225 E. Carmel Drive, Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 844-1177
info@carmelracquetclub.com

Professional Staff

Greg Griffey, Manager

Played High School tennis for Shelbyville High School for 4 years.  Played Varsity tennis all 4 years.

Coached Shelbyville High School tennis for 1 year.

Played college tennis at Indiana State University. Graduated with a degree in Elementary Education.  

Has been to USTA nationals 4 times with his 55 and over 9.0 team.  Finished 2nd in the country.  

Joined Carmel Racquet Club in 1978 as a summer teaching instructor while looking for a teaching position.  

Became Head Pro at Carmel Racquet Club in 1984

Became Manager at Carmel Racquet Club in 1989

 


Mark Woldmoe, Head Pro

Born in Sherman, Texas

Played tennis for Ball State University and graduated in 1984

Jr. Davis Cup Coach and USTA Sectional Endorser

Coached many outstanding Indiana high school champions including the Grand Slam Champion Rajeev Ram, Tom Murphy, Ashlee Davis and the Grabinski sisters

Has coached many division winning teams in the Central Indiana Women’s Indoor Tennis League (CIWITL)

 


Nancy Alic

Nationally ranked junior tennis player

Played college tennis for the University of Arizona (Division I) on a full tennis scholarship

Head women’s tennis coach at St. John’s University in New York City

 

 

 

 

 


Chip Bondurant

USPTA certified tennis teaching professional and platform tennis enthusiast

Chip comes from a Florida tennis playing family

Hot Dog Men’s Doubles Championships in Frankfort, Indiana with fellow pro Brian Cook

 

 

 

 

 

 


Suzie Booker

Park Tudor graduate and tennis player

Joined CRC in 2008

Played college tennis at Wheaton College in Illinois

Previous Heritage Christian High School tennis coach

 

 

 

 


Tim Brady

Played high school tennis at Penn High School in Mishawaka, IN

Played college tennis at Ball State University

Went to  USTA 5.0 Men’s Nationals in 2001, 2006 and 2007

 

 

 


Whitney Brown

Played High School tennis at Cathedral

Tennis instructor at Riviera Club

Tennis instructor at Meridian Hills Country Club

Tennis instructor at Woodland Country Club

Son of CRC tennis pro Cleve Brown

 

 

 

 

 


Daveed Bubenicek

Born in the Czech Republic
As a junior in Czech Republic, he was ranked number 12 in the country

In 2003 received a full athletic scholarship to Indiana University in Bloomington, IN where he majored in International Studies and Slavic Literature
Ranked in the top 50 nationally in singles and doubles and served as the IU tennis team captain his senior year

Earned a Master’s degree in Global Trade and Finance from the University of Denver

Associate head coach for the Zionsville High School girl’s team and assistant coach for Carmel Middle School
Head Pro at Harbour Trees Golf and Beach Club

 

 


Ernesto Castanares

Born in Mexico City, Mexico

USTPA certified professional in 1992
In 1983, he played #1 singles for Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland

Received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Monterrey Tech in Mexico where he played 4 years of varsity tennis
In 1993 he ran a tennis academy at Pickwick Place Apartments in Indianapolis

In 2000 he became the Tennis Director at the Jewish Community Center in Indianapolis

 

 

 


Brian Cook

Played Varsity tennis for Laporte High School in Laporte, IN

Played tennis through out his college years as a Tennis Teaching Professional under two USTA Master Professionals

He is a USTA teaching professional

He has been a teaching professional at CRC since 2007

 

 


Miguel Dungo

Played on the Professional Tour for 5 1/2 years


Played at the U.S. Open, Wimbledon and the Davis Cup


Director of Tennis and General Manager at the Health Institute of Indiana (Westview/Healthplex) for 18 years. 

 

 

 


Kathy Gordon

Played tennis at Indiana State University

Joined CRC as a teaching pro in 1990

Head tennis instructor at Woodland Country Club

 

 

 

 

 


Karen Grilliot

USTA ranked junior in Michigan during High School

Played college tennis at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI

 

 

 

 

 

 


Christian Lauri

Grew up in Colorado and attended Poudre High School in Ft. Collins, Colorado

Played 4 years of high school tennis including # 1 and #2 Singles and Doubles his senior year

Played College tennis for DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana 

In 1995 the DePauw team finished #8 in the nation

CRC coach from 1997- 2010 and then returned in 2021

Girls Head tennis coach at Heritage Christian High School

 

 

 


Hank Levin

Nationally ranked junior player in Texas

Three time High School state champion for Highland Park High School in Dallas, TX

Played in four consecutive NCAA appearances for Earlham College 

 

 

 


Kris Looney

Former junior tennis player at Carmel Racquet Club

Played tennis at Noblesville High School

Played college tennis at IUPUI and was a national champion qualifier in 1995

Ranked as high as 3rd in the Midwest by the USTA in singles

Has competed in the Open Division at the National level

Served as Head coach at Marion University

Coached Brebeuf Jesuit High School for 7 years

Certified by the PTR and the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association

 


Carl Mower

Former Junior Tennis player at CRC and Carmel High Schools boys’ tennis team (2003-2007)

Served as a tennis instructor at Woodlands Neighborhood Association and Hamilton County Community Tennis

Served as assistant coach for Carmel High School’s girls’ and boys’ tennis team which won four state championships in three years

In 2006 , he received the Leadership and Sportsmanship Award from the Indianapolis Community Tennis Association

In 2007, he received a Carmel Clay Education Foundation Scholarship

Volunteers for Special Olympics and looks forward to developing adaptive tennis programs for physically challenged tennis players

 

 


Casey Mellinger

 


Steve Minner

Played college tennis at Purdue University

Teaching Profession at CRC since 1996

As a junior his tennis coach was CRC pro Joe Reidman

2004 National USTA Men’s Clay Court 35 & over Champion in doubles

CIWITL Q team champion coach in 2003-2004 season

 

 

 


Mark Noe

Played college tennis at Wabash Valley College

Began his teaching career at CRC in 1990

Head pro at the Kokomo YMCA and assistant coach for the Indiana University women’s program in 1986

Head coach at DePauw University in 1992-94 and was voted coach of the year in 1993

Teaches World History at Cathedral High School and has retired as head tennis coach for the boys’ and girls’ team

 

 

 


Jacob Rankin

Head Coach at Wittenburg Universtiy in Springfield, OH
Men’s and Women’s Head Coach at Indiana University East
Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach at Concordia University in Irvin, CA
Master’s Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University where he was a 4 year varsity player


Joe Reidman

Played High School tennis at Richmond High School in Richmond, IN

Played college tennis at Ball State University with his fellow CRC pro – Jeff Smart

Began his tennis teaching career at age 15 and one of his first students was CRC pro – Steve Minner

Played tennis competitively on many nationally competitive teams 

 

 

 

 


Parker Reist

Played for North Central High School where he was part of two state championship teams

Teaching Professional at Meridian Hills Country Club

Assistant Tennis Director at Birmingham Athletic Club in Bloomfield, Michigan

Joined the CRC teaching staff in 2021

 

 

 

 


Cathi Rubenstein

Served as Assistant Tournament Director to Mark Woldmoe at CRC for over 15 years

Serves as coach for Westfield High School girls’ tennis team

Coach University High School girl’s team for 4 years

 

 

 

 

 


Rick Scotten

Attended IUPUI and received MVP award his Freshman year

Went to USTA Nationals at the 5.0 level

Served as the head coach for Brebeuf Jesuit High School for boy’s and girl’s  for 13 years

Served as the head coach for Pike High School for boy’s and girl’s for 6 years

Head coach at Broadmoor Country Club for 18 years

Head coach at the Bridgewater Club in Westfield , IN

 


Joe Scheffer

Played four years of tennis at Fountain Central High School in Veedersburg, IN

Played tennis for Parkland College in Champaign, IL from 1995-97

Played tennis at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN from 1997-99

Began teaching tennis part-time at CRC in 2008

 

 


Luke Samra

Played 4 years of Varstiy tennis at Kalamazoo Hackett High School winning the state championship at #1 doubles in 2005

Played tennis at Marion University where the team finished as co-conference champions in 2006-2007

Taught tennis at Western Michigan University’s West Hills Athletic Club, The Derek Jeter Turn 2 Foundation and Midtown Health

Luke is PTR-certified

 

 

 

 


Jeff Smart

Played tennis for  Ball State University

Plays USTA tournaments

CRC teaching pro since 1981 

 

 

 

 

 


Kent Whitener

Professional Tennis Registry 2005-present
North Carolina Junior #10 ranking
Played for Pfeiffer University 2001-2005
Van Der Meer Academy Assistant Teaching Professional in Hilton Head, SC
Head Teaching Pro for Longcreek Tennis Club in Columbia, SC
Director of Tennis Rockbridge Club in Columbia, SC
Pfeiffer University Head Men’s and Women’s Head Coach – D III
Catawba College Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach – D II