Our Tennis Pros

Our Tennis Pros

With year-round Tennis at Wedgewood Golf & Country Club, we are very lucky to have some of the area's finest Tennis instructors and players working with us. The Tennis Program is at all time levels of activity and excitement and we have these amazing Tennis Professionals to thank for that! Please contact the Tennis Pro Shop if you would like to join the fun!

Wendy Gibbons | Tennis/Pickleball Manager
Wendy has been a member of our Tennis Department since 2010 and has been very active in our junior programming, ladies clinics/leagues, and recently, our Pickleball programming. Wendy was promoted to Tennis/Pickleball Manager in 2019.

Wendy relocated to Powell from Reno, NV  in 1998 with her husband Tim and son Tyler. Enjoys the beach with her 4 siblings, MG motoring, Crew soccer, neighbors, tennis, and Pickleball.

 

She graduated from Winthrop College (now Winthrop University)  with a degree in Physical Education. She worked in the corrugated industry for 20 years and retired from Boise Cascade in 1998 after 9 ½ year as Customer Service Manager for the Reno-Sparks facility.

 

John Gray
John has been a tennis professional for 32 years. He successfully helped 225 juniors earn full ride scholarships. Five of the juniors have won National Championships at the collegiate level. Four others competed at the professional level in the top 200 in the world. As an amateur player, John has been ranked as high as 11th in Singles and Doubles in the Midwest Section. Currently he is rated a 4.5 as a singles and Doubles player.


Troy Yerian
Troy has been a USPTA and PTR-certified teaching professional since 1993, and has worked with some of the top coaches and players in the business. Originally from Zanesvillle, Ohio, Troy comes to Wedgewood after serving as the men's and women's assistant coach at Muskingum University, his alma mater. With experience as a player, coach and manager, Troy has won numerous USTA tournaments and was a member of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) circuit where he held high rankings in both singles and doubles play. In addition to his time at Muskingum, Troy also found success with the Greater Cincinnati Indoor Tennis Association where he coached both adult ladies teams and elite junior players. 

Jeff Luxenburger
Jeff has been coaching youth tennis since 2007. Jeff played varsity tennis as an undergraduate at Otterbein University, and later received a Masters in Education at Ohio State University. He is the head coach of the Olentangy High School girls' and boys' tennis teams. He also coaches the district-wide Olentangy middle school club tennis programs.