Tennis: Meet the Pros
Rodney Ross, Head of Junior Tennis Programs
Rodney brings many years of experience to the courts at Wightman, most recently serving as the Director of Satellite Tournament Training Program (TTP) and Assistant Director of TTP at Bosse Sports in Sudbury.
As a player, Rodney began his career at seven-years-old in Trinidad, West Indies, where he excelled rapidly. He was ranked top 5 in the country in under 16 junior ranking, won a national men's doubles title, and was a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Davis Cup team in 2003.
Rodney holds a diploma in tennis coaching from the Argentina Tennis Association, as well as several tennis certificates: Science of Sports and Coaching (IOC), Technical Course for Coaches (IOC), Level 1 tennis umpiring, and International Tennis Federation (ITF) Level 1 & 2 certified. He is also a member of the USTA and Professional Tennis Registry Instructor of Performance.
Jason Walsh, Head of Adult Tennis Programs / DBH League
Jason brings 15-years teaching experiencing to the courts, having taught and coached across the country:
Aside from tennis, he also enjoys playing pool, golf, video games, and watching movies.
Max Karger, Tennis Professional
Max Karger joined Wightman's tennis staff in 2021. A former member at Wightman, Max grew up playing tennis and competed for Medfield High School before joining the varsity team at Nichols College. In addition to his competitive career, Max has several years of teaching experience:
Jack Anastopoulos, Junior Tennis Professional
Jack brings great enthusiasm to the courts and has many years experience:
Jack graduated from Landmark High School, where he competed on the varsity tennis team and holds the record for most wins of all-time. Currently, Jack plays varsity tennis at Springfield College where he is majoring in Sport Management.