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 Paddle Team.


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


Mike Clark

USPTA Certified Professional


Mike was USPTA certified in 1989 and is a career tennis professional.  He has taught extensively with several of the best coaches in the Midwest, Northeast, and Texas, coaching hundreds of juniors and adults of all levels with comprehensive knowledge of the legacy and modern game.


From 2000-2004, Mike served as the Executive Director of the Capital Area Tennis Association (CATA), overseeing an unprecedented surge in the growth of tennis participation in Austin. 


Mike is the director of Caswell's Junior Tennis Program.  He coaches all ages and skill levels with equal passion.   He is also a regular swimmer in Austin's best watering holes and enjoys gardening and music.


Jinny Oh

USPTA Certified Professional


Jinny started playing tennis over 20 years ago in her hometown of Busan, South Korea.  She played on the ITF Pro Circuit in junior high and high school and was ranked in the top 20 in South Korea.

Jinny played college tennis at The University of Central Arkansas, a Division 1 school.  She held the #2 singles spot and, in her senior year, helped lead the team to an undefeated season in the Southland Conference.

She started her teaching career at area tennis academies and clubs every summer while attending UCA.  She was an Assistant Tennis Coach at the University of Central Arkansas during the 2019-2020 season before moving to Austin.

Jinny is excited to share her expertise and love for the game with both juniors and adults at Caswell.