Categorized as: Tennis Directors

Joe Perez

Joe Perez Tennis Pro

Joe Perez has been a prominent tennis professional in the New York Metropolitan region for more than three decades. Joe began his New York experience as a member of the Columbia University Varsity Tennis Team where he was captain. After graduation, he remained in New York by running one of the largest and most admired Junior Programs (ACE-IT). Joe also conceived and implemented an Adult Program (The Court House) for 15 years teaching students of all levels the intricacies of the game.

Jeff Amurao

Jeff Amurao

New Programs Director, Jeff Amurao has established himself as one of New York City’s most respected director/coaches. Jeff played NCAA D-1 tennis at Georgetown University, and is a USPTA Elite Level/PTR Pro certified coach with an emphasis in technical player development and high-performance training. He is the founder and program director of multiple tournament level junior and adult programs in NYC and was most recently the Director of Tennis and Head of High Performance at the McCarren Tennis Center in Brooklyn. He is also the current Head Tennis Coach of the prestigious Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn. An agile communicator equipped with a depth of tennis knowledge and a flexible coaching style, Jeff enjoys working with players of all levels, from tournament caliber to beginners, as well as players returning to the game.

Kirk Moritz

Kirk Moritz Tennis Professional

Kirk Moritz has carved out a sterling reputation in the East Coast US tennis community over the past three decades as an instructor, and as a player. Kirk is well-known as a mentor and teacher, and has achieved and maintained a high rank as a junior, collegiate, and was recently inducted to the Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame for Tennis. In addition to his national and international playing background, he has coached for the US State Department in Africa including training with members of the Moroccan Davis Cup Team.