Elliot Pegg will be returning as the Director of Tennis for the 2021 club program at Southampton Racquet Club for his 7th year. Elliot is a graduate of Oxford Brookes University, UK, and an accomplished player and Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) certified coach. His tennis background in the UK includes 5 years with David Lloyd Leisure in Ringwood and Oxford, as well as tennis camp experience in the US with Nike Tennis Camps and Carmel Valley Tennis Camp. Elliot joined Cliff Drysdale Tennis in 2012 and worked at several award-winning resorts, clubs and camps (Stratton Mountain, VT, Red Ledges Club, UT and Amelia Island, FL) before taking on the Director position at Southampton in 2015 and a Regional Director position in 2019. He lives with his wife and children in Southampton, NY year-round.
Andrej is originally from Belgrade, Serbia and has been practicing tennis since he was 9 years old. He has competed in all international junior categories (ETA and ITF) and achieved top 10 national rankings. Andrej is currently a junior at Alabama State University and he is also a member of the tennis team, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), and the Honors program. The summer of 2021 will be Andrej’s 4th year at the Southampton Racquet Club after a very successful 2020 season.
Ana currently competes at the Division I collegiate level in North Carolina. She is from Venezuela and decided to come to the USA to continue playing high level tennis while also getting an academic education. Ana has been playing tennis sisnce she was 5 years old. She represented her country 6 times in a row in Southamerica, and she was number one ranked nationally in every category she played. She played several ITF in Venezuela and other Latin American countries before coming to the US. This will be Ana’s 2nd summer in Southampton, after spending the previous summers working with Cliff Drysdale as well in Stratton Mountain, Vermont.
Both on and off the court, International Tennis Hall of Fame member Cliff Drysdale is one of the most popular personalities in the international tennis community. Drysdale has devoted over four decades of his life to promoting the advancement of the tennis culture. His leadership and contributions span across an award-winning career as a professional player, his leadership roles in advancing Open Tennis and in the founding and presidency of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), a 30 year+ tenure as an ESPN tennis analyst, and the ownership of the tennis and sports management company, Cliff Drysdale Tennis.
Founded in 2001 by International Tennis Hall of Fame member Cliff Drysdale and partner Don Henderson, specializes in daily tennis operations and management for resorts, hotels and private tennis clubs; sports design and construction consultation for companies interested in building world-class tennis facilities; tennis educational programs, summer camps, clinics and retreats; and resort, hotel corporate outing planning and leisure operations. CDT is dedicated to growing the game of tennis and strives to develop, promote and teach new programs that bring more tennis to more people. As the sport continues to grow, as does the CDT commitment to hire, educate and advance talented tennis professionals that provide service excellence both on and off the court. Cliff Drysdale Tennis’ managed property portfolio currently boasts 27 tennis facilities nationwide, including multiple Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal ranked tennis resorts on Tennis Resorts Online’s Top 100 list. For more information, visit www.cliffdrysdale.com