BOBBY GILLESPIE

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Owner

Originally from England, Bobby started BG Tennis back in 2008, after being Director of Tennis at Cheval Golf & Country Club. 

He holds the highest teaching rating possible (USPTA Elite Professional) and is a 3 time National Universities Champion in Great Britain for Loughborough University as well as 2 time National Schools Champion representing Repton School.

MATT HOLSOPPLE

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Tennis Professional

Coach Matt joined our team back in 2016 with an extensive teaching and playing background. Previously Head Professional at Hunters Green Golf & Country Club as well as Adult Director at Saddlebrook Resort.

Matt's outgoing and energetic personality is a big hit with young and experienced players.

BILL ZEEDYK

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Tennis Professional

Originally from Michigan, Bill grew up in an athletic family and loves all sports. He was a two sport athlete in college and still loves to compete at a national level for tennis.

A former Army Paratrooper and teacher, Bill is a big believer that hard work and a positive attitude are staples for success in tennis.

LEV KOGAN

Tennis Professional

Originally from Russia, Lev grew up playing competitive tennis, was a top junior and now enjoys teaching the game to aspiring students.

Lev holds over 30 USTA titles on the junior circuit and reached the top 10 in Florida . He graduated from University of Miami and fought for the UM boxing team at the national championships. Lev is USPTA certified.

DAVID MITCHELL

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Tennis Professional

David has been with BG Tennis since 2014 and proved an excellent addition to our teaching staff. A P.E. teacher from Pasco County, David specializes in our entry level players guiding them through the learning process in a fun but informative way.

MITCH WEISSBEIN

Tennis Professional

Mitch left the corporate world of brand management in 1997 after a 16 year career marketing Kool-Aid, Planters and Crayola products. He transitioned into tennis as an assistant coach for the Lafayette College leopards in Easton, Pennsylvania. Mitch also promoted tennis with the USTA in the Middle States for 4 years. 

 

Coach Mitch moved to sunny Florida in 2002 to work for Saddlebrook then BG Tennis.

ROBYN WALLMAN

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Tennis Professional

Robyn grew up playing competitive tennis through college and plays on a few teams and leagues within the Tampa area.

She has a passion for sports, health, and wellness with a focus on Behavioral Analysis. She enjoys pointing out the joys even in the small things and discovering new ways for athletes and performers to be satisfied in their outcome. 

FRED KING

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Tennis Professional

Originally from Minnesota, Fred has decades of experience teaching all levels of play. He has won numerous titles and to this day still plays at the highest of levels.