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Tennis Professionals

jason golden pro staffJason Golden, USPTA /TIA Cardio Tennis Trainer /USPTR Affiliate Member
Director of Wellness and Sports Courts
Esplanade Golf and Country Club

Jason is currently the Director of Wellness and Sports Courts at The Esplanade Golf and Country Club in Lakewood Ranch as well as the Regional Director for Coaches of Excellence. Jason has also been the Tennis Director at the Hilton Guam Resort and Spa in Guam and Mission Valley Country Club in Venice; Head Tennis Professional at Maui Prince Hotel in Hawaii, Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, and Laurel Oak Country Club in Sarasota; Tennis Professional at the Sports Core in Kohler, Wisconsin, and Lakewood Ranch Country Club. Jason has also coached the girl’s tennis teams at Lakewood Ranch High School and Venice High School.

Jason graduated from Lakeland College in Wisconsin in 1996 with a degree in Coaching/Sports Management. There he played #1 singles and #1 doubles for three years and was named team captain in 1993 and 1994 and was all-conference in singles in 1994.

Jason lives in Lakewood Ranch with his wife Wendi, and two daughters Jordan and Taylor. Jason’s hobbies include reading, coaching coaches, running marathons, and spending time with family.


jordan vaughn pro staffJordan Vaughan USPTA
Head Tennis Professional
Esplanade Golf and Country Club Naples

Jordan Vaughan is currently the Head Tennis Professional at The Esplanade Golf and Country Club in Naples, Florida. Jordan has also been the Head Tennis Professional at the Club and Spa at Fiddler's Creek, Linville Ridge Country Club in Linville, North Carolina, the Director of Junior Tennis at Grey Oaks Country Club, Assistant Tennis Professional at both Nantucket island's Casino Club, and Pacific Palisade's Riviera Country Club in California.

Jordan attended Barron Collier High School in Naples where she captained the state championship team and won her flight 2 years in a row. She played division 1 college tennis at both Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida Atlantic University, where she majored in photography. Jordan and her father were formerly the #1 father-daughter doubles team in the nation. They are currently ranked #3. Jordan made it to the finals of the US Open Mixed Doubles Qualifying Tournament in 2014.

Jordan still loves to play as much tennis as she can. When she's not teaching, she loves to go paddle-boarding, work on her photography, and spend time with her close friends here in Naples.