Director of Racquet Sports

Justin Romero, while in his first year as Director of Racquet Sports, has been with Ocean Reef Club for more than 10 years. Originally from Albuquerque, NM, Justin’s USPTA and IPTPA certified, was a nationally ranked collegiate tennis player, and a world-ranked pickleball professional. Since his arrival at Ocean Reef, he has climbed his way up from Tennis Coordinator to Head Tennis Professional after only a year at the Club, a role in which he held until 2019 when he was promoted to Head of Racquet Sports. Justin took over the Director role in June 2022 and is excited to introduce his new team and programming this season.


  • From: Albuquerque, NM
  • Achievements: USPTA Elite Professional, USPTA District 19 President, Licensed Cardio Tennis Professional, NCAA Team Conference and Regional Champions, NCAA National Elite 8 Finish My, IPTPA Pickleball Certified, Pickleball US Open Medalist
  • Philosophy: I love the game, and I love helping people achieve their goals, whether its becoming a professional tennis player, wanting a great cardio workout or anywhere in between, we will work together to achieve your goals.

” Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.” –Arthur Ashe