Certified Professionals

Lake Nona, Florida

Marcos del Pilar

All Racquet Sports USA

Master Certified Teaching Professional

  • MBA in Sales and Marketing
  • Masters in Sports Management
  • Former ATP and padel tour player

Professional Experience

  • 20 years of experience in padel club management
  • Coaching experience in tennis and padel with juniors, club and professional players
  • Masters degree in Sports Organization and Events
  • Sports marketing and brand management experience.

Madrid, Spain

Diego Suarez

Director of AFP Academy

  • Physical Education Teacher (UMCE)
  • Journalist (UGM)
  • Law Studies (UGM)

Professional Experience

  • Coach of professional players WPT<PPT<FMP and national teams: Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Belgium.
  • Technical director Professional Padel Centre (CPP: Centro de Club Professional, La Moraleja Padel Club (CPLM).
  • Physical Trainer of professional players: Players under the age of 18 and amateur FMP players. 
  • Chile National Team Manager: Adults and players under 18, 8 world competitions. 
  • Instructor Trainer: Argentina, Chile, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, EEUU, France. 

Madrid, Spain

Javier Beliqui

Assistant Coach AFP Academy

Universidad Francisco de Victoria

Professional Experience

  • Former professional player WPT.
  • First Category active player FMP.
  • Coach: RACE, Cuidad Deportiva Jarama, Club Deportivo Fuente El Saz
  • High competition sparring partner: Professional Padel Centre — La Moraleja Padel Club

Albany, Bahamas 2018 Attendees

Harry Gilbert

  • Executive Tennis Director of Albany Resort Bahamas
  • Director of Tennis at Waccabucc Country Club
  • Named “One of Americas Top Teachers” by Tennis Magazine
  • 35 Years in the tennis industry
  • USPTA and PTR Certified Teaching Professional
  • Former two-year as term as National USPTA President
  • Currently servers on the National Advisory Staffs for Head/Penn and adidas
  • National Seminars on club programming at the USTA, USPTA and PTR conferences.

Robie Isaacs

  • Director of Tennis, Albany Resort, Bahamas
  • Current Bahamian 35 Nationals Men Champion
  • Former no. 1 ranked Junior in the Bahamas
  • Team MVP and Athlete of the Year for college tennis team at Fort Valley State University
  • Certified PTR and USPTA Teaching Professional
  • Ten years of teaching experience

Koeche Smith

  • Tennis Professional, Albany Resort, Bahamas
  • Top Junior Bohemian Player
  • Scholarship Athlete at Junior Academy at Van Der Meer University 
  • Team Captian and MVP at Mars Hill College, North Carolina 
  • Certified PTR and USPTA teaching professional

Dr. Sean Drake, DC, MS

  • Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Performance Director
  • Florida State Alumni and Track and Field Star Athlete
  • Masters Degree in Sports Health Science
  • Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life University in Atlanta
  • Certified Chiropractic Physician 
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • Specializes in Performance Athletes
  • Team Doctor for Mississippi Hound Dogs 
  • Medical Director for the Summer and Winter Dew Tour, Nitro Circus World Games and the UCI BMX SuperCross Wold Cups

Orlando, Florida 2019

Johan den Toom

  • Founding Member of Matrix Racquet Club
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Played Singles and Doubles for the University of Arkansas
  • 2014 SEC all Freshman Team 
  • 2015 SEC Player of the Week
  • 2016 SEC Coaches Classic Doubles Champion
  • 2017 Most Singles Victories in SEC Matches

Shannon Hudson

  • Founding Member of Matrix Racquet Club
  • Ranked No. 4 in the USTA Junior National Rankings
  • No. 1 Singles Player and No.1 Doubles Player for University of Arkansas
  • 2017 2x SEC Player of the Week and All-SEC Team
  • 2017 NCAA Singles Championship – Round of 32
  • 2017 NCAA Doubles Championship – Round of 16
  •  Bachelors Degree in Communications
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