Briana Harris Francois is the Director of Tennis at The Resort at Longboat Key Club and a USPTA Professional with over 20 years of experience. Throughout her tenure, Briana has served as the Summer Camp Director and Teaching Professional at The Resort at Longboat Key Club. She also served the Director of Junior Tennis at Celsius Tennis Academy in Sarasota. As the Founder of B. Harris Kids 501(c)3,  a free youth tennis and tutoring program done for needs-based and at-risk kids in the community of Sarasota, Briana has impacted over 200 students. Briana has also had experiences coaching. She coached at the University of Akron, and has worked as a private personal coach. As a former WTA player, Briana ranked in singles and doubles competition and was top 10 NCAA Division I doubles at The Ohio State University. Her specialties are doubles strategies along with stroke production. She also holds certification as a USTA NET Generation youth coach.  In addition to her teaching and playing experience, Briana has developed both Youth and Adult Tennis and other Sports Programs for organizations such as Carnival Cruise Line, Learning Care Group, and non-profit organizations in the United States. Briana hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The Ohio State University.