Jay Morgan – Executive Director

jay 2Jay, son of the club’s founder Steve Morgan, became the club manager in 1981 and has been the South Barrington Park District Executive Director since 2007. His playing career includes four years at Barrington High School (1968-1972) and four years at Bradley University. Jay has been a USPTA member for over 30 years.

Paul Burrus – Club Manager

Paul is USPTA certified and has been teaching tennis since 1974. He has held the Head Pro position at Barrington Hills Country Club, Glen Ellyn Racquet Club and was Director of Tennis at The South Barrington Club from 1980 to 2008. He has been the Club Manager since 2008. Paul played four years of collegiate tennis at Illinois State University. Paul works with all skill levels, travel teams and leagues.

Tanya Haber

Tanya has been working in the tennis industry for over 20 years as a tennis professional and league coordinator. She has coached college at the NCAA Division 1 and 3 levels. Tanya played college tennis at DePaul University. She is a former elementary school teacher who has a masters in education.
Tanya has taught adult and juniors at all levels.  She has 2 children who both play in USTA tournaments.

 

Randy Panagopoulos

Randy has over 20 years of experience and has played at the collegiate and professional levels. He has worked with several state champions and finalists at the high school level. Randy is USPTA certified and he attained a world ranking in doubles in 1993.

 

William Karydakis

William, a nativwille of Athens, Greece, has been teaching tennis in north shore clubs and park districts since 1999. He was a state qualifier twice at Streamwood High School and also played one of collegiate tennis at UIC.      He graduated from UIC with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. William is USPTR certified and works with all skill levels and travel teams

Bill Schmidt

Bill has been teaching tennis since 1996. He was a two-time state qualifier for Streamwood High School and he played two years of collegiate tennis at UIC, where he earned degrees in Kinesiology and Business Management. He has coached boys and girls high school tennis at the varsity and junior varsity levels, including two sectional championship teams.

 

Sean Albrecht

Having lived on both the East and West coasts, Sean’s involvement in competitive tennis has spanned the US for more than three decades. A Highland Park High School standout, he competed at the Division I collegiate level, as well as on the USTA Futures circuit. As a coach, Sean has worked in quite a few clubs over the course his career, and with all levels – from complete beginners, to ATP and WTA touring pros. He is a USPTR certified instructor, and is also a longtime member of the USRSA.

Doug Kreis

dougDoug has been teaching tennis since 2001. His passion for intense training and attention to proper stroke mechanics has brought impressive results for his students, one of whom achieved All American status at the collegiate level.  Doug has been playing tennis for over 35 years and has earned a National ranking in the Father-Son tournaments.  He is also the developed of the footwork-intensive Momentum drill program here at the club.

 Yohan Jacob:

yohanYohan is USPTR certified and has over 25 years of teaching and playing experience. As one of our part time tennis pros, Yohan teaches both adults and children of all skills and abilities in the evening and on weekends.

 

 

Stephan Brown

Steve grew up a player in the SBC program as a junior competing in many tournaments and a competing on the Lake Zurich Varsity Tennis team. He has held a high ranking of 34 in the Men’s Open- Chicago Singles division. Steve has also recently become a very active Platform Tennis participant in the winters.

 

 

*Outside tennis pros not on the SBPD staff are not allowed to work with clients at the South Barrington Park District.