Star Island Tennis
Star Island offers a variety of junior and adult tennis services for you and your family to enjoy!
Star Island Resort is the new home facility of a joint-venture between Central Forida Tennis Association and Eddie Success Tennis Academy. Our 9 court USTA-member facility is now hosting recreational and private tournaments, leagues, group and private lessons, spring college tournaments, and beginning in 2013 a spectacular Tennis and Recreation Youth Summer Camp.
Star Island is proud to host the 2014 Women Playing For T.I.M.E. event at our resort on May 10th, 2014. The event is a doubles tournament to raise funds for women's cancer research benefiting UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health. For more information about the event, click HERE. To register for the event, click HERE.
The tournament is only $35.00 per person. Your entry includes a player gift,a complimentary luncheon, a Pro exhibition match by local pros and a chance to participate in a raffle following the tournament.
Meet our CFTA Tennis Staff
Kevin Brandt (Director of Tennis and Operations)
- PTR Professional
- For over the last 20 years, has managed and been on staff at 4 tennis centers in Minnesota and Florida
- 2010 USTA Men's 30's - Ranked #7 in Florida and #52 in the nation
- 22 years experience as a professional racquet stringer
- Team Babolat Sponsored Member
Jhonnatan Medina (Teaching Professional)
- PTR Professional / Etcheberry Fitness Certified
- Spent 9 years traveling and playing on the ATP World Tour
- Member of the Venezuelan Davis Cup Team
- Achieved an ATP World Tour ranking of 370 in singles and 458 in doubles
- Won 2 Bronze Medals at 2001 Central American Games
- Won 8 Gold and 5 Silver Medals at the Venezuelan National Games (1997 - 2005)
- Played in 26 ATP Tour Finals , with 7 Career Titles
- Achieved Junior World Tour Ranking of #29 in Singles and #39 in Doubles
- Played in the main draw of the junior events at Wimbledon, US Open, and French Open
- Team Head Sponsored Member
- Fluent in Spanish, English, and French
Fernando Valdajos (Teaching Professional)
- Former ATP and WTA Tour Coach of over 20 years
- Coached 2 Top-50 ATP players and 5 Top-100 players
- Coached 2012 French Open Finalist and 2012 US Open Doubles Champion Sara Errani
- Former Director at JMO tennis Academy, Spain
- Fluent in Spanish and French
To book lessons, contact Kevin Brandt at (407) 459-6188, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org, or click here for CFTA Contact Page!
Meet our ESTA Tennis Staff
Eduard Khan (Founder and Head Tennis Coach)
- PTR Professional
- ATP Ranked Professional tennis player.
- Participated in many ITF futures and ATP Challenges
- Highest ranking #151 ITF Juniors
- 5 years of experience of coaching ITF players
Nail Khabiev (Coach and professional level sparring)
- Won many ITF Juniors tournaments around the world
- Hitting partner for many professionals such as Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Venus Williams
- Traveling assistant coach with WTA players
Elizabeth Accola (Coach)
- Traveled as assistant coach with ITF players in US and South America
- USTA offical at Juniors tournaments in Florida
Luis Alejandro Vial (Professional Expert Level)
- Participated in mange ITF tournaments around the world
- Worked in many international academies since 2007
- Director of World Tennis Academy in Cancun Mexico
- Offical assistant coach for Men's team in Southern Illinois University
- Coached and traveled with ITF and WTA tennis players internationally
To book lessons, contact Eduard Khan at (407) 973-4357, email him at email@example.com, or click here for ESTA Contact Page!