Cedars Tennis Resort, an RVA Property, Welcomes Tennis Professionals Jeffrey Aarts and Craig McSmythe

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The pros bring a combined experience of more than 50 years.

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Cedars Tennis Resort is pleased to welcome tennis pros Jeffrey Aarts and Craig McSmythe. With over 50 years experience between the two, Jeff and Craig bring knowledge in directing programs, teaching and coaching.

A former professional tennis player with more than 30 years experience, Jeffrey Aarts is currently the Director of Tennis at the Wee Burn Country Club in Darien, Connecticut in the summer months. Early in Jeff’s career, he played the European and United States satellite circuits, ranking in doubles on the ATP World Doubles circuit. Other credentials include being a finalist in the USTA Men’s 35 Grass Court Doubles Championship, ranking 7th in the National USTA Men’s 35 Singles and being a semi-finalist in the Men’s 45 Eastern Grass Court Championship. Jeff comes to Cedars Tennis Resort with a USPTA certification with a P1 rating.

At the young age of 16, Craig McSmythe became one of South Africa’s top juniors and had the opportunity to represent the South African team at the Orange Bowl in Miami. After leaving South Africa, Craig moved to California, where he achieved a ranking of 11 in South California in the under 18’s. His accomplishments include playing at Baylor University in Texas, continuing onto the professional circuit in North America and Canada and #1 ranking in the State of Florida for doubles in the 35’s. Craig comes to Cedars Tennis Resort from Serendipity Racquet Club.

Cedars Tennis Resort is a luxury vacation rental community on Longboat Key, where world-class facilities, magnificent beaches and tropical sunsets are daily occurrences. This village-like townhome community features spacious living and dining areas and full-size kitchens. Choose from various unit styles including one- and two-bedroom units. There is something to suit every mood at Cedars Tennis Resort – a junior Olympic swimming pool with Tiki Bar, on-site restaurant, Cedars Café & Tiki Bar, fitness center, fishing pier and world-class tennis facilities are just some of the amenities you can enjoy while staying at this resort.

About RVA
RVA, Resort Vacations, is one of the nation’s leading vacation rental companies in Southwest Florida. RVA is the largest management company of vacation condominiums, homes and resort-style properties on Florida’s west coast, based on a portfolio of over 300 units. The Southwest Florida inventory includes premier beach destinations like: Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, Longboat Key, Lido Key, Sarasota and Siesta Key.

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