #36 nationally, #7 in the Mid-Atlantic region, and #4 in New York State. Yuval attended Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and a Master’s Degree in Education. As a member of the WFU men’s tennis team, he was a two-time Player of the Year honoree and a member of the 2018 NCAA Championship team. Yuval continued to volunteer his time as a coach for the WFU men’s tennis team after graduation and joined the SPORTIME/JMTA team in 2022.

Ken Alexander
Ken Alexander
Tennis Coach

Ken was born and raised in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, where he was ranked in the top five nationally in the Boys’ 18 and under division. Ken went on to earn a BA in Visual Arts from the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. Ken has spent the past 12 years, since graduating, coaching tennis players of all ages and levels. He joined the SPORTIME/JMTA team in 2021.

Mieszko Kwasniewski
Mieszko Kwasniewski
Tennis Coach

Mieszko, born and raised in Pozman, Poland, was a top 5 ranked junior in his home country in every age group, winning several national tournaments, and achieving a career high ranking of #695 ITF. Mieszko played for the University of Southern Mississippi, before transferring to Webber International University where he earned his B.S. degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Sports Business Management. He joined the SPORTIME/JMTA team in 2022.

ADMINISTRATION
Stefanie Krstic
Stefanie Krstic
Assistant General Manager, JMTA & SPORTIME RI

Stefanie, originally from New York, NY, held a top 10 U18s USTA ranking and a top 150 ITF ranking as a junior. Stefanie attended Boston University, graduating in 2012 with a degree in Hospitality Management. During her stellar tennis career at BU, Stefanie played number 1 singles and doubles, was two-time America East Player of the Year, the 2011 ITA Northeast Region Player to Watch, and also earned Second Team All-America East honors. After graduating college, Stefanie worked in operations for nine years at hotels and for a law firm before joining Sportime/JMTA in 2020.

Jay Karl
Jay Karl
Director of Sales & Member Services

Jay has been in the tennis, fitness and sports business for over 40 years, including more than 20 years at SPORTIME. During his tenure at SPORTIME, Jay has served as the Executive Director of Sales and Marketing, a regional manager, a general manager, and more, before he was, in 2014, called on to lead the sales effort at SPORTIME Randall's Island, the Company's flagship facility and the flagship home of JMTA. Jay joined the SPORTIME Team in 1999. 

Boris Krstic
Boris Krstic
Director of Maintenance

Boris, originally from Belgrade, Serbia, came to the United States in 2001. He earned his Associate's Degree from LaGuardia CC, and has spent the last 12 years in a variety of supervisory positions for hotels, including most recently Four Seasons NYC, and for professional buildings, overseeing construction, renovation, maintenance and housekeeping at a 5 star level. Boris joined the SPORTIME/JMTA Team in 2021.

Jasmin Voyd
Jasmin Voyd
Tennis Operations Manager

Jasmin, originally from Maple Shade, NJ, holds school records in Track and Field in high school and at Rowan University. While at Rowan University, she studied Public Relations and is currently enrolled in Professional Studies at Fordham University. Jasmin has worked in customer service for 6 years and she brings her experience and passion for helping others to our concierge and administrative team. Jasmin joined the SPORTIME/JMTA Team in 2017.

Tereza Pilzova
Tereza Pilzova
Communications and Media Director

Tereza, born and raised in Prague, Czech Republic, was ranked in the top 20 as a junior in her home country, winning multiple national and regional championships. Tereza attended Weber State University and then Lewis University, playing at the top of their respective lineups and receiving numerous GLVC awards for outstanding athletic and academic performance. Tereza graduated from Lewis with a degree in Public Relations and Advertising and then went on to earn her Masters in Media Management at The New School. She has coached players of all ages and levels and joined the SPORTIME/JMTA team in 2022 as the JMTA Communications & Media Director and Tennis Coach.

Adolph Leroy
Adolph Leroy
General Operations Manager

Adolph, originally from Elmont, NY, attended Farmingdale State College where he earned his B.A. in Sports Management. He then went on to earn his MBA from CUNY Brooklyn. He has extensive sports-related customer service experience, having worked at the US Open, the Belmont Stakes, Sportime and more. Adolph joined SPORTIME in 2018, working at SPORTIME’s Roslyn, Syosset, Bethpage, and Kings Park sites before joining the SPORTIME Randall’s Island/JMTA team in September 2021.

Kylene Murray
Kylene Murray
Operations Manager

Kylene, born and raised in Yonkers, New York, was a top-ranked player internationally as a junior, competing in the Junior French Open at Roland Garros and achieving a high ranking of ITF #78. Kylene then competed on the WTA tour, where she reached a career-high WTA singles ranking of #413 in the world. Following her stint on tour, Kylene attended Concordia College, where she studied Business Administration. At CC, Kylene was an NCAA All-American and achieved a DII national ranking of #5. Since graduating, she has coached players of all ages and levels, including top-ranked juniors and at the college level. Kylene has more than 20 years of professional experience as Tennis Operations Manager at Lake Isle Country Club and as General Manager at Kela Tennis Mount Vernon in New York. Kylene joined the SPORTIME/JMTA team in 2021 as a Tennis Coach before joining the Administrative team as Operations Manager in June 2022.

Andrew Polychroniadis
Andrew Polychroniadis
General Operations Manager

Andrew, originally from Athens, Greece, was a nationally recognized soccer player throughout his junior career. Andrew joined the youth academy of professional sides Panathinaikos F.C. and Panionios F.C., captaining the U17 and U19 teams. He subsequently signed his first professional contract with Panegialios F.C. Andrew attended West Virginia Wesleyan College where he earned his B.S. in Business Administration and an MBA. While earning his degrees, Andrew captained the WVWC soccer team to a conference championship and a berth in the NCAA tournament for the first time in 9 years. Andrew joined SPORTIME Amagansett in May of 2021 as an administrative assistant and Director of Soccer, before joining the SPORTIME Randall’s Island / JMTA team in September 2021.

Luis Torres
Luis Torres
Director of Retail, SPORTIME Clubs

Luis, born and raised in Queens, NY, has spent over two decades working in and managing specialty sports stores, as well as in tennis club management. Over that time, he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of the tennis business, with a focus on providing a 5-star retail experience. Luis is also an avid tennis player, and a USTA 4.0 participant in both Men's and Mixed Doubles leagues in the NY Metropolitan Area. He joined the SPORTIME/JMTA team in 2021.

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