Sante Fe Tennis and Swim Club Staff

Bob McLaughlin

Bob McLaughlin

Bob McLaughlin

Operations Manager/Membership Director – A graduate of the College of Santa Fe, Bob has been at the Club since Dr Mechem operated it in the 1980’s. Bob manages the upkeep of our beautiful grounds and is in charge of our membership sales.

Rocky Royer

Rocky Royer

Rocky Royer

General Manager – Formerly a top 100 touring pro, Rocky started teaching tennis in the mid 80’s after 4 years on the international tour. A graduate of Rice University, he played four years of NCAA Division 1 tennis, much of that time in the number 1 position. As GM Rocky is excited to be at the helm of the Santa Fe Tennis and Swim Club, a place for promoting tennis,swimming, and the lifelong skills and friendships that come with them, while at the same time building community.

Jim Parker

Jim Parker

Jim Parker

Pro Emeritus – World renowned Jim Parker brings an unparralleled international experience to the Santa Fe Tennis and Swim Club Staff. Ranked number 1 in the US in Singles and Doubles in his age group has been par for the course over the last 35 years or so. He is currently ranked #1 in the world in Men’s 70 Doubles, and he is one of the few people last year, to have beaten the #1 singles player in the world in the 70’s. His unique teaching and match play experience are passed on to his students in away that mere mortal tennis players can relate to.

Victor Avila

Victor Avila

Victor Avila

Junior Tennis Coordinator -Victor’s years of working with junior tennis players has given him a rapport with the young players that allows them to keep the fun level up while they are learning the important skills and repetitive movements neccessary for our sport. A native of Torreon, Mexico, Victor is a USPTR trained teaching pro who has been teaching for 12 years.

Gabriela

Gabriela

Gabriela

Gabriela is the first person you will see as you enter the club house and she always has a smile on her face. Gabriela has lived many places, but she played tennis in all of them. She is also a swim coach and is Lifeguard/CPR/1st Aid certified. Coming from California, the high altitude is new to her but she has quickly adapted to playing tennis here.