Patrick Sheahan

Director of Operations

A USPTA certified teaching professional since 1992, Patrick was named Director of Tennis for The Oaks in 2005. Before the Oaks, Patrick served as Head professional for Addison Reserve Country Club and as Director of Tennis for Aberdeen Golf and Country Club in Boynton Beach. In 2008, Patrick was named the USPTA Division Professional of the Year. He also served on the USPTA Florida division Executive Board as Vice-President. Under Patrick’s coaching knowledge, The Oaks Ladies teams have won or placed their SPBCWTA divisions nearly 30 times. His business and programming acumen has had a profoundly positive impact on the quality and growth of our facility. Patrick proudly manages an enthusiastic team of Tennis, Spa and Fitness professionals at The Oaks.

Kyle LaCroix

Assistant Director of Tennis

A native Floridian and member of the USPTA since 2004, Kyle is an original staff member of The Oaks. Kyle is heavily involved in all facets of the Oaks tennis operations, from starting the junior program, to teaching private lessons and clinics, administrative responsibilities and leading the highly successful SPBCWTA ladies teams. Kyle is a graduate of the Ferris State University’s Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program and holds a degree in Marketing. He has also attained an MBA from the University of Michigan. Kyle has worked at four- and five-star resorts, exclusive private clubs, and summer camps during his career.

Rafael Curbelo

Head Tennis Professional

Rafael joined The Oaks in May of 2010 and is a great asset bringing a wide array of teaching skills that benefit the ladies teams and the junior program.. Rafael was a top ranked junior in his native country of Uruguay. As a teaching pro, He is certified by the ITF (International Tennis Federation, Level 1), PTR (Professional Tennis Registry, Professional level) and USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association, P2). He has taught at prestigious clubs in New York and Pennsylvania and was coach at St. Andrews School in Boca Raton for three years.