Tennis Professionals

Greg Johnstone
Tennis Director
Greg is entering his fifth season as the Tennis Director at Old Oaks Country Club. He has been coaching in Westchester since 2005 and came to Old Oaks from Armonk Indoor where he was the Head Tennis Director. On a weekly basis Greg works with around 150 juniors and adults of all levels and is committed to ensuring that whoever he coaches becomes a better player while having a great time on the court.

Greg’s attitude to coaching is very straightforward; he will work as hard as he can to create an environment where players improve while loving playing the game. He is a high-energy coach who is constantly studying tennis to ensure he is always teaching the most modern techniques and the tactics that accompany them.

Prior to coaching, Greg was a world ranked junior and represented his home country of Great Britain. He then went on to be a nationally ranked NCAA Division I player at Morehead State and the University of Kentucky.

Noah Allen
Senior Tennis Professional
Originally from San Diego, Noah is entering his fourth summer as a Senior Tennis Professional at Old Oaks Country Club. He played NCAA Division I tennis at San Diego State University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. Noah has 24 years of teaching experience which began with two years working for Club Med in the Caribbean Islands. He then moved to Westchester County where he had successful stints at Club Fit, Solaris and Armonk Tennis before coming to Old Oaks.

Noah is a fun, high energy professional who knows how to get the best out of players of all ages and abilities. Noah is a Level 1 USPTA coach with extensive experience in High Performance training. He has also been the primary coach to many collegiate tennis players (including NCAA champions and a player currently ranked inside the world’s top 250).

David Slater
Tennis Professional
David is originally from St. Albans, England and is entering his third summer at Old Oaks. Prior to Old Oaks David spent three years as the Director of Tennis and General Manager at the Tennis Club of Hastings where he was responsible for all business operations.

In his first year at TCH David oversaw the re-emergence of the club after Hurricane Sandy, helping grow the adult program and annual membership as well as overseeing the growth of the junior program.

Prior to joining TCH, David was a senior pro at Armonk Tennis Club and Armonk Indoor Sports Center where he worked with a number of adult MITL and USTA teams during the summer seasons.

In 2012 David earned his Master’s degree in Sport Business Management from Manhattanville College. A little known fact about David is that he was also a fully qualified British tennis official and officiated at Wimbledon for five years from 1999-2003.