Our Pros

Meet our Pros

Head Professionals

Rob Olmstead

USPTA Head Pro/Director of Tennis USPTA

Rob is a Troy native. He honed his tennis skills as a collegiate tennis player at Murray State University. Rob currently is the assistant Boys’ Varsity tennis coach at Troy High School. Rob’s ever-present... Read more

Rob is a Troy native. He honed his tennis skills as a collegiate tennis player at Murray State University. Rob currently is the assistant Boys’ Varsity tennis coach at Troy High School. Rob’s ever-present smile and comedic approach toward learning results in a lesson that entertains and instructs. He brings tremendous enthusiasm to each lesson with a well thought out lesson plan, creating a high energy workout. He is embracing his additional managerial responsibilities regarding the lesson program and plans to use his skills to elevate the teaching program.

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Kris Jeffrey

USPTA Head Pro/Director of Adult Tennis

Kris’s tennis background consists of over 20 years of teaching, as well as playing and coaching collegiate tennis at Oakland University, where she was inducted to the hall of honor in 2019. During her... Read more

Kris’s tennis background consists of over 20 years of teaching, as well as playing and coaching collegiate tennis at Oakland University, where she was inducted to the hall of honor in 2019. During her active teaching career, she has developed a very loyal following of students. Kris is in charge of our Suburban League Program. She is an accomplished all-around tennis professional who works on stroke production as well as game strategy.

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Brian Miska

USPTA Elite Pro. Head pro/Director of Junior Tennis

Brian has been part of the TRC family since 2005 and head pro since 2021. Over the years at TRC, he has coached many high school state champions and collegiate players. Outside the Troy... Read more

Brian has been part of the TRC family since 2005 and head pro since 2021. Over the years at TRC, he has coached many high school state champions and collegiate players. Outside the Troy Racquet Club, Brian has been the Varsity coach for Troy High School since 2012. Brian takes pride in developing juniors of all ages and levels, and helping them reach their full potential. He emphasizes strong technique, strategy, and hard work.

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Curt Smith

USTPA CERTIFIED

Curt is a Head Pro, Community Liason, and has taught at the Troy Racquet Club for over 30 years. He is a graduate of MacMurray College, with a Bachelors Degree in Education. Curt wants... Read more

Curt is a Head Pro, Community Liason, and has taught at the Troy Racquet Club for over 30 years. He is a graduate of MacMurray College, with a Bachelors Degree in Education. Curt wants all of his students to learn, as well as have a great time in each lesson. His enthusiasm is infectious. Curt’s philosophy in teaching tennis is “let’s have fun”. Curt is known for his energy and devotion to the game of tennis and to his students.

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Meet our Pros

Professionals

Dave Pietrangelo

USPTA Elite Pro

Dave is a native of Troy, who has been teaching tennis since 2008. His high energy, and high tennis IQ make him a great instructor for all levels and ages. He is currently the... Read more

Dave is a native of Troy, who has been teaching tennis since 2008. His high energy, and high tennis IQ make him a great instructor for all levels and ages. He is currently the Varsity tennis coach at Stoney Creek high school, as well as the head tennis pro at Great Oaks country club.

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Adam Penar

USPTA Pro

Adam played tennis at Western Michigan University. He enjoys teaching all ages and abilities through a system of progressions. He believes this style produces good, foundational habits that will stay in your muscle memory.... Read more

Adam played tennis at Western Michigan University. He enjoys teaching all ages and abilities through a system of progressions. He believes this style produces good, foundational habits that will stay in your muscle memory.

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Sam Subia

Coach Sam is the Berkley High School Varsity Boys head coach. As a student there, he was captain of the team and a state semifinalist. Later, Sam attended Michigan State University, where he majored... Read more

Coach Sam is the Berkley High School Varsity Boys head coach. As a student there, he was captain of the team and a state semifinalist. Later, Sam attended Michigan State University, where he majored in Hospitality Management while captaining the club tennis team. He’s been teaching tennis for over eight years, and has been a pro at Troy racquet club for three years. Sam enjoys working with all ages and levels of players.

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Samit Shah

USPTA Pro

Samit joined the Troy Racquet Club professional staff in 2010 and is a former player at Wayne State University. Samit’s passions are teaching young beginners to Adults and coordinating match play events for juniors.... Read more

Samit joined the Troy Racquet Club professional staff in 2010 and is a former player at Wayne State University. Samit’s passions are teaching young beginners to Adults and coordinating match play events for juniors. During the Summer Samit is the head pro at Beachwood Swim and tennis club.

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Nick Fiaschetti

Nick is a former NCAA singles and doubles All American. He currently coaches Detroit Country Day boys and girls varsity teams. His passion is to help juniors and adults learn how to compete and... Read more

Nick is a former NCAA singles and doubles All American. He currently coaches Detroit Country Day boys and girls varsity teams. His passion is to help juniors and adults learn how to compete and strategize to win more matches.

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Jimmy Konarske

USPTA Pro

USPTA certified in 2016, Jimmy been playing tennis for over 25 years. He grew up in Troy and played for Cranbrook Kingswood High school before playing on scholarship at Michigan Technological University. He also... Read more

USPTA certified in 2016, Jimmy been playing tennis for over 25 years. He
grew up in Troy and played for Cranbrook Kingswood High school before playing on scholarship at Michigan Technological University. He also played in several professional tournaments on the ITF tour before retiring due to injury.

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Stephanie Springer

Stephanie is a former elementary and middle school teacher with more than 20 years of experience teaching juniors. She loves teaching the beginners and helping students improve while also having fun. She grew up... Read more

Stephanie is a former elementary and middle school teacher with more than 20 years of experience teaching juniors. She loves teaching the beginners and helping students improve while also having fun. She grew up playing tennis in Birmingham, at Seaholm and later for Hope College. During the summer, Stephanie is the Head Pro at Cranbrook Swim Club. Students love her energetic spirit and are inspired by her passion for the game, leading to a lifetime enthusiasm for tennis.

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Jen Yetter

Jen has been playing and teaching tennis for many years. She is the coach for the Troy Athens High girls varsity team, as well as the assistant coach for the boy’s team. Jen always... Read more

Jen has been playing and teaching tennis for many years. She is the coach for the Troy Athens High girls varsity team, as well as the assistant coach for the boy’s team. Jen always strives to have her students take their game to the next level and inspires them to do more than they think they can. Jen’s patience and positive approach makes a fun learning experience for her students.

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David Dix

USPTA Certified in Level 1 tennis instruction

Donovan Nguyen

Kelly Hill