OUR TEAM

Gary Bertoldo

Director of Tennis

 

Gary is an Australian native who moved to the US to play college tennis at 18 years of age. A graduate of Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina, Gary held a winning record in college tennis for singles & doubles. He graduated with a degree in Business and has held tennis positions in the Hamptons NY, & at the Greenwood Country Club, SC, before relocating to Bluewater Bay, FL in 2013. Gary still enjoys playing tennis competitively but in his free time you can find him on the golf course or at the beach.

 

Anup "Snoopy" Kapur

Head Tennis Professional

Anup Kapur a.k.a. Snoopy, was born and raised in Northern Ireland. Snoopy played competitively across Ireland and Europe. He is PTR certified and has been working for Cliff Drysdale Tennis for the past 9 Years. Snoopy started off on the touring team, which travelled around the country to do special event clinics for both adults and kids at various country clubs.  After  2 years on the road he settled in Miami and worked at Brickell Tennis Club and Grove Isle Spa and Resort  as the head tennis pro. His love and dedication to the sport is demonstrated on the court via clients and various programming. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two sons.

 

Victor Otero

Tennis Professional

Victor Otero was born and raised in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. At 35 years old, Victor already has 15 years of tennis teaching, coaching and playing experience under his belt. It's a sport that he lives and breathes. His passion and dedication, along with his humor and great personality, make him a phenomenal tennis instructor. Outside of tennis, Victor loves to spend time at the beach, watch movies with his family, and work out.

Patrick Shaw

Tennis Professional

Patrick, known as ‘PJ’ is a Niceville local who grew up playing tennis at your very own Bluewater Bay Tennis Center. He began at the age of 12 with a fierce passion that would carry him through the Ruckel and Niceville programs. As a primarily self-taught player, he first found success in High School becoming a County Champion & State qualifier as a freshman, four-time All-Area tennis player, and two-time tennis Player of the Year (Northwest Florida Daily News). He continued his higher education and tennis pursuits at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. As a Freshman he recorded an overall record of 28-4 going 11-2 in SAA play earning the 2017 Men’s Tennis Freshman of the Year award. As college progressed, he began teaching in summer camps to spread his contagious energy and love for the sport to others. PJ has graduated from Rhodes in the class of 2020 with a Business Degree focused in Finance/Marketing. He looks to continue his education and teach others about the sport he has been so enamored by. Off the court, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family, making music, and working out.

Christina Milidonis

Front Desk & Membership Manager

Christina is originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan.  With a background in Marketing and Sport and Event Management, she has worked several major sporting events including 2 Olympic Games, 4 Super Bowls and several other specialty sport events. She has 2 daughters and enjoys being active and spending time with her family.

 

OPENING HOURS

Monday-Thursday: 8am-9pm

Fridays: 8am-6pm

Saturdays: 8am-5pm

Sundays: 9am-5pm

 

ADDRESS

777 Bay Drive
Niceville, Florida 32578

Tel: 850-897-8010

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