Tennis: Meet the Pros
Eric Westcott, Director of Tennis
Eric has worked in the racquet and service industry for almost 30 years. Before joining Wightman, Eric worked at The Longfellow Club in Wayland, where he served for 15 years as Director of The New England Tennis Academy, a thriving operation of over 150 high-performance players with a staff of 10 tennis professionals. Prior to joining Longfellow, Eric was Director of Tournament Training at Westboro Tennis Club, Director of Tennis at Cap Juluca Resort in Anguilla, and Director of Junior Tennis at Gunterman School for Tennis in Stratton, VT. In addition to a USTA rating of 5.0, Eric is rated 5.0+ for pickleball, 4.5+ for squash, and plays Men’s A paddleball.
Jason Walsh, Tennis Professional
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.
Mason Vaiu, Tennis Professional
Prior to joining Wightman, Mason was the Director of Tennis at the Boston Sports Club in Wellesley. He is currently the Head of Adult Tennis for NetResults in Brookline and has over 20 years of teaching and playing experience.
As a junior player he achieved a top 10 ranking in New England and a top 100 ranking nationally. He brings both collegiate and professional experience to Wightman, having played #1 Singles and doubles for the University of Connecticut and having played on the ATP/ITF tour.
Mason has previously worked at clubs such as the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Farm Neck, and Sippican Tennis Club.
Hefin Roberts, Tennis Professional
Hefin joined Wightman in 2021 and brings many years of teaching experience to the courts. Hefin grew up playing tennis in Wales and attended the Cardiff Metropolitan University. Prior to joining Wightman, he was a tennis professional at Bosse Sports Club.
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, Tennis Professional
In addition to Wightman, Jack is currently the interim head coach for Regis College in Weston, MA and has many years of experience on the courts.
• Head Coach, Ludlow High School (Ludlow, MA)
• Tennis Instructor, NetResults (Brookline, MA)
• Varsity Tennis Team, Springfield College (Springfield, MA)
• Varsity Tennis Team, Landmark School (Beverly, MA)
Jack graduated from Landmark High School, where he competed on the varsity tennis team and holds the record for most wins of all-time. In college, Jack played varsity tennis at Springfield College where he graduated with his B.S in sport management.