Meet Our pros

Catarina Lindqvist Ryan - Club Owner

Catarina is a former WTA Tour player, having reached a career high rank of number 10.  She reached the semifinals at Wimbledon and the Australian Open.  Throughout her career she won five singles titles.  Catarina coached two WTA players and served as the captain of the Swedish Fed Cup team from 2005-2007.  She has also competed in the Olympics twice and is currently the Assistant Coach at Rutgers University

Todd Doran - Director of Tennis

Todd is our Director of Tennis and a PTR Certified Professional in 10 & Under, 11 to 17 and Adult Development. He is also licensed in Cardio Tennis. Prior to coming to EBRC he was the Director of Tennis at the Cherry Hill Health & Racquet Club which won a national award and many regional awards from the USTA for their facility and programming. He attended Marywood University and led the team to four NCAA National DIII Tournaments.

Larry Dillon - Tennis Professional

  Larry is certified by the PTR and has a degree of “Master of Tennis” in Junior Development as well as a certification in Adult Development at the Professional Level. He was the primary coach for numerous players who played college tennis and one player currently playing on the pro tour. While he enjoys teaching all ages, he has a strong background and commitment to working with 10 and under players. He believes there’s great potential in all players and seeks to motivate them to be the best they can be both on and off the court.  Larry also serves on the USTA Eastern Board of Directors.

Greg Chilson- Tennis Professional


Greg has been playing tennis all his life. He played collegiate tennis at Marywood University where he accomplished many remarkable achievements.

Chilson competed in three NCAA Division III Tournaments and was teammates with EBRC's Tennis Director, Todd. Greg can be found on court coaching all

ages and levels. 

Marius Chis - Tennis Professional

 Marius has been a USPTA Certified Tennis Professinal Professional since 1996. He was a nationally ranked Junior and Collegiate player from Romania. Marius brings over 25 years of coaching experience to EBRC and can be found working with juniors and adults of all levels.

Ron Casaretti - Tennis Professional

  Ron is certified by the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and has been with the East Brunswick Racquet Club since 2002.  Previously he managed a very successful junior league out of New York City. Ron can be found on the court working our junior programs. 

Kevin Gabel - Tennis Professional

  Kevin grew up in Germany and has been coaching for many years. He has a passion for working with juniors and is the perfect coach to introduce your child to the sport of a lifetime.  

Keith Balan - Tennis Professional

Keith has been teaching tennis in many settings that include Men's and Women's Division 1 College assistant coach, assistant coaching at Towson University 2002-2004. He is currently certified with PTR at the "Professional" level. During his tenure as a career Tennis Professional/Trainer he has served as a Head Pro as well as the lead Assistant Pro. He brings along with him knowledge and much experience in the area of strength and fitness training. He is devoted to taking part in the improvement and overall growth of each player he coaches and mentors.

Bass Messi - Tennis Professional

Bass has been playing tennis all his life. He represented the Egyptian National Team when he was younger and held an ITF ranking. He has been coaching since 2002 and can be found on court working with juniors and adults of all levels.

Alicia Reed - Assistant Tennis Professional

 Alicia grew up in Bayonne and played high school tennis for their team. She competed in USTA Eastern tournaments as a junior and has been coaching for four years. Alicia enjoys working with teenagers and adults of all levels of play 

Eshan Kanetkar - Assistant Tennis Professional

  Eshan is currently attending St. Joseph’s University and playing Division I college. As a junior he was top 30 in the USTA Eastern Section for the boys 16’s & 18’s. In High School he played #1 singles for South Brunswick and qualified for the State Tournament. You can find Eshan on the court working with our juniors during summer camp and when he is home around the holidays. We are proud to have him a part of the EBRC staff.   

Asa Britt -Assistant Tennis Professional

 Asa played #1 singles for Edison High School and was a top 50 junior player for the USTA Eastern Section.  He played two years at Methodist University and now volunteers with the Rutgers Tennis Team.  Asa can be found on court coaching juniors and adults of all levels.