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Meet Rush Copley's Tennis Professionals

Mike Lange

Mike Lange, Manager of Tennis, 630-978-6280 ext. 6746

USPTA Elite Professional, USTA/Midwest Section Cap Leighton Award 2004, USPTA Industry Excellence Award 1997, USPTA Midwest Professional of the Year 1996, USPTA Midwest Tester of the Year 1994, USPTA Midwest Rookie of the Year 1991, USPTA IL Professional of the Year 1993, USPTA IL Professional of the Year 1994, Outstanding Young American 1996, USPTA Executive Board, USPTA Midwest Division President, USTA Midwest Head Testing Chairman, USTA/NITA District President, USTA Committees, USTA Verifier, USTA Schools Clinician, USA Development Coach, 2008 USPTA George Basco National Tester of the Year Recipient, 2011 USPTA Midwest Division Hall of Fame Inductee, USTA 10 & Under Faculty, Wilson Premiere Advisory Team.

Jeff Neuman

Jeff Neuman, Head Tennis Professional, 630-499-2375

USPTA & USPTR Professional, PTR and USTA 10 & Under Tennis Certified. Played at #1 Singles and Doubles at Oklahoma State University, Big 8 Player of the Year, Top 10 NCAA Division 1 Ranking in both singles and doubles. Attained a ATP world ranking, won the Hawaiian Satellite Circuit, #1 ranked junior in the USTA Midwest Section, Boy's 18 singles and doubles. Jeff also earned two national sportsmanship awards. Wilson Advisory Staff

Dave Briddle

Dave Briddle, Staff Professional, 630-978-6702

USPTA  and USTA 10 & Under Tennis Certified.  30 plus years of teaching experience, Former USTA/NITA Jr. Davis Cup and Jr. Wightman Cup Coach, Former students include two Illinois High School State Champions. Wilson Advisory Staff

Sanja Djokic

Sanja Djokic, Staff Professional

USPTA Professional and USTA 10 & Under Tennis Certified.  WTA World Ranking 660, Fed Cup Team Player, Top ranked junior and women’s player in Serbia, Won 5 national championships in all levels, 3 National Championships in the 16’s, 18’s and Women’s Open, Placed 3rd in the 16 & under Masters Series in Europe, Competed many times in her junior career against top players as Kim Clijsters, Justin Henin, Flavia Peneta and Anatasia Miskinia. Wilson Advisory Staff

Ro Emig, Staff Professional

USPTR Certification, 25 Plus Years teaching tennis, USTA Northwest  Indiana Ranked Player, Accomplished Doubles Player, Developed  and guided players to top varsity positions with state ranked teams such as Hinsdale central, Yorkville ,Downers  Grove and Lyon’s Township. His mission is "Empowering others to higher achievements of their tennis goals."

Michael Kures

Michael Kures, Staff Professional/Stringing Technician, 630-546-2596

USPTA Professional.  Played tennis for U.C.L.A., Member of the U.C.L.A. Hall of Fame, #1 Singles and Doubles at U.C.L.A., French Open Juniors Doubles Runner-Up, U.S. Open, Italian Open and Belgium Open Junior Doubles Champion, Member of the U.S.A. Junior Davis Cup Champions, Coached many USTA/Midwest Section and Nationally Ranked Players, Achieved A.T.P. Men's world ranking of #67, Only player to win the Easter Bowl Championships in all three categories 14's, 16's and 18's, Wilson Advisory Staff.

Dave Subrt

Dave Subrt, Staff Professional/Tournament Director, 630-978-4813

USPTR, PTR and USTA 10 & Under Tennis Certified.  Conference Champion in Singles and Doubles in MIAA, Top 20 in the Nation in Division II Doubles, 1992 achieved #1 Ranking in Doubles in USTA/Midwest Section, Top 75 USTA/Midwest Section Singles Ranking Boys 16. Wilson Advisory Staff.

Jonathan Diamond

Jonathan Diamond, Staff Professional/ Activities Coordinator

USPTA Professional, PTR Professional, USPTA 10 and under certified, Off Site coordinator, Orange Ball Match Play coordinator. Plays currently in USTA and JBTL Leagues, Wilson Advisory Staff member.

Susan Elliot, Staff ProfessionalSusan Elliot

PTR and USTA 10 & Under Tennis Certified, Played Tennis for University of Illinois at Chicago, achieved #5 ranking in Ladies Open Singles in USTA Midwest Section, achieved #4 ranking in Ladies Open Doubles at USTA Florida Tennis Association, Head Professional at Huntington Estates in Naperville, IL, Head Women's Coach for Elmhurst College, Head Professional at Willowbrook Athletic Club in Willowbrook, IL.  

Blair Kuckie, Staff Professional

USPTA and USTA 10 & Under Tennis Certified. Trained at Harry Hopman's Tennis Academy, Staff Professional at Holiday Racquet Club in Harvey, IL, John's Island in Vero Beach, FL, and at The Reserve in Port St. Lucie, FL.

Cory Schillerstrom, Staff Professional/Special Events Coordinator
USPTA Certified, Attended North Central College, USTA Sectional Ranked Player # 1 Singles & Doubles at Naperville Central High School, #1 Singles & Doubles at North Central College, Ranked Player  - Intercollegiate Tennis Association, USTA Adult League Player
Record for Most  Wins for  #1 Singles – North Central College
College Conference of IL & WI (CCIW) all – Conference  Team
Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All –Academic Team

Brent  Hargrave, Staff Professional/Tennis Outreach Representative
USPTR  ( 10 and Under, 11 -17 and Adult Development) Certified.  Attend St. Ambrose University, USTA 5.0 Rating, USTA Iowa Committee member, 2014 Missouri Valley – Adult Player of the Year, Bi-State District President, Bettendorf and Quad State Open Tennis Director

Katie Drone, Associate ProfessionalKatie Drone
Currently attends North Central College playing #1 Singles, Named CCIW Second All-American Team 2013 and 2014, Recipient of the Jack Swarz All Academic Award 2014, USTA Midwest Section Ranking, Girls 18 Singles, Two-time IHSA State Qualifier, Two-time MVP Girls Tennis at WVHS, Wilson Advisory Staff

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