Director of Tennis & Racquet Sports
Originally from the Ukraine where he was a member of the Ukrainian Davis Cup Team, Anton moved to the United States in 2011 to play tennis on a full scholarship at Oklahoma State University.
Formerly the Director of Tennis at Edgewood Country Club in New Jersey and Head Professional of Racquet sports at Manursing Island Club in Rye, New York, Anton joined Brooklawn as the Director of Platform Tennis in 2018. In 2021, he accepted the position of Director of Tennis & Racquet Sports at Brooklawn. Anton is certified by the USPTA & PPTA.
Tennis & Pickleball Professional
Kyle is a racquet sports enthusiast. He has been around the tennis industry for his entire life and has 20 years of teaching experience. Kyle is certified by the USPTA, PPTA, PPTR & PTR. Upon his desire to want to serve the members, Kyle took interest in bringing Pickleball to Brooklawn during the Spring, Summer and Fall months in 2020. His goals as a Racquet Sports Professional is to teach in a fun and low pressured environment all while having the opportunity to learn a sport that can be played for a lifetime.
Growing up in New Jersey, Kyle has played tennis at the Highest level of the country by playing in National Tournaments and competed for the Zonal team which consisted of the top 10 players in his section of the country. Kyle has previously held the Director of Tennis position at Fairfield Tennis and General Managers position at Trumbull Racquet Club before committing to a year round position here at Brooklawn. He has also traveled worldwide with a player to compete in ITF Tournaments, worked at Intensity in Norwalk, and was the 10 and Under Program Manager at Bucks County Racquet Club in PA. This is Kyle’s 7th year at Brooklawn.
Romanian born, Johnny dominated the tennis court becoming a member of the Romanian National Team and a Doubles National Champion in Juniors. While attending South Carolina State University, he won MVP and Player of the Year awards as well as two MEAC Championship titles. In December 2012, Johnny achieved #3 ranking in Men’s Open Singles in New England. Becoming assistant coach for South Carolina State University, Johnny led the team to a conference title in 2008.
His passion for the doubles game contributed to the knowledge he has today as a doubles specialist. At an elite level, Johnny worked with Alina Jidkova (former #51 WTA). He worked as the head pro at Cherry Valley Club in NY and Weston Field Club in CT. Johnny contributed to the development of top tennis players in New England at clubs like Intensity in Norwalk, Shippan Racquet Club in Stamford, Kings Highway Racquet Club in Darien and Oak Hills in Norwalk.
Tennis Professional & Paddle Assistant
A USPTA certified teaching professional, Carrie has taught, designed and run programs for all playing levels in the tri-state area for the past 27 years. She grew up in southern Connecticut and competed throughout New England as a ranked junior. Carrie attended Cortland State University where she studied Physical Education. In addition to teaching tennis, she continues to enjoy competing in USTA league play.