Cristian Garcia - Tennis Director. USPTA Certified Professional & PTR Certified instructor.
Cristian began playing tennis in his native Chile at a young age. As a top ranked junior, he played in tournaments around the world, including the Orange Bowl and the Prince Cup in Miami. Cristian was invited to play at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. He attended for two years and at the age of 17 played Futures Professional Tennis, touring throughout South America.
Cristian attended Benedictine College where he played #1 doubles all four years earning the team three-conference titles and a regional championship in the NAIA conference.
Cristian played #2 singles and was named "Player To Watch" freshman year in the HAAC and named in the top 25 singles players in the Country in NAIA. Cristian was twice awarded "Sportsman Excellence" in his conference.
Cristian graduated with a Bachelor’s in Music Performance.
Cristian has been coaching for the last 9 years, in New York City and the Hamptons, most recently leaving Green Hollow Tennis Club in East Hampton NY, to open GM Sports Tennis Academy.
Pablo Montesi - Tennis Director. USPTA Certified Professional & PTR Certified instructor.
Pablo was born and raised in Chile, and came to the U.S. on a full tennis scholarship to Benedictine College in Kansas. Pablo helped his team to 3 conference title wins and a regional championship in the HAAC (Heart of America Athletic Conference).
Pablo and partner Cristian Garcia had an impressive doubles record and managed an undefeated season as the #1 doubles team junior year. Pablo also finished a personal best of 17 wins and 2 losses in singles, in one season. Pablo was named captain of his team for 3 of his 4 years at Benedictine. Pablo's skills were not only seen on the tennis court, but on the soccer field. He was recruited and played on the soccer team. He graduated with a Major in Advertising and Minor in Business.
Pablo gained valuable tennis experience as well as important coaching skills – both personal and technical, from high performance coaches such as Nick Bollettieri, Peter Burwash and Mark Spann from South Africa at the Julian Krinsky School of Tennis in Philadelphia.
Pablo has been coaching for the last 10 years in NYC and The Hamptons, NY. Pablo spent 2 years as Director of Future Stars Tennis Camp at Pine Hills Country Club and now he directs the camp at Future Stars Southampton NY. Pablo's genuine enthusiasm to share his tennis expertise, prompted him to partner with Cristian Garcia and open GM Sports Tennis Academy in Miami Beach, Florida