Peter Farrell
Director of Tennis

Bio:
Originally from Liverpool, England, Peter played tennis at the University of Houston as well as a short stint on the professional tour in the early 1980's. Peter worked at several Houston and Katy clubs before settling down at Willow Fork in 1992. Among the hardest working pros in town, Peter has developed one of the best tennis programs in the Houston area, having produced numerous state and nationally ranked juniors, many going on to receive full scholarships at major colleges. Peter has also been very successful in developing adult club teams that vie for and often win their league's championship.




Bryan Taylor
Tennis Pro

Bio:
Bryan played on the Paris Junior College tennis team, achieving national ranking in doubles. Before coming to Willow Fork Tennis Shop he taught at a well-known junior academy in Houston. At Willow Fork, Bryan conducts individualized tennis lessons and juniors clinics.
 

Charlie Singer 
Tennis Pro

Bio: 
Charlie has been teaching in the Katy area since 1991.  An All-American all four years while in college, Charlie first came to Willow Fork CC in 1992.  He also spent five years, from 1994 to 1998,  playing tennis professionally, achieving personal high rankings of #620 in singles and #189 in doubles.  In 1999, he came back to teach at Willow Fork.  Charlie has worked with every level of player while at WFCC.  He has coached juniors from the beginner level all the way up to nationally ranked players.  He also works with adult players, again working with beginning levels all the way up to 'A' level league players.  Charlie is an instrumental force in the development of the junior players in our Quick Start Red Ball, Quick Start 1 and Challenger class players. 




Chris Leben
Tennis Pro


Bio: Chris was born and raised in Zagreb, Croatia. He was a top-20 juinor player in the former Yugoslavia. He played on the satellite circuit in Europe during the late 1980's. He moved to the U.S. in 1990 to play junior college tennis, and later played at Oklahoma State University. In 1996 he became head tennis pro and later tennis director at Coronado Country Club in El Paso, Texas. He moved to Houston in September 2008.




Julian Lopez
Tennis Pro

Bio: 
Julian Lopez born in Grants, New Mexico played tennis for Oral Roberts University.  Julian is a seasoned teaching tennis professional with 25 years experience.  He is currently responsible for developing and managing the United States Tennis Association's West Junior Team Tennis program for the greater west Houston area.


Zad Heidari
Tennis Pro