Sarasota Sports Club

Meet Our Pros

Sarasota Sports Club Offers:

  • 19 Har-Tru Clay Courts (15 Lighted)
  • Stadium Court with Lake View
  • 30,000 Square-Foot Clubhouse
  • 3,600 Square-Foot Fitness Center
  • Junior Olympic Swimming Pool
  • Full Locker & Shower Facilities
  • Full-Service Restaurant & Bar
  • Meeting & Banquet Rooms
  • Full-Service Pro Shop
  • Match Arranging
  • Tennis Clinics for Adults & Juniors
  • Year-Round Junior Tennis Program
  • Elite Junior Academy
  • Private Tennis Lessons
  • Ball Machine Rentals
  • Certified Personal Training
  • Group Fitness Classes
  • Social Activities & Events
  • After-School & Summer Camps

SSC Tennis Pros

Sarasota Sports Club's pros have decades of experience, including top-flight ATP Tour competition, the creation and development of renowned academies, and the teaching and training of Slam-winning champions.

Our pros are ready to help you reach your tennis goals-Schedule a session with them today!

     
   
     

 

Ben Dabush

Bio

I started playing tennis at age 12. I played USTA tournaments all over New England and was ranked as high as #32. The team won Conference and State Championships all four years. I attended Colby-Sawyer College and played #2 singles. I made first team TCCC conference in 2008. After graduating, I became the assistant tennis coach for Colby-Sawyer College men’s and women’s tennis programs from 2011 to 2015. During my time as the CSC assistant coach, I helped lead the teams to three consecutive conference championships and NCAA appearances. In 2013, I got certified to teach by the USPTA as a Professional. I was an assistant pro for Mountainside Racquet and Fitness Club, in New London, New Hampshire from 2011 to 2015.In the summer of 2014, I was the head pro for the Copoco Tennis and Swim Club in Concord New Hampshire. In the summers of 2016 and 2017 I taught tennis for the kids’ summer camp at the Long Boat Key Club. From May 2017 to March 2020 I was an assistant pro at bath and racquet.

Coaching Focus

Adult Private Tennis Lessons
Adult Tennis Clinics
Youth Private Tennis Lessons
Youth Tennis Clinics

Schedule Training Directly with Ben Dabush

Mobile Number : (203) 536-7085
Email : bdabush@my.colby-sawyer.edu
 

Julio Moros

Bio

Julio, a former Davis Cup player from Venezuela, played an integral role in the creation and operation of the world-renowned Bollettieri Tennnis Academy, where he served as Nick Bollettieri's right hand man and tennsi professional for over 30 years. Additionally, Julio was the founder and former owner of the Longwood Tennis and Health Club and served as the tennis director for the Colony Beach and Tennis Resort.

Julio is a Level 1 USPTA Certified Teaching Professional and has been a teaching pro since 1972.

Coaching Focus

Adult Private Tennis Lessons
Adult Tennis Clinics
Youth Private Tennis Lessons
Youth Tennis Clinics

Schedule Training Directly with Julio Moros

Mobile Number : (941) 735-7420
Email : julio.moros1@aol.com
 

Michael Boothman

Bio

Michael has over 25 years of playing experience and competed as top level junior in Florida. In college, Michael played for theUNiversity of Alabama Club Tennis Team, and over the years has played on 4.5, 5.0, 8.5, 9.0 USTA League Teams, and his team won the 2018 USTA 8.5 Sectionals.

Michael's teaching career began when he was 18 as an Assistant Tennis Professional at The Country Club of Detroit for 4 years. From there he moved to North Carolina and became an Assistant Tennis Professional for Walnut Creek Country Club, then later becoming their Director of Tennis. After teaching for several years, Michael left to pursue other interests but soon learned that teaching tennis was what he enjoyed and is most passionate about. Michael brings a high level of tennis instruction and enjoys working with tennis players of all ages.

Michael is looking forward to sharing his passion and knowledge to help improve your game. Visit Michael's Website at www.srq10s.com to schedule a session today!


Coaching Focus

Adult Private Tennis Lessons
Adult Tennis Clinics
Youth Private Tennis Lessons
Youth Tennis Clinics

Schedule Training Directly with Michael Boothman

Mobile Number : (941) 840-2571
Email : michael.boothman@me.com
 

Rachel Slimick

Bio

Rachel has played competitive tennis since she was 10 years old, playing junior tournaments around Sarasota and Tampa, including what is now known as Sarasota Sports Club. Upon graduating high school, she went on to college where she decided to play tennis at Marion Military Institute. While playing college tennis at the number 1 seed, she earned the title of the Small College Southeast Regional Champion, and went on to play at the ITA National Small College Championship in Arizona in 2008 and 2009.

While playing tennis in Alabama, Rachel learned how important it is to stay conditioned and weight train, not only to stay competing at a high level, but also to prevent injury. Since competing, weight training has always been a huge part of her life, where she found a new love in that industry. Rachel's passion for helping others has led her to getting certified in personal training. She is certified through a national accredited program, NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine).

Coaching Focus

Adult Private Tennis Lessons
Adult Tennis Clinics
Youth Private Tennis Lessons
Adult Private Fitness Training
Adult Group Fitness Training

Schedule Training Directly with Rachel Slimick

Mobile Number : (941) 539-0525
Email : Rachelkrossi@gmail.com
 

Sekou Bangoura

Bio

Coach Sekou Bangoura is a USPTA certified Level 1 tennis professional with 14 years of experience at Bollettieri Tennis Academy, working with superstars inlcuding Andre Agassi, Venus and Serena Williams. Sekou also coached his son to a number one USTA Boy's 18 ranking in the nation, collegiate success at the University of Florida and a top 200 Ranking on the ATP Tour


Coaching Focus

Adult Private Tennis Lessons
Adult Tennis Clinics
Youth Private Tennis Lessons
Youth Tennis Clinics

Schedule Training Directly with Sekou Bangoura

Mobile Number : (941) 320-9188
Email : sekoutennis@gmail.com
 

Total Tennis

Bio

Total Tennis pros create a positive, fun-filled atmosphere providing expert tennis instruction to individuals or groups of all levels. Game improvement, all-court play, winning strategies, and sportsmanship are featured.

Coaching Focus

Adult Private Tennis Lessons
Adult Tennis Clinics
Youth Private Tennis Lessons
Youth Tennis Clinics

Schedule Training Directly with Total Tennis

Mobile Number : (941) 349-7742
Email : totaltennisofsk@gmail.com
 
     
   
     

For further information about our tennis programs, please contact us at:

       (941) 500-CLUB
       SCTA@SarasotaSports.com

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