Teaching Professionals at the Bloomfield Tennis Club
The Bloomfield Tennis Club operates without a head pro. Instead, we have individual pros who teach here. For that reason, the Club does not run many programs itself; instead, the pros run the programs themselves and charge their own prices.
Calvin is a PTR certified instructor. He has been playing tennis since he was a teenager and has been teaching for over 20 years. His love for the game and love for teaching is through the roof. Calvin is great with kids and adults of all ages. He is the kind of instructor who will get you to the next level, especially when he takes beginners and turns them into overall, solid tennis players. He really focuses on the fundamentals of tennis. Calvin is also a great doubles player and you can see that with his knowledge in doubles strategy. He has the results to back it up, as he has taken the 18 and under junior team here at BTC to the national championships in 2010 and 2011 with 11th and 4th place finishes.
Phone number: 860-904-0544
Phil Gordon has been teaching tennis for over 40 years. His experience and knowledge is easily portrayed on the tennis court. You might remember him from his days as the head pro and manager of "In Town Tennis". Since then, he has been a part of this club for many years. He has a very serious approach to the game, as he is big on training you for tournaments, and getting you a national ranking. His ultimate goal is for you is to get you into the best colleges possible using tennis as the vehicle. He demands hard work, but gets you the results. To prove it, he has had 5 juniors over the years who have been ranked in the top 100 nationally, with 2 of them currently in the top 100, and 1 who is even in the top 20! He has also coached his own daughter on her way to becoming a pro tennis player. So if you're looking for results, you can't go wrong with Phil Gordon.
Phone number: 860-655-2122
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Jon Reichelt has been teaching tennis for 30 years. He has a USPTA Pro 1 Certification. He has been playing tennis since he was a kid and played division 1 college tennis. These days, he tries to get as many people involved in tennis as he could and wants to keep them involved as much as he was growing up. This includes juniors and adults of all ages. Jon is big on keeping people active on the court to keep their interest level high and maintained. He will be able to provide any kind of training you are looking for, whether you are a junior or adult who is starting out, or you are a junior looking to play at the high school and college level, or whether you are an adult looking to play competitively or just want to get an aerobic exercise, Jon can do it all.