(General Manager) Zoltan was born in Budapest, Hungary and first picked up a tennis racquet at age 10. By age 18 he was the number 1 junior in Hungary, 25th in Europe, and reached his highest junior rankings of 96 in the world (ITF). He began his entrepreneur studies at Baylor University in January of 2000. Finished his eligibility in 2003 by then holding the highest winning percentage and winning streak in singles and doubles. During his career at Baylor, he was awarded with the Golden Bear Award, Breakthrough Athlete of the Year, Baylor’s Most Valuable Tennis Player, Baylor’s Most Inspirational Player, and Baylor’s Male Athlete of the Year. After college, Zoltan worked as a Tennis Teaching Professional at Brookhaven Country Club where he was recognized as the most productive and valuable pro. He was also the winner of the “Rising STAR Award” amongst all country clubs within Club Corp. In 2008, he accepted the famous ATP Tour Manager position, and traveled 22-25 weeks a year on the Tour as the number one liaison between players and the tournaments. He has developed lifelong friendships and learned the game from no other world class athletes and celebrities like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic. During this time, he has mastered what it takes to be amongst the very best professional tennis players. His passion for teaching tennis grew stronger and wants to build a program that prepares individuals for success on and off the court by enhancing their unique personalities and skills. In 2012 he not only joined the staff at The Four Seasons Sports Club in Irving, but he had become the Tournament Director of the largest ATP Challenger of its kind, the Irving Tennis Classic. Zoltan is thrilled to join Impact Activities as the General Manager at LB Houston Tennis Center.
(Tennis Professional) Nandor was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary. He was National Champion titles in both singles and doubles, he studied MS in Mathematics and Computer Science, then graduated with MS in Sports Science. “Coach” (as he likes to be called) has 40 plus years of experience in fundraising, building, and managing sports clubs and developing both collegiate and professional tennis players. Represented Hungary on various international events such as the European Championships, ATP, WTA, ITF, ETA Tournaments, Grand Slams, Fed Cup, Olympic Games and the ITF International Workshops Worldwide as a presenter. Founder of the first Hungarian National Tennis College program and the Gifted Athletes program. Nandor moved to Norway in 1988, as the Director of Tennis he developed and managed the two largest programs in Scandinavia, averaged 700 participants on a weekly basis. Developed high performance players who competed in various international players like the European Championship, Nordic Championships, ITF, and ETA tournaments. Following a successfully 14 years in Norway, Nandor and his family moved to Delray Beach, Florida. The Florida Tennis Center (FTC) was designed and financed by Nandor as a private tennis club with 11 tennis courts, club house, pro shop, international boarding academy for professional players. Nandor has extensive experience in running, managing USTA and ITF Pro Circuit tournaments. Nandor’s systematic player development program is designed for top international and professional players. He personally coached and assisted Melinda Czink (WTA 54), Petra Mandula (WTA 30), Monica Puig, Attila Savolt (ATP 68), Denis Shapovalov, Taylor Fritz, Kozlov brothers, Alex Kuznetsov (ITF 5) to name a few. Some of Nandor’s most talented juniors have gone to attend top division 1 schools and Ivy League schools, most recently Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and Stanford. Nandor and his wife has moved to Texas with one goal in mind. Develop a grand slam champion America has not seen in almost 20 years. While Kenin won last grand slam for the ladies in 2020 at the Australian Open, the gentlemen’s side has not been represented since Andy Roddick’s win at the US Open in 2003.
(Adult Tennis Director/Tournament Director) Ryan attended Texas A&M for college before joining the AirForce. After his stint away from the sport, he went back to coaching at Huffines Tennis Center as an Assistant Pro. Ryan then took a job at Fair Oaks Tennis Center where he spent four years as the Head Pro learning under Donnie Rains. Joined LB Houston in 2018 as the Adult and Tennis Director. Rya has been involved in the game of tennis since he was four years old. He has played an assorted amount of higher-level tennis and played in all levels of competitive play be it Juniors, Collegiate, or Adults. He has experience in almost all phases of tennis be it teaching different ages, racquet maintenance and facility managerial experience. He has been coaching the game of tennis on and off, with the majority of the time on, for over 15 years. Ryan is look forward to seeing everyone at the facility. He is eager to see the growth and expansion of our facility he calls home. Lastly, if someone has not welcomed you yet to LBH, may I be the first to say "Thank you for being a part of the LBH Family."
(Tennis Professional) Rafa was Born in Cuba, and raised in Miami since age eight. Grew up playing tennis in Florida and played division 1 collegiate tennis in New York. He won national championship with ASA- Brooklyn Avengers in 2014. Started his coaching journey in Miami. He was assistant coach of ASA College and eventually head coach, too. Played professional tennis from 2015-2018. Coach Rafa is fun, energetic, his enthusiasm and love for the game is contagious. Relocated to Dallas early 2021 with his wife, Sabrina.
(Tennis Professional) If you are looking to improve your overall game, Coach Omkar is the guy for you. He is a very passionate and avid tennis player, playing since eight years old. He has played competitively in high school, singles at the varsity level, and made the state championships four years in a row in New Jersey. Omkar has also played in college at Rutgers University. He has experience in coaching adults and juniors from beginner to advanced level. He enjoys working with all levels of athletes and looking forward to seeing you on the courts.
(Office Manager) Played Tennis Since early childhood. He is also the head stringer at LBH, and has done stringing for multiple facilities around DFW.