OUR TENNIS COACHES
Robert Wright, Director of Tennis
Wright, originally from Hertfordshire England, is an LTA-certified pro with over 15 years of coaching experience. Rob played tennis for Oxford Brookes University with a major in Sport and Exercise Science.
Since joining Cliff Drysdale Tennis in early 2016, Rob has held key leadership roles at luxury resorts in California, Maryland, Wisconsin and Florida.
Sal Barbaro, Head Tennis Professional
Before moving to Amelia Island, Barbaro was the Adult Tennis Director at the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels, Texas. Resort programs under his control have been consistently ranked among the best in the country, culminating with the #1 Resort ranking at the Omni Amelia Island Resort in 2014.
Barbaro's main areas of expertise are in adult camp programs and junior development, overseeing these programs at the Cliff Drysdale Tennis School.