Martha Phelan

Martha coached Hamden/North Haven Swim team from 1979 to 1981. During that time she was also the Aquatic director. Martha also coached 8 and under Hamden/North Haven swim team 1981 to 1988. In 1989,  she was the Hopkins Mariner Swim Team Coach for all age levels. Martha continued this until 2007. From 2000 to 2006 Martha was the North Haven High School’s boys and girls Varsity Swim Coach.  After a brief absence in 2013, she took the position of head coach again, and still hold the position presently. Currently, Marth is the Hamden Hall Aquatic Club Developmental, age group and senior level coach.  She had been the Pool Director, and Swim Coach at Ridge Top Club for the past three summers.

 

                                                                                                         Alexis Ubiera 

Alexis is a native of the Dominican Republic and was the #1 player in the 10, 12, 16 & 18 age division. At the age of 16, Alexis achieved a World Junior Ranking of 14 playing ITF (International Tennis Federation) and in 1993-94 he found himself representing the Dominican Republic in the World Davis Cup.

Alexis relocated to the United States and found a passion for teaching the game to tennis lovers of all skill levels. In 2008 he was the Nike Offense Defense Tennis Camp Director. In 2014 he moved to Connecticut where he is a tennis professional at Tennis Central in Woodbridge CT, and for several summers was the Tennis Director at the Shuttle Meadow Club in Berlin CT. Alexis is USPTA, P1 Certified.

In addition to being an excellent tennis instructor for adults of all abilities, Alexis excels in the utilization of the USTA QuickStart Program which uses different levels of compression balls, smaller courts and lower nets to teach youngsters under the age of ten proper technique while they are having fun.

Alexis has wonderful ideas for a truly exciting tennis program at Ridge Top Club. Please be on the lookout for emails from him as the spring approaches.