MEET OUR TEAM
Kristie Reid, Director of Tennis
USPTA Certified Tennis Professional
Originally from Palm Springs, California, Kristie attended and played tennis at Tyler Junior College where she finished second in the nation before finishing up her collegiate career at Ouachita Baptist University. Kristie is a USPTA P1 tennis professional and was recognized as the CDT Pro of the Year in 2019. Prior to her role as Tennis Director, Kristie served as the Walden Director of Junior Programs for 10 years.
Danielle Cuteri, Adult Program Director
Raised in Austin, Texas. Danielle has been playing tennis since the age of 4. She played competitively and was ranked in her Junior tennis career. She attended Vandegrift High School where she was a part of 4 Texas State 6A Championship teams where she played Singles, Girls and Mixed Doubles. Danielle was awarded the highly acclaimed 2nd to None award and was named Team Captain in her senior year. She then continued her tennis career at Florida Atlantic University, then finished up her collegiate tennis at Concordia University in Austin, Texas. Her passion for tennis is now teaching the sport she loves to others. She was a part of the coaching staff and the University of Texas Tennis Club. Danielle recently moved to Conroe with her sweet puppy, Brooks and is looking forward to being the Program Director for Adult Tennis here at Walden Racquet Club.
Jose Escalante, Junior Program Director
Originally from Valencia Venezuela, Jose has been living in the USA for three years with his wife and two beautiful children. Jose started playing tennis when he was 8 years old and thanks to tennis, represented his country and played at the highest university level in Venezuela. For 8 years Jose has been dedicated to teaching this wonderful sport and from that moment it became his passion. Jose is a proud sports lover and his goal is to see the development and enjoyment of all his students within a tennis court.
Pat Bradney, Front Desk Manager
Kalynn Chiodi, Pro Shop Staff
Jeff Ginn, Pickleball Professional