Austin Gardella
Tennis Manager

A PPTA-certified professional from Norwalk, Austin has been teaching tennis at NCRC since 2007 and recently assumed the role of tennis manager at NCRC.  Clients can rely on him to assist with placements and any tennis-related questions or concerns.  Previously, he served as the junior director at Woodway Country Club in Darien before moving on to become the assistant tennis professional at the Shore Haven Golf Club during his summers.

Austin earned a tennis scholarship to Franklin Pierce University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and played #1 doubles and singles.  While he enjoys playing all sports and spends his spare time fishing and boating, Austin chose a career in tennis because of the fast pace and non-stop action.  He enjoys sharing his love of the sport with those who are new to tennis.

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