Paul Barrus - Tennis Director

Paul most recently served as the Director of Tennis for the Marco Island YMCA, and Director of Elite Juniors Tennis Program at Naples Community Tennis Center. His professional experience includes 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 now lives in North Naples with their three children.



Email - Paul@sterling-oaks.com

Julie Sprague - Pro Shop Attendant

Julie has 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.

Email - Tennis@Sterling-Oaks.com

Ian Craig - Pro Shop Attendant

Ian Craig has been with the club for two 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.



Victor Lisabeth

Victor Lisabeth has been a Sterling Oaks fixture for the past ten years and kindly offers his experience and assistance in all areas. He played a key role in bringing the Sneaky Pete's tournament to Sterling Oaks. Victor has played tennis for over 30 years, has won many USTA doubles Sectionals and Districts matches and went to the Nationals numerous times.

Jim Foran

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