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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.

Ana Bezjak

Ana, is a native of Croatia, who has played professional tennis, and is a USPTA certified coach. Ana started playing tennis at the age of 13 and was a top junior player in her country. She has competed in challengers and tournaments all over the world and achieved a WTA doubles ranking of 665. As a coach, she has instructed players in Europe and the United States, including rising U.S juniors. Ana is a USPTA certified instructor.  She teaches students of all age groups and levels with great energy and passion.  Her students are guaranteed a good workout, while having fun on the court. 

Neda Kozic

Neda, is a native of Serbia who has played professional tennis, and is a USPTA certified coach.
She started playing tennis at the age of 12. During her playing career, she had recorded wins against Jelena Jankovic and Mona Barthel while achieving a WTA ranking of 399 in singles and 219 in doubles. Her coaching accolades include being an adviser to pro players Aleksandra Krunic, Jankovic, Georgina Garcia Perez and other highly ranked singles and doubles players on the WTA tour, professional junior tour. Neda is a certified USPTA certified coach. Her vast experience, and passion for tennis has led her to be a highly respected tennis coach.   She teaches students of all levels with terrific energy.

Robert Jendelund

Robert Jendelund

Robert Jendelund, a native of Stockholm, Sweden began playing tennis at age 6 and has been a standout player ever since. Prior to joining the CityView professional teaching team, Robert instructed tennis throughout Europe, specifically Sweden, Austria and Italy. Robert’s collegiate accomplishments can be found at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, GA where he gained the highest ITA collegiate US with #1 in doubles and #8 in singles. Robert was also the ITA National Doubles Champion in 2004 and NCAA National Team Champion 2008 and three time ITA All-American. In doubles play, Robert was ATP World ranked. Robert enjoys individual instruction as well as teaching the CityView Juniors, and his specialty, the Quick Start Program.

Adrian Grant

Adrian grew up in London and won 3 British national championships as a junior. As a player on the professional tour, he reached a world ranking of No. 9 and won 18 PSA titles. Representing England, he won multiple World Team Championships, as well as gold and silver medals at the Commonwealth Games.
Adrian brings a wealth of experience in preparing players of all ages for competition. Prior to joining our team, Adrian was the Director of Squash at StreetSquash in Harlem and at the Hackley School in Tarrytown. Adrian is also currently the assistant coach of the Columbia University Men’s and Women’s Varsity Squash teams. He will lead the growth and development of all SquashRx@CityView junior and adult programs.

Adrian lives with his wife and daughter in Manhattan and serves on the board of the Squash+Education Alliance.

Felipe Pantle

Felipe Pantle

Felipe is a New York native and grew up playing squash at an urban squash program called Citysquash. He coached at the program and has worked with nationally ranked junior players.

Felipe has 12 years of competitive US Squash experience and has played at the top of the ladder at Hobart College. He continues to develop his skills and share it with others.