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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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My objective is to educate future residents of Corkscrew Shores to the excellent tennis facility and tennis opportunities available at this wonderful and unique new development. At this point in it's progress, marketing the tennis and pickleball facilities at Corkscrew Shores is very important to draw future homeowners to the development. Having been at the start-up of West Bay Club in Estero, and the start up of Aspen Hill Racket Club in Silver Spring, MD, I am aware of how important it is for tennis players, past, present, or future, to be confident that they are becoming part of an excellent tennis facility. been involved in tennis since the age of 4, and am fortunate to have had extensive experience in all aspects of the I have tennis industry. Coaching, teaching, purchasing, sales, marketing, and competing, have all been part of my tennis career. Having a former World Champion (2007 singles and 2009 doubles), as your Tennis Director and Head Professional would certainly let future homeowners have confidence that their tennis and pickleball facility will be first class. . ..
  • Customer service
  • Coaching experience
  • Strong work ethic
  • Works well under pressure
  • 2012 Florida Male Player of the Year
  • 2013 Playing Captain of winning US Team in World Team Championships in Portschach, Austria
  • 2012 ITF runner up in World Championship singles Umag, Croatia
  • 2012 USTA winner of US National 65's Clay Court championships
  • 2009 ITF World Doubles winner in Perth, Australia
  • 2007 ITF Winner World 65's singles championships. Ranked #1 in World rankings, #1 in USTA rankings
  • 2007 USTA Winner National Grass Courts
  • 2007 USTA Winner National Clay Courts
  • numerous rankings and championships from 1954-2015
Owner, 10/2011 - Current
Swope Health Independence, MO,

Tennis Professional, USPTA ● Teaching individual and group lessons for adults and children, including pickleball lessons. ● Giving free lessons for children of my community, Bella Terra, once to twice a month. One hour for 3-6 yr olds and one hour for 7-15 yr olds. ● Arranging tennis and pickleball social events for residents of Bella Terra. ● Provided monthly Newsletter articles and photos of residents for the Newsletter

Varsity Tennis Coach, 07/2008 - 10/2011
State Of Louisiana Jonesville, LA,

Taught tennis classes to international students. Beginner students had never held a racket and in 10 weeks they were able to play competitive singles and doubles matches. ● Coached Varsity girls tennis team. ● Exclusive Private girls school with players playing singles and doubles matches.

Head Women's Tennis Coach, 2000 - 05/2005
Swope Health Kansas City, KS,

●Created Women's tennis program when Athletics Dept at FGCU was just formed. ● Instrumental in designing a 12 court tennis facility at FGCU. ● At the end of 5 years at FGCU, women's tennis was in the top 20 of the US.

Owner, 10/1975 - 10/1997
Troon Golf, L.L.C. Surprise, AZ,

●Owned and operated the largest tennis shop on the East Coast with annual sales of $1M, stringing an average of 75 rackets per day. ● Customers included Pres. George H. Bush and many senators, congressmen, ambassadors, and dignitaries. ● Gave lessons on the White House tennis court. ● Invited to Camp David with Pres. Bush and dined with CIA Director at CIA headquarters. Provided lessons and coaching to club members and top level junior players that went on to play ATP and WTA tournaments. ● Managed 10 outdoor clay courts, 9 indoor courts, 4 racquetball courts, and 3 platform tennis courts. ● Managed all purchasing and sales at club pro shop. Supervised assistant pro's and court maintenance personnel. ● Planned, organized, and ran all club social events, mixers, and tournaments.

Head Tennis Professional, 01/1972 - 04/1978
Columbia Country Club City, STATE, ● Provided tennis and platform tennis lessons and coaching to club members and their families ● Supervised 12 outdoor clay courts and 3 platform tennis courts ● Owned and operated Club Pro Shop
Bachelor of Science: Business, Expected in 1966
University of Arizona Tucson - Tucson, Arizona
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University of Arizona

Graduated June 1966, Bachelor of Science

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College All American - ,
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●College All American ●

NCAA 3rd in 1964 ●

NCAA 5th in 1965

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US Army Engineer School Belvoir - Alexandria, Virginia
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US Army Engineer School, Ft Belvoir, Virginia August 1966 Engineer Officer ● Member of Ft Belvoir Tennis Team ● Member of Ft Belvoir Badminton Team ● Member of US Government Departmental Tennis League

Military Experience

08/1966 -
Army ,
US Army Engineer School Belvoir, Alexandria, Virginia August 1966 Engineer Officer ● Member of Ft Belvoir Tennis Team ● Member of Ft Belvoir Badminton Team ● Member of US Government Departmental Tennis League

USPTA, United States Professional Tennis Association, 46 years

USTA, United States Tennis Association, 59 years

ITF, International Tennis Federation, 26 years

USIC, United States International Club, 14 years



Professional Affiliations
United States Professional Tennis Association

Selected "Best Tennis Professional In DC" Washingtonian Magazine

2012 Florida Male Player of the Year

Washington, DC, Tennis Hall of Fame

Claire Tennis & Golf selected "Best Tennis Shop in DC" Washingtonian Magazine

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School Attended

  • University of Arizona Tucson
  • College All American
  • US Army Engineer School Belvoir

Job Titles Held:

  • Owner
  • Varsity Tennis Coach
  • Head Women's Tennis Coach
  • Owner
  • Head Tennis Professional


  • Bachelor of Science

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