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Meet our GFTC Staff

Jeff Cero

Tennis Director of GFTC, Head Men's Tennis Coach, USPTA Certified Instructor

Jeff has served at George Fox for 7 years, amassing a 31-0 record in the NWC Conference as a Head Coach. The team has won three straight NWC Titles from 2021-23  and has three consecutive NCAA Tournament Appearances. In 2022, the Men's program reached as high as 11th in the Nation, and Cero was named NWC Coach of the Year. In 2021, Cero led the program to the NWC Conference Title, Elite 8 in the NCAA Tournament, and Year-end ranking of Number 8 in the Nation. He was named the Wilson/ITA West Region Coach of the Year. He also served as a Junior Coach at the IMG Academy. He also served as the men's and women's tennis coach at Colorado Christian University. He has also coached several National Pacific Northwest Junior Teams. Before Cero started coaching, he played at Portland State from 2007-11.

Mitchell Miyashiro

Associate Head Tennis Pro

Mitch helps to oversee and run many of the Adult & Junior Classes, and has a wealth of tennis experience, both playing a teaching. Mitch has taught and ran program out of Hawaii, Wilsonville, and the Greater Portland Area for the past 8 years. He also played college tennis at GFU for four years!

Cassey Hitch

Junior & Adult Coach

Cassey currently plays on the GFU Women's Tennis Team. She comes with experience of teaching Junior players the past year and a half through the program. 

Kalli Wiker

Junior & Adult Tennis Coach

Kalli currently plays on the GFU Women's Tennis Team. She comes with experience of teaching Junior players the past year and a half through the program. 

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Zach Moore

Junior & Adult Tennis Coach

Zach joins the GFTC Staff currently as a player of the GFU Men's Tennis Team. He has experience teaching several youth camps, as well as the GFU Summer Camps! He is a 2-time State Singles Champion in 22 and 23

JOE VECE

Junior & Adult Tennis Coach

Joe Vece joins the GFTC staff as a Student at George Fox who grew up training at the facility. He has taught several classes and camps, both with GFU and with Chehalem.He is also the Assistant Coach at Newberg High School for the Boy's Tennis Team.

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