Tennis Staff

Calle Hanssen, Director of Tennis

Calle was born in Sweden where he began his pursuit of tennis at a very young age. He excelled as a junior to rank in the Top 3 in Sweden during his junior career. After graduating from Tretorn Tennis Academy, he was then recruited by Pepperdine University and led the team as a two-time All-American in 2003 and 2004. As team captain during his time at Pepperdine, he also achieved two individual and one team Elite Eight runs at the NCAA Championships. The Pepperdine team also won four West Coast Conference Championships and Calle received WCC Player of the Year in 2003. After College, Calle pursued becoming a professional tennis player on the Future and Challenger Circuit with a career high of 532 in the world.

He decided to settle down after a few years traveling around the world on tour and was offered the position as Head Pro at Westlake Athletic Club in 2006. After a few years of growing with the club, Calle became the Director of Tennis in 2010. He managed the adult programs of the 700+ member club, directed local and national tournaments, provided lessons, clinics, social events and camps. He has coached and mentored players from all backgrounds and skill levels throughout his career at Westlake.

Calle moved to Oregon with his wife Rosy and their children Alice and Henry in 2018 to be closer to his wife’s family. Calle has helped local players In Eugene as well as served as volunteer assistant coach for the University of Oregon men’s tennis team 2018/2019 season and coach of the South Eugene High School boy’s tennis team. He was the Director of Tennis at Umpqua Valley Tennis Center before taking on the role as the Director of Tennis here at ESTC. He is thrilled to be part of the ESTC family and is looking forward to the opportunity to help grow ESTC programs. Calle loves sharing the joy of tennis, both on and off the court. He will give lessons and work with players of all ages.

Jason Ibrao, Tennis Professional

Jason was born in Southern California, but has lived most of his life in the Pacific Northwest. He has been with ESTC since 2011 and originally worked at the front desk. After a few years, he transitioned to assisting and teaching on court and added racquet stringing to his resume. He also is still an active competitor, competing in USTA multi-week leagues and tournaments. In 2019, he became officially certified by the USPTA at the professional level and has been a full-time teaching pro ever since. He enjoys coaching adults and juniors alike, but loves to focus on developing fundamentals and skills of the young tennis players in our 10 and under program. In addition to coaching and private lessons, he also runs tournaments alongside Calle at ESTC. Jason has two kids, Aiden and Kennedy, with his wife Kirsten, so he stays pretty busy on and off court, and he’s happy to be part of this tennis community!

Cory Frazer, Assistant Tennis Professional


Cory was born in Roseburg, Oregon and grew up playing tennis there starting at the age of 4. While in high school he worked as a teaching assistant during summer programs at his local club. After graduating, he worked as a full time assistant pro for 2 years before moving to Eugene.  He was a member at ESTC and competed in USTA sectionals for many years prior to his work with the club. Cory is a USPTA Certified Teaching Professional and began his teaching at ESTC in 2020. In addition to working on both the adult and junior programming, he also teaches private lessons and strings tennis rackets for ESTC.

Ethan Smith, Assistant Tennis Professional


Ethan grew up playing tennis in Roseburg, Oregon and has competed in tournaments over the country. Ethan competed at the OSAA State Championships all four years of his high school career and took fourth as a sophomore in doubles. Ethan and his grandfather are 3 time national champions for grandfather/grandson doubles, having won it on grass twice and once on hard courts. He also plays professional pickleball and after only playing for a year and half, he competes with some of the top players in the world, including USAPA gold medalist Kyle Yates. He is currently one of the top males in the northwest for singles and doubles in pickleball.

Petros Alex, Assistant Tennis Professional


Petros is from Minneapolis, Minnesota and played Division 1 Tennis for the University of North Dakota. He helped the Fighting Hawks to their best ranking in school history during the 2023 season. Petros has been involved in coaching tennis for 7 years and enjoys teaching both juniors and adults at all levels. He will also be helping the University of Oregon Men’s Tennis team as a Volunteer Assistant Coach and will be at ESTC in the afternoons and evenings.

Caisey Lee, Assistant Tennis Professional


Caisey Lee was ranked throughout her junior career in Southern California, and had a career-high rank of #14 in the SoCal Junior Circuit. She was a 5-star recruit on Tennis Recruiting, and was rated a 10 UTR. She became her high school’s first Channel League singles winner in 20 years, and was voted her county’s Player of the Year. She and her sister had a record of 55-0 as a doubles team in high school, and won Channel League in doubles. She played Division 1 tennis at Cal State Fullerton for two years, where she had a ten-match win streak as well as a team-high 18 singles wins in one season. She also played Division 1 tennis at Liberty University for two years. She just moved to Eugene with her husband and is working on her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. When she is not playing tennis, she enjoys golfing, spending time with her family, and hiking. She is very excited to join ESTC and is looking forward to the opportunity to teach players of all ages and skill levels.

Michael Stearns, Assistant Tennis Professional


We are happy to announce that Michael Stearns will be starting as one of our Assistant Tennis Professionals at ESTC.

Michael grew up in New York. From his teen years through early twenties, he was a ranked tennis player and, then, a full-time tennis instructor. Michael was fortunate to train with some top coaches of the 1970s and ‘80s and he dedicated himself to the game of tennis.  After a 35 year break to raise a family and run a technology business, Michael is back on the court. Michael is committed to helping students of all ages develop their tennis skills, movement, and strategic approach to achieve their maximum potential. He helps his students learn to practice with a sense of purpose and set goals, so that tennis is always fun and rewarding!

Michael is also dedicated to improving his own game. In 2023 he was ranked in the top 100 in the US in the Men’s 60+ division and won the Oregon State 60 and Over Indoor Championships. Michael says, “My approach to tennis is based on mastering technique, developing fitness, and cultivating a mental approach to the game that allows you to play with calmness, confidence, and tenacity.  The joy of the game can be found in playing your best tennis and executing the right shots in the key moments of a match.”

When Michael is not on the tennis court, he enjoys playing music and taking hikes with his wife.

Arron Spencer, Teaching Professional


We are happy to announce that Arron Spencer will be starting as one of our Teaching Professionals at ESTC. Arron has an extensive background in coaching both juniors and adults. He has developed many young players throughout the years. Arron has also been a driving force for the University of Oregon’s Men’s Tennis Team for the past 5 years. Arron grew up and played his junior tennis career in Eugene and is very familiar with many of our members. We are so lucky that he will be part of our organization to help players develop and enjoy their tennis. Arron will negotiate his time at ESTC around the Ducks Men’s Tennis Team schedule as he also continues as Associate Head Coach for the University of Oregon Men’s Tennis Team.