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Meet Our Team


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Kyle Lametti

Kyle Lametti is a results-oriented Program Director with an impressive background in construction management, business, and education from The University Of Minnesota. His professional experience includes twelve years project management for a multi-million dollar construction company, co-founding Eatiply which donated 750,000 meals to people in need, starting and running multiple Verizon stores across three states, and developing real estate. Moreover, Lametti has been an avid tennis player for 35 years, participating in several Phoenix leagues, and holds a USTA Level 1 Coaching Certificate. His love for the game and helping kids has aligned synergistically with PASS.

When he's not busy working, he enjoys spending time playing golf or tennis, training at the gym, or socializing with friends.

Kyle Lametti

Program Director

Christina Chai

Christina Chai is originally from Seattle, Washington and moved to Arizona for her job after graduating from Harvey Mudd College in California. She now works as an aerospace engineer at Honeywell Aerospace, working on system design for plane engines. 


She has played competitively for over 10 years now and continues to play on several adult leagues in the valley. Tennis has been a key reason she has made so many new friends here quickly and she loves getting to share her passion for the sport and everything it has taught her to the PASS kids.

Christina Chai

PASS Coach

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Jonathan Senin

Jonathan Senin

PASS Coach

Jonathan Senin has been an avid tennis fan since grade 6, playing at different clubs across the greater Los Angeles area. After high school, he took a 12 year break from the sport and it took the pandemic to spur him back on court. Since then, he's been completely addicted and plays at least 6 hours a week.


He loves tennis' demand for a strong positive attitude, putting in the physical/emotional work and for how its massive fun! He currently plays at the Phoenix Tennis Center and absolutely loves seeing the PASS kids grow every week. 

Noah Axelrod

Noah started playing tennis in highschool and joined the Varsity team in sophomore year, leading him to qualify for state in men's doubles his senior year. He is a graduate of Clemson University where he played on the USTA Tennis on Campus team all four years. After graduation, he has continued to play in leagues and tournaments in Phoenix at the 5.0 and Open level, as well as participated in the national championship tournaments for doubles and singles. 

Noah Axelrod

PASS Coach

Rebecca Falkner

Rebecca began playing tennis at the age of six and hasn’t stopped since. She is a 2021 graduate of Augustana University where she won four regular season NSIC Conference titles and four NSIC Conference Tournament titles. In 2022, she was 1 of 10 players selected as a USTA Tennis Coaching & Leadership Fellow in Orlando, Florida. She is also member of the USTA National Adaptive Committee.


Rebecca is PTR Level II Certified and is extremely passionate about teaching all ages and levels of tennis.

Rebecca Falkner

PASS Coach

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Sujan Parab

Sujan, an international student from India, is a Junior at ASU majoring in Kinesiology and a player in the ASU Club Tennis team. 


He has been playing tennis for 15 years now and has won many national and state tournaments. He has played in and coached many players on the ITF circuit. Sujan is also an active member in the ITF organizing committee for India.


He is very passionate about teaching young aspiring kids the true essence of tennis and is very honored to be a part of PASS.

Sujan Parab

PASS Coach

Katie Salgado

Katie Salgado is a PhD student and staff member at Arizona State. A former Fulbright scholar, she now assists undergraduate students as they apply to competitive national fellowships and scholarships.


Outside of school and work, she can be found on the tennis court. Katie is a USPTA certified tennis coach with experience as an assistant coach in the US and abroad. She has played competitive tennis for over 15 years and enjoys coaching tennis to students of all ages and abilities. Her dream is to one day attend all four grand slams: Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open. 

Katie Salgado

PASS Coach


Executive Director

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.Jeff is the Chairman of Nexus 21, a leader in stealth entertainment technology in motion. He has created many successful start-up business ventures. His skills include vision setting and developing team-orientated people.


Jeff volunteered numerous hours on court with the PASS  kids. He observed firsthand how our program transforms students lives. Jeff's passion is to offer the PASS experience to as many kids as possible.


He and his wife Gloria love to travel, play golf, and tennis.

Jeff Meskan

Board Chairman


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Tony's experience includes being Director of Tennis at McDowell Mountain Ranch for 18 years and a team member on the nationally recognized Boulders Resort Tennis Staff.


He is a recipient of the prestigious United States Professional Tennis Association Star Award for his work with PASS. 


Past experience includes being a restaurant manager trainer, Walmart manager and 17 years of ministry non-profit service.


Tony created PASS to authentically change kids' lives by equipping them with life and leadership skills that will prepare them to continue our legacy in their own community.

Tony Reyes

Executive Director


Rene is a recent graduate from the Masters of Sports Law and Business program at the Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law.


In his role as Development Director, he is tasked with creating and growing strategic relationships between PASS and its donors. Additionally, Rene develops and executes all fundraising plans. He has already established multiple community partnerships, while also managing PASS social media platforms. 


In his free time, he enjoys hiking,watching movies and spending time with family.



Rene Matusiak

Development Director

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Joe is the Director of the Phoenix Tennis Center. His passion is hosting a nonprofit program like PASS at PTC because he was introduced to tennis by a National Junior Tennis League (NJTL) program founded by Arthur Ashe in Washington DC. His journey led to a #1 sectional ranking, scholarships to Hampton and Southern University which culminated to stint on the tour where he earned invitations to the US Open and Wimbledon.


He has substantial pro shop management and administration experience and has guided several elite players to scholarships as a coach and teaching professional.


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Joe Ragland


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