Growing up in Southern California, Willie has played tennis since the age of 3. He played #1 singles and doubles for Rice University. After taking almost 10 years off from the game Willie now plays for the USTA Men’s National Team competing and traveling all over the world for individual and team events. He has won 11 coveted gold balls competing in National Tournaments. Willie is passionate about the game of tennis and brings his energy on court. He and his wife Robin own The Club at Westport and hope to raise their kids, Sidney and Will with a love for the game.
Stephan KirlewHead Tennis Professional
Stephan was born in Kingston Jamaica and moved to North Carolina from Bergan County, New Jersey. He now lives in Mooresville and is a single Dad of 2 boys. He has been teaching tennis for more than 30 years and began his tennis teaching career at the five-star resorst in Jamaica. He was the youngest Director of Tennis for Couples Resort Hotel and Trelawny Beach Hotel in Jamaica. His tennis program in Jamaica made it to World Tennis Magazine as a top tennis resort. Stephan is PTR Certified in 10 & under, Performance and Adult Development and recently got his certification with PTR/ITF for the fast track tennis. He represented Jamaica in Davis Cup back in the day and is very excited to join Willie and Dana at Westport. He is even more excited to meet all of you and begin the next chapter of his teaching career as the Head Pro at Westport.
Dana CrichtonTennis Professional
Dana held a top five ranking in the USTA Middle States Section as well as top 50 National Ranking throughout her childhood before excepting a full scholarship to play tennis for Division I West Virginia University. After college she became the Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach for West Virginia Wesleyan College. Originally from Latrobe, PA, she and her family relocated to Denver, NC in 2003. When not teaching she spends time on and off the court with her 3 amazing children (Emerson, Palmer and Greer) and a husband (Nate).
Scott DemayAssistant Tennis Pro
Played #1 singles for High School in Rochester -Ranked in top 50 singles in boy’s 16 & 18’s in ETA . Went on to Bergen Community College and Central Piedmont Community College to complete his Bachelor of Science in Nursing. After college he revisited the tennis world to become a Tennis Professional during 2010 in NJ and at River Run CC for the past 4years. -PTR Certified in 10 & under and Adult Development -Decided to join staff at Westport to be with his Dad (Head Pro Stephan) and help build the program here in Denver.