Saint Barnabas Medical Center takes major sponsorship role in the first Saint Barnabas Medical Center UTR 15K Men’s Singles Championships at Centercourt Athletic Club of Chatham


Saint Barnabas Medical Center takes major sponsorship role in the first Saint Barnabas Medical Center UTR 15K Men’s Singles Championships at Centercourt Athletic Club of Chatham

Chatham, NJ, July 13, 2018 – This weekend kicks off 3 days of high level Men’s Tennis with sixteen players from all over North America arriving in Chatham to compete for over 15K in prize money.

 Friday’s Featured Matches – Round of 16

4pm – (1) Noah Rubin (15.11) vs Rodrigo Vallejo (wildcard):

Top seed Noah Rubin is from Long Island, NY, and is currently ranked #169 in the world.  In 2014 Noah was the #6 ranked junior in the world, #1 in the USA, and was the Wimbledon Junior Singles Champion.  He went on to an All-American college career at Wake Forest University where he was ranked as high as #5 nationally, made the finals of the NCAA Men’s Singles Championships, and was the ACC Player of the Year in 2015.

Rodrigo Vallejo is from the Dominican Republic and has a career high ranking of 1120 in the world. He played for the Dominican Republic Davis Cup team for 10 years, was a Davis Cup Captain, and has coached players such as Tommy Haas, Taylor Dent, Nicole Vaidisova, and Kei Nishikori.

 6pm – (3) Jose Olivares (14.12) vs Ajhibeet Joshi (12.54)

Third seed Jose Olivares comes to Centercourt from the Dominican Republic.  He was ranked as high as #159 in the world as a junior, is currently ranked #690 in the world and is a current member of the Dominican Republic Davis Cup Team.   

 AJ is from Long Hill, New Jersey, and is a graduate of the Full-Time program at Centercourt Tennis Academy.  Ranked #1 in the Eastern Section of the United States at the ages of 14, 16, and 18, AJ was a 5-star recruit coming out of high school in 2017 before taking his talents to Northwestern University, where he recently completed a successful freshman season.

Admission to this event is free and it is open to the public. First round matches begin at 4PM and 6PM

Friday’s Featured Matches – Quarter Finals | Men’s 40s

 4pm – (4) Steve Millerman vs. Sean Cahill

 Steve Millerman an active member of Centercourt Athletic Club from Short Hills New Jersey. Steve played at Columbia University, and continues to play and win Club Championships at Centercourt Athletic Club of Chatham.

Sean Cahill has been the Adult Tennis Director at the Centercourt Athletic Club of Chatham since 2012. Prior to joining the team, he was the Adult Teams Director at Midtown Tennis Club in Chicago, Illinois. Sean was both a player and coach for the Chicago Indoor Tennis Association (CITA) Men’s Open League Champions from 2008-2011.






New Balance and Centercourt Club & Sports Announces Partnership

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New Balance Press Release

Centercourt Club & Sports unveils a unique partnership with New Balance Athletics, Inc. that will see New Balance as the exclusive provider of apparel, footwear and uniforms for our Centercourt Club stores and sports team divisions:  tennis, girls lacrosse, boys lacrosse, soccer, ninja training, strength + conditioning and field hockey. Under the New Balance umbrella, Centercourt Club & Sports will gain access to the coveted Warrior and Brine lacrosse merchandise and equipment which is extremely rare in the youth sports industry.

The partnership, effective immediately, brings the renowned sports apparel and footwear company as a sponsor to many of our Centercourt Club & Sports events, programs and teams at our eight world class facilities located in New Jersey.

Bruce Schilling, GM – Global Sports Marketing at New Balance:

“This is an incredibly unique and exciting partnership for New Balance to have with Centercourt Club & Sports, it showcases our important sport brand investment in youth and adults across a broad spectrum of sports.”

Clay Bibbee, Managing Partner and CEO of Centercourt Sports:

“We are thrilled to be partners with New Balance, a leader in athletic apparel and footwear, which will serve all of our sport divisions at Centercourt Club & Sports.  The partnership will help us to continue to deliver a first class product to all of our sports programs/teams throughout our 8 facilities as we maintain our leadership position in the tristate area in creating a pathway of success for athletes of all ages and abilities.”

Centercourt Club & Sports offers a full complement of tennis programming and events for adults, junior development and the high performance tennis players while also hosting signature tennis events and tournaments throughout the year at their tennis development centers. Additionally, Centercourt has established high level elite teams, programs, clinics and events for boys and girls soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, strength + conditioning and ninja training.


Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Centercourt Club & Sports Partner Together 

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 June 22, 2018 

(Livingston and Chatham, NJ) Saint Barnabas Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health flagship, announces a new partnership with Centercourt Club & Sports.

“We are very excited to work with  Centercourt Club & Sports. This association brings together a best in class Medical Center with a leader in sports programming,”

says Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and CEO, Saint Barnabas  Medical Center.

Clay Bibbee, Managing Partner and CEO of Centercourt Club & Sports welcomes the new relationship.

“We are thrilled to partner with Saint Barnabas Medical Center a healthcare leader in New Jersey.”  

“In addition to being a premier tennis center, Centercourt Club & Sports provides families superior  facilities to support their active lifestyle aligning with our priority of keeping our community healthy. We look forward to expanding the breath of services available at their facilities beginning with The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes (MJM) providing an athletic trainer on-site during the Ultimate Summer Camp at the Centercourt Athletic Club of Chatham,” continued Mr. Zieniewicz.  The Trainer will be available throughout the camp season to provide education, evaluation and assessment of sports injuries.

“Safety is our priority.  Educating students about injury prevention and safety in sports is integral to our Center and one of the benefits this relationship brings to the campers and the Centercourt team,”

states Mr. Zieniewicz.    

In addition, to sponsoring tournaments and programs throughout the year, Saint Barnabas Medical Center will be offering educational classes and events for members in support of healthy lifestyle.

“The partnership includes sponsoring the Premier Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s Men’s UTR Tennis Open in July and our Live Ball Tennis Program which highlights an active lifestyle while incorporating a social element to the sport.  The partnership helps us to continue to deliver a first class experience at three of our world class tennis and sport camp training facilities as we maintain our leadership position in the tristate area in creating a pathway of success for athletes of all ages,”

states Mr. Bibbee.  

 To learn more about the programs and services available at Saint Barnabas Medical Center go to  For more Centercourt Club & Sports information please visit  


Media Contact: 
Sally Malech, Director Marketing and Public Relations 
Saint Barnabas Medical Center 
973-322-5441 (office), 862-438-7226 (cell) 


Ari Zuckerman 
Centercourt Club & Sports – VP of Sales 
973-855-3111 (office) 

 Saint Barnabas Medical Center 

Saint Barnabas is a flagship hospital of RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery network. Since 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey’s oldest and nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital, has worked to exceed our community’s highest expectations for compassionate care, healthcare excellence and superior service.  Saint Barnabas Medical Center is one of only 49 hospitals in the United States to earn straight ‘A’s for quality and safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit Hospital Watchdog organization, since the inception of their program in 2012.   Saint Barnabas Medical Center is the only hospital in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Rhode Island to have received an ‘A’ grade each time. Learn more at or call 973.322.5000.  

 Centercourt Club & Sports 

Centercourt Club & Sports is a leader in sports programming in the Northeast. Centercourt Club & Sports is approaching 10,000 athletes per season enrolled in sport camps, developmental programs, club teams, tournaments and leagues.  

Currently, the Centercourt Sports staff focuses on adult tennis memberships, junior tennis programming, soccer, boys and girls lacrosse, field hockey, ninja training, athletic development and nutrition.  

 Centercourt Club & Sports strives to create a pathway of success for all its athletes.  

  • Leader in Sports Programming
  • Approaching 10,000 athletes enrolled at Centercourt annually
  • 8 state-of-the-art Sports Training Facilities
  • Over 740,000 sq. ft of field, ice, and court space • 600,000 sq. ft. of which is enclosed seasonally/year-round to meet our sport program needs


  • Membership Tennis Club
  • Programming • Club Teams • Tournements
  • Classes
  • Leagues
  • Full time Tennis Academy
  • Holiday Camp
  • Speed Training
  • Summer Ultimate Multi-Sport Camps
  • Performance Training


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