Tara Brown – Tennis Director   
Contact Information: or (563) 419-6818

  • USPTA Certified Professional
  • Played 4 years at Luther College
  • Coached 10+ years in Minneapolis, MN
  • Coached 3 years in Murrieta, CA
  • Coached 2 years in Okinawa, Japan
  • Coached High School Boys and Girls V/JV
  • Originally from Decorah, Iowa


Tom Maynor – Head Pro
Contact Information: (843) 324-4870
  • Tom Maynor moved to Charlotte with his family in 2014 and began working with John Sadri and his academy at Russell Racquet Club. Maynor Tennis Academy started in the summer of 2019 when Sadri moved.
  • Prior to coming to Charlotte, Tom was at the Mt. Pleasant Tennis Center in SC where he was the Head Professional for 15 years with his brother. Before that, he was an NCAA Division I head coach at American University and had NCAA Division I assistant positions at Dartmouth, Campbell and Charleston Southern.
  • He played at Campbell University where he earned both his undergrad and MBA degree. Tom and his wife have 2 children.

Joseph Horne – Assistant Pro

Contact Information: (980) 322-2092

  • Coach Joe was born and raised in Charlotte, NC
  • He played collegiate tennis at Belmont Abbey and Guilford, majoring in education, minor in psychology
  • Joe still plays competitively in tournaments around the Charlotte area and will start competing in the Pro League here in Charlotte.
  • Coach Joe works with adults and juniors of all levels





Rachel Zubrinsky- Assistant Pro

Contact Information:

  • Ray was born and raised in Charlotte, NC
  • She played college tennis at Brandeis University in Boston, MA where she majored in Psychology and Chinese
  • She also works at LifeShare Carolinas
  • You can find Ray on the courts most days of the week as she is heavily involved with both the juniors and adult programs!