The Best of the Best
Teachers, coaches and tournament champions, our Tennis Pros bring dozens of years of combined experience to the Raleigh Racquet Club. Whether you’ve just picked up a racquet or you’ve been playing for years, our pros can help you grow and improve your game. They are truly the best of the best. Meet them below.
Director of Tennis at RRC. USPTA certified professional and the current 30 and over National Clay Courts Singles Champion.
Winner of the USTA National Clay court 30 and over singles title in December, 2013 (Gold Ball Winner)
NC State Assistant Coach, Men's Tennis
Lees McRaeCollege, Head Coach, Men's and Women's Tennis
University of Texas Pan American Head Coach, Men's Tennis
North Carolina State Champion Singles (2007), Mixed Doubles (2009), Men's Doubles (2012)
Over 30 years of playing and coaching experience at the highest level. 10 years of Division 1 Head Coaching at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Turned a losing program into a Southern Conference powerhouse finishing in the top 4 six years in a row. Recorded 101 Division 1 wins including the 2010 Southern Conference Championship. Developed and Trained 19 All Conference players including Freshman and Player of the Year. Recruited the #19 recruiting class for Mid-Majors in 2012 according to tennisrecruiting.net.
USPTA, PTR Certified. Played high school tennis at Burlington-William’s. Won 2005 3A High School doubles state championship. Played college tennis at Lees-McRea college from 2007-2010.
Accomplishments include: Played No. 1 singles 2007. Played No. 2 and No. 3 singles 2008. Played No. 2 and No. 3 singles 2009. Played No. 2 and No. 3 singles 2010. In 2007 was first team all conference for Conference Carolinas; 2007 Won mens 5.0 Hardcourt state championship; 2008 2nd team all conference for Conference Carolinas.
Director of Adult Tennis and Junior Development at RRC. USPTA certified Elite Professional. NTRP: 5.5
Ranked in the top 10 in France and beat current top 100 ATP players as a junior.
Played for Lander University and reached the #5 spot in the nation in singles and the #25 spot in doubles in the NCAA Division 2.
First Team ITA All-American (2010, 2011, 2012).
Tennis Assistant Pro at the Greenwood Country Club.
Men and Women’s Tennis Assistant Coach at Lander University.
Ranked #1 player in Raleigh, NC.
Philip Faulkner joined the Raleigh Racquet Club in February of 2014 while as an undergraduate student at N.C. State University. Faulkner began teaching tennis in 2008, and continued to teach privately while at NC State. As a junior player, Faulkner was ranked top 5 in North Carolina and top 200 in the Southern region for boy’s 18s.
In 2007 he was a semi-finalist in the boy’s 18s NC Junior State Closed Championship. Faulkner attended Wakefield High School, where he played number one singles and doubles, and captained the team to Wakefield’s first-ever state playoff. In addition, he spent time training in Bradenton, Florida at the world-renowned Bollettieri Tennis Academy.
Rebecca graduated from Emory University in 2015. She has been working in South Florida as a tennis pro at the Newport Bay Club. Siegler was a part of the Emory tennis team her junior and senior years, when Emory was the Division 3 NCAA champions and NCAA championship runner ups respectively. She earned all-America status in the 2014, after winning the ITA Regional doubles draw, and placing third in the doubles tournament with Michelle Satterfield at the ITA Small College Nationals. Prior to attending Emory University, Siegler was a member of the Wake Forest University’s women’s tennis team.
Stacie is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico and played high school tennis at St. Pius X. She graduated from UNC-Charlotte in 2003 where she was an integral member and captain of the women's team for 4 years, reaching a ranking of #52 nationally.
USPTA, USTA and ACE (personal training) member.
Began teaching tennis in 2003 at The Chapel Hill Tennis Club and in 2011 was hired at the UNC Faculty Club. She has focused on growing USTA teams at each club as well as teaching a greater understanding of singles and doubles strategy. She has successfully managed the role of membership services coordinator, making sure current and potential members maintained the utmost satisfaction.
Stacie continues to play competitively on 5.0 league's as well as the Raleigh Pro League.