JOEL ROSS Tennis Camp
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Meet Joel Ross

Founder and Director


" I love helping each camper to improve his game. I am directly involved with each camper on a daily basis, especially on second serve, footwork & strategy." - Joel Ross

  • Grew up & learned tennis in Westbury, Long Island
  • NYS High School Singles Champion 1967 & 1968
  • Big Ten Singles Champion, University of Michigan, 1971
  • Big Ten Doubles Champion, University of Michigan, 1972
  • Captain University of Michigan Tennis Team
  • Cover, TENNIS Magazine, 1971
  • Player-Coach, US Maccabiah Tennis Team, 1977  
    • (Won Gold Medal in Men's doubles)
  • Circuit wins include John McEnroe & Tom Gullikson
  • Resides in New Rochelle, NY with wife Ellen

 

 

 

Meet the Tennis Staff

Quynh Duc Tran

  • Joel Ross Tennis Director for 10 years
  • Three time Vietnam Men's Singles Champion
  • Hobbies: Playing tennis with his four children
  • Message to campers: 'I can't wait til camp!'

Marcel Miasato

  • College: Barton Community College in Kansas
  • Major: Liberal Studies
  • Country of origin: Brazil
  • Interests: Likes to watch movies & listen to music
  • We're going to have a great camp, it'll be so much fun helping the kids improve their tennis skills.It's going to be an exciting summer!

Octavio Carrasco

  • College: Barton Community College
  • Major: Business
  • Country of origin: Venezuela
  • National Champion of Venezuela in juniors
  • UTR 10.5
  • Interests: All sports & movies
  • Hey guys! I can't wait to meet you this summer to work hard and have fun!

Sebastian Pino

  • College: Barton Community College
  • Major: Business Administration
  • Country of origin: Venezuela
  • Ranked #5 in Venezuela B18
  • UTR 11.3
  • Interests: Watch tennis, movies, soccer
  • Looking forward to meet you all and have a great time with you guys this summer!

Isabella Dale

  • College: University of the Cumberlands (class of 2018)
  • Major: Double majored in Psychology and Journalism/Public Relations
  • I now work at TENNEAST TENNIS ACADEMY in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Country of origin: Thailand
  • MSC PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2017
  • Interests: Reading, animals, running, creating travel videos, hanging out with friends.
  • Very excited to be going back to Kent this summer!

Claudia Sumaia

  • College: Barton Community College
  • Major: Liberal Studies
  • Country of origin: Mozambique
  • National Champion seniors & juniors 3 consecutive years
  • UTR 7
  • Interests: dance, sing, read & conversation with my friends
  • I cannot wait to meet you this summer!

Summer Dong

  • College: Young Harris College
  • Major: Business Management; minor in Sport Study
  • Country of origin: China
  • Interests: traveling & watching movies
  • I'm very excited to meet y'all! Can't wait to spend some time together!

Mariane Lima

  • College: Barton Community College
  • Major: liberal studies
  • Country of origin: Brazil
  • Vice champion in the principal tournament in Brazil (Semana Guga Kuerten)
  • UTR 8
  • Interests: music, reading & swimming
  • I am excited to start this camp. I hope to enjoy the summer teaching tennis & I cannot wait to meet you!

Julia Ramalho

  • College: Barton Community College in Kansas
  • Major: Liberal Studies
  • Country of origin: Brazil
  • Interests: Working out, Traveling, Watch series, Play Tennis, Cooking
  • I really want to work with you guys. We are going to work hard and have a lot fun in this summer. I love to play tennis and I am sure that I will teach you a lot of interesting things about tennis.

Kaio Massao

  • College: Barton Community College in Brazil
  • Major: Business
  • Country of origin: Brazil
  • Interests: Work out, play soccer & tennis
  • I am so excited to start the tennis camp and work with you all.

Lucas Ferruci

  • College: University of Texas at the Permian Basin
  • Major: Marketing
  • Country of origin: Brazil
  • Interests: I love to play soccer, swim, surf, longboard and watch movies
  • I’m excited to work in the camp with the kids and have a great summer experience with them.

Giovanni Fragalle

  • College: Barton Community College in Kansas
  • Major: Marketing
  • Country of origin: Brazil
  • Interests: I really like to listen to music, watch movies, play soccer and play video games.
  • I'm very exciting to start the camp. I like so much teach,help and have fun with kids. I played a lot of professional tournaments and also I was a tennis coach in Brazil for two years. I will use my experience and do my best for the kids and I hope they enjoy me.

Andrea Villalobos

  • College: University of Texas of the Permian Basin
  • Major: Business Management
  • Country of origin: Mexico
  • Interests: I like to read, watch movies, travel.
  • I am excited and looking forward to have an amazing summer with all of you!

Marcos Silva

  • College: University of Texas of the Permian Basin
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Country of origin: Brazil
  • Interests: playing soccer and listening to music
  • I am really excited to meet you all and play tennis with you as well!

Daniel Colmenares

  • College: University of Texas of the Permian Basin
  • Major: Petroleum Engineering
  • Country of origin: Colombia
  • Interests: I like to play golf, soccer, and listen to music
  • I am really excited to meet you all and have a great summer playing tennis and having lots of fun!

Beatriz Sales

  • Nationality: Brazilian
  • College: Missouri Valley College
  • Major: Psychology and Broadcast
  • Hobbies: I like to spend my free time in nature. I like to go camp, to hike, to know waterfalls, etc
  • I'm excited to start to work with you all. I'm sure we will have a good time together, and we are going to learn a lot with each other.

Juliana Seabra

  • College: Barton Community College
  • Major: Sport Management
  • Country of origin: Brazil
  • Hobbies: Play tennis, swimming, take pictures
  • I'm very excited to start the tennis camp. I really hope the weather is good so it does not disrupt any of our activities.