Rob is a PTR Certified Professional with seventeen years of experience directing a variety of tennis programs in New Jersey, Wisconsin, California and even Hawaii! His passion as a Special Education Teacher led him to use his tennis skills on and off the court with special and able bodied players. Rob has led camps, tennis academies, and even advised on a movie set. He has coached boys and girls varsity tennis teams and was selected as the 2002 New Jersey State Coach of the Year. Robert played varsity tennis at Lafayette College, where he earned a BA in Government Law and History and a Masters in Russian Literature and History. He grew up training at the Harry Hopman Tennis Academy in Florida, achieving a top 20 junior ranking in the USTA’s Eastern Section. Before deciding on a tennis career, he was an Underwriting Manager and an Account Executive for major financial companies. Rob is also a Platform Tennis Certified Instructor and player, ranked in the top 10 nationally numerous times since 1995.