Director of Tennis
Scott Leifer started playing tennis at the age of seven and loves to share his passion for tennis with all the children and adults he coaches. He comes to us from the Country Club of Colorado. Scott is a stroke technician and relies on coaching mental toughness. He has molded many junior players into strong athletes and successful college students, and his life lessons turn them into great individuals who thrive in whatever endeavor they choose. These skills make him a fantastic asset to The Club and member tennis programs. Scott is happily married to his wife, Shannon, and is a father to three children: Savannah, Samson and Scarlet. He also has two dogs, Solo and Sylvie.
Jonathan Goodman – Assistant Tennis Professional
A lifelong fan of the sport, Jonathan first started playing tennis at age 7 and grew up competing in the Southern California Junior Circuit. Jonathan played two seasons at Azusa Pacific University. He has coached tennis for the National Junior Tennis League, a summer program which introduces kids to the sport of tennis, and he has taught group and private lessons for several years in Southern California. He enjoys coaching all ages and skill levels, with special attention toward technique and strategy, especially in doubles. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. Jonathan is pursuing USPTA Certification.
Robert Balboa – Tennis Professional
Robert Balboa former Director of Tennis at Woodmoor and Lynmar. Tennis pro for 36 years. USPTR tennis pro for 29 years. Tennis coach for Nicole Limebach #1 ranked player in the US and played her college tennis at USC and TCU and ranked on the WTA tour. Tennis coach for six different teams that made it to USTA nationals. Robert has a wealth of coaching knowledge and experience. We are excited to have him on our team.
Michael Manning – USPTA Tennis Professional
Michael Manning was at the top of his class at Ferris State College in the professional tennis management program. He comes to us from Florida at the USTA headquarters in Lake Nona. Born and raised in Wisconsin. Michael is a terrific addition to our staff at GOG.
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