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Our lead team doesn't hide away in upstairs offices. 

You'll find them behind the front desk, on court, in the classroom, and getting to know our patrons--playing their roles as integral cogs in The Fort community. 

Marc Stingley is the tennis director at Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center, a premier St. Paul tennis facility and youth development program offering tennis lessons, classes, leagues, teams, summer camps and youth development programs. 
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Esther Tsai
Interim Executive Director

Phone: 612.252.8367 ext. 101
Email: exec@fwtec.org

Her wealth of experience and demonstrated leadership will help the Fort move forward in its mission to “To engage our tennis community to inspire youth to thrive on the court, in the classroom and in the community”.  

 

Robin Coverdale
Tennis Director

Phone: 612.252.8367 ext. 109
Email: robin@fwtec.org

Robin spent a year directing The Fort's adult programs before taking the helm as our Tennis Director in late 2015. She has coached in the Twin cities for more than two decades.

 

Kelley Nelson
Director of Education and Partnerships

phone: 612.252.8367 ext. 102
email: kelley@fwtec.org

Kelley Nelson joined The Fort team in 2014, bringing a full career's-worth of experience working for social justice and educational equity. 

 

Reid Olsen is the tennis center manager at Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center, a premier St. Paul tennis facility and youth development program offering tennis lessons, classes, leagues, teams, summer camps and youth development programs. 

Reid Olsen
Director of Operations

phone: 612.252.8367 ext. 111
email: reid@fwtec.org

Since joining The Fort part-time in 2007, Reid has helped the modest program blossom into one of the most successful tennis programs in Minnesota.

 


Clay Sollenberger
Junior Program Director

phone: 612.252.8367
email: clay@fwtec.org

Though Clay Sollenberger towers over most of his students, he knows how to make tennis both fun and understandable for even the youngest players.