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DC Ranch Pickleball Experts

Will Gleason

Pickleball Pro

Will grew up an only child in Lincoln, Nebraska where he found tennis at the age of six and never looked back. In juniors, he was consistently ranked inside the top 10 in the Missouri Valley section, and top 100 in the nation. He stayed close to home and played Division 1 tennis for the University of Nebraska. As team captain, he led Nebraska to a top 50 national ranking. Completing his graduate school in May of 2023, Will moved to Scottsdale, Arizona to begin his coaching career.

Will is excellent with advanced players looking to develop tactics and techniques to achieve a higher level but has the patience, knowledge, and personality to help all levels. He has great energy and loves to share his passion for the sport of tennis with others!

Ian Esquer

Pickleball Pro

Stavro Sophocleous

Pickleball Pro

Stavro grew up in Fresno, California where he started playing tennis at the age of two. When he was 16, he made the Cyprus national team. Stavro went on to play college tennis until having to stop due to injuries.
Stavro has been teaching tennis since he was 17 and is looking forward to taking his talents to The Gainey Ranch Village, where he can bring his unique style, upbeat attitude, and high energy to help people reach their tennis and pickleball goals.

Chris Chastain

Pickleball Pro

Chris gives new meaning to the phrase “tennis is a lifetime sport.”  His father, mother, grandparents, and great-grandparents were all tennis players. Growing up his dad would take him and his brother out to hit. Years later, he followed in his family’s footsteps and became a tennis professional. Chris is a USPTA-certified tennis professional and continually strives to develop his skills as a coach and be a great ambassador for the sport.