Creig Matthieson
Director of Tennis
Creig has been serving as Director of Tennis at St Ives Country Club since 1993. The tennis program has more than doubled in participation, resulting in four hundred men, women and junior tennis players.
Prior to joining St Ives Country Club, Creig served as Director of Tennis at Las Colinas Country Club, a premier club in Irving, Texas, from 1988 to 1993. Creig also served as Director of Tennis at the University Club of Dallas from 1982 to 1988.
Creig worked with the former ATP Pro, Bill Scanlon, who achieved a top ten world ranking with over one million in tournament winnings, and coached Tom Cain, former ATP Tour and SMU collegiate player. Creig has also coached a handful of other players who have obtained college scholarships. Many of these players are now teaching tennis. At St Ives Country Club Creig and the St Ives Tennis Staff have coached numerous ALTA and USTA champions for both adults and juniors resulting in 101 representations at city and state finals.
Creig has been a certified member of the USPTA with a Pro 1 rating for the past 33 years. He has also held board positions for tennis organizations, served as Co-Tournament Director for the USPTA national championships, and served as Co-Convention Chairman for the TPTA.
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Stuart Marcus
Head Professional/Junior Coordinator
Stuart has been with St Ives Country Club for the past 10 years. He is a graduate of Jacksonville State University where he competed on the Division 1 Collegiate Men’s Tennis Team for five years. He is originally from Brampton, Ontario, Canada, and now calls Atlanta home. He is USPTR certified with the highest level professional rating. During his tenure in Canada, he was Head Professional at the Belfountain Tennis Club for three years and was the Assistant Tennis Professional at the Brampton Tennis Club and Regency Racquets and Fitness for five years. Stuart did achieve a career best men’s national ranking of 27 while in Canada.