Zorana Roganovic, Director of Adult Programs

Zorana is an outstanding player and coach with more than ten years of coaching experience. Zorana, a Serbian native, has vast experience teaching tennis in Serbia, the UAE, and the U.S. She attended Washington State University and played for its D1 Women’s Varsity Tennis Team on a full Athletic Scholarship. She was a member of the Yugoslavian National Team, and has competed in the top junior tournaments, ITF Tournaments. This is Zorana’s second year running our Adult Program at Buckskill Tennis Club. She is also PTR certified.

Carlos La Riva, Director of Junior Programs

Carlos is originally from Venezuela, and has also lived in Germany and Columbia. For the past 10 years Carlos has lived in Boca Raton, Florida where for the past 9 years he has taught at a Country Club. He also trains at the Pro World Tennis Academy with world top ranked players. Carlos is great with both kids and adults and specializes in advance tournament players. Carlos is an experienced and dedicated teacher who is returning for his fifth year at Buckskill. Carlos runs our Junior Program as well as teaching adult private lessons and clinics.

Philip Kühnen, Staff Pro

Philip started playing tennis when he was four years old, learning from his dad who made it to the Wimbledon quarterfinals in 89’. He competed at the Juan Carlos Ferrero Elite Academy also learning from top 10 ATP players. Philip played on the ITF Junior and ITF Futures Tours before attending Grand Canyon University where he played 4 years of D1 college tennis. During his time in college, his team won two conference titles and he was selected to multiple First All-Conference teams. He has coached over summers since he was 16 years old, giving group and private lessons. Recently he has also coached his teammates as an additional coach on the sidelines of NCAA D1 matches.

Philip speaks German, English and Spanish fluently.

Adrian Legarreta, Staff Pro

Adrian Legarreta was born and raised in Bilbao, Spain. He started playing tennis at the age of 4, followed by playing 10 and under tournaments at the age of 8. He played ITF Futures in Europe before moving to Phoenix, Arizona where he attended Grand Canyon University. While at GCU, he played D1 college tennis for four years and was also named freshman of the year, first team singles and doubles, and conference player of the week numerous times. At the age of 20, he became a certified Elite Professional by the USPTA with 5 years of coaching experience in the Basque’s coast, north of Spain. This is Adrian’s second summer at Buckskill Tennis Club. He applies a fun and intensive approach to his coaching.

“I think tennis has to be fun in order to develop players’ skills. I think everyone is able to play tennis and I find people who come out to the court to play and challenge themselves very inspiring. I am looking forward to meeting you all!” – Adrian Legarreta

Luis LaRiva, Staff Pro

Luis was the 2013 Florida State High School champion. He was a Florida State semi finalist in 2012, 2014 and 2015. Luis is a PTR certified instructor. He is returning for his fifth season at Buckskill Tennis Club where he has a following of happy clients!

Marie Deleval, Staff Pro

Marie grew up in Saint-Tropez, South of France. She developed a passion for tennis from her father who coached Michael Chang during his early career. Her love for tennis brought her to the United States in 2013. She played Division I College Tennis for Grand Canyon University for 4 years during which time her team won the WAC Conference in both 2015 and 2017. Marie recently graduated from GCU with Summa Cum Laude recognition with a Bachelor Degree in Finance.

Marie worked for the Tennis Club de Beauvallon in Grimaud, France, owned by her parents and Stefan Edberg. She has coached kids aged 6 to 12 as well as players at a higher level.

Zack Evenden

Zack Evenden, originally from London, England who has 5yrs coaching experience is joining us from Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa Florida where he has worked and travelled with a variety of players. He works with a lot of Touring Pros and top ITF Juniors as a coach & hitting partner. He was a hitting partner for the 2017 Team USA Fed Cup Women who recently just beat Czech Rep in the Semi finals. Zack previously competed in Junior College, where he was recognized as a 3 time All-American, before transferring to D1 on a full athletic scholarship to Florida A&M. He is a former top 10 Nationally ranked Junior in the U.K, and also competed in a number of ITF juniors tournaments in Europe & ITF Men's Futures.

Tim Luzardre, Staff Pro

Tim Luzadre will be teaching at Buckskill for his sixth year this summer. Tim grew up in Michigan, later moving to the Chicago area where he played  satellite qualifiers, and then to New York for business.

Tim doubles as a Head Hockey Coach at Buckskill Winter Club where he has built up a very successful junior hockey program. He will be teaching both private adult and junior lessons as well as junior clinics. He will also be teaching roller hockey for the junior camp!

Tim will be happy to help you with your tennis game this summer.