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Meet The Pros

Lea Sauls, Executive Director

USPTA Certified Elite Professional

Having taught at Caswell for many years, Lea considers it his second home. His extensive experience, his passion for tennis, and his eagerness for the Center to thrive make for a winning combination!


As a tennis professional, Lea has been a nationally ranked player, a two time Texas Sectionals champion and has been a University of Texas (UT) women's assistant tennis coach for 5 years, winning the 1993 National Championship and reaching 3 Final Four finishes. 


Andy Swortfiguer 

USPTA Certified Elite Professional

Andy Swortfiguer is a long time Austin resident and has been teaching at Caswell since 2007. With over 24 years experience, Andy is well known as an ambidextrous professional who works with players of all ages & levels. In recent years he’s received CATA's "Tennis Pro of the Year " and "Growing the Game” Awards.  


Andy played for Ferris State University and pioneered their Professional Tennis Management & Marketing Program. He held National & World Rankings from 1996-2003, while playing on The United States Padel Team.


Using humor and an engaging hands-on style allows Andy to make tennis easy and fun to learn! 


Scott Seelig, Director of Junior Tennis

USPTA Certified Elite Professional

Scott is a USPTA Certified tennis coach who believes that both athletes and non-athletes alike can become elite tennis players with the right mindset and instruction.


A lifelong student of the game, Scott continues to expand his knowledge, regularly seeking out and studying with specialists from around the country, including footwork coach David Bailey, big-data strategist Craig O'Shannessy, and biomechanist James Shaughnessy.


In addition to his research, Scott's own coaching method, Gravity Tennis,

which focuses on flow and rhythm, has proven beneficial to players struggling with chronic injuries, as well as anyone seeking to develop a smoother, lower-impact style of play.


Scott is also an active musician and music teacher.

Doug Stutsman

Doug Stutsman is a USPTA certified professional with more than 15 years of teaching experience.

He played collegiately at Mercer University, and was mentored by University of Georgia coaches Manuel Diaz and Will Glenn.

Doug began his coaching career at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona, FL, before transitioning to private clubs where he spent the past seven years. 

He prides himself of teaching with passion and enthusiasm, and enjoys coaching all ages and abilities.

Away from the tennis court, Doug is a journalist for USA Today and writes about the Masters Tournament.

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