Greg has been with Four Seasons since 1979 and oversees all of the club’s tennis activities. An award-winning professional and writer, Greg is certified by the USPTA, USPTR and a member of the Cardio Tennis National Speakers Team. In addition to his on-court activities, Greg is also a member of the National Tennis Writers Association, a regular contributor to Tennis magazine and author of the bestselling “Beyond Big Shots” tennis books.
Chris is Four Seasons’ Head Professional and Director of the club’s competitive junior programs. A member of the Four Seasons team since 1992, Chris is certified by the USPTA and a member of the Wilson Advisory Staff. Recognized as one of the leading instructors/coaches in the state, Chris is a three-time High School Coach of the Year leading the Ridgefield Tigers to an impressive 147-67 win/loss during his tenure. Currently the Wilton Boy's Varsity coach, Chris has coached 3 doubles state champions, and 5 singles state champions during over twenty years of coaching high school tennis.
Rob joined the Four Seasons team in 2022. A certified USPTA Elite Professional, Rob comes to Four Seasons with over 20 years of coaching experience. A former Director and Division 1 college coach, Rob has a deep background in the technical aspects of tennis and fitness. Rob will be working with our junior and adult programs and will be our new Director of Junior USTA teams.
Shaun joined the Four Seasons professional staff in 2022. A former collegiate player at the University of Massachusetts, Shaun has been teaching tennis for over 25 years. Shaun is also a strength and conditioning coach who will be our new Director of Tennis Fitness.
Jamie began her tennis teaching career in 2014 and became a full-time member of the Four Seasons Professional Staff in 2020. A graduate of Ridgefield High School, Jamie went on to play for Emerson College before transferring to the University of Colorado where her team won the sectional championships three years in a row. After graduating from college, she worked at the Carmel Valley Tennis Camp before joining the Four Seasons team. A fabulous young pro, Jamie is currently the Head Coach for the Ridgefield Boys Varsity Tennis team.
Jason Franzen joined the Four Seasons team in 2022. A former No. 1 singles and doubles player at Gettysburg College, Jason has taught at the prestigious Saddlebrook Tennis Academy in Florida and the Vintage Club in California. A coach on both the ATP and WTA professional tours, Jason spent time with Bethanie Mattek-Sands, helping her move her world ranking from 154 to 30. Jason will be working with both our junior and adult programs.
A teaching professional for over 25 years, Cat joined the Four Seasons professional staff in 2011. Born in 1967 Bucharest Romania, Cat played both competitive tennis and soccer throughout his junior years. At the age of 18, he joined the Special Forces for two years. Cat dreamed of coming to the United States so after his service to his country was complete, he sold his car to buy a one way ticket to the United States where he started his new life. Cat has taught at the Glastonbury Racquet Club and was the Director of Tennis at the Orchard Hill Club in Glastonbury before coming to Four Seasons. Away from the court, Cat enjoys spending time with his wife Carmen and their two daughters, Emma and Bianca.
A proud product of the Norwalk Grassroots Tennis program, Djaly has been with Four Seasons since 2015. Djaly started his tennis career at Norwalk Grassroots and went on to represent the program in competition and, at the age of 14, began volunteering his time as an instructor. A star athlete for Wilton High School, Djaly excelled at football, wrestling and tennis. After graduation, he earned his tennis teaching certification through the Professional Tennis Registry. Currently the coach of the Wilton High School Girls Varsity Tennis team, Djaly has led the team to a winning record every year as well taking them to the league and state championships.
Mike joined the Four Seasons team in 2022. Certified by the Professional Tennis Registry, Mike has coached at Harvard University’s Tennis Academy as well as Camp Playland. A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Mike currently coaches the girls varsity tennis team at Ridgefield High School.