Our Staff

John Sanders

Head Pro


(321) 420-0907

John has spent over a decade working with all levels of youth and adult players.

Playing Experience

  • Top 30 Ranked Junior Tennis player in the Florida Section, 2006
  • Top 50 Nationally Ranked player, 2006
  • Division 1 College Tennis Player

Certifications Achieved

  • United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Elite certified
  • 2019 USPTA District Pro of the Year
  • USPTA Wheelchair Certified
  • USTA Adaptive Certified
  • USTA/USPTA 10 & Under Certified
  • USTA Certified Tournament Director (since 2013)
  • USTA High-Performance Coach
  • USPTA Under 30 Leadership Team
  • Wilson Sponsored Coach

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Lori Crowley | RCCB
Lori Crowley

Tennis Facility Attendant

Lori was previously a Pharmacy Technician for 20 years but after retiring she returned to the workforce due to the love of the tennis from one of her daughters, she began working with tennis associations.

Lori’s originally from Upstate New York, the Catskill Mountain area.  She has resided in Brevard County Florida since 1977.  Graduated Merritt Island High School in 1985. She’s lived all around Brevard County and absolutely loves the beachside of the county! Lori’s been working with USTA since January 2018.

Grace Gras

Tennis Facility Attendant

Grace has worked with children since 2016 and is excited to be learning more about tennis and spending time around players of all different ages and backgrounds!

Grace is originally from East Peoria, Illinois but currently lives in the Space Coast with her family. She moved to Florida to continue her higher education at Eastern Florida State College with the hopes of graduating with her Bachelor’s degree. She plans to complete her education with a major in Business Entrepreneurship and hopes to open her own business with a non-for-profit focus someday. When she is not at work, she is most likely with her family or friends, at the beach, or reading.

Stephen Vorhees

Director of Tennis Operations, USTA Florida



Stephen started tennis in High School and quickly fell in love with the sport. Stephen started immediately playing 6 hours a day.

This became a full-time job quickly. He then went on to play at Fullerton College… then to Cal St Fullerton in 1980. Stephen went onto the USTA Pro Satellite Circuit on the East Coast, the West Coast, Australia, and Mexico. This landed Stephen his first real job, the Director of Tennis at Canyon Crest Club Corp for 24 years. Stephen also taught in Kobe, Japan for 4.5 years.

Stephen has been married for 35 years in January 2023, and has 3 wonderful kids, all born in Kobe, Japan. Stephen’s son is a Green Beret stationed in Okinawa, Japan, and his 2 daughters were Tennis All Americans at McPherson College in Kansas.

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