Greate Bay

Tennis Pros

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Brian Godfrey


Brian is a dedicated and accomplished tennis player with a passion for the sport that started at a young age. He began his tennis journey at Holy Spirit High School, where he showcased his skills as the Varsity #1 singles player for three consecutive years. Eager to continue his tennis career, Brian enrolled at Wesley College, where he once again claimed the position of Varsity #1 singles player throughout his four years of college.

Since 2009, Brian has been an integral part of the Greate Bay community, serving as an instructor and Head Junior Pro for the past 14 years. In his role as the Head Junior Director, he oversees all junior programs throughout the season, offering both clinics and private lessons. Brian’s dedication is evident as he works tirelessly to enhance the skills of players at all levels, starting from juniors and extending to adults.

Brian has been a PTR Certified Professional for 16 years, demonstrating his expertise and knowledge in the field. Additionally, he holds a specialized certification in coaching players aged 10 and under, highlighting his ability to provide tailored instruction to young tennis enthusiasts.

For private lessons or inquiries regarding the junior program: [email protected]

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Tom Delbury


Tom “Tennis Tom” Delbury is a dedicated tennis instructor with over 20 years of local and professional teaching expertise.

Holding a Level 2 certification through the esteemed Professional Tennis Registry, Tom excels in leading both group programs and private instruction. His specialized concentrations include coaching players of ages 10 and under, ages 11 through 17, and adult development.

For more than 13 years, Tom served as the Head Tennis Pro at the LoveLadies Tennis Club in Long Beach Township. Now, he brings his wealth of knowledge and passion to Greate Bay, where he embarks on his second year, offering private lessons for all age groups and clinics throughout the season specifically designed for children aged 10 and under. Guided by his belief that “Do something you love, and you’ll never work another day in your life,” Tom remains committed to transforming his students’ tennis journeys into fulfilling experiences.

Contact information: [email protected]

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Brian McHugh


Brian McHugh’s tennis journey began at Ridley High School, where he discovered his passion for the sport. He then continued his tennis career at Waynesburg College, competing at the Division 3 level. After taking a break from tennis for 15 years, Brian made a triumphant return to the game as a player, where he actively participated in tournaments in Brigantine, Margate, and Ocean City.

Driven by his love for tennis and a desire to share his knowledge, he started coaching at Stockton Tennis Club in 2017 and Holy Spirit High School Boys & Girls Tennis from 2019 to 2023. Brian’s dedication to tennis instruction then extended to the Great Bay Racquet Club. His commitment to professional development led him to obtain PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) certification in 2021, ensuring that he stays current with the latest coaching techniques and methodologies.

With a wealth of experience and a love for the game, he continues to inspire and shape the lives of tennis players at various levels, leaving a lasting impact on the tennis community.

Contact information: [email protected] and 609-576-7403

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Susan Safer