• Tamir Dossiea
    Tamir Dossiea
  • Nemo Brcan
    Nemo Brcan
  • Iveta Kuhnel
    Iveta Kuhnel
  • David Nguyen
    David Nguyen
  • Dave Critchley – Tennis Director
    Dave Critchley – Tennis Director
Tamir Dossiea
Tamir grew up in Chicago where he was a top-ranked national player throughout his junior career. He played Division 1 college tennis for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. After college, Tamir competed at the Futures and Challenger level of professional tennis before redirecting his passion for the game on teaching. As a teaching professional, he has served as the Adult Director of Tennis and as a Teams Director at two high-end clubs. He also helped launch the startup phase of two tennis technology companies. Today, he works with a range of ages and levels and brings his knowledge and passion to all his lessons.
Nemo Brcan

Nemo was born and raised in Subotica, Serbia. He fell in love with tennis at an early age and began competing as a junior. Before his 14th birthday, he was ranked 5th in the nation and won the U14 National Championship. Nemo attended Erskine College in South Carolina on a full scholarship, earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Nemo began to teach tennis professionally in 2010 in South Bend, ID. In 2014, he started at Lakeshore Sport and Fitness Club where he worked with adults and juniors. In 2015, he took a position as a seasonal Tennis Director at Ridgemoor Country Club in Illinois. In the fall of 2019, he joined the DC Ranch Village. He has high expectations for both himself and his students and believes that to improve in tennis you must have a strong work ethic, balanced with a fun learning environment.

Iveta Kuhnel

Iveta grew up in the Czech Republic where she started playing tennis at the age of seven. She played on the Czech national junior team and was ranked #2 in the Southern District of Czechoslovakia. Iveta played college tennis for Charles University while completing her medical degree in 1993. After relocating to Arizona in 2001, she earned her USPTA certification and began her teaching at various local tennis clubs. Having played extensively on clay, hard, and grass, Iveta incorporates the essentials of the game into her unique teaching philosophy. She emphasizes eye-hand coordination, proper techniques, court movement, and positioning in her lessons. Her style is direct, dynamic, and fun.

David Nguyen

David grew up in Baltimore, Maryland where he was a top-ranked national player throughout his junior career. He played Division I Tennis for the University of Virginia, which was consistently ranked top 5 in Division I Men’s Tennis. After college, David competed at the highest level on the Pro Tour. 

David specializes in teaching high-performance tennis and has a passion for bringing the best out of every individual—on and off the court. 

Dave Critchley – Tennis Director

Dave grew up playing tennis at a club where his mother was the teaching professional and his father ran the pro shop. He was ranked a top 10 junior in Canada and went on to play for West Virginia University and Arizona State University. He graduated from ASU with a bachelor’s degree in finance. After college, Dave competed at the Futures and Challenger level of professional tennis maintaining an ATP world ranking in singles and doubles for several years. He represented Canada at Pan American Games for Canada and retired from the tour in 2000. In 2002 he founded a high-performance junior academy which continues to be one of the premier junior development programs in the southwest. Dave was Director of Tennis at the Scottsdale Resort and Athletic Club for eight years developing and leading an energetic and comprehensive adult program before joining the Village team in the fall of 2016.