Mourning the loss of Rob Wheatley

Rob Wheatley, ZCTC Head Tennis Pro from 2009-2016, passed away Thanksgiving evening, 2016, after an extended illness. We will miss his talent, humor, and friendship. His obituary is available at

Rob had more than 40 years of experience as a teaching pro, including the following accomplishments:
  • Tennis director, Zephyr Cove Tennis Club, Zephyr Cove, NV, CA 2009-2016
  • Tennis professional, The Reserve, Indian Wells, CA-Current
  • Associate pro, La Quinta Resort, La Quinta, CA 2008-2011
  • Tennis director, Club at Morningside, Ranch Mirage, CA 1999-2008
  • Advisory staff member of Wilson and Fila Sports
  • USPTA member and former vice president, San Diego Division
  • Head tennis coach, College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA
As a player, Rob was:
  • 4-time National USPTA senior doubles champion (40, 45, 50, 55)
  • 4-time National USTA singles semi-finalist grass (35- 40)
  • and played on ATP Circuit in Europe, Asia, and Australia