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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.


Nick Guitron

Nick started playing tennis at the age of 3 and has been in love with the game ever since. He played on his high school varsity tennis team all 4 years and, after graduating, went on to play for Texas Lutheran University and Texas State University.


With 25 years of playing and 10 years of coaching experience, Nick is ready to get on court with anyone looking to improve their game.

Focusing on technical aspects and stroke improvement, Nick wants to make sure that you can play the sport to the best of your ability.  He will dive deep into breaking down each shot to ensure a solid understanding of the game.


Ready to work with all ages and skill levels, Nick likes to remind everyone that tennis can’t be perfected in a day, let alone an hour, so be sure to come out with a good attitude and a willingness to try new things.

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