Jennifer Gelhaus - Head Women's Tennis Coach      

Jennifer is a tennis professional certified through the United Sates Professional Tennis Association. She is currently a tennis professional at the Harbor Island Athletic Club and Spa (HIAC) in Tampa.  There she works with junior players in their High Performance Junior Program, as well as adult clinics and private lessons. Jennifer is also the director of junior tennis at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton, New York in the summer.

Jennifer comes to us with over 6 years of tennis coaching experience. She has coached at all levels of the game; from very young children and individuals who are just being introduced to the game to high performance competitive players, college players, and adults of all levels.

She started her coaching career as an assistant coach for the Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis, a NCAA Division I institution where she coached for 2 years. Jennifer has served as a tennis professional at several tennis clubs such as Tampa Tennis at HCC, the Camargo Racquet Club and the Western Tennis and Fitness Club in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She also was a coach for Tennis: Europe where she worked with top junior players as they traveled competing in tournaments throughout Spain.

As a player, she received a full athletic scholarship to Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee where she competed in the NCAA Div II National Championships twice, earned the school’s first ever national ranking, and graduated with a degree in Biochemistry.


                                                  Assistant Coach:  Sarah Summerfield 
Sarah Summerfield joins the HCC Women’s Team with over 5 years of tennis coaching experience. She has previously served as the Assistant Tennis Coach at Colgate University and the Graduate Head Women’s Tennis Coach at Saint Leo University. At Saint Leo University, she led the team to achieving a program-high national ranking of No. 3 in the country while also earning her M.B.A. Additionally, Sarah served as the Head Tennis Professional from 2011-2013 at the Vicksburg Country Club in Vicksburg, Mississippi. 

Sarah competed collegiately for the Division I team at the University of Wyoming, where she became the winningest player in program history for singles at the No. 1 position, helped the team earn its first NCAA national ranking, and was also selected twice to the Mountain West Conference First Team.   

Sarah is a tennis certified professional through the United States Professional Tennis Association. She is also currently a teaching professional at The Tampa Tennis Club at Hillsborough Community College.