Over the past 40 years, KTC Quail has developed a reputation as producing the strongest junior and adult teams in the Greater Dayton area. We owe that to the dedication and commitment of our pros.



Cindy Alcorn, USPTA Tennis Director
•  Born in Dayton, Ohio
•  BS in Health Care Administration
•  Bowling Green State University
•  3-time high school state doubles champion
•  Full 4-yr scholarship Bowling Green State
•  All Mid-American, 3 years
•  Pro at KTC/Quail since 1988
•  Head Pro at KTC/Quail since 1998

Dave Phillips, USPTA Tennis Director
•  Born in Cincinnati, Ohio
•  Played #1 singles for Wright State University
•  Played for the University of Cincinnati
•  Earned a B.S. degree in Secondary Education
•  Coached at the prestigious Greensboro Country Club
•  Pro at KTC Quail from 1996-2003

Bob Kronauge, USPTA
•  Born in Dayton, Ohio
•  BS in Business, University of Cincinnati
•  Ranked #32 in Nation, 18 and under
•  Played #1 singles and doubles at UC, 4 years
•  Won Metro Conference Championship at #1 singles
•  Qualified for NCAA 3 out of 4 years
•  Montgomery County Open Singles Champion – 5 times, and Doubles Champion – 5 times Taught area, district, western, national, and world ranked players
•  Pro at KTC Quail since 1980

Scott Shope, USPTA
•  Born in Dayton, Ohio
•  Educated at Sinclair Community College, Cedarville College, and the University of Tennessee
•  Number 1 singles and doubles for Sinclair and Cedarville Colleges
•  Played Southern and Midwest satellite tournaments
•  Taught at Dayton Center Courts for 5 years
•  Head Pro at Miami Valley Golf club for 4 years
•  Full-time Pro at KTC/Quail since 1992

Harry Bromer, USPTA
•  Harry Bromer
•  Born in Trenton, New Jersey
•  Ranked #3 in the ETA’s Men’s 40’s
•  USPTA certified for 17 years
•  Worked in West Chester, N.Y. for 11 years.
•  Played German Club Tennis in Munich in 1994
•  Started at KTC/Quail March 2004

Wen Sun (Sunny)
• Born in Dalian, China
• Graduated from Texas A&M with degree in Sports Management
• 2013 NCAA Div 1 Championship Finalist
• SEC Conference Champion
• WTA singles ranking of #818
• Ranked #1 in the nation in 2011 National Junior College Athletic Association
• All American in NJCAA for 2 years
• Big 12 champion at flight 3 singles and flight 1 doubles
• Ranked #1 in China in 16’s

Michael Delaney, USPTA
• Born in Kettering, Ohio
• United States Professional Tennis Association certified
• Certified as USTA Youth Tennis Coach
• Certified National Federation of State High School Coaches
• Completed General Education classes at Miami University, Middletown
• Pro at KTC Quail since March 2014

Natalia Alekhova, USPTA
•  Born in Novosibersk, Russia
•  Received Masters in Education from Armstrong Atlantic University in Savanah, GA
•  Junior Doubles National Champion in Russia
•  Ranked in top 5 in Juniors (12-18) in Russia
•  Played #1 Singles for University of New Mexico for 4 years
•  ITA Rolex Regional Championship in singles, 1999
•  Coached #2 Women’s team in the Nation in NCAA Division II, 2002
•  Coached the #1 Women’s singles and doubles player in NCAA Division II, 2001-2002

Carolina Lopez, PTR
•  Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
•  Graduated from Palerno University, Buenos Aires with a B.S. in Advertising and Communication Media
•  Graduate studies at Ouachita Baptist University
•  Ranked #3 in NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship D2Nationals, Spring 2003
•  Played on WTA tour from 1992-1996 with a career high ranking of 510
•  Coached all levels, including national and international level players
•  Pro at KTC Quail since September 2003

Sanford Thurman, USPTA
•  Born in Seoul, Korea
•  Graduated from Central State University in 1976
•  Managed youth and adult tennis programs at Jim Nichols Tennis Center in Dayton for 19 years
•  USPTA Certified for 25 years
•  Director of Junior Development for the Midwestern Tennis Association 2000-2006
•  National ATA 45 Mixed Doubles Champion 1999
•  Inducted into Dayton Tennis Hall of Fame 2002
•  Midwest Tennis Association 45 Mixed Doubles Champion 2007
•  Midwest Tennis Association Men’s 55 Doubles Champion 2008

Nate Jones
•  Born in Lexington, OH
•  Member of Lexington High School Ohio State Championship Tennis Team 2004
•  Played #1 Doubles and #2 Singles at IPFW
•  Graduates with a B.S. in Secondary Education from IPFW
•  Taught 3 years at the Nike Camp in La Jolla, California

Carlos Estrada
•  Born in Monclova, Mexico
•  Has been teaching since 1983 in different tennis clubs and universities in Coahuila, Mexcio
•  Has a BS in Business
•  Finalist in qualifying Tournament, Casablanca World Cup, Mexico City, 1984 and player of the tournament.
•  Mixed doubles national Champion of the Mexican National Council of Sports in Guadalajara, Mexcico
•  Player in Chrysler Circuit Tournaments, Masters in Doubles

Mary Buerschen
•  Born in Oakwood, OH
•  1974 Sectional Singles Champion for Oakwood High School in the Boys division
•  1974, 1975, 1976 Div II Boys Singles District Qualifier
•  1976 Div II Girls Singles Sectional, District Champion
•  1976 Div II Girls Singles State Runner Up
•  Girls 18’s Midwest ranking of #6
•  Girls 18’s National ranking of #60
•  1977-81 Played #1 Singles for Eastern Kentucky University on a full tennis Scholarship
•  Graduated with a BS in Medical Technology
•  1988 USTA 4.5 National Champions representing KTC/Quail !!!
•  2008 Inducted into the Dayton Tennis Commission Hall of Fame

Bill Schneider
•  Born in Dayton, OH
•  Graduated from Vandalia Butler High School
•  Graduated from Jacksonville University with a B.S. in Marketing
•  Played tennis for Jacksonville University all 4 years
•  Sun Belt Conference Champions, 3 years
•  Florida Intercollegiate Doubles Champion
•  3 time Montgomery County Open Doubles Champion

Kevin Burr
•  Born in Dayton, Ohio
•  Earned Associates Degree in CSSO from Sinclair
•  Earned a B.S. degree in Accounting/Finance from Wright State University
•  Played tennis for Fairmont High School
•  Played three years of collegiate tennis at Sinclair and Toledo
•  Teaching pro at KTC from 1989-2000

Tutu Baruah
•  Born in Assam, India
•  Graduated from BYU Hawaii in Info. Systems
•  Played 1st singles for BYU Hawaii
•  Played in the Junior U.S. Open, Junior Australian Open and Junior Wimbledon Championships
•  Ranked # 19 in the world in Juniors
•  Selected to play Davis Cup for India
•  One of two players selected from Asia to play the Junior Tour