Tennis Director: Martin Miedzowicz Martin Miedzowicz, a native of Montevideo, Uruguay, was ranked among the top players in both Uruguay and South America. Martin played several professional tournaments before coming to New York in early 2010. Martin began his coaching career as a tennis instructor in Westchester while he began his undergraduate at Concordia College. Throughout his nine years of experience as a Tennis Professional in the United States he became a remarkable tennis coach changing significantly the tennis experience of both juniors and adult players. Among other accomplishments, he has been the Head Assistant Coach of Racquet Sports at Ardsley Country Club for over four years where he helped develop and expand the Tennis and Paddle program. Among other clubs Martin has taught at the John McEnroe Academy and West Rock Academy. Currently, Martin, works with over 100 players during the indoor season at the Tennis Club of Hastings. Martin is also an USTA, PPTA, and ITF certified.
Assistant Professional: Ozzie Benitez Ozzie Benitez is a former NCAA division 1 athlete. He played tennis at Florida Atlantic University, where he got his bachelor’s degree in psychology. Ozzie picked up tennis at the age of 4 in Cordoba, Argentina where he’s originally from. He consistently ranked among the top players in the country until he moved to the Miami, Florida where he became a high school state champion in singles and doubles bringing the first ever state championship to Michael Krop Senior High School. Ozzie began his journey as a tennis instructor at The Polo Club of Boca Raton, where successfully managed Palm Beach County league teams, ran clinics, and taught players of all levels and ages. He then went on to coach high performance players. He travelled nationally and internationally coaching and mentoring advanced junior and entry level professional players. Ozzie is a U.S.P.T.A. certified tennis professional.
Assistant Professional: Dan Kaplun Dan Kaplun, from Montevideo, Uruguay, was ranked among the top players in both Uruguay and South America which allowed him compete in the under 14 and 16 Davis cup (SouthAmerican) representing Uruguay. Also, he competed in Cosat tour and some ITF tournaments across South America. He continues his tennis today, playing in the United States at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas. He is currently a sophomore working to get his Kinesiology degree with a minor in Nutrition. He has extensive coaching experience including teaching young children and adults at the Kim and Craig Ward Tennis Center in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He also worked for TopTennis in Miami, Florida teaching top juniors and adults helping them improve their tennis abilities and character on and off the court.