The heartbeat of The Bridges tennis programs lies in our tennis staff. Each pro brings his or her own teaching technique, experiences, talents & energy to the ‘teaching game.’ And as with any endeavor, it is one thing to do something well, and another to have the insight and skills to know how to teach it with clarity, fun and the ability to bring the best out in the student. Our pros have proven, again and again, their commitment to the art of instructing the art of tennis.
Director of Tennis and Resort Programs
Errol was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa where he grew his love for the game of tennis. Errol is a graduate of The University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Finance and Marketing. He played #1 singles and doubles for WITS and served as chairman of the tennis club. Errol is a certified PTR Teaching Professional and is currently obtaining the highly prestigious Master of Tennis (M.O.T) qualification. Errol loves to teach the game and truly believes that tennis is one of the great lifetime sports that can be enjoyed by all.
Head Tennis Pro
For over 20 years Curt Johnson has been coaching juniors, adults and training other pro’s to coach. He has been Director of Tennis at Sports & Fitness Edge (Vermont’s largest tennis club), The Burlington Tennis Club and Head Pro for New England Tennis Holidays. Curt has also had year-end rankings of #1 in Vermont in both singles and doubles. Curt is a 6 handicap golfer and an avid outdoorsman with a passion for rock/ice climbing, hiking and skiing. Photography and film making are other new interests.
Lee Delfausse has been teaching tennis for over 23 years. She has TWENTY-SIX National Gold Bowls, has represented the USA in 4 Senior World Cup teams, and is in the New England Tennis Hall of Fame (to name just a few of her many achievements). Lee loves teaching kids and adults. She gets great pleasure out of seeing her students grow a passion for the sport that has given so much to her. Come learn from one of the best!
The Bridges Resort is pleased to welcome back Ross Greene who first taught at here in 2008. After his time at the Bridges, he ran a successful program as the Tennis Director at Sugarbush Resort and worked with a New England Tennis Holidays. He also spent a summer working at a private tennis club in Southampton, New York. Ross has 10+ years teaching experience and has held certifications from the United States Professional Tennis Association and the United States Professional Tennis Registry. Ross played his college tennis at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and continues to participate in local tournaments when he can.