Tennis Instructors

Meet the tennis professionals at Park Forest Tennis and Health Club.

Brad Skoryi
Club Manager/Director of Tennis
PTR Professional

Brad is a native of Shorewood, Illinois. He grew up playing soccer year-round and began playing tennis at Joliet Township High School. He was on the Chicago Tribune All-State Honorable Mention Soccer Team while competing at Joliet Township High School.

Brad played collegiate tennis at St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois where his team qualified and finished 12th in the nation. He has continued playing adult team tennis with USTA Leagues where his teams have won multiple state titles.

Brad currently serves as the Club Manager at Park Forest Tennis and Health Club. Brad worked as the Head Tennis Professional/Director of Adult Tennis at Schaumburg Tennis Plus and 18 years at Wilson Sporting Goods, the last 12 years within the Research and Development Department as a Player Insights and Product Testing Expert. Within that role, Brad visited many clubs and met players and professionals around the world. Each year he spent many weeks at the top US academies learning what the players liked about their products and how they play, following trends, etc. to create the best racquets for consumers. He also had the pleasure of working at 16 US Opens and 6 Miami Opens. At those prestigious tournaments, he assisted in managing operations of the stringing room or assisted customers in the stores on-site.

Brad has taught tennis for over 20 years and loves that tennis continuously evolves. He has coached players of all skill levels; from Players that played number 1 at the University of Illinois, to beginner players. He bases his coaching on these rules: coaches never stop learning, education is very important, and classes and seminars will always teach something new.

National Certification and Awards:
• Member USTA Midwest Adult League Committee
• Coach USTA Midwest Boys and Girls 16 and Under Zonal Team
• Coach, USTA Illinois Early Development Camp (EDC)
• USTA 10 and Under Certified Coach
• Great Base Certified
• Member of the K-Swiss Advisory Staff
• Certified PTR Professional – 10 & Under
• Certified PTR Professional – 11 to 17
• Certified PTR Professional – Performance
• PTR Level III Certification – Junior Development Specialist
• PTR Award Level - Silver

Jaime Prado
Head Tennis Professional
USPTA Professional

Jaime resides in Homewood, Illinois. He has been at Park Forest Tennis and Health Club for the last 28 years as the Head Professional. Jaime’s passion for the game has led him to coaching the Varsity High School Boys and Girls Teams at Providence Catholic High School as well. Jaime coaches in the summers at Prestwick County Club.

Jaime has taught tennis for over 30 years. He has coached many teams within the winter leagues and is accredited with over 20 championships within those leagues.

National Certification and Awards:
• USPTA 10 and Under Specialist Certified
• Head Advisory Staff
• High School Varsity coach for Boys and Girls Tennis Team at Providence Catholic High School

Dave Cafmeyer
Staff Professional

Dave resides in Munster, Indiana. He played 4 years of collegiate tennis at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Dave has an accomplished playing career.

1998 - #5 National Ranking Men’s 40 Doubles
1996 - #1 Ranking Midwest Men’s 35 Doubles
1995 - #1 Ranking Northern Indiana Men’s 35 Singles
1995 - #1 Ranking Northern Indiana Men’s 35 Doubles
1995 - #5 Ranking Midwest Men’s 35 Singles

Dave has been a High School Tennis coach at a few local Indiana High Schools. He has worked as a Tennis Professional at Park Forest Tennis and Health Club since 2015.

Dave has taught tennis for over 20 years. He enjoys the team aspect of tennis. He believes that everyone can improve as long as they are put in the right position to do so.

National Certification and Awards:
• Past President of Northern Indiana District USTA
• Boys and Girls Team Cup Coach 2017-2021
• Sports Science Certifications

James Gadde
Staff Professional
USPTA Professional

James and his family reside in Bourbonnais, Illinois. He received his USPTA Certificate from the prestigious Van Der Meer Tennis Center (Hilton Head) in 2000. James worked at Bishop McNamara High School as JV Boys coach 2003-2006 and also as an assistant coach for the Varsity Girls Team. From 2007 he has been the Boys Tennis coach at Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School. James has been a Teaching Professional at Park Forest Tennis and Health Club since 2007.

National Certification and Awards:
• USPTA Certification
• High School Coach since 2003 for Bishop McNamara High School/Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School

Sienna Lopez
Staff Professional

Sienna is a native of Glendale Heights, Illinois. She grew up playing tennis year-round.

Sienna currently plays Collegiate Tennis on Scholarship at Purdue University Northwest. In High School, Sienna and her sister won the Illinois High School Association State Doubles Tournament. Sienna started working at Park Forest Tennis and Health Club in November of 2021.

Sienna is an amazing player. She enjoys working with all ages and skill levels.

National Certification and Awards:
• IHSA State Double Champion
• Playing at Purdue University Northwest


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