TENNIS STAFF

Martin Zumpft

Tennis Director

Martin is originally from Karlsruhe, Germany. He played professional tennis, where he reached top 200 in the world. After retiring, at age 28, Martin went to work at Nick Bollettieri/IMG Academy training juniors and adult players, including future and current ATP/WTA players. He left Bollettieri’s to become a private coach for top collegiate players and touring pros, such as Mary Pierce. He then moved to Knoxville to work at Cedar Bluff Racquet Club. In Knoxville he worked with both adult and junior players, coached adult USTA teams, and ran the tennis program for competitive junior players. 


Before moving to Roseburg, Martin, his wife Elizabeth, and two daughters, Isabelle and Anika, lived in Isle of Palms, South Carolina, where Martin had a tennis academy located at Wild Dunes Resort and coached sectional, national, and ITF ranked juniors.  

Sara Downie

Assistant Tennis Professional

Sara was born and raised in eastern Oregon and moved to Roseburg with her husband Barry in 2008. Sara has a Master’s Degree in Education and has taught kindergarten through fifth grade.

Tennis became a love of Sara’s after her two children started playing. Once she started playing, she couldn’t get enough time on the court. She continued to work on her own skills and then began helping with the youth programs at UVTC.

Sara is thrilled that she can bring her love of teaching together with her excitement for tennis each day. She loves seeing the growth kids make and is grateful that she gets to be a part of their journey.

Tennis is a wonderful way for families to get out and spend time together, and she loves that this is something her husband Barry and she can do with their two children Cade and McKinley.

Shelby Medak

Assistant Tennis Professional

Shelby was born and raised in Roseburg and has been playing tennis since 2007.  She played on the RHS varsity team from 2007-2011 and went to State her junior and senior year.   Since then she has played tournaments and currently plays doubles on the ladies 4.0 USTA team.

 

Shelby has been a tennis instructor since 2012.  She has experience working with adults and kids ranging from beginner to advanced, but enjoys working with kids age 3-5 most.

 

Shelby has been married since August of 2015 to her husband, Zack, who started playing tennis in 2014.  In addition to being a tennis instructor, Shelby also works at Therapy Plus as a Physical Therapist Assistant.

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Phone

541.673-.3429

Address

1200 NW Stewart Parkway

Roseburg, OR 97471

 

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