The School of Tennis Management

Advance Your Tennis Career Path      -      Proudly located in beautiful Denver, Colorado

Meet the Team

With decades of combined experience, The School of Tennis Management is built around a strong team of professionals. Each member of the team is commited to helping build and maintain an excellent foundation upon which students can grow, learn, and excel. Learn a little more about our team by exploring their biographies.
Ted's Bio
Sam's Bio
Patricia's Bio
Jenny's Bio
Libby's Bio
Andrew's Bio
Ted Bradley
School Director
Ted Bradley, General Manager of Gates Tennis Center, has extensive first-hand knowledge of the tennis industry, including a four-year college tennis career, on-court tennis teaching experience, a strong retail management history with a leading online tennis dealer, and most recently, operating the JCC Tennis Center, Gates Tennis Center and (most recently) working with  school founder and Gates Tennis Center owner/operator Sam Hitman to  lead student development at The School of Tennis Management.
Sam Hitman
School Founder
Sam Hitman, Owner/Operator of Gates Tennis Center, moved to Denver from his home state of New Jersey.  He quickly became co-head pro at Gates Tennis Center and tennis director at the JCC Tennis Center, orchestrating an amazing turnaround at the JCC. In May 2006, Sam and his business partner Eric Rose formed a Management company that was subsequently chosen to run Gates Tennis Center and the JCC Tennis Center. Sam is a dedicated husband and father and enjoys riding bikes and watching the Phillies win.
 Patricia Sandler, PhD
Director of Program Design
Patricia Sandler is our Director of Program Design at The School of Tennis Management. With extensive experience as a college faculty member, Patricia consults on curriculum design to ensure an engaging student experience. ​​
Jenny Hueni
Program Assistant
Jenny Hueni is a Program Assistant at The School of Tennis Management. She's originally from Lubbock, Texas, making the move to Denver in December of 2016 after coaching high school tennis in Southern California. Jenny provides administrative support to the School Director and is responsible for admissions, student support, scholarships, and Colorado State Approval. Aside from playing tennis, Jenny enjoys hiking in the beautiful Colorado mountains.
Libby Geelan
Program Assistant
Bio coming soon.
Andrew James
Marketing Director
Andrew James, our Marketing Director, began his journey in the world of design. Studying design and print throughout high school and at the University of Alabama Birmingham, he quickly found himself integrating marketing philosophy into his freelancing projects. Andrew incoperates a diverse set of tools into his workflow, managing web elements, design, video editing, and marketing components.