ABOUT PENN OAKS

Nice to meet you. We are a hybrid gym and tennis club conveniently located in Chester County.

Penn Oaks is more than a gym, more than a tennis club:
we're an active community. We believe that the best gym and fitness facility is the one that feels like home.
WHO WE ARE
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JAMIE SULZMAN

Owner & Tennis Pro

Jamie has taught tennis for 23 years and played No. 1 singles and doubles tennis for West Chester University. In addition to owning Penn Oaks, Jamie also owns multiple health and racquet clubs in the greater Philadelphia area.

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JAN HERBSTER

General Manager

Jan has been managing Penn Oaks for 4+ years.  She is an avid tennis player and has played 15+ years in USTA  leagues. Currently, Jan continues to play in the indoor Deltri tennis league while serving as league Chairperson. Jan also loves to work out in the gym and attends group fitness classes at Penn Oaks on a regular basis.

TENNIS PROS
Joel Irwin

USPTA Elite Certified Coach

Joel Irwin has been “working” on the court since he was 15 yrs old. Joel has worked with some of the top junior players in the area, helping them achieve college scholarships. He played #1 for Bishop Shanahan all four years of high school and reached the finals in the PA doubles state championship tournament. Joel finished his junior career ranked #15 in Middle states. After his high school career, he took his tennis to Kutztown University. Where he competed at the highest level of division 2 tennis. Joel helped Kutztown University win 2 PSAC championship titles and reach the rd of 16 in the national tournament. Joel is a student of the game and has a true passion for teaching.

Penn Oaks Director of Player Development

Mobile: 484-888-3042

Jonathan Hodess

Tennis Instructor

Joel Irwin has been “working” on the court since he was 15 yrs old. Joel has worked with some of the top junior players in the area, helping them achieve college scholarships. He played #1 for Bishop Shanahan all four years of high school and reached the finals in the PA doubles state championship tournament. Joel finished his junior career ranked #15 in Middle states. After his high school career, he took his tennis to Kutztown University. Where he competed at the highest level of division 2 tennis. Joel helped Kutztown University win 2 PSAC championship titles and reach the rd of 16 in the national tournament. Joel is a student of the game and has a true passion for teaching.

Penn Oaks Director of Player Development

Mobile: 484-888-3042

Chaz Irwin

Tennis Instructor

Joel Irwin has been “working” on the court since he was 15 yrs old. Joel has worked with some of the top junior players in the area, helping them achieve college scholarships. He played #1 for Bishop Shanahan all four years of high school and reached the finals in the PA doubles state championship tournament. Joel finished his junior career ranked #15 in Middle states. After his high school career, he took his tennis to Kutztown University. Where he competed at the highest level of division 2 tennis. Joel helped Kutztown University win 2 PSAC championship titles and reach the rd of 16 in the national tournament. Joel is a student of the game and has a true passion for teaching.

Penn Oaks Director of Player Development

Mobile: 484-888-3042

Chris Louis

Tennis Instructor

Joel Irwin has been “working” on the court since he was 15 yrs old. Joel has worked with some of the top junior players in the area, helping them achieve college scholarships. He played #1 for Bishop Shanahan all four years of high school and reached the finals in the PA doubles state championship tournament. Joel finished his junior career ranked #15 in Middle states. After his high school career, he took his tennis to Kutztown University. Where he competed at the highest level of division 2 tennis. Joel helped Kutztown University win 2 PSAC championship titles and reach the rd of 16 in the national tournament. Joel is a student of the game and has a true passion for teaching.

Penn Oaks Director of Player Development

Mobile: 484-888-3042

Cookie Marinella

Tennis Instructor

Joel Irwin has been “working” on the court since he was 15 yrs old. Joel has worked with some of the top junior players in the area, helping them achieve college scholarships. He played #1 for Bishop Shanahan all four years of high school and reached the finals in the PA doubles state championship tournament. Joel finished his junior career ranked #15 in Middle states. After his high school career, he took his tennis to Kutztown University. Where he competed at the highest level of division 2 tennis. Joel helped Kutztown University win 2 PSAC championship titles and reach the rd of 16 in the national tournament. Joel is a student of the game and has a true passion for teaching.

Penn Oaks Director of Player Development

Mobile: 484-888-3042

Kyle Hawthorne

Tennis Instructor

Joel Irwin has been “working” on the court since he was 15 yrs old. Joel has worked with some of the top junior players in the area, helping them achieve college scholarships. He played #1 for Bishop Shanahan all four years of high school and reached the finals in the PA doubles state championship tournament. Joel finished his junior career ranked #15 in Middle states. After his high school career, he took his tennis to Kutztown University. Where he competed at the highest level of division 2 tennis. Joel helped Kutztown University win 2 PSAC championship titles and reach the rd of 16 in the national tournament. Joel is a student of the game and has a true passion for teaching.

Penn Oaks Director of Player Development

Mobile: 484-888-3042

 
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West Chester, PA 19382

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610-399-3800

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