Tennis Pros

There are tennis pros who can play and those that can teach, but there are a select few who possess both of those skills and combine them with a contagious passion for the sport. Our diverse group of tennis pros offer different teaching styles for players to choose from.

Whether you are picking up a racquet for the first time, or are a seasoned competitor, Kiwi Tennis Club has the right professional instructor for you.

DSC_0448Joey Jones

Joey is the Kiwi Tennis Club head tennis professional.  He played Division 1 college at Stetson University and was a 4 time all conference player.  Joey specializes in training high performance juniors and has a high success rate of players receiving college tennis scholarships.  Joey’s focus is on building “all-court” players. To contact Joey, email Joey@kiwitennisclub.com.

Tom KnightsTom Knights

Tom grew up in London, England training at LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) funded academics.  He played Division 1 college tennis at LSU (Louisiana State University) and coached both at LSU as a volunteer assistant and at Smith Stearn’s Tennis Academy in Hilton Head, South Carolina.  Tom’s ITF career high ranking was 69 in the world and he competed in both Wimbledon and the French Open junior championships.  To contact Tom, please email Tom@kiwitennisclub.com.

DSC_0427Joe Romanelli

Joe has been USPTR certified since 2006.  He started his teaching career at the world class Dennis Van der Meer Academy in Hilton Head, SC.  He has been teaching at Kiwi Tennis Club since 2006.  He loves the game of tennis and has a passion for helping others improve their game.  To contact Joe, email Joe@kiwitennisclub.com.

Kiwi Tennis Pro Tomas KarlssonTomas Karlsson

Tomas was born in Stockholm, Sweden where he was a top ranked junior.  At age 18, Tomas received a college scholarship to compete in the United States.  After college, Tomas played on the pro satellite circuit for several years before deciding to become a tennis instructor.  He is a USPTA and USPTR certified teaching professional.  To contact Tomas, please call 321-773-2116.