Our Team

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Jerry Albrikes, Managing Partner & Director of Tennis

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Jerry returns to Mystic, Connecticut where he was the Director of Tennis from 2000-2010. He has been coaching, teaching and directing players and clubs for the past 27 years. Jerry has worked with players all over the world and at all different levels. He coached a 3.0 women's team to a National Championship, he coached multiple state HS champions from RI, CT, FL and most recently SC. He also worked with current tennis professionals Maria Sharapova and Jelena Jankovic while coaching at the Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, FL. Jerry played Division I tennis at Central            Connecticut State University and then achieved the top New England ranking in 3 categories (singles, doubles and mixed).
Jerry has won a National Championship in mixed doubles along with a National Championship in Platform Tennis. In the summer of 2017 Jerry was inducted into the New England Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, RI. Jerry has returned home to Manage and Direct Mystic Indoor Sports to its highest level.

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Nick Raho, Head Tennis Professional

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Nick Raho joins the Mystic Tennis Indoor Sports team, after spending the last five years as Head Pro at Pond View Racquet Club in Westerly, RI.  Prior to his time at Pond View, Nick was an assistant teaching pro at the Weekapaug Tennis Club. 

Nick played varsity Men's Tennis and Squash at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, before transferring and eventually graduating from Bryant University. He continued his tennis and squash career at Bryant, captaining the Men's Tennis team his senior year. Nick brings a tremendous amount of enthusiasm to the court. He has a wealth of experience in teaching players of all levels and all ages.  An avid tennis fan himself, Nick prides himself on being able to share his love for the game and grow the sport.

 


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Matthew Surprenant, Tennis Professional

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Matthew is a USPTA certified professional he has taught at multiple clubs throughout Connecticut as well as at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport Rhode Island. Matthew is currently the assistant coach for the Division 1 team at the University of Rhode Island. Matthew played Division 1 tennis at Sacred Heart University, while receiving his Bachelor's degree in Sport  Management and Masters in Business Administration.

 

 


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Stefan Jones, Tennis Professional

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Stefan grew up in Groton taking tennis lessons through the Parks and Rec summer programs, as well as several clinics at Mystic Indoor Sports during Jerry’s previous time with the club. In high school, Stefan played 3 years of varsity tennis for Fitch High School, earning All-ECC honors his senior year. In college, Stefan co-founded and captained the USTA Tennis Club at Central Connecticut State University, competing in several Tennis On Campus events with the club in Florida, North Carolina, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

Stefan has been coaching for the City of Groton Parks and Rec summer tennis program since 2013, and was the Head Instructor for the program in 2017. He has volunteered as an Assistant Coach for the Fitch High School Boys Tennis Team and also volunteered to coach an after-school tennis program at Hal’s Academy in New Britain in 2013 and 2014. Stefan is also a passionate fan and enthusiast of tennis in all its forms, so don’t hesitate to talk with him about the professional tours, tennis gear, and local tennis leagues.

 


Jeff Connolly Tennis Pro

Jeff Connolly, Tennis Professional 

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John Spears, Tennis Professional

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John grew up in Southern RI playing tennis on his parent’s farm and at Pond View Racquet Club. John pursued his tennis career by playing number one singles and doubles at the University of Rhode Island from 1993 to 1997. While at URI, John worked summers as the assistant tennis pro at the Dunes Club, in Narragansett RI. After playing tennis at the University of Rhode Island he worked at the university as the men’s assistant tennis coach until 2000. He also taught indoors at Pond View Racquet Club from 1996 to 2013.  Currently John is in his fifteenth year of teaching mathematics for the Chariho Regional School District in RI. He has also just finished his fifteenth year as the head tennis pro at QTC (Quonochontaug Tennis Club) in Charlestown RI. John is thrilled and looking forward to joining the elite staff at Mystic Indoor Sports.

 


Matt McCormack

Matt McCormack

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Maggie Henderson

Maggie Henderson

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Maura Niles

Maura Niles

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Morgan Parrilla

Morgan Parrilla

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Mark Palmer

Mark Palmer

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Kevin Quackenbush

Kevin Quackenbush

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Bruce Thomas

Bruce Thomas

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Nancy Talbot-Frickmann

Nancy Talbot-Frickman

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Elizabeth Albrikes 

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Interested in joining the MIS Team? Contact us today: 860.245.5898