Meet The Pros
Jonathan Sarosiek is a USPTA certified Elite Professional. A full time member of the Wintergreen Resort Tennis Staff for the past 7 years, Jon has elevated the quality of the teaching staff that has been ranked as high as number two in the country and is perennially rated as being a top 20 tennis resort destination in the world by TennisResortsOnline.com. Jon played Division I collegiate tennis at the University of Montana. Before coming to Wintergreen Jon was the Assistant Men's Tennis Coach at Division III Methodist College in North Carolina. At Methodist, the team finished in the top 30 in the country each year, while producing two All-Americans. Jon also trains the number 2 ranked Special Olympics tennis player in the world.
David Hardy is a USPTA certified Elite Professional. Dave has been a full time member of the Wintergreen Resort Tennis Staff for the past 2 years and has become the integral leader of the teaching staff ranked as high as number ten in the country by TennisResortsOnline.com. Before coming to work at Wintergreen, Dave worked at the Landings Club and Yacht Club in Savannah, Georgia. Dave played four years of varsity tennis at Division III Methodist University where he also participated in their Professional Tennis Management Program. In his senior year, the team made it to the NCAA Tournament at the end of the season.
Kostyantyn Khodirev recently graduated from the Ferris State Professional Tennis Management Program in Big Rapids, Michigan and is the newest member of the Tennis Staff. In addition to holding a degree that specializes in teaching tennis and club management, Kostyantyn is also a certified USPTA certified Professional. For the last three years he has helped develop all level of players in Chicago and East Lansing. Kostyantyn looks forward to using his Midwest experience to help players on the East Coast obtain their competitive goals.
Anita Sowers comes to Wintergreen Tennis via the snow. She joined Winter-green Resort first as a Safety Patroller and then a Ski Patroller three years ago, and then joined the Tennis staff recently because of her love of tennis. Anita has been a Board member of Staunton, Waynesboro, Augusta Tennis (SWAT) for 8 years and currently serves as the Vice President. She has been responsible for a children’s summer tennis camp for SWAT for the past 6 years, and currently assists with the Resort’s Nike Junior Tennis camps. As the Pro Shop Manager Anita coordinates court time requests and the retail clothing merchandise.