FVRC Teaching Staff

Bill Donahue

Director

-Director of Fun Unlimited for over 20 years.
-Director of USTA Player Development Program in CT for 7 years
-Recipient of William Freedman Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Junior Tennis in New England
-Recipient of Court Time Magazine Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Tennis in Connecticut


Erika Moe

Teaching Staff

-Former Nationally Ranked Junior Player from Huntington Beach, California
-Outstanding College Career at Iowa State University
-Former #1 Ranked Mixed Doubles Player in New England 
-Director of the Adult Tennis Program at Simsbury Farms the past 17 years
-Co-Director of the fun Unlimited Tennis Camp the past 19 years


Ben Bishop

Teaching Staff

-Former World-Ranked Player who has played at the U.S. Open, Wimbledon, the French Open and many other Grand Prix events
-USTA High Performance Coach
-Head Tennis Professional at JCC Tennis & Swim Tennis & Swim Club the past 4 years
-Played College Tennis at the University of Miami, the Nation’s #3 Ranked Team
-Director of the Ben Bishop Tennis Program & Camps at East Hartford Racquet Club for over 20 years


Doug Madeux

Teaching Staff

-USPTA P1 Master Elite Professional since 1992
-Director of Tennis at Twin Lakes in Salisbury, Connecticut the past 20 years
-Currently coaching 8 USTA Teams
-Enjoyed a Successful College Tennis Career in University of Tampa & St. Leo University playing under Coach Tim Crosby (Jim Courier's coach)


Dave Marshall

Teaching Staff

- Director of Racquet Sports at the Hartford Golf Club 
- Former Top ranked USTA junior Player
-Staff Pro at the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, RI while attending college
- Played at Assumption College, where he was freshman of the year in the northeast ten conference, as well as first team all conference for singles and doubles all four years.


Charles Wong

Teaching Staff

- Guyana National Jr. Singles & Doubles Champion
- Guyana National Men' Singles Champion
- Played Orange Bowl and Rolex International
- Taught 10+ years at John McEnroe/Sports Time Tennis Academy prior to moving to Connecticut.


Ola Jacques

Teaching Staff

-#1 Ranked Junior Player in Latvia 
-#17 ranked Jr, Player in the USSR
-New England Open Junior Champion
-Played #1 Singles at the University of Massachusetts
-Tennis Professional at Newington Tennis Center


Malena Gordo

Teaching Staff

-#1 National Ranking in Argentina.
#34 International Tennis Federation Ranking.
-Played French Open, Wimbledon & US Open Jr. Championships
-All Conference at Stephen F. Austin State University


Mitch Case

Teaching Staff

-2017 USPTR Connecticut Pro of the Year
-Director of Tennis-Woodridge Lake
-Boy's Tennis Coach at Northwest Regional High School for
-Played College Tennis at Western CT State University
-Etcheberry Certified Fitness Coach
-Racquet Tester for Tennis Magazine


Paul Healy

Teaching Staff

-Coached Men's & Women's Tennis Teams at Nichols College
-Played College Tennis at Nichiols College ​
-All New England Prep School Tennis Player at Pomfret School


Bob Prohaska

Teaching Staff

-Tennis Professional at Nantucket Tennis & Swim Club in Nantucket, Massachusetts the past 5 summers
-Member of Fun Unlimited Teaching Staff the past 17 years


Ernest Virgo

Teaching Staff

-Two-time Jamaican National Table Tennis Champion
-United States Table Tennis Association National Coach
-International Table Tennis Federation Level i Coach


Matt Donahue

Teaching Staff

-Former USTA
Top 120 National Ranking.
-Hartford Courant 2017 High School Player of the Year


Will Donahue

Teaching Staff

-Played college tennis at Western Connecticut State University
-Little East Conference Freshman of Week


Kevin Imbt

Teaching Staff

- Coached the  Connecticut State High School Boy's Tennis Championship Team the the past two seasons.
-Director of Tennis for Town of Granby, CT for over  25 years
-Boy's Tennis Coach at Granby High School for past 28 seasons.
-Prior to joining the staff at FVRC, Kevin Taught at Simsbury Tennis House and Canton Racquet Club.