Meet Our Staff

Alden Bock - Director of Tennis  Alden is a dedicated professional and our most experienced teaching pro on staff.  His teaching style is balanced and works well for students of all ages and ability levels. Alden has proven to be a great organizer and leader which earned him the position of Director of Tennis. He also runs the racquet and stringing portion of the Pro Shop at Meadow Creek. Outside of the club, Alden and his wife Heather have 2 children, Avalon and August, and enjoy skiing, collecting wines, hiking & camping. Alden’s qualifications include: 30+ years of teaching experience; USPTA Certified Level I; lead USPTA Divisional Tester; USTA National Verifier; CTA adult programs and DNTRP committee member; active player & member of past 5.0 Nationals Team; USSRA Certified stringer. bockalden3@gmail.com

Doug Rees - USPTA Certified Teaching Professional   Doug has been enjoying the game of tennis since the age of 3. After a hugely successful high school tennis career, he went on to play Division 3 collegiate tennis in Illinois. After college, Doug worked his way up to the head tennis pro at a prestigious Chicago area club. Some of his career highlights include coaching several D1, D2, and D3 collegiate players who went on to have successful tennis careers themselves. He also worked with multiple men's and ladies Interclub teams in Chicago that won their respective city titles. In 2012, Doug and his family relocated to Colorado where he joined the Meadow Creek family. Doug can be found on any given day running our Member Only Drills, Drill & Plays, private and group lessons and working with our up-and-coming junior players. Doug's approach to tennis is simple: competence and confidence on the court are the building blocks to strive for - and once those goals are attained, winning follows. In his free time, Doug enjoys snowboarding, golfing, camping, bike riding and hanging with his wife Sharon and two beautiful daughters, Clara and Hazel. reesjamesd@yahoo.com

Radka Lacjak - USPTA Teaching Professional  Radka started playing organized tennis at the age of 5 in Czech Republic. As she became more passionate about the sport she obtained high state and regional junior rankings in her home country. She became certified (by the Czech Tennis Association) at the age of 16 when she started gaining her first valuable tennis teaching experience. She continued to teach tennis when she moved to Colorado in 1999, earning her USPTA certification shortly after.  Since then, Radka has been working as a tennis teaching professional in the Evergreen community, sharing her love for tennis with players in Evergreen, Mount Vernon Country Club and Genesee. She has also coached both the boys and girls varsity teams at Evergreen High school. Radka is a dedicated 5.0 player herself, participating in many USTA tournaments and leagues throughout the years, including being a part of a 5.0 women’s USTA team advancing to the National Championship at Indian Wells. When not on the court, Radka enjoys skiing, biking and long-distance running. Radka lives in Evergreen with her 2 children - Kevin and Anna.  rlacjak@meadowcreektennis.com

Stanley Roffe - USPTA and LTA Certified Teaching Professional  Stanley joined the Meadow Creek family in May 2018 and is originally from King’s Lynn, Norfolk in England. Stanley recently launched Roffe's Tennis Consulting, a sports management company that works with players in the Intermountain Division. He is involved in both the Adult and Junior programming and strives to make people grow as tennis players and as people, too. He oversees the Meadow Creek’s Junior Team Tennis program and our USTA tournaments. He came to the US to play collegiate tennis on a scholarship to the University of Mount Olive, a top 25 NCAA Division II school. Following a successful collegiate career, he continued his passion to teach tennis. He became certified by the British Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) at age sixteen and became USPTA certified shortly after graduating college. He has tennis teaching experience in the UK and USA in three capacities including a collegiate coach, club coach, and as a Summer camp coach. Some coaching highlights include having multiple players earn scholarships to US Colleges, directing Junior and Adult teams, and having three American Southwest Conference players of the week. Outside of tennis, Stanley is a big supporter of the Chelsea Football Club and enjoys spending time outdoors fishing and running. sroffe@meadowcreektennis.com

Aaron Johnson  -  USPTA Teaching Professional   Aaron grew up in beautiful White Bear Minnesota where the great outdoors and water sports were a way of life. Aaron attended Tyler Junior College where he graduated with a degree in Tennis Management. While at Tyler he helped lead his team to a 2013 National Championship. After college, Aaron spent time in Minnesota at a prestigious club teaching tennis before he relocated to Colorado and joined the Meadow Creek family. He graced us with his famous smile and optimistic attitude for two years before the mountains called. Aaron made stops in Steamboat Springs and Snowmass before giving up his snowboard for a surfboard and relocated to Hawaii to continue teaching tennis. It didn’t take long for Aaron to realize that Colorado is his happy place. This past September, we welcomed Aaron back into the Meadow Creek family and we couldn’t be more excited to have him join our team, again! Outside of tennis, Aaron loves any and all snow sports, golfing, and playing the guitar. On the rare occasion Aaron is not on the court or on the snow, you most likely will find him at any one of Denver’s popular music venues, as concerts are a way of life for this guy! ajohnson@meadowcreektennis.com

Jamal Heydari  - USPTA Elite Certified Tennis Professional   Jamal’s competitive tennis career started in the Chicagoland area. In high school, Jamal placed in the Illinois State Finals and went on to play collegiately in Junior College as well as captaining the Loyola University Chicago Club Tennis Team. During this process, he recognized that his leadership qualities could take him to new heights. Tennis brings people together, and Jamal (Coach Jam) chose to connect with individuals by coaching them to become better athletes and better people. Jamal left Chicago for Colorado in 2009. Since then, Jamal has gained a reputable recognition as the new, young, charismatic tennis pro in the Denver Metro area. Jamal was the head coach at Mullen and Broomfield High Schools leading both schools to the top 5 honors in the state. He has worked for many notable tennis clubs throughout the Denver area. Most recently, he was the Director of Tennis at The Club at Rolling Hills for the past 3 years. Meadow Creek is fortunate to have Jamal join our family in September of 2022. Jamal is motivated to bring his positive coaching tactics, knowledge of the game, and leadership skills to the Meadow Creek community and is looking forward to grow as an individual/professional with our program’s success. If Coach Jam caries one thing with him that he has learned, it is that there are many ways to succeed in life; on and off the tennis court. He strives to bring that energy to every person he as the honor to connect with! jheydari@meadowcreektennis.com

Aaron Zaderej  "AZ" - USPTA Teaching Professional

aazaderej@gmail.com

Jaime Stokes - General Manager  Jaime started playing tennis at Meadow Creek through our QuickStart program. Once here, we realized that she would be an ideal addition to our staff, and in 2013 Jaime was brought on as our Program Coordinator. Five years later, Jaime was promoted to Assistant Club Manager, and shortly thereafter Jaime was promoted to General Manager. She continues to wear many hats in effort to keep things running seamlessly at the Club. Outside of her love for tennis, Jaime is an accomplished golfer. She attended the University of Hawaii for her undergrad and played on the women's golf team. Jaime is married and has two adorable kiddos, JJ and June.  jstokes@meadowcreektennis.com

Jody Dart - Marketing Manager  Jody joined the Meadow Creek family in 2018. If you are looking to play USTA/CTA leagues or participate in Permanent Court Time (PCT), she is the girl to talk to. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Jody relocated to Colorado in the mid-nineties to pursue her love of the outdoors and enjoy all that Colorado has to offer. Running, biking, hiking and skiing were just a few of her passions. While she still enjoys much of those things today, tennis has been thrown into the mix to help keep that competitive fire alive. Jody and her husband Ron have one son, Carter. Carter graduated from D'Evelyn High School in 2021 and is currently at CU Boulder studying Environmental Engineering. jdart@meadowcreektennis.com

Travis Ervick  -  Pickleball Professional  Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Travis moved around the United States before settling in Evergreen with his parents and siblings. He grew up playing multiple sports but focused most on ice hockey, lacrosse, and tennis. Travis attended Mullen High School before he moved on to the University of Colorado Boulder where he graduated with degrees in International Business and Spanish for the Professions. Travis picked up tennis at the age of 16 and has been in love with the sport ever since. He is an avid racquet sports aficionado and can be seen playing platform tennis, squash, racquetball and of course, pickleball! He is currently the Director of Racquets at Mt. Vernon Canyon Club and has worked for various tennis centers across Colorado since 2013. Additionally, he coaches both high school tennis and lacrosse. Travis believes that you should always leave the court having learned something new along with receiving the workout you deserve. Without a doubt, Travis is the ultimate racquet coach. He is passionate about pickleball and can coach you through all levels of play. travis@mountvernoncc.com

Matt Moskal - Personal Trainer  Matt is a certified personal trainer that is passionate about helping others take their fitness to the next level. Strength and conditioning are a critical component in developing any athlete to their full potential. Finding the right coach is the optimal way to achieve that goal. Matt thoroughly understands the value of combining speed, agility, and balance to not only improve one’s in-game skills but also prevent injury. He is also passionate about the benefits of adding stretching into their pre/post game tennis regimen. And let’s be honest, who doesn’t want to improve their fitness level while they extend their longevity on the court? Matt’s motto: Train Hard. Win Easy. Matt is a proud Air Force Veteran and avid world traveler. When not in the gym or on the court, he enjoys skiing, table tennis, bowling and spending time with his adult children Siarra and Austin. Fun fact: Matt has bowled three perfect 300 games in his lifetime and even recorded an 821 series. That’s the real deal in the world of bowling, folks! mmoskal@meadowcreektennis.com

 

Adam Kahn - Club Owner  Adam purchased Meadow Creek in October of 2004. He grew up in Texas and was a competitive junior tennis player, coached by his father, who was a former tennis pro in Canada. Adam is a USPTA Certified Tennis Professional and continues to be a competitive player as well, captaining and participating on numerous 5.0 men's Sectional and National teams. He also competes in USTA National Senior tournaments across the country. Outside of the Club, Adam loves hiking, golfing, skiing, cycling and traveling.