Director of Tennis

Rob Nickels

Rob’s teaching style is very calm and easy-going. He believes that players will only improve in an environment that they feel completely comfortable in. Rob has 27 years of professional experience teaching beginners, top high school players, Nationally Ranked NCAA Division 1 men and women and also Davis Cup Nationally Ranked Adult Players.  Rob also holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Charleston Southern University, SC, 2000 and an undergraduate degree in BSc (Honors) Sport Science and Administration from Nottingham Trent University, England,1997.

For more information call Rob at (786) 443-3477   –   Email: [email protected]

Head Tennis Professional

Zachary Lane

Zachary joins our pro team with an outstanding junior and collegiate career. Zachary is our Summer Tennis Camp Manager having run and managed Rob Nickels Tennis Inc. Summer Camps for the previous 5 years.  His talent for communicating with juniors and adults alike is truly impressive and is extremely popular with many of our tennis clients.  

Tennis Professional

Juan Coutinho

Juan is a PTR certified Tennis Professional 5A with 26 years of experience teaching Tennis and creating programs across the Americas (Venezuela and USA). As a Head Tennis Pro, he managed a multi-cultural academy for kids, teens and adults called Juan Coutinho Tennis Academy at Town Gate Tennis Park City of Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA for 15 years. In the last 4 years hehas been working in the field of fitness as a Master Trainer, Personal Training Assistant and Personal Training Director (LA Fitness, Youfit and YMCA) development muscle, strength & flexibility with the training. Juan was traveling with the Davis Cup Tennis Team USA for 3 years as a Coach with the best 20 coaches in USA. With more than 50 certifications such as High-Performance Tennis by USTA, Pat Etcheberry Training, RPT and Emilio Sanchez-Cazal Spanish training techniques.

For more information call Juan at (754) 210-1392  –   Email: [email protected]

Tennis Professional

Antoine Gbadoe

Graduated from Edison Academics High School in Florida and played at SC State University Division 1 in South Carolina.  Antoine’s highest UTR: 13, highest World Junior Ranking: #222 and highest French Ranking #2. Previously Coached at Boward Park in West Palm Beach and was a Five Star player on the recruiting site for College Tennis.

Plays: Right-handed and two-handed backhand. Favorite shot: Forehand. Favorite Surfaces: Clay and Hard.  Speaks: French and English

For more information call Antoine at (561) 294-5103  –   Email: [email protected]

Tennis Professional

Arnaud Sewanou

Played at an extremely high professional level reaching world rankings of ITF #325, ATP #1133 and Davis cup levels. Arnaud helped his country qualify to the group (3&2) Davis Cup levels, an astonishing achievement. Arnaud is certified with Level 1 certificate of coaching and has much experience in high performance training at ITUSA TENNIS Academy in Arizona prior to joining the Rob Nickels Tennis Inc. coaching team.

For more information call Arnaud at (954) 928-6420  –   Email: [email protected]