Robbie Wagner is one of the new owners here at Westchester Tennis Center. His stellar reputation speaks for itself within the tennis industry. Robbie has over 40 years in the industry and is a “tennis lifer.” He started his career as a player on the professional tour. Once his career as a player ended, he became a highly sought after professional coach.
Robbie toured with many top players on the circuit, coaching top 10 players in the world, including coaching at Wimbledon, the US Open, the Australian Open and at the French Open . After leaving the grind of being constantly on the road as a professional coach, Robbie for the past 25 years has turned his talents to coaching the top juniors in the country.
His training centers on Long Island have produced scores of National Champions and Division 1 Collegiate Athletes. In fact, Robbie sends five to ten players to the top academic and athletic tennis programs each year. Some of the more popular college destinations for Robbie’s students include Michigan, Duke, Tulane, as well as all the schools in the Ivy League.
Under Robbie’s direction, Westchester Tennis Center is positioned to be the epicenter of ‘all things tennis’ in our area.
Patrick is the Director of Tennis at Westchester Tennis Center. He is responsible for the overall direction of the club and is focusing on program coordination and implementation of his advanced tennis instructional concepts for our adults, juniors and children who are 10 and under.
Patrick has been coaching tennis for over 20 years. Before joining Westchester Tennis Center, Patrick was the Head Professional of other prestigious tennis programs in the Fairfield and Westchester Counties.
More recently he has been working with the country’s top juniors who were focused on playing professionally. Show More
Several of his students have gone on to play at top universities, and on the ATP and WTA tours. He has brought kids from 10 and under tennis to as high a ranking as #1 in the country, number 20 in the ITF world rankings, and even to Grand Slam Champions.
He has worked with several top ATP and WTA players as well. Patrick’s talent as a coach is unmatched in the area. His experience and success with adults and juniors of every level set him apart from his peers. Patrick is excited to work with the community here at the Westchester Tennis Center to help improve the games of all the children and adults of every level and ability.
Lauren, a native New Yorker, graduated from Sophie Newcomb College at Tulane University in 1988. After a career in the commercial interior design and furniture business, Lauren settled in Westchester with her family. Her four tennis-playing children exposed her to the business and her logical next career move!
Lauren spent six years as Senior Manager at Stadium Tennis Center, and then took on the role of USTA Eastern Adult League Coordinator for the Metro area.
Lauren has served several terms as a volunteer on the USTA Junior Competition Committee and at numerous Eastern College Showcases. Lauren's honors include being named the 2015 USTA Eastern Tournament Director of the Year. Lauren joined Westchester Tennis Center as Manager in May 2019.
After a stellar junior career Including an Easter Bowl Singles Final, Clay Court Doubles Final, and a Singles Championship at National Hard Courts, Matt joined the Men's Varsity Team at The University of Notre Dame. While representing the Fighting Irish, Matt was a Nationally ranked four-year letter winner and played as high as #1 singles.
Matt graduated in 2001 with a degree in Finance and went on to compete on the Pro Tour attaining a top 1000 ranking before his career was cut short by a shoulder injury.
Matt has been coaching both Juniors and professionals for 17 years and has developed numerous top-ranked sectional, national and ITF players.Show More
He has also spent time traveling and working closely with many top 100 ATP and WTA players. Matt's special Interest in technique and footwork are a strong focus while he strives to maximize every player's potential!
"Matt Daly was a welcome source of advice every time I returned to Connecticut. I trusted his guidance as much as anyone in the world. Now than I'm not on tour, I recommend him as a resource for not only the top professional player but for any parent that wants their child to reach their full potential. His advice is able to help players of any level as he is extremely versatile with styles, personalities and level of play." -JAMES BLAKE (former ATP #4)
Marko Ballok was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary and was the national champion in juniors. He played in both junior’s and men’s circuits of the ITF and reached a career-high juniors singles ranking of No. 523 by the ITF. First, he attended University of Arkansas (2007-2008), and then he played the rest of his college carrier and graduated from the University of Tulsa (2009 - 2010).
Marko has coached for 2 years at the Millennium Tennis and Fitness Club in Joplin, Missouri and has also been the Assistant Tennis Coach at Drury University for both the women’s and the men’s tennis team. Show More
He has also been a Tennis Professional at the Hickory Hills Country Club in Springfield, Missouri. In addition, he coached at the University of Tulsa Academy Program.
In 2016, Marko joined the prestigious Tucker Tennis Academy in Tulsa, Oklahoma (2014 USTA Developmental Program of the Year), where he worked with top junior players including some as high as 37 in the world (ITF junior circuit). During his tenure at Tucker Tennis Academy, he coached over 30 players that received tennis scholarships in both Div I and Div II colleges. He enjoys playing Soccer and working out and loves concerts, EDM, and sushi.
Agustin is originally from Montevideo, Uruguay. He had the opportunity of representing his country in the Davis Cup Jr Under 16 in 2006. Agustin graduated with a degree in Exercise Science from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2014. At OBU, he helped his team win three Conference Championship Titles, two Regional Championship Titles, appearing in the DII National Championships and reaching the top 20 in the nation in doubles
As a coach he was assistant coach at OBU for one season and two season at a DI program in Fordham University, in New York. Working in Westchester and Connecticut for the past 3 years, Agustin joined Westchester Tennis Center in September, 2019 and is currently Assistant Director at Fenway Gold Club over summers.
Nei, born in Florianópolis, Brazil, was ranked top 30 during his junior career. He played at the top of the lineup for Cowley College in Kansas. During his Senior Year, he was selected All-American and finished the year ranked 3rd in the nation in doubles. Nei graduated in 2014 from Newman University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration while playing #1 in singles and doubles. After that, he pursed his Master’s degree while being the Graduate Assistant the Men and Women’s tennis team at Newman University.
Nei started his coaching career at a young age through a service project which provided free tennis to the public schools in Brazil. While in the United States, he has worked as Assistant Coach for the past 6 summers in Rye, New York, where he works with players of all ages and levels. Also during his time in NY, Nei taught paddle and indoor tennis to high performance junior players. During his time with the Sooners, Nei filled the position of Head Pro at the OU Tennis Club and volunteers for the OU Women’s Tennis Team. Nei has been part of the Westchester Tennis Center team since September, 2019.
Originally from San Diego, Noah has become a permanent teaching fixture in Westchester for over 25 years. He was recruited to play NCAA Division I tennis at San Diego State University and holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management. Noah is a high energy professional who knows how to get the best out of players of all ages and abilities.
Noah is a Level 1 USPTA coach with extensive experience in High-Performance training. He has also been the primary coach to over 30 collegiate tennis players (including NCAA champions and a player currently ranked inside the world’s top 200). In Addition to working with high-performance juniors, Noah has also been successful with women USTA competition guiding three different teams to The National Championships. He also started his own college recruiting business to help kids navigate the complicated process of finding the best school that suits both their needs of athletics and academics.
Cameron grew up in Mount Kisco, New York where he attended Fox Lane High School. He was the number 1 player in the East in the boys 14s, 16s and 18s. Went to Elon University (Division 1) where he was the Tennis Team captain for 3 years and played number 1 singles throughout his entire college career. Cameron helped his team beat the number 6 team in the country, Duke University, during his senior year and lead the team to the 38th spot in the national rank (highest in program history). Individually, he was ranked within the top 20 in the country in college tennis in both singles and doubles.
After college, Cameron played professionally on the ATP Tour for 3 years and was ranked 730 in singles in the world and 378 in doubles, winning 9 professional doubles titles. Cameron taught at Braeburn Country Club for 4 years, Bronxville Field Club, The Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco and works Fairview Country Club during summers.
Damian is originally from Montego Bay, Jamaica, where he started his coaching career as the assistant coach at the Tryall Club. Back in his home country, Steve also worked with the Junior National Program and was the Captain for the National Team during the Central America and Caribbean Games (CACGs) in Colombia in 2006.
With over 20 years of coaching experience, Steve moved to Connecticut in 2019 where he coached at Glencove. Steve joined Westchester Tennis Center in September of 2019.
Yossi is originally from Tel-Aviv, Israel. He grew up in a Tennis academy of the Israel Tennis Centers and was ranked top 3 in the nation in his age group and top 50 in Europe U14. Yossi played division I tennis at Youngstown State University and graduated with a Finance degree. Yossi finished 6th in career singles wins and 3rd in doubles in program history.
He began his coaching career in Israel, where he coached top nationally ranked juniors then coached in Chicago, IL. In the summer of 2019, he moved to Connecticut and was the assistant director at the Belle Haven Club in Greenwich. Yossi joined Westchester Tennis Center in September of 2019.
Sasha comes from a small Eastern European country, called Moldova, where she started playing tennis at the age of 7. She was a national champion in all categories, and represented her country in the FedCup in multiple occasions since the age of 18. Sasha moved to the United States after getting a full scholarship at Mississippi State University (Division 1, SEC) in 2010. Following her graduation in 2014 with a degree in Business Administration, Sasha decided to turn pro. She played in the Tour for years leading to her recent retirement from the WTA.
Sasha reached career high WTA ranking of No. 406 in singles and No.385 in doubles, winning titles in both singles and doubles tournaments throughout her career. Traveling around the world and competing, she gained a lot of experience and started coaching juniors and adults of different levels. Sasha has recently moved to New York when she joined the Westchester Tennis Center family.
Luke Purser is from Ascot, England. He grew up playing at an international high performance tennis academy at Bisham Abbey. Through his junior career, Luke reached top 10 in Great Britain as well as top 400 in the world.
Luke served as a practice partner leading up to Wimbledon with professionals inside the top 20 in the world being; Lucas Pouille, Fabio Fognini and Tommy Robredo. He graduated from Youngstown State University, in Ohio with a degree in Business Administration where he played in the team of the Division 1 school.
Prior to coaching here at Westchester Tennis Center, Luke has worked with nationally and internationally ranked players in England as well as being Student Assistant coach of a Division 1 program at Youngstown State University. Last summer he worked at Woodway Country Club. Luke joined us here at Westchester Tennis Center in February 2020.