Sante Fe Tennis and Swim Club Staff

Bob McLaughlin

Bob McLaughlin

Bob McLaughlin

Assistant Manager – 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

Director of Tennis – 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 necessary for our sport.  A native of Torreon, Mexico.  Victor is a USPTR trained teaching pro who has been teaching for 12 years.

Sharon Begay

Sharon Begay

Front Desk – Any time you call or visit Santa Fe Tennis & Swim Club, you will most likely be greeted and welcomed by Sharon.  With over 12 years of customer support service, Sharon joins us from Gallup, New Mexico.

Cherie Rios

Cherie Rios

Office Assistant – Cherie is the Club’s new Administrative Assistant.  Cherie was born and raised in northern New Mexico and is excited to get to know each of our club members and their families.  Cherie has many years of financial experience but it is her warm welcoming smile that she is best known for.  Cherie has worn many hats in her working career and her experience will benefit many aspects of the club.