OUR COACHING TEAM OF TENNIS PROFESSIONALS

Rob Nickels

Rob Nickels

Director of Tennis

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 25 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: Rob@CityofParklandTennis.com

Ron Perry

Ron Perry

Tennis Professional

Ron joins our pro team with a very impressive coaching resume. Ron has coached and managed Ms. Shenay Perry who has been on the WTA tour since 1999. She holds 15 ITF titles, and achieved a career high World WTA ranking of 40. Ron was also the men’s singles 2009 Florida State Champion and also holds 5 additional titles in Florida including the USTA National Father-Daughter Clay Court Championship in 2010.
Zachary Lane

Zachary Lane

Tennis Professional

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 3 years.  His talent for communicating with juniors and adults alike is truly impressive and is extremely popular with our tennis clients.  

Juan Coutinho

Juan Coutinho

Tennis Professional

Juan is a PTR certified Tennis Professional 5A with 25 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 he has 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.