OUR TEAM
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Alberto Fernandez Senior Director of Racquets

Alberto Fernandez began his career as tennis pro with the Greater Miami Tennis and Education Foundation, exposing tennis to underprivileged children. Soon after, Alberto accepted a pro position with the City of Miami, where he also took on the challenge of wheelchair tennis, and high performance juniors where a vast majority has received tennis scholarships to play in division 1 or division 2 Universities. Following that Albert directed his own city junior program and kick-started the first adult program in the greater Miami area.

In 2008 Alberto joined the Miami Dade Fire Dept. as an EMT. Upon finishing his paramedics’ degree, Alberto was promoted to Officer in Charge. 

Prior to his current role at Weston Racquet Club, Alberto has held numerous positions with CDT across the country. In 2011 Alberto joined the Cliff Drysdale Tennis team at the famed Ritz Carlton, Key Biscayne, FL. where he worked directly with our junior camps. After building this program, Alberto accepted a new position with CDT as Camp Director, Operations Manager, and later moved to California to become the Director of Tennis at Omni Rancho Las Palmas.

 

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Hannah Thompson Director of Tennis

Originally from England, Hannah has been a tennis professional since 2006 with experience coaching all ages and abilities in a developmental and tactical capacity. Hannah played college tennis at Brenau University in Georgia before joining the Cliff Drysdale family in 2015. Hannah has held senior roles at a variety of Cliff Drysdale locations notably Director of Tennis at Arrowhead at Vail in Colorado and Hawks Cay Resort in Duck Key, Florida before joining us here at WRC. 

 

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Carolina Costamagna Junior Program Director

Carolina Costamagna, originally from Cordoba, Argentina, played Division I tennis at Kansas State University. She graduated in 2019, during which she led her school to an NCAA Championship tournament bid for the first time in over 15 years. She competed at the top of the singles and doubles lineup, and amassed 113 individual match victories. Carolina played for the Junior Fed Cup team representing Argentina and achieved a professional WTA ranking of 697 in the world. Costamagna began her tennis management career with Cliff Drysdale Tennis in the Summer of 2019 as a Tennis Professional at Weston Racquet Club in Weston, Florida. Most recently, Costamagna served as Junior Program Director, where she led record breaking growth in participation and junior engagement. She has also been featured as a touring professional for CDT's signature adult tennis camps at resorts across the country. 

 

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Luisa Ortiz Membership Manager

Born in Medellin, Colombia and raised in New York, Luisa has been a member of the Weston Racquet Club family for over 7 years. Luisa has held positions in both pro shop and membership departments at the club, and currently holds a Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Florida International University while she works towards her Master's of Business Administration.

 

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Adam Maddock Tennis Professional

Originally from Manchester, England. Adam is Level 4 LTA and PTR certified and has been teaching tennis for 14 years, both in England and the United States. Adam spent 4 years at IMG Academy and has taught several ITF and Division I college players.