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Pros

MARILYN RUEFF – MANAGER

Marilyn has been the Manager and Director of LIRC for 46 years and has a total of 40 years teaching experience. Marilyn has developed numerous state, sectional, and national ranked players and has been inducted into the Kentucky Tennis Hall of Fame.

 

CHUCK RUEFF, USPTA – DIRECTOR

Chuck has 37 years of teaching experience. He was ranked among the top 5 juniors in Kentucky, played #1 for 4 years at Bellarmine University where he won the Ohio Valley Conference Singles and Doubles Championships for 4 years, and was elected into Bellarmine’s Hall of Fame.

 

STEVE RUEFF, USPTA, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Steve was a highly ranked player in singles and doubles, and ranked in the top five in the South. He has won 5 Southern Championships. He played singles and doubles on the University of Louisville Men’s Tennis Team. He currently coaches many junior players with national and sectional rankings. He has been a USTA Sectional zonal coach, and USTA Sectional Referee for the past 16 years. He has 23 years teaching experience.

 

ROB SPENCER, USPTA – HEAD PROFESSIONAL

Rob has taught for 34 years at LIRC He presently coaches many junior players with national and sectional ranking. He also coaches ladies’ and mens’ teams. In 2003 he was selected by the Southern Tennis Association to be a zonal coach for Team Southern and an Area Training Center coach. He has also received Pro of the Year Award.

 

CARLOS JIMENEZ, USPTA

LIRC welcomes Carlos to our teaching staff. Carlos is a former assistant tennis pro on the European Tour, former captain of the Andorran Davis Cup Team, and the former coach of several top 50 ranked players. He served as Director of the Andorran Federation and, as a player, held the Andorran National Championships in all age groups. He was an All American player at his alma mater, Northeastern University.

 

Carlos Castellanos Miquel, ATP

Carlos is an ex-ATP pro who played on the ATP Curcit for 7 years.  He has 10 years of tennis beginner to advanced, competitve and professional teaching.  Most recently he has coached 2 of the 8 top under 16 Spanish junior players. Carlos holds educational certification from the Spanish Federation of Level 1 National Tennis Teacher, Tennis Fitness Technical Specialist (for Teens), and Master of Tennis. 

 

JOAN FIELDING, USPTR

Joan has been a tennis instructor in this area for the past 36 years. She was formally the head coach for the University of Louisville Women’s Tennis Team and has her M.A. Degree in Physical Education.

 

PETER VAANANEN, USPTR

Peter, a native of Finland, played college tennis at Palm Beach Junior College and the University of Louisville. He has been at LIRC for 28 years and has coached the Ky. Jr. Davis/Federation Cup Teams

 

LENNY SUROWSKI, USPTA

Lenny has 45 years teaching experience. He specializes in junior player development and has coached both boys’ and girls’ high school and middle school teams. He directed the All R Stars Tennis Camp for 10 years.

 

NATHAN GOODMAN

Nathan has over 12 years of coaching experience ranging from academies to resorts and high schools. He was a collegiate All-American and ranked #2 in Southern California Men’s Open doubles. He has taught at L.I.R.C. for 8 years.

 

Robby Edwards

Robby is orginally from South Carolina where he played for coastal Carolina University. He has held titles of Director of Tennis and Director of Junior Performers. His experience with league teams includes championship teams. Robby was selected into the U.S.T.A. High Performance Coaching program and the Junior Tournament he directed was nominated as the Junior Tournament of the Year.

 

Bill Carey

Bill is orginially from Charlottesville, Virginia. He played collegiate tennis at Bard College in New York. He is the head coach of Collegiate School Junior Varsity of Varsity Boys Tennis.

 

Ryan Callahan

Ryan coaches in our 10 and under program. A graduate of St. Xavier High School. Ryan has attended the USTA 10 and under Tennis Workshop and the USTA Officialls class.

 

TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Outstanding teaching assistants are Tommy Leist, Bryan Bellow, Adrian Bellow,  Sam Rueff, Ethan Mills, and Gina Rueff.


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