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  • donna-bearupDONNA BEARUP
    DIRECTOR OF TENNIS
     
    Donna brings a long history of tennis experience to the Kingsbury Club. Her certifications as a USPTA Elite Professional, Certified Umpire and USTA Sports Competency certifications in Level I and II Sport Science, as well as serving on the MIT A Board of Directors, have provided her with the knowledge base to serve as Director of Tennis.

    Donna began teaching at the Millpond Tennis Club in 1979 (now SSYMCA) and moved to the Kingsbury Club and closer to her home in Duxbury. There she taught part time, progressed to Junior Coordinator and full time Professional, until becoming the Director of Tennis in 2000-a job she clearly enjoys!

    Donna can be reached at ext. 395 or by email.
  • christen-cadigan-zawatskyCHRISTEN ZAWATSKY
    TENNIS PROFESSIONAL
    DIRECTOR OF JUNIOR TENNIS
     
    A native of Medfield, Christen played 4 years of varsity tennis at Medfield High School and was named team and league MVP as well as being voted Tri-Valley League All-Star and Boston Globe and Herald All-Scholastic. She was consistently ranked in singles and doubles in the USTA girl's 16 and 18 divisions. Christen continued her successful tennis career at URI where she was voted outstanding rookie of the year and led the team with a 26 and 10 record. In her senior year, she captained the Ram's team.

    Before joining the staff here at Kingsbury, Christen was a full time professional at our sister club in Medfield for 3 years where in addition to teaching, she earned her certification as an ACE trainer. Since then she has continued her passion for learning and become a Certified Tennis Professional through the USPTA, as well as a Certified Cardio and Cardio TRX Coach. Christen has expanded her coaching resume to include coaching at the USTA EDC (Early Development Camps), the Team USA Event and served as a Zonal Coach for the New England 14 & Under team where she coached the best players in New England against other USTA sections in Kalamazoo, MI.

    Known for her endless energy, winning smile and passion for teaching players of all ages and abilities, it is no wonder that she has developed such a loyal following of clients!
    Christen can be reached at ext. 319 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Bostjan-kolaricBOSTJAN KOLARIC
    DIRECTOR OF ADULT TENNIS

    Originally from Slovenia, Bostjan graduated from Saint Anselm's College in Manchester, NH with a BA in Psychology. At Saint Anselm's Bostjan captained both the Men's tennis team and Men's ice hockey team. He was voted to the ECAC All-Conference Team for 4 years. A gifted all around athlete, Bostjan was awarded the Rookie of the Year in Ice Hockey in the ECAC and was voted MVP of the Pal Cup in 2005.

    For the past 5 summers Bostjan has served as Director of Tennis at the Bellevue Golf Club in Melrose, MA. Prior to Bellevue Golf Club, Bostjan worked as an Assistant Tennis Professional at The Country Club in Brookline, MA. Bostjan also served as the Varsity Tennis Coach at Dexter and Southfield Schools before joining the tennis staff at The Kingsbury Club in 2012. In addition to coaching at the USTA NE EDC (Early Development Camps), Bostjan was also selected as a coach for the Team USA event where he worked with the top juniors in New England.

    Bostjan can be reached at 603 264-6806 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • dolly-snow-bicknellDOLLY SNOW BICKNELL
    TENNIS PROFESSIONAL
     
    A 2012 inductee into the New England Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island, Dolly Snow Bicknell as always had tennis as an important part of her life. Dolly began playing competitively at age 11 and was ranked in the New England juniors from that time on. Although she was periodically ranked #1 in the singles of various age groups, Dolly was always more comfortable playing doubles, where she held the #1 ranking throughout each age group-even through the Women's events.

    Her teaching career began in 1969 and in 197 4 she joined the staff at the Kingsbury Club (formerly the Pilgrim Tennis Club) shortly after it opened and has been an icon ever since. 

    Dolly can be reached at ext. 306.
  • brian-buitenhuysBRIAN BUITENHUYS
    TENNIS PROFESSIONAL
     
    Brian Buitenhuys has been a USPTA certified tennis instructor since 1999. Brian worked as a tennis assistant at Eel River Beach Club in Plymouth for two years when he then became the Head Pro in 2001. As a former college player, he was voted newcomer of the year in the Mayflower Conference while competing for Johnson State College.

    Brian works full time as an Account Manager at W.B. Mason as well as playing an essential role as a part time Tennis Professional at the Kingsbury Club
  • maureen-buitenhuysMAUREEN BUITENHUYS
    TENNIS INSTRUCTOR
     
    Moe Buitenhuys has done it all at the Kingsbury Club since joining the staff in 1993 Moe originally joined the staff as a front desk receptionist and for a time oversaw the operations of the front desk. Always a quick study, she also took up stringing racquets and became proficient in that area in a short time. On court Moe's tennis skills continued to improve and soon she was not only competing on our highest competitive ladies team, but she also began helping out on court teaching juniors.
  • charles-heardCHARLES HEARD
    TENNIS PROFESSIONAL
     
    Charles grew up in Connecticut where he played high school tennis and competed in USTA tournaments.

    While in Connecticut, Charles was a tennis instructor for Fairfield County where he taught tennis to children of all ages and skill levels.


    After high school, Charles attend Becker College where he competed at the collegiate level as the number one singles and doubles player for 4 consecutive years, earning NECC first team all-conference in singles play. Charles graduated with a Bachelorʼs of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Sports Management.


    At Becker, Charles also gained valuable experience while serving as the assistant coach for the menʼs and womanʼs tennis teams.


    At Becker, Charles also gained valuable experience while serving as the assistant coach for the menʼs and womanʼs tennis teams.


    In his free time, Charles enjoys fishing, going to the beach, and of course playing tennis with his wife and two young daughters.Charles is available for group and private lessons and can be reached at 508 963-9913 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • IMG 1691Emily Simeone
    Tennis Coordinator

    Emily rekindled her love for tennis last year when a friend organized a Dirills and Skills class. Now, she plays as much as she can in classes and in the MITA/ Baystate League as part of Kingsbury Club's team. She is thrilled to be the new Tennis Coordinator.

    Originally from New York, Emily moved to Massachusetts four years ago with her husband and two children. In NYC, she worked as a social worker and as a school administrator.

    Currently, Emily works for a content marketing firm as well as a Massachusetts-based non-profit. 

    A former college basketball player, Emily loves to compete and play hard. She looks forward to getting to know all the players at Kingsbury Club!

    You can emial Emily directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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