Meet Our Professionals
General Manager and Director of Tennis
Steve Bork is the Director of Tennis at Courtside Racquet Club in Lebanon, NJ, and serves on the Nike Advisory Staff. Steve has trained under the guidance and tutelage of some of the top teaching professionals in the world as both a student and a coach. Steve’s students have earned college scholarships, and played internationally on the satellite and circuit level of the professional tours. Steve has a degree in early childhood education and is the founder of the Top Dog Tennis Academy and also the co-founder of Tennis Nation.
Head Pro Bobby Weiss hails from Easton, Pennsylvania where in his playing career he earned his way into the top 50 in the men’s open singles division and top 20 in the men’s open doubles division. Bobby has coached over a dozen USTA adult league teams to the USTA Adult League National Championships as well as numerous others to sectional and regional titles. He has been to the USTA Adult League National Championships twice as a player in the men’s 4.5 division. Bobby’s coaching experience extends into the professional ranks as well. He coached a top 100 player on the WTA tour. Prior to coaching, Bobby spent 10 years as the sports announcer for Service Electric Cable Television for all high school, college and professional tennis match broadcasts on live television.
Frank Null brings twenty years of playing and coaching experience to Courtside. He played his college tennis at San Jose State. After graduating, Frank battled his way through the USTA’s Men’s Open division and earned a number five ranking in Northern California. Frank’s exposure to the game at all levels makes him adept at teaching children and adults of all levels. In addition to teaching, Frank is a USRSA master stringer.
Luís Fidalgo, a native of Portugal, is USPTA certified and Level II certified by the Portuguese Tennis Federation. He has more than 10 years of teaching experience, specifically in high performance development with 12 and under and the 16’s age groups. He has coached players ranked in the top 20 and to 10 in Portugal. Luís played tennis for 15 years in Portugal, reaching a ranking of 75 in the country. He has won titles in singles and doubles at various levels and has participated in Portugal’s National Championships. Luís has also trained with the top Portuguese players as a hitting partner. In addition to tennis, Luís has coached beach tennis for three years. He coached the number 1 ranked beach tennis player in Portugal in 2011 and the number 69 ranked beach tennis player in the world in 2012.
Anthony grew up locally in Washington, NJ and frequently went to Courtside as a junior player. He lettered all 4 years in high school as a varsity player while being the captain and MVP of the tennis team for the latter 3 years at Warren Hills. He discovered his passion for teaching tennis while in high school when he began giving tennis lessons to younger students and helped run local youth tennis camps. After playing tennis at York College of Pennsylvania, he returned to Washington and became the Assistant Boys Tennis Coach at Warren Hills. He also has over 7 years of experience instructing pickleball in various communities across New Jersey.
Stefan Neagu, born in Romania, is a PTR and USTA 10 & Under Certified Tennis Professional. He grew up playing multiple sports and after four years of High School Varsity Track and Field at West Windsor Highschool South, he found his passion playing Tennis for Mercer County Community College. His tennis career began working as Front Desk Staff for the Princeton Tennis Program and ending up as the Head Coach at Veterans Park Summer Camp in Hamilton as well as a full time teaching pro. After six years of coaching for the Princeton Tennis Program he was recruited as Director for the Firefly Tennis Program where he fully ran the Summer Camps in Princeton and ran outreach programs for elementary schools in Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. Stefan brings 10 years of tennis coaching experience that not only builds proper fundamentals but focuses on fun with the overall goal to simply pass on the passion and love that he has found towards tennis to all ages and skill levels.
Jeremy has over 30 years teaching and coaching experience. He was a 4 year Varsity player at Voorhees High School and continued playing Collegiate tennis at Ramapo College where he played on their undefeated Conference Team and is a member of the Ramapo College Sports Hall of Fame. His work experience includes 17 years as Director of Tennis at ACT Indoor Club where he taught tennis at all levels. Jeremy has worked with ranked Junior players and College level players. In addition he has coached Adult USTA teams. Jeremy’s playing experience includes both Junior and Adult Middle States and Eastern USTA tournaments and is the current Bergen County Mixed Doubles title holder. Jeremy enjoys working on tennis fundamentals with an emphasis on strong technique and implementing tennis strategies at both Junior and Adult levels of the game.