Rich Mostardi, Director of Tennis
Director of Tennis, Rich Mostardi, is renowned for his unique accomplishments as a coach, including 11 former students who became state champions, one ranked in the Top 30 on the professional tour, and thousands of happy students of all ages who improved while enjoying their experience. Rich is known for extremely high energy, perceptive instruction, and constant communication during his lessons. Students drive from neighboring states, such as Pennsylvania and Michigan, to seek out Rich’s expertise. Wembley is extremely proud to have Rich Mostardi as the leader of our tennis program. Contact the club for more info: 440-543-8171.
Robert Golsmith, USPTA Certified Pro
Robert Golsmith is a certified PTR & USPTA Tennis Pro with 30+ years of professional teaching experience. As a junior player, he attended the famed Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy and the Billie Jean Tennis Camp. During his college days Robert played #1 singles and #1 doubles for division III Thiel College.
In 1995, Robert was ranked in top 20 of the USTA Middle States Men’s Open Singles division (PA, NJ, & DE). As a professional teaching pro, Robert was the Director of Tennis at the renowned Oakmont Country Club in Pittsburgh (8 years) and Director of Tennis of the Oakwood Club in Cleveland Heights (18 years). In 2013, Robert was honored with the Distinguished Achievement in Leadership Award by Boardroom Magazine. In addition to teaching at Wembley, Robert runs the summer tennis program at the Chagrin Valley Country Club.
Carmela Mostardi, Tennis Pro
Carmela has grown up under the teachings of her father and Wembley’s Tennis Director, Rich Mostardi. She was a four year varsity letter winner at Avon High School. Carmela was formerly ranked the top 18 & over woman in Northeastern Ohio. She has been coaching since the age of 16, alongside her dad. Carmela has also been coaching high school teams since 2015 where she has helped lead multiple players to the state tournament. In keeping with the Mostardi name, Carmela brings contagious high energy, a competitive spirit, and positivity to the court. She loves what she does and aims to continue building Wembley’s junior program.