Team of Experts:

        Our team of tennis professionals offer a panoply of qualifications from high performance coaches to junior development specialists and cardio tennis instructors.

        Instruction is available to non-members. Private lessons are offered 7 days a week. Cardio tennis is offered almost daily. Our junior program starts at age 4 and includes introductory teen programs and advanced Academy for our tournament players, some of them nationally ranked. We offer 8 weeks of summer camps. Our adult team clinics and private lessons prepare our players for leagues and competition. During holidays we offer adult tennis camps. We also teach beginner adult private lessons to get players enjoying the sport of a lifetime.

Text or call our office at 864-202-1917. See you soon!

Sophie Woorons, Ph.D.

  • Owner/Director of Brookstone Meadows Tennis Club
  • Director of Adult Programs/Socials
  • 2015 USPTA Southern Professional of the Year
  • 8-Time National Champion / Ranked as high as number 1 in the country in her age group
  • Bronze Medalist at Senior Fed Cup World Championships with TEAM USA
  • Ph.D. in Sport Pedagogy from the University of Georgia
  • Former All-American for Clemson University in both Singles and Doubles
  • ACC Player of the year - Member of the ACC 50 year anniversary team
  • USPTA Certified

Lucien Woorons

  • 40 years of experience coaching high performance athletes in gymnastics, fitness and tennis
  • Specializes in biomechanics, muscle memory, mental toughness and fitness training
  • Lucien coached Sophie from age 8 through her Junior international career and the WTA Tour, traveling around Europe and the US. His experience with competition and player development is unparalleled.
  • Lucien has been working at Brookstone since the opening in February 2006.
  • USPTA Certified.

   


Coach Jevgenij Cariov

  •  Former Davis Cup player for Lithuania and Member of the DePaul Athletic Hall of Fame. Coach Jev is ready to challenge you to perform at the highest level.

Coach Jonah Chitwood

  • Head Pro
  • Director of Junior Development
  • Graduate of the University of North Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology including an emphasis on health and fitness and a focus on strength and conditioning, group fitness and personal training.

Coach Mauricio Saavedra

  • Focuses on mental preparation and positivity. 
  • Trains players in private lessons to get them ready for high school tennis and tournament competition.
  • Coached at the highest level, including #90 ATP who beat John Isner in USA vs Chile Davis Cup. Two of his players, James Huntington and Elliott Ford, played  Division 1 tennis at Clemson University.

 

Coach Clay Lollis

  • A physical education student at Anderson University, Clay grew up playing at Brookstone. He is very popular with our junior players. Caring, gentle and knowledgeable, Clay inspires our players to love the sport of a lifetime while giving them a solid technical foundation. 

Coach Madisen Curin

  • Focuses on junior development.
  • Brings enthusiasm and energy to keep it fun for our little ones.