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IMG Academy Coaches

Under the leadership and direction from Rohan Goetzke, coaches at the IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis program are split into teams that are led by our senior coaches - Jose Lambert, Red Ayme, and Paul Forsyth. This format gives our students the resources and tools necessary to become successful tennis players. 

Coaching Staff
Nick Bollettieri
Founder
Nick Bollettieri is one of the most influential people in the world of tennis and a legend who has transcended the sport.  In 1978, he founded the Nick...
Rohan Goetzke
Director
As Director of the IMG Academy Bollettieri tennis program, Rohan Goetzke oversees all aspects of the tennis program and ensures delivery of the optimal...

Jose Lambert's Team

  • Jose Lambert
    Coach
    Lambert has been with the IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis program for almost thirty-...
  • Glenn Weiner
    Glenn Weiner
    Coach
    Glenn has been coaching at the IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis program since 2006....
  • Luis Arboleda
    Luis Arboleda
    Coach
    Arboleda, a native of Colombia, has been working at the IMG Academy Bollettieri...
  • Pat Harrison
    Coach
  • Chip Brooks
    Chip Brooks
    Coach
    Chip has been with the IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis program since its inception...

Red Ayme's Team

  • Red Ayme
    Coach
    Red Ayme has coached tennis at IMG Academy since 1988. He has been around the game...
  • Jorge Gonzalez
    Coach
    Jorge Gonzalez has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 2006. Gonzalez has had...
  • Margie Zesinger
    Margie Zesinger
    Coach
    Margie Zesinger has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 2004. Prior to...
  • Desmond Osuigwe
    Desmond Osuigwe
    Coach
    Desmond Osuigwe has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 1997. Prior to...
  • Mohammed Chaouqi
    Mohammed Chaouqi
    Coach
    Mohammed Chaouqi has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 1992. He has been...
  • Hisashi Sato
    Hisashi Sato
    Coach
    Hisashi came to the IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis program in June of 2011 after an...
  • Peter Van Lieshout
    Peter Van Lieshout
    Coach
    Peter has been coaching at the IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis program since 2009....
  • John Tilton
    Coach
    John Tilton has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 2012. Prior to joining...

Paul Forsyth's Team

  • Paul Forsyth
    Paul Forsyth
    Coach
    Coach Paul Forsyth has spent 25 years at IMG Academy working with talented juniors...
  • Rachael White
    Rachael White
    Coach
    Coach White was a member of the University of Illinois Varsity Women's Tennis team...
  • Eric Eichelbaum
    Eric Eichelbaum
    Coach
    Eric Eichelbaum has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 1998. Eichelbaum has...
  • Tatiana Soldatova
    Internationally Recognized Athlete
    Tatiana Soldatova has been employed by IMG Academy since 2012. Prior to joining...
  • Wafik Bennacer
    Wafik Bennacer
    Coach
    Wafik Bennacer has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 2004. Prior to joining...
  • Julio Zavala
    Julio Zavala
    Coach
    Julio Zavala has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 2009. Prior to joining...
  • Aurelio Andrade
    Aurelio Andrade
    Coach
    Andrade has been coaching tennis at the IMG Academy since 2009. Before joining Paul...
  • Kim Couts
    Kim Couts
    Coach
    Originally from New Jersey, Couts and her mother moved to Bradenton after deciding...
  • Ricardo Icaza
    Ricardo Icaza
    Coach
    Ricardo Icaza has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 2009. Prior to joining...

Weylu Chang's Team

  • Weylu Chang
    Weylu Chang
    Coach
    Weylu Chang has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 2011. Chang is an IMG...
  • Kuni Dorn-Provencher
    Kuni Dorn-Provencher
    Coach
    Having very good development, training and leadership qualities, Kuni will be...
  • Lark Baxter
    Lark Baxter
    Coach
    Baxter is from Sarasota and brings over 30 years of coaching and tennis industry...
  • Amar Voora
    Amar Vora
    Internationally Recognized Athlete
    Amar Vora has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since March 2013. Vora has been...
  • Karim Chaoqui
    Karim Chaoqui
    Coach
  • Jakub Grzeslo
    Jakub Grzeslo
    Coach
    Jakub Grzeslo has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 2003. Prior to joining...
  • Jonathan Osuigwe
    Jonathan Osuigwe
    Coach
    Jonathan Osuigwe has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 2003. Prior to...
  • Carlos Gomez
    Coach
    Carlos Gomez has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 1987. Prior to joining...

Tennis Staff

  • Juan Herrera
    Juan Herrera
    Weekly Camp Coordinator
    Juan Herrera joined the IMG Academy Tennis Program in 2004. Prior to becoming a...
  • Hassan Chaouqi
    Nick Bollettieri's Staff Coach
    Hassan Chaouqi became a part of Nick's coaching staff at IMG Academy in 1997....
  • Pat Dougherty
    Pat Dougherty
    Strategy & Movement Coach
    Pat Dougherty oversees the Academy’s “Match Simulation” training component on-court...
  • Artem Starkov
    Artem Starkov
    Camp Coach
    Artem Starkov has been with the IMG Academy Tennis Program since 2007. Prior to...
  • Pedro Chacon
    Camp Coach
    Pedro Chacon has been with the IMG Academy tennis program since 1995. Prior to...
  • Ryan Reeves
    Ryan Reeves
    Camp Coach
    Ryan Reeves has been with the IMG Academy tennis program since January of 2012....
  • Zoran Kolega
    Zoran Kolega
    Camp Coach

Adult Tennis Coaches

  • Jimmy Royalty
    Jimmy Royalty
    Adult Tennis Head
    Jimmy Royalty has worked in the tennis industry since the mid 1990's. Since 2010,...
  • Roger Blackburn
    Roger Blackburn
    Adult Coach
    Roger Blackburn has been with the IMG Academy tennis program since 1991. Prior to...

Tennis Administration

  • Richard Macey
    Program Manager
    Macey was a former student at IMG Academy from 1993-2000. After graduating, he...
  • Anne Carter
    Anne Carter
    Anne has been with IMG Academy since May 2012. Prior to becoming the Adult...
  • Juan Acuna
    Juan Acuna
    Juan Acuna has been with the IMG Academy tennis program since June 2013. Prior to...
  • Jairo Aldana
    Jairo Aldana
    Student-Athlete Advisor
    Jairo Aldana has been with the IMG Academy tennis program since 1988. Prior to...
  • Ches Gibson
    Ches Gibson
    Student-Athlete Advisor
    Ches Gibson has been with the IMG Academy tennis program since 2003. Prior to...
  • Silvia Fiumara
    Silvia Fiumara
    Sport Advisor
    Silvia has been at IMG Academy since 1998 and moved into her role as an Academy...
  • Irene Turner
    Administrative Assistant
    Irene Turner has been with the IMG Academy tennis program since 2006. She is the...

Tennis Support Staff

  • Dr. Taryn Morgan
    Dr. Taryn Morgan
    Assistant Director of Athletic & Personal Development
    Taryn has consulted with numerous junior, collegiate, and professional/Olympic...
  • Joshua Lifrak
    Joshua Lifrak
    Senior Mental Conditioning Coach
    Joshua is a senior member of the mental conditioning staff and is currently the...
  • Cassiano Costa
    Cassiano Costa
    Physical Conditioning Coach
    Cassiano Costa joined the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development program in...

College Planning and Placement Staff

  • Mark Blaweiss
    Mark Blaweiss
    Director of College Placement and Planning
    Mark Blaweiss has worked and held leadership roles in the fields of higher...
  • Heather Von Seggern
    Heather Von Seggern
    College Advisor
    Heather Von Seggern has been with IMG Academy since 2010 and works with soccer,...
  • Mark Riddell
    Mark Riddell
    Director of College Entrance Exam Preparation
    Mark Riddell is the Director of College Entrance Exam Preparation (SAT & ACT)...
  • Scott Treibly
    Scott Treibly
    Recruiting Coordinator & College Advisor
    Scott Treibly has been with IMG Academy since 2001 and is currently the College...
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