Top Gun Tennis Academy

Old Henry Location

502.244.1503

1800 Elite Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40223

Springhurst Tennis Club

Springhurst Location

502.412.2950

4109 Simcoe Lane
Louisville, KY, 40241

Chris Mather, PTR & USRSA

Owner

Chris is an Owner and a Head Tennis Coach at Trinity High School. The Club has won the Kentucky Tennis Association Facility of the Year twice in its 8 year existence. As a teaching pro for 16 years, Chris has developed many state, sectional and nationally ranked junior players. Chris also served as the coach for his brother, Michael, an NCAA All-American and top 400 ATP tour.

He is a graduate of Hanover College where he was team captain junior and senior seasons for the nationally ranked tennis team. He led his team to the national championships three consecutive years. After graduating from Hanover, Chris pursued his MBA at Xavier University before returning to Louisville to pursue his career in tennis.

Contact Information
Email: cmather@springhurst.com
Phone: 502.412.2950

USPTR USRSA

Greg Combs, PTR & USPTA

Owner

Greg is a founding member of the Tennis Club at Springhurst and has directed tennis programs in the Louisville area at various locations for years. He is a former standout player at the University of Louisville and remains Kentucky’s top player in his age group.

Greg was the co-winner of the 2006 Kentucky Tennis Association Pro of the Year Award after coaching his Women’s 3.00 team to the National Championship.

Contact Information
Email: gcombs@springhurst.com
Phone: 502.412.2950

USPTR USRSA

Ylia Jelali, USPTA & P1

Adult Tennis Director

Ylia is a native of France who trained at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida as a junior player. He played varsity tennis for the University of Tennessee before playing for four years on the ATP Tour where he achieved world rankings in singles and doubles. Ylia worked as a Tennis Professional at the Oxford Club in Pittsburgh, PA and over the years has coached many highly ranked junior players.

Contact Information
Email: yjelali@springhurst.com
Phone: 502.412.2950

USRSA

 


 

 

Michael O’Shea, USPTA

Staff Professional

Michael has been the tennis Director at Hurstbourne Country Club for the past 27 years. He is a former St. Xavier Tiger and Texas A & M Aggie, and has considerable experience in the tennis industry coaching all levels of juniors and adults.

Contact Information
Email: moshea@springhurst.com
Phone: 502.412.2950

USRSA

William Hughes, USPTA & USRSA

Head Professional & Director Of Adult Programs

With over 19 years of teaching experience, William has served for 9 years as Head Tennis Professional in Louisville and Florida, including working at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. He was a nationally ranked junior player in Florida, played collegiate tennis at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and played in ATP Tour satellite events.

Contact Information
Email: whughes@springhurst.com
Phone: 502.412.2950

USRSA USRSA




Parker Gregory, USPTA

Top Gun Academy Director

Parker Gregory is a graduate of Rollins College and played #1 Singles and Doubles Tournaments for Transylvania University. Over the years he was selected as Conference Player of the Year on two different occasions and has coached and trained many Kentuckiana Junior Players.

At The Tennis Academy at Springhurst and Top Gun Tennis Academy, Parker coaches junior players.

Contact Information
Email: pgregory@springhurst.com
Phone: 502.412.2950

 
  

Corey Taylor

Fitness Director

Corey Taylor Sport Performance is the authority in sports performance training in the Kentuckiana area. Coach Corey Taylor has amassed a vast amount of experience throughout his career with over 10 years in the field; training hundreds of athletes from the youth level to the professional ranks has made him one of the leading experts in the field of strength and conditioning.

Recognized for his straightforward, motivating training methods with the perfect combination of discipline and passion, Corey has the knowledge to help athletes attain results not only on the local level, but also nationally, and professionally. Corey is not just experienced as a coach, he was an elite athlete; therefore, his connection with his clients is immediate. As an athlete himself, he understands what his clients are experiencing mentallty, physically, and psychologically.

Contact Information
Email: corey@coreytaylor.net
Phone: 502.472.7202

Corey Taylor

Tyler Cook

Staff Professional

Tyler is a native of Louisville and a graduate of the University of Kentucky and St. Xavier High School. Tyler was a high nationally ranked junior who competed against many of today’s top pro players. He was #1 in the state for many years and won numerous Joe Creason Championships. Tyler was an All State selection at St. X and was an intergral part of winning 3 state championships. As a junior player, Tyler was featured in USTA Magazine and lived at tennis academies in North Carolina and Georgia.

Contact Information
Email: tcook@springhurst.com
Phone: 502.412.2950

 

Chris Cruse

Staff Professional

Chris is a native of New Albany, IN who was a three year member of Indiana University Southeast varsity team. Chris played #1 doubles and #4 singles, receiving All Conference honors in 2008-2009 season. He later become the tennis coach at Hazelwood Middle School coaching both the boys and girls teams. Most recently, Chris was a tennis professional at the Owl Creek Tennis Center in Virginia Beach.

Contact Information
Email: ccruse@springhurst.com
Phone: 502.412.2950

 

Tammy Anderson

10 & under Tennis Director

Contact Information
Email: tanderson@springhurst.com
Phone: 502.412.2950