STAFF

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                    Ari Roberts

                                   Founder and President

Founder of MatchPoint Tennis in 2001, Roberts is a USTA National Coach, being the head coach of both Junior World Team Tennis and 14 and Under Zonal team for USTA Eastern. He currently oversees a junior program of more than 200 juniors per week.

  • 2015 14's Zonal Championship Coach

  • 2018 14's Zonal Championship Coach

  • 2018 12's National Team Championship - Championship Coach

  • 2018 USTA Eastern Regional President

  • 2018 14's Junior Team Tennis National Qualifier Head Coach

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George Mouakad

Tennis Instructor

A PTR certified tennis pro at the professional level, George served as the Head Tennis Professional at Orange Hollow Racquet Club & Fitness Club for 30 Years.   George enjoys working with players of all skill levels and takes pride in seeing players develop a passion for the great game of tennis.  He is excited to join MatchPoint Tennis and share his teaching knowledge and love of the lifelong game of tennis.

Tomas Reese

Tennis Instructor

A junior at Rochester Institution of Technology, Tomas has been at MatchPoint for 6 years and has been coach for over two years.  As a player, Tomas was a Pennsylvania doubles state qualifier and a two time singles state qualifier along with competing in many USTA and JTT tournaments.  Tomas loves to perfect a player's technique as well as develop a tennis game within a player of any skill level or age group.

                    Peter Krasinski

                                   Director of Programming

A graduate of the University at Albany with a BS in Human Biology, Peter has been with MatchPoint since 2015 and helped lead adult and junior programming since 2017.  Peter has an expertise in optimal bio mechanical athletic movement in multliple sports as well as precise technical execution which has led him to coach multiple section 9 champions, USTA nationally recognized juniors and 5.0 NTR adults.  He works with player of all levels and ages to uncover maximum potential in tennis as well as athletics: through a technically rich and tennis strategy strong development path, while maintaining the goal of enjoyment and passion for the game.

                   Justin Satkowski

                                 Head Tennis Pro

A graduate of Dartmouth, he served as the head coach for woman’s tennis at Marist. He also coached the Mount St. Mary Men's Tennis program for years where they set records for all time win's. Satkowski coached the Hudson Valley Team for the Empire State Games taking home the Gold.

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                   Chris Trieste

                                 Tennis Instructor

Chris was head men's tennis coach at Mount Saint Mary College where he led the team to their first conference title in program history and was named Skyline Conference Coach of the year twice.  As a player, Chris competed at Marist College where he was co-captain his senior year and then later competed in various USTA Leagues.  Chris is the author of the book 14 Great Coaches:  Learn Their Lesson Improve Your Coaching.

                  Elliot Fanshel

                                Tennis Instructor

A recent graduate of St. Bonaventure University, where he played #1 singles and was named 1st team Atlantic 10 All Conference. Prior to college Elliot was one of the premier junior players from the Eastern section competing in both Winter Super Nationals and Super Nationals. Elliot has also competed in ITF tournaments and ATP tournaments.