Tennis Professionals

Andy Volkert

Director of Tennis
Andy is a native of Northfield, Illinois and was formerly the #1 ranked player in Chicago. He played intercollegiate tennis at San Diego State University and played the USTA Pro Circuit. Andy came to FRCC in 1995. He was recognized as the 2007 USTA San Diego District Pro of the Year.

Vilmarie Castellvi

Head Teaching Professional
Vilmarie began as a FRCC teaching pro in 2009. She played college tennis at the University of Tennessee and was honored as the 2003 NCAA Female Player of the Year. She was recently inducted into the UT Hall of Fame. After her intercollegiate career, Vilmarie competed on the WTA Tour. She also represented her country, Puerto Rico, during Fed Cup Play.

Rodolpho Rodriguez

Teaching Professional
Rodolfo started teaching at Fairbanks in 2011. Rodolfo was the #1 singles and doubles player at the University of San Diego. He represented USD in NCAA Division I competition and was honored as an academic All-American and scholar-athlete.

Anders Lennartsson

Tennis Professional
Anders grew up in Sweden and started teaching at FRCC in March 2012. He played college tennis for Foothill College and U.S. International University and coached tennis at the Imperial Tennis and Beach Club in Naples, Florida.

Nick Philippoussis

Teaching Professional

Xavier Smith

Teaching Professional
Xavier came to Fairbanks in March 2013. He has a great playing background and is making his mark as an coach as he works with some of the top juniors in the country. He has played professionally and has acted as a hitting coach for players such as Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic and Sabine Lisiki.

Mark Davis

USRSA Master Racquet Technician
Certified Tennis Instructor in 2001 and has been certified as a Master Racquet Technician by the U.S. Professional Racquet Stringers Association from 2000 to present. Before coming to FRCC, Mark was the Head Tennis Professional at the Sheraton Hotel in Marina Del Rey and also a Tennis Professional at Rancho Valencia Tennis Resort from 2003 to 2007. Besides working as a racquet technician at the Club, he also is a tennis instructor in the Junior Program.