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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

PTC Staff

Interim Director

Katie Guyot -Katie is a Portland native who learned to play tennis through Portland Parks and Recreation programs.  She has played on City League and USTA teams for Portland Tennis Center and has worked at PTC since 2007.


Teaching Professionals

Andre St James - Andre has been a PTR professional for 15 years. He was head coach for player development for Kids 'N' Tennis Junior Academy and also coached at Wilson High School in Portland and Thurston High School in Springfield. He has served as a verifier for the USTA and a national tester for the USPTR. In addition to his numerous tennis accomplishments, Andre is also a well-known musician in the Portland area.

Lisa Stoica - Lisa began taking free tennis lessons at St Johns Racquet Center when she was 8 years old. She played Division 1 for University of Portland, Portland State University, and Idaho State University. She graduated with a degree in pyschology. She is certified at the USPTA Pro 2 level and has coached tennis at Grant and Roosevelt High Schools.

Chris Mulcahy- Chris was born in Boston, MA.  He is certified by PTR bringing over 10 years of teaching experience to PTC.  Chris continues to play competitive tennis and is also the snowboarding coach for Grant, Central and Cleveland high school.

Emory Watson - Emory’s teaching experience includes time in Louisiana, Florida and Oregon.  He has been a certified pro with the PTR for 26 years with a P-1 ranking.  Emory has a Degree in Physical Education and has spent many years teaching and coaching all ages and skill levels.

David Blagden - David is a long-time teaching professional and club manager. He is certified at the USPTA Pro 1 level.

Desk Staff
Katie Guyot, Front Desk Supervisor
Ben Anderson
Susan Block
Brook Boese
Marin Mattias