Categorized as: Tennis Professionals

Juan Carlos Parker

Juan Carlos Parker Tennis Teacher

Juan Carlos Parker, born in Peru, has over seventeen years of experience as a tennis instructor. Parker ranks among the most highly respected tennis professionals and competitors in the industry. As an extraordinary tennis player in his own right, Parker played on the winning team in the prestigious Huggy Bear Invitational in Southampton, New York in 2005. In 2006, Parker won the National Men’s Open, 25s, and 35s Singles.

Timmy Leon

Timmy Leon

Timmy is a native New Yorker. He grew up playing and spending many hours at the National Tennis Center, home of the U.S. Open. In college, he played both singles and doubles for his team, contributing to multiple berths in the NCAA Tournament. Prior to coming to CityView, he taught locally and had a brief stint working abroad in England. He is a USPTA Certified Tennis Professional.

Fredrik Jonsson

Fredrik Jonsson

Fredrik Jonsson, born of Malmo, Sweden is an accomplished tennis instructor with an education from the Swedish National Tennis Academy. Fredrik has competed in all 4 Grand Slams, reaching the 3rd round in the US Open. He was a Member of the Swedish Davis Cup team. Fredrik has been ranked number 14 in the world in juniors and in the top 100 in the World’s ATP ranking. Also to be noted is his number 1 junior ranking in his native country of Sweden. With this ranking, he represented Sweden in the Junior World Championship in New Zealand where the team placed 3rd. Fredrick has also competed and played against some of the best players in the world: Roger Federer, Y. Kafelnikov, Marcelo Rios, Nicolas Lapenti, Tommy Robredo, Ivanisevic and Todd Martin, just to name a few. Fredrick has become one of the most highly sought after teaching tennis professionals and is a great asset to the CityView team.

Shweta Rana

Shweta Rana
Shweta Rana is a former WTA world ranked tennis player from India.
As a Junior she had attained a #1 ranking in Asia.
Shweta holds two ITF world titles and has been a Finalist 9-times.
After a rewarding tennis career, she has set her sights on coaching and is highly sought after for her instruction. Shweta is the Assistant Program Director for Elite Juniors at CityView.

Daniel Alonte

Danny is from Milwaukee, WI. As a ranked Junior he played tournaments throughout the Midwest. He played at Seward Community College KS, where he competed in the NJCASS doubles quarterfinals in his freshman year. He has played in multiple ITF tournaments, which included brackets in the Dominican Republic and Egypt, 2018 – 2023. Danny worked as the Varsity Tennis coach at Grace Church School, NYC, and is currently focused on teaching the sport he loves, tennis.

Alex Asta

Alex Asta Tennis Pro

Alex attained a #5 ranking as a junior in his native country, Argentina. As a teenager, Alex played on the professional tennis tour which predominantly consisted of futures and challenger circuits.  During this time, Alex worked as a teaching pro in order to finance his dream to excel and compete on tour.  Alex played ATP, Eastern and National tournaments.  Alex attained a #1 ranking in the Men’s eastern section from 2000-2002.  After he stopped playing professionally, Alex worked as a teaching pro at Stadium Racquet Club. Alex coordinated junior programs at Stadium for two years. Alex assisted Patrick McEnroe in promoting World Team Tennis in 2001 and participated in exhibition matches. Alex trained with John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Jim Courier, Mark Knowles, Vince Spadea, and James Blake among others.

Jared Woodson

Jared hails from Hilton Head, South Carolina where he was a decorated junior tennis player who participated in Orange Bowl, Easter Bowl and Super Nationals.
He was the youngest player to receive a full scholarship to The van Der Meer Academy, SC. Jared was a 3 -time high school state champion and played Division 1 tennis at Eastern Illinois University, where he was team captain.
Jared played #2 Singles, #1 Doubles for the Panthers.
As an instructor, he has received his training from Dennis Van Der Meer, where he learned biomechanics, methodically, and techniques.
His coaching style is fun, energetic and enlightening.
“My favorite part about coaching is unlocking the hidden potential that’s inside my students game”

Helmut Gela Meier-Staude

Gela Meier-Staude

Helmut was ranked as one of the top junior nationals while training with Steffi Graf at the state Rheinhessen Tennis Center in Germany. He represented his country for a world-ranking junior tournament in Tel Aviv, Israel. As a teaching professional he taught in Germany, Spain, England and the U.S. In New York he has taught at the East River Tennis Club, was involved with the direction of a summer camp for inner city kids on Randall’s Island and ran a successful program as the Head Pro on Fire Island. He currently serves his influential clients during the indoor season at CityView, the Hamptons and Cape Cod in the summer.

Alexandre Gauthier

Alexandre Gauthier

Alexandre Gauthier, a native of Paris, started playing Tennis at age 7 and became a top 10 junior player in France. He moved to the US to attend college at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, where he earned a Master’s degree in Psychology. He has over 12 years of experience as a teaching professional. Prior to joining CityView, Alexandre was the head coach/tennis director at the Gerard Loglo Tennis Academy in Boca Raton where he worked with aspiring college and top junior players. During his time in Florida, Alexandre coached players on the ITF, WTA, and ATP tour.

Daniel Montes de Oca

Daniel Montes de Oca Tennis Professional

Daniel Montes de Oca is known for his skill both on the court and behind the scenes as a highly sought after mentor and teacher. Daniel began his tennis career in his native Uruguay as both a Junior and Davis Cup Team Member. He has achieved a number one ranking in the Men’s 35 USA 2000 and held a position on the USA Italia Cup team in 2001. Daniel’s skill as a tennis professional has been complemented quite early on in his career by an equally outstanding career as a teaching pro, most recently in Southampton – East Hampton and at Tennisport, LIC.