About Us

Meet Our Team

Marla Zeller
Marla Zeller

Director of Tennis

Marla Zeller is a USPTA Certified Professional and has served as Director of Tennis and Head Pro at The Fort Lee Racquet Club since 2009. She has previously been Head Pro in New Jersey Tennis Clubs for over 30 years.

Marla graduated from William Paterson University with a career record of 54 wins and 2 losses, and is a USPTA Certified Pro for 35 years, she has received many awards, trophies and honors. 

Among Marla’s achievements was being inducted into The William Paterson University Hall of Fame.

Mika O’Hara
Mika O’Hara

Mika O’Hara is a USPTR Certified Professional and has been teaching Tennis for over 30 years, she joined The Fort Lee Racquet Club Team in 1990.

Mika started playing Tennis at 6 years of age and was the Tennis Team Captain in Middle and High School.

Mika’s approach to teaching Tennis is one of total coordinated improvements focusing on the mental, physical and technical aspects of the game, she is USTA Certified for 10 years for “10 & Under” and works with beginners through advanced juniors and adults.

Dana Commins
Dana Commins

Dana Commins is a USPTR Certified teaching Pro at the FLRC since 1984. Dana’s lesson plan is developed with each individual’s unique skill set goals, she works with a wide age range of players from young beginners to seniors, making Tennis a lifelong activity.

Justin Seo
Justin Seo

Justin has been actively involved in Tennis all his life, he has been playing Tennis since he was 6 years old and has been a Junior Player and College Team Player in Seoul, Korea. 

Justin has been working as a coach in CSA Academy & Fort Lee Racquet Club and has coached Pro-Level Students at all ages.

Yong Sim
Yong Sim

Yong Sim has been a Certified USPTA Professional for 12 years. A former Junior Tournament Player, he is also a graduate of Rutgers University and played for their Tennis Team for 4 years. 

Yong has served as Director of CSA  Academy for 6 years which caters to beginners through intermediate players. He also serves as Director of The SCAT Academy for Advanced Varsity  High School and Junior Tournament Players.

Tsolak Gevorkian
Tsolak Gevorkian

Tsolak was a player and captain of the armenian Davis Cup team from 1995 to 2005. He led the Bois State University tennis team to a #2 ranking in division 1 and was team MVP in 1998. His passion for tennis brings positive results to kids and adults alike.

Georgy Chukhleb
Georgy Chukhleb

Georgy is a PTR certified professional tennis coach in the New York Metropolitan Area. He has been teaching at the Fort Lee Racquet Club since 2016. He has a Degree in Sports Psychology from Saint Petersburg State University and is a sparring partner at master series tournaments for top world players. He focuses on advanced juniors and adults.

Ivan Krcelic
Ivan Krcelic

Ivan is from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a USPTR certified tennis professional, with over 10 years of coaching experience. He focuses on positive psychology and feedback. As the director of Tennis Prime Academy he runs the FLRC Summer Camp Program.Ivan has played and trained with top 100 ATP players.

Patty Garay
Patty Garay

Patty Garay is a USPTA & CPR Certified Tennis Professional, with a B.S. in Elementary Education from Saint Peter’s University and has over 12 years of teaching experience. Patty is a trained clinician for the USTA and is the Northern Delegate for Youth Tennis & Secretary for the USTA Eastern – New Jersey Region Council. She was chosen by the USTA to be an on court manager at the 2019 US Open Net Generation kids on court experience.

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