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Bella Bonadonna Caracas, Venezuela Tennis Teaching Pro
An Iowa State University senior, Bella plays varsity tennis for the Cyclones. Bella was ranked #1 nationally (!!) in Venezuela as a high schooler and won three national championships. Currently in the top-20 for wins all time at Iowa State. It’s great to have this seasoned tennis veteran back for summer #2!

Paulo Cressio Sao Paulo, Brazil Tennis Teaching Pro
Paulo returns to the Laurel courts after a sabbatical in 2017. Coached by Tennis Director Gus in his younger years, Paulo worked with Gus in Brazil as well. Paulo’s teaching ability is amazing and his love of the game is palpable. We’re so thrilled to have him with us again.

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Brittany Kanoza Cranberry, PA
A Penn State junior, Brittany played #1 singles for her varsity high school team. A veteran daycamp counselor, she’s also worked as a nanny and coached at Orange Theory. Welcome Brittany!

Logan Cayton Emporia, KS
An Emporia State senior, Logan qualified for state playoffs every year he was in high school. His father is the head coach of a college program, and Logan has coached at the high school level. Logan also loves to hike and backpack and has led several overnight trips. Welcome to camp, Logan!

Julia Browning Ottawa, IL
Julia was the captain of her high school team and made it to nationals her first year in college, taking 18th overall. Not only is she a tennis superstar, Julia is a talented musician and has previously worked in afterschool and day camps. Thrilled to have her on our team!

Louie Arroyo El Paso, TX
Louie played #1 singles in high school and was all-district as a junior and senior. Currently plays on the club team at University of Texas. Louie coached in previous summers and was assistant director for a high school tournament. Despite his Texas roots, Louie is a big fan of the Patriots and Red Sox.

Paulina Caraveo El Paso, TX
Captain of the club tennis team at University of Texas, El Paso, Paulina plays #1 singles on their competitive squad. Four-year varsity player in high school, she coached several after school programs and summer camps with kids. Welcome to Maine, Paulina!

James Estrada Gulfport, MS
James played varsity tennis for two years at the collegiate level before transferring to Mississippi State. A coach at his local tennis club, James also helped run an official USTA Junior Tournament. An avid soccer fan to boot, we know James is bringing a lot to Laurel this summer.

Mary Hubert Riviera, TX
A Division 3 tennis player at Texas Lutheran University, Mary is an experienced player and coach. She coaches at her local tennis club for children of all ages and skill levels. Mary is a sure-fire winner and we can’t wait to see her on the courts!

Dylan Hatanelas Cheyenne, WY
Dylan plays tennis for Midland University, earning an all-conference honorable mention for his play in singles. He coached tennis in his hometown country club for five years before hitting the Laurel courts in 2018.

Maddison Brackenreg Melbourne, Australia
Letourneau University continues to send their brightest with the addition of Maddi, their #1 singles and doubles player. She coached children of all ages in her native Australia, and captained her state championship high school team. Psyched to have her with us.

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John Purnode Newark, OH
A Denison University sophomore and varsity tennis player, John has been around the game since he was a ballboy at the US Open. He played #1 singles for his high school varsity team, coached as a junior pro at his country club and coached for Nike’s tennis clinics. Welcome to the Laurel courts, John!

Curtis Martin Iowa Park, TX
Curtis played four years of varsity tennis at LeTourneau University before graduating. He earned a scholar-athlete student award and coached several tennis camps through LeTourneau. Curtis returns to Laurel after an incredible summer on the courts and in the cabin in 2017.

Will Swindoll Oxford, MS
Will was ranked #3 nationally in doubles at a junior college before transferring to Ole Miss. He won six state championships in Mississippi between singles and doubles play, and has spent time coaching at the high school level. Tennis runs in the family, as Will’s mother is a USTA professional.

Kevin Lankowicz Bayport, NY
Kevin recently graduated from St. Joseph’s College where he played tennis as #1 singles. He’s coached tennis at a premier Long Island country club, and is an avid sailor to boot. Welcome to Laurel courts, Kevin, we know you’re going to love it.

Reagan Morris Afton, OK
An Oklahoma University sophomore, Reagan placed top-four in the Oklahoma state tennis tournament each year he was in high school. A skilled athlete, this Sooner also starred for his high school varsity football team playing wide receiver and cornerback. Welcome, Reagan!

Megan Wuthrich Pensacola, FL
A University of Georgia senior, Megan has more than eight years of USTA team tennis experience. She was a four-time state championship qualifier, winning silver in singles. She’s previously coached at day camps. We can’t wait to see this Georgia Bulldog in action.

Luke Wogoman Middlebury, IN
Luke plays collegiate tennis at Piedmont College. He has coaching experience at his local country club and is full of energy and warmth. Can’t wait to see him thrive on the Laurel courts!

Jacob Wiggins Brookhaven, MS
Jacob is currently ranked in the top 10 in NJCAA tennis, and has coached private and high school lessons. He ran varsity cross country in high school. Jacob joins the Laurel team with a great pedigree and bright future!

Gallagher Martin McPherson, KS
Gallagher plays varsity tennis at Tabor College after being a four year letterman in high school. He also won a doubles state championship. He’s coached tennis clinics for years and is excited for his first Laurel summer.

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