Meet The Team

We've partnered up with Blue Chip Tennis and we look forward to welcoming our new team of coaches!

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Evan Katz

Director of 
Broadlands Tennis

Eva is a USPTA-Certified Tennis Pro and has over 7,000 hours of teaching experience.

He grew up playing tennis in Howard County and Sea Colony Tennis, where he was part of one of the best junior programs and had the opportunity to train with some of the best players in the country. Evan was a state, sectional, and nationally ranked player in the juniors and was a two-time all conference player at Centennial High School. He was a four-year starter for Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA. He is a four-time Mid-Atlantic Conference Team Champion and had four appearances in the NCAA Tournament.

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Daniel Myers

Dan is USTA High Performance and PTR Certified.

He is originally from Orange County, VA and played Division 1 tennis at Radford University. After college, Dan took his love for the game and became a coach. He served as Head Pro and Director of Tennis at Mount Vernon Tennis and Athletic Club for four years.

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Lucas Percy

Lucas recently graduated from the University of North Dakota in the spring of 2021 with a BBA in Economics where he also played #1 doubles and #5 singles.

Lucas helped the team to the best season in program history during 2021. Prior to transferring to the University of North Dakota, Lucas also played #1 doubles and #5 singles at the University of South Carolina Upstate. Lucas is from London and has competed internationally since he was 10 years old. He won three consecutive National Club Championships in the UK with A1 Pharmaceuticals LTC, and has seven years of coaching experience.

Lucas has two brothers, Kane and Ellis, and one sister, Narrisa.

Lucas loves to travel and is an avid reader so he welcomes recommendations on your favorite book or a book swap!

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Dustan Demello

Dustan started playing tennis while living in Hawaii and brought this passion to a small town near Hampton Roads, Virginia.

During his high school career, Dustan played competitively and competed in the Virginia High School League (VHSL) competition three times and later attended Shenandoah University, graduating with a degree in biology. Since 2016, Dustan has served as the men’s and women’s assistant tennis coach at Shenandoah University and is PTR certified. Dustan enjoys coaching both juniors and adults and is able to help clients reach their goals through his calm and patient demeanor coupled with his tennis knowledge. 

Dustan currently lives in Winchester with his wife, Emma. They enjoy travelling internationally and spending time in the outdoors

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Dustan Demello

Dave is from the Mount Vernon area of Alexandria, VA and has been a lifelong tennis player. In college, he anchored the EMU men’s team at the number one single’s and double’s positions. Dave’s passion for tennis led him to become a member of Mount Vernon Athletic Club, where his skills were noticed by Blue Chip Founder, Tim Bainton. Dave quickly established himself as a key member of the team.

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Patrick Escalambre

Patrick is a USPTA-Certified Tennis Pro.

Patrick has been teaching tennis since 2007. In 2011, he was named USTA Virginia Tournament Director of the Year for his expertise in tournament organization. Patrick has also worked with the USTA as an Adult League Coordinator and was a member of the Junior Tennis Committee.