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Coaching Staff

Matt AndreMatt Andre
Boys' Tennis Head Coach
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Matt Andre was named Boys’ Tennis Head Coach in May 2016, adding to his current role of Assistant Director of Bolles Tennis Featuring Brian Gottfried and Junior Tennis Champions Center. Andre joined the Bolles Tennis staff in June 2014.

Originally from Northern California, Andre attended Syracuse University where he studied Sport Management and Marketing. At Syracuse, Andre also played club tennis. At Justin-Siena High School in Napa, California, Andre was named First Team All-Marin County Athletic League and as a senior, leading the team to the California Interscholastic Federation North Coast state championship.

Andre began coaching and managing tennis programs as an intern with Todd Martin Tennis. Since joining Bolles, Andre has served as a full-time coach for all programming, has helped with both boys’ and girls’ upper school teams and is responsible for marketing, sales and administration for the program.

Tennis Programming/Camps

Bolles Tennis and Junior Tennis Champions Center

The Bolles School is proud to have a partnership with Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC), under the leadership of Director of Tennis Claudio Pistolesi and the expertise of Brian Gottfried.

Bolles partnered with JTCC in 2014 to provide world-class tennis programming alongside quality education and character development. Under the leadership of former world-ranked professional player Brian Gottfried, Bolles Tennis has grown into a comprehensive training program. Gottfried will be relocating to Sarasota, Florida, but will continue to be involved on a part-time basis, supporting players on-site at Bolles, at JTCC in College Park, Maryland, and during tournaments.

Claudio Pistolesi headshot

Pistolesi was named Director of Tennis in July 2018. He joins the Bolles Tennis program with a distinguished tennis career as both a player and coach. He reached 71st in the ATP World Rankings and represented Italy in the Davis Cup. His achievements as a coach include successful relationships with former professional players Robin Soderling and Daniela Hantuchova and as the Coaches Representative to the ATP Players Council. Pistolesi currently runs Claudio Pistolesi Enterprise, based in Jacksonville, that focuses on both developing juniors striving to compete collegiately in the United States and working with professional players.

Pistolesi has had a significant involvement in JTCC’s work at Bolles since the program’s inception and has a close relationship with Boys’ Head Coach Matt Andre and Girls’ Head Coach Danielle Wiggins. Andre and Wiggins will continue to provide their coaching expertise to the Bolles Tennis program.

Gottfired continues to follow his passion through his involvement with Bolles Tennis, sharing his love of tennis and his experience as a successful professional player. He won 25 singles and 54 doubles titles, including doubles championships at Wimbledon in 1976, the French Open in 1975 and 1977, and as a member of the U.S. Davis Cup team from 1976-78, 1980 and 1982. 

Founded in College Park, Maryland in 1999, JTCC is committed to providing world-class tennis programming alongside quality education and character development. JTCC uses tennis as a vehicle to develop champions with the highest standards of fair play on and off the court, providing a pathway from their introduction to the game to top-tier collegiate and professional competition. JTCC participants have won more than 50 national and international junior championships and continue to excel at the intercollegiate and professional level. Since 2011, JTCC players have earned Top 50 rankings over 100 times.

For More information on the Bolles Tennis program, call (904)256-5088 or via email to Matt Andre.

Adult Programs

Register for all programs here.

Adult Beginner
Learn to play and enjoy this sport of a lifetime. This program is designed for the novice to play and develop new skills at the same time. Coaches will stress the most important basic concepts to ensure that players learn correct technique. Players will focus on getting the "rally" started right away - hitting the ball back and forth over the net with a partner.

Adult Intermediate (2.5 – 3.0)
Designed for players looking to improve their strokes and develop game playing strategies, this clinic focuses on adding versatility and purpose to your game. A great class for a player who knows basic stroke mechanics and is looking to take their game to the next level.

Adult Advanced (3.5+)
The focus of this clinic is to improve your shot making skills. Learn how to control points from the baseline, successfully transition to the net and win easy points on your serve. This clinic will add to your arsenal of shots and help you play more offensively.

For all questions and inquires please contact Assistant Director of Tennis, Matt Andre or call 904-256-5088.

Junior Programs

Junior Session 3: January 29 - April 21

Bolles tennis program
Programs offered for all skill levels, ages 4-18.
Register for all programs here.

Pre-K/K (Ages 4-6)

 

Our “Pre-K/K” class is the perfect opportunity for your child to learn the FUNdamentals of the sport. Activities focus on building agility, balance and coordination skills (The ABC’s), while having fun on the tennis court! Children will learn the basics of how to hold and swing the tennis racquet, and will play games that introduce tennis specific skills.

Red Rockets (Ages 5-7)

Our “Red Rockets“ class will help your child learn the skills that make up the foundation of tennis playing. Activities focus on building agility, balance and coordination skills (The ABC’s), while developing the on court skills needed to serve, rally, and score. Children also begin to learn useful execution of tennis specific footwork patterns (i.e. split step, side shuffle).

Orange Crushers (7-10)

Our “Orange Crushers” class is a great fit for both the beginner and intermediate young player. This class is designed to continue building an athletic base while teaching the fundamentals necessary to serve, rally, and score. Children also begin to learn more advanced movement, technique, and patterns of play utilizing the larger court space. Players will be able to demonstrate understanding of advanced technique and tactics.

Grinders (Ages 10-18)

Our "Grinders" class is ideal for intermediate players between the ages of 8 and 18. Practices will take place on the full 78 foot court. Players will be coached on the fundamentals of tennis in a fun, encouraging atmosphere. Players will develop athleticism through daily age-appropriate fitness activities, make friends and improve their game! This program provides an excellent opportunity to transition into more competitive levels of play.

Yellow Strikers (Ages 10-18)

Our "Yellow Strikers" class is designed for those players who are actively competing. Typically, this includes high school varsity and/or ranked players. Players will refine technical form, physical fitness and mental toughness to prepare for advanced level competition. Building upon a sound tennis foundation coaches will foster an understanding of the singles and doubles strategies necessary to compete at the tournament level.

High Performance Training:

For all inquiries regarding Bolles Tennis High Performance Junior Training, please contact Assistant Director Matt Andre or call 904-256-5088.

Summer Camp

Summer Tennis Camps 2018

Tennis Camps

Bolles Tennis Camp Programs featuring Brian Gottfried & the Junior Tennis Champions Center

Brian Gottfried and the JTCC will be offering tennis camp sessions for rising Pre-K through 12th grade campers June 11 - August 10 (nine-weeks) at the Bolles San Jose Campus.

Red Rockets (Ages 4-7) 9-11 a.m.
Our "Red Rockets" class will help your child learn the skills that make up the foundation of tennis. Activities focus on building agility, balance and coordination skills (The ABC's), while developing the on court skills needed to serve, rally, and score. Children also begin to learn useful execution of tennis specific footwork patterns (i.e. split step, side shuffle). At the conclusion of a week session in this class, players will be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic technique.

*Bolles Afternoon Day Camp option available from 11 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. for weeks 2 - 7 for additional fee*


Orange Crushers (Ages 7-10) 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Our "Orange Crushers" class is a great fit for both the beginner and intermediate young player. This class is designed to continue building an athletic base while teaching the fundamentals necessary to serve, rally, and score. Children also begin to learn more advanced movement, technique, and patterns of play utilizing the larger court space. Players will be able to demonstrate understanding of advanced technique and tactics.

*Bolles Afternoon Day Camp option available from 1 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. for weeks 2 - 7 for additional fee*

 

Grinders (Ages 10-18) 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
For intermediate players between the ages of 10 and 18. Practices will take place on the full 78 foot court. Players will be coached on the fundamentals of tennis in a fun, encouraging atmosphere. Players will develop athleticism through daily age-appropriate fitness activities, make friends and improve their game! This program provides an excellent opportunity to transition into more competitive levels of play.

 

Yellow Strikers (Ages 10-18) 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Designed for those players who are actively competing. Typically, this includes high school and/or locally ranked players. Players will refine technical form, physical fitness and mental toughness to prepare for advanced level competition. Building upon a sound tennis foundation players will foster an understanding of the singles and doubles strategies necessary to compete at the tournament level.
 

High Performance (Ages 12+) 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Our "High Performance" program, led by world renowned coach Brian Gottfried (former ATP #3), and other top coaches for certain weeks such as Claudio Pistolesi (current professional coach and former ATP #71), is designed for those players who are competing at the international, national, collegiate or aspiring collegiate level. High performance training will consist of advanced situational drills, competitive match play, and fitness and mental training.

Early Bird Discount – register before April 15 and receive 10% off total.
Multi-session Discount – sign up for multiple sessions and receive 10% off the total.

For general information, registration questions & enrollment recommendations please contact Matt Andre or call (904) 256-5088.

GIRLS

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Coaching Staff

Danielle WigginsDanielle Wiggins
Girls' Tennis Head Coach
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Danielle Wiggins joined the staff as girls' head coach at Bolles in November 2013.

Wiggins, a native of Jacksonville, attended Trinity Christian Academy where she won three individual state singles championships, the Student-Athlete of the Year Award, and achieved a USTA Florida Section ranking of #3.

A graduate of the University of South Carolina, with a degree in Sport and Entertainment Management, Wiggins played #1 singles and #1 doubles from 2003-06. She claimed All-American accolades in both singles and doubles and was named to the All-SEC team as well. While competing at the University of South Carolina, Wiggins was a member of the Southeastern Conference All-Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to moving back to Jacksonville, Wiggins was a health and fitness specialist in Georgia, and is certified in Sports Performance Training through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She implemented her sports performance skill into coaching and developing several sectionally and nationally ranked junior players in the south.

Wiggins joins the Bolles Tennis staff after most recently teaching at the Florida Yacht club.

Tennis Programming/Camps

Bolles Tennis and Junior Tennis Champions Center

The Bolles School is proud to have a partnership with Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC), under the leadership of Director of Tennis Claudio Pistolesi and the expertise of Brian Gottfried.

Bolles partnered with JTCC in 2014 to provide world-class tennis programming alongside quality education and character development. Under the leadership of former world-ranked professional player Brian Gottfried, Bolles Tennis has grown into a comprehensive training program. Gottfried will be relocating to Sarasota, Florida, but will continue to be involved on a part-time basis, supporting players on-site at Bolles, at JTCC in College Park, Maryland, and during tournaments.

Claudio Pistolesi headshot

Pistolesi was named Director of Tennis in July 2018. He joins the Bolles Tennis program with a distinguished tennis career as both a player and coach. He reached 71st in the ATP World Rankings and represented Italy in the Davis Cup. His achievements as a coach include successful relationships with former professional players Robin Soderling and Daniela Hantuchova and as the Coaches Representative to the ATP Players Council. Pistolesi currently runs Claudio Pistolesi Enterprise, based in Jacksonville, that focuses on both developing juniors striving to compete collegiately in the United States and working with professional players.

Pistolesi has had a significant involvement in JTCC’s work at Bolles since the program’s inception and has a close relationship with Boys’ Head Coach Matt Andre and Girls’ Head Coach Danielle Wiggins. Andre and Wiggins will continue to provide their coaching expertise to the Bolles Tennis program.

Gottfired continues to follow his passion through his involvement with Bolles Tennis, sharing his love of tennis and his experience as a successful professional player. He won 25 singles and 54 doubles titles, including doubles championships at Wimbledon in 1976, the French Open in 1975 and 1977, and as a member of the U.S. Davis Cup team from 1976-78, 1980 and 1982. 

Founded in College Park, Maryland in 1999, JTCC is committed to providing world-class tennis programming alongside quality education and character development. JTCC uses tennis as a vehicle to develop champions with the highest standards of fair play on and off the court, providing a pathway from their introduction to the game to top-tier collegiate and professional competition. JTCC participants have won more than 50 national and international junior championships and continue to excel at the intercollegiate and professional level. Since 2011, JTCC players have earned Top 50 rankings over 100 times.

For More information on the Bolles Tennis program, call (904)256-5088 or via email to Matt Andre.

Adult Programs

Register for all programs here.

Adult Beginner
Learn to play and enjoy this sport of a lifetime. This program is designed for the novice to play and develop new skills at the same time. Coaches will stress the most important basic concepts to ensure that players learn correct technique. Players will focus on getting the "rally" started right away - hitting the ball back and forth over the net with a partner.

Adult Intermediate (2.5 – 3.0)
Designed for players looking to improve their strokes and develop game playing strategies, this clinic focuses on adding versatility and purpose to your game. A great class for a player who knows basic stroke mechanics and is looking to take their game to the next level.

Adult Advanced (3.5+)
The focus of this clinic is to improve your shot making skills. Learn how to control points from the baseline, successfully transition to the net and win easy points on your serve. This clinic will add to your arsenal of shots and help you play more offensively.

For all questions and inquires please contact Assistant Director of Tennis, Matt Andre or call 904-256-5088.

Junior Programs

Junior Session 3: January 29 - April 21

Bolles tennis program
Programs offered for all skill levels, ages 4-18.
Register for all programs here.

Pre-K/K (Ages 4-6)

 

Our “Pre-K/K” class is the perfect opportunity for your child to learn the FUNdamentals of the sport. Activities focus on building agility, balance and coordination skills (The ABC’s), while having fun on the tennis court! Children will learn the basics of how to hold and swing the tennis racquet, and will play games that introduce tennis specific skills.

Red Rockets (Ages 5-7)

Our “Red Rockets“ class will help your child learn the skills that make up the foundation of tennis playing. Activities focus on building agility, balance and coordination skills (The ABC’s), while developing the on court skills needed to serve, rally, and score. Children also begin to learn useful execution of tennis specific footwork patterns (i.e. split step, side shuffle).

Orange Crushers (7-10)

Our “Orange Crushers” class is a great fit for both the beginner and intermediate young player. This class is designed to continue building an athletic base while teaching the fundamentals necessary to serve, rally, and score. Children also begin to learn more advanced movement, technique, and patterns of play utilizing the larger court space. Players will be able to demonstrate understanding of advanced technique and tactics.

Grinders (Ages 10-18)

Our "Grinders" class is ideal for intermediate players between the ages of 8 and 18. Practices will take place on the full 78 foot court. Players will be coached on the fundamentals of tennis in a fun, encouraging atmosphere. Players will develop athleticism through daily age-appropriate fitness activities, make friends and improve their game! This program provides an excellent opportunity to transition into more competitive levels of play.

Yellow Strikers (Ages 10-18)

Our "Yellow Strikers" class is designed for those players who are actively competing. Typically, this includes high school varsity and/or ranked players. Players will refine technical form, physical fitness and mental toughness to prepare for advanced level competition. Building upon a sound tennis foundation coaches will foster an understanding of the singles and doubles strategies necessary to compete at the tournament level.

High Performance Training:

For all inquiries regarding Bolles Tennis High Performance Junior Training, please contact Assistant Director Matt Andre or call 904-256-5088.

Summer Camp

Summer Tennis Camps 2018

Tennis Camps

Bolles Tennis Camp Programs featuring Brian Gottfried & the Junior Tennis Champions Center

Brian Gottfried and the JTCC will be offering tennis camp sessions for rising Pre-K through 12th grade campers June 11 - August 10 (nine-weeks) at the Bolles San Jose Campus.

Red Rockets (Ages 4-7) 9-11 a.m.
Our "Red Rockets" class will help your child learn the skills that make up the foundation of tennis. Activities focus on building agility, balance and coordination skills (The ABC's), while developing the on court skills needed to serve, rally, and score. Children also begin to learn useful execution of tennis specific footwork patterns (i.e. split step, side shuffle). At the conclusion of a week session in this class, players will be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic technique.

*Bolles Afternoon Day Camp option available from 11 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. for weeks 2 - 7 for additional fee*


Orange Crushers (Ages 7-10) 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Our "Orange Crushers" class is a great fit for both the beginner and intermediate young player. This class is designed to continue building an athletic base while teaching the fundamentals necessary to serve, rally, and score. Children also begin to learn more advanced movement, technique, and patterns of play utilizing the larger court space. Players will be able to demonstrate understanding of advanced technique and tactics.

*Bolles Afternoon Day Camp option available from 1 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. for weeks 2 - 7 for additional fee*

 

Grinders (Ages 10-18) 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
For intermediate players between the ages of 10 and 18. Practices will take place on the full 78 foot court. Players will be coached on the fundamentals of tennis in a fun, encouraging atmosphere. Players will develop athleticism through daily age-appropriate fitness activities, make friends and improve their game! This program provides an excellent opportunity to transition into more competitive levels of play.

 

Yellow Strikers (Ages 10-18) 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Designed for those players who are actively competing. Typically, this includes high school and/or locally ranked players. Players will refine technical form, physical fitness and mental toughness to prepare for advanced level competition. Building upon a sound tennis foundation players will foster an understanding of the singles and doubles strategies necessary to compete at the tournament level.
 

High Performance (Ages 12+) 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Our "High Performance" program, led by world renowned coach Brian Gottfried (former ATP #3), and other top coaches for certain weeks such as Claudio Pistolesi (current professional coach and former ATP #71), is designed for those players who are competing at the international, national, collegiate or aspiring collegiate level. High performance training will consist of advanced situational drills, competitive match play, and fitness and mental training.

Early Bird Discount – register before April 15 and receive 10% off total.
Multi-session Discount – sign up for multiple sessions and receive 10% off the total.

For general information, registration questions & enrollment recommendations please contact Matt Andre or call (904) 256-5088.