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Liz Jaffe

Director of Racquets

Liz has been with The Village Club of Sands Point since its inception in 1995. She became the Director of Tennis in 2000 and is now the Director of Racquet Sports which include the tennis and platform tennis programs. She has made it to the finals of the National Championship two years in a row and has been ranked as #1 in the country. Liz holds both USPTA and PPTA certifications.

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Sue Tarzian
Professional Tennis Instructor

Assistant Pro

Sue is currently in her 16th year as Director of Racquet Sports at the Village of Garden City Recreational facility. She oversees the Adult & Junior Programs for both tennis and platform tennis. Previously she was an assistant pro at Southampton Bath & Tennis Club, Carefree Racquet Club and Bethpage Tennis. She is a PPTA Certified Platform Tennis Instructor and was a National Finalist in the 2014 Women's Open Division Championships. Sue attended college on a full athletic and academic scholarship playing both Field Hockey and Tennis for Adelphi University.

Mircea (Mircha) Dimofte
Professional Tennis Instructor
Assistant Pro

Mircea (Mircha) is a native born Romanian. Mircea was one of the top junior players in Romania, being ranked in the Top 5 for most of his junior career. He was an "All American Mac Honor Roll" for all his college career and he received multiple awards for his academic and athletic career. He graduated from the New York Institute of Technology at the top of his class with a Business Management degree, and an M.B.A with Special Honors. He is a certified and experienced professional tennis instructor.