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Meet the Pros

Dave Neuhart - Director of Racquet Sports
Dave joins Innisbrook Resort with a focus on elevating the racquet sports experience through comprehensive program leadership and a commitment to service excellence. As the former Owner and Director of Neu Tennis, LLC, Dave honed his expertise in mentoring, customer relations, and business development, fueling his passion for delivering unparalleled racquet services. Dave is renowned for his membership development skills and his role as a coach developer, certifying other professionals in tennis and pickleball. He has over 30 years of experience directing and growing successful club racquet operations, with many clubs ranked among the top 50 in the country.
Certifications and achievements - 
Certified USPTA Elite Professional
Certified Racquet Sports Executive (CRSE)
PTR Certified Elite Professional
IPTPA/PPR Pickleball Certified
USRSA Master Racquet Technician

Professional Affiliations - 
USPTA, PTR, USRSA, USTA, IPTPA, PPR, GPTA, Coach Developer, CPR/AED, Directors’ Club of America

Judi Alford – Head Tennis Professional
Judi has over 25 years of experience working in resorts, hotels, and tennis clubs. Judi has a USPTR Professional Certification. Originally from the UK, Judi started playing tennis at the age of 10. Growing up playing many LTA ( Lawn Tennis Association ) Junior Tournaments, High School and College Tennis, reaching the National Finals in 1992 and 94, at the prestigious Queens Club in West Kensington, London.
Most recent achievements –
2013 - # 1 National Ranking Mixed doubles over 35's
2014 - Team National Champions 4.5 level
2016 - # 8 National Ranking Husband/Wife, winning a Bronze Ball in Charlotte, NC.
Judi works to bring out the joy and passion in children and adults as they progress through the game both skillfully and tactically.
2021 - National Finals Mixed 9.0

Linda Thomson - Tennis Professional
Linda Thomson has been a Tennis Professional at Innisbrook Golf and Resort for the past 10 years. Linda is a certified USPTA Elite Professional, who is qualified to coach students of all ages. However, her primary passion and enthusiasm are teaching children tennis with a game-based style.
Linda is also a certified Registered Nurse with over 34 years of experience with a multitude of certifications including CPR, advance cardiac life support, stroke, and progressive care.
Linda’s most recent tennis accomplishment: Organized “Stroke4Stroke” charity tennis tournament that raised over $22,000 for stroke awareness and prevention, and 2014 18 & Over 4.5 level Women’s Team National Championship.
Linda’s motto “Make learning tennis fun for everyone so they will enjoy tennis for a lifetime
Certifications: Gigi Fernandez Certification

Joe Ugolini - Tennis Professional
Joe Ugolini grew up in North Carolina and has been teaching tennis for 11 years. He recently was a pro at the USTA National Campus in Orlando for the past 4 years. He loves to teach to all ages and levels, and is a certified pro in 3 racquet sports; tennis, pickleball, and padel. He enjoys playing and teaching all of them as well. He specializes in teaching solid footwork and balance techniques for all levels to help you hit your best shots. Fun fact about Joe, is that as a junior tennis player in North Carolina, at tournaments he would run into the top American tennis player Tommy Paul, who was the number one junior in North Carolina at the time.

Craig "Jockomo" Brown, PhT - Associate Tennis Professional & Physiotherapy/Biomechanical Consultant
With over 30 years of experience in the tennis and physio industries, Craig joins the Innisbrook Tennis Team from Greenville, SC. Craig was the owner and developer of a successful Integrative Medicine Practice bringing Sports Medicine/Therapy/Nutrition to the courts for junior athletes, college athletes and professional players for all sports. Craig’s passion is providing our members and guests the same level of expertise on the courts as well as off the courts, with instructional lessons, clinics, and programs for all ages. Craig attended Grambling State and Georgia State University in the field of exercise physiology, athletics training and physical therapy while being a member of the tennis team. Craig continued to play professional tennis on Satellite and Invitational Tour while studying Integrative Medicine at University of Miami Medical School (R&D Program), Columbia University (Pain Management) and Harvard Medical School (Complementary & Alternative Medicine.

Greg Houck - Tennis Professional
Born in Evreux, France Greg grew up in northwest Indiana, where he began playing tennis at age 12. He attended Easton Senior High School where Greg played number 1 singles for the Varsity Team. He reached a junior ranking of 5 in the Midwest and received a Tennis scholarship to The University of Evansville. After college Greg still played competitive Open tennis but, discovered a passion to teach the game. He has been teaching for over 30 years from strict beginners to advanced players. Greg has been a Head Coach at both High School and Collegiate levels and is a USPTA Elite instructor. He is married to his lovely wife Michele and has two wonderful daughters Gabrielle and Isabelle.