Paul Barrus - Tennis Director

Paul has been the Director of Tennis at Sterling Oaks for over two years.  His professional experience includes Director of Tennis for the Marco Island YMCA, Director of Elite Juniors Tennis Program at Naples Community Tennis Center, Director of Tennis at World Tennis Club, Naples, FL, and teaching positions at the Atlantic City Racquet Club and the Shore Racquet Club, both in New Jersey. Paul is a USPTR certified Tennis Professional.


On a personal level, Paul was born in Pennsylvania, grew up in New Jersey and graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He has been married to his wife Beth for 20 years, and lives in North Naples with their three children.



Email - Paul@sterling-oaks.com

Julie Sprague - Pro Shop Attendant


Julie has been the Pro Shop Attendant at Sterling Oaks for two years.  Prior to that she taught physical education in High Schools in New York and Naples. While employed as a PE teacher she coached High School Tennis teams. Julie has been an avid tennis player most of her life. She has participated in USTA League teams and played in clubs. This experience gives her the view of the needs of club players from a members perspective. Julie serves on the Collier County School Board. Her background in education and administration required excellence in organizational and administrative skills. Julie brings these skills and her professional, friendly demeanor to our club.

Julie is happy to accommodate your match-making needs. 
Email - Tennis@Sterling-Oaks.com


Ian Craig - Pro Shop Attendant

Ian Craig has been with the club for five years. He's always one of the first to pick up the phone to help with club organization and matchmaking for members. Known for his outgoing personality, you'll find Ian at the club on Sundays and Mondays. He's happy to help you meet folks and get acquainted with the club.




Christer Rosenquist
- Court Maintenance

Christer is the club's court specialist and has been with the Club at Sterling Oaks for more than seven years.  He takes great pride in providing what many say are the best courts in all of Collier County. He regularly rolls, grooms and adds material to each court and makes certain that everything is fresh, clean and up to date.







Jim Foran

Twenty year veteran member/player Jim Foran kindly provides assistance with court grooming and many other areas.