Director of Tennis: DAVID CONTOIS
David Contois a Massachusetts native who spent the 80's in Florida coaching at Bollettieri's Tennis Academy and traveling with juniors and pro players. After having moved back to Mass. in the early 90's, getting married, starting a family and spending most of the 90's in Mass. then the 2000's in Ct. David Has been Director of Tennis at both Public and Private clubs. Most recently Director of Tennis for the city of Glastonbury and Twin Hills Country Club in Mass.
David is also an Elite Ambassador for SNAUWAERT Tennis. David brings enthusiasm and passion to the game and the ability to get people excited about tennis. David's style of teaching is both forward thinking and progressive, while maintaining a light-fun atmosphere. David's longevity with this sport say's a lot about his dedication and value, longest job-9 years, second longest-8 years. David has a loyal following in New England going back 20+ years and is very proud of that fact. Taking care of clients/members is job 1.
David say's and I quote- you should only play tennis on the days you eat-
Director Of Pool Operations & Swimming: GABY HERNANDEZ-PAESE
FFC is fortunate that for the 2020 season Gaby will be returning to the Farmington Field Club for the 7th year. Most recently Gaby has led FFC's swim teams and been the head lifeguard for many ofthose years.
Gaby is a 2020 graduate of Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, where he majored in Integrated Marketing Communications and Spanish. As a Blazer, Gabriel swam all breaststroke and individual medley events for the school, earning top-7 finishes in the MAC (DIII) championships. He taught swimming at Huntsinger Aquatic Center in Frederick and has worked for the past six years at the Farmington Field Club, both as a lifeguard and swim coach. A 2016 graduate of Farmington High School, Gaby competed in Open state championships under coach Scott Ferrigno and at West Hartford Aquatics under Rob Riccobon.
Gaby will oversee all FFC lifeguards, maintain a safe and clean pool area, and actively communicate with guests on all pool related activities. If you have any pool related questions, reach out to Gaby:
2020 Club Operations & FFC Board Representative: BILL BANNON - FFC TREASURER