The MJCCA prides itself on being home to some of Atlanta's finest tennis pros. Our staff have played for some of the most elite college tennis teams, have played professionally, and hold certifications from the world's premier tennis organizations including USPTA, USPTR, ITF, and AAT.
Whether you need a great coach for your child who is just learning tennis or want to improve your own game for league play, one of our outstanding coaches will meet your needs and exceed your expectations.
Adam was born and raised in Charlotte, NC. As a Junior tennis player, he was ranked in the top ten in state of North Carolina. He won the North Carolina state high school doubles championship and then went on to play Division 1 tennis at North Carolina State University. Adam spent six years as head tennis pro for the PGA Tour Superstores in Atlanta before joining the MJCCA in February 2013.
Adam has been married for 34 years and has two daughters ages 31 and 27. In his spare time he still enjoys playing competitive tennis and going to the movies.
Les was born & raised in Orlando, Florida where he played tennis for Valencia College and then professionally for a short time. After earning a degree in Advertising Art & Design, Les was a graphic illustrator for several years prior to embarking on a career in the tennis business.
Having written on a variety of tennis related subjects for newspapers and various publications such as "Sporting Times," Les is currently writing the book, "Performing With Promise" that will be published by Third Dimension Publishing.
As chairman for numerous community service tennis projects, Les has received service awards from the American Cancer Society, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, and the Georgia Professional Tennis Association of which he is a Board Member since 2012 and will serve as president in 2016.
Les' "Elite Professional" certification from the United States Professional Tennis Association designates him as one of the top tennis coaches internationally. In 2012 he was recognized as "Tennis Director of the Year" in Georgia and in 2014 for "Best 10&Under Tennis Program" in Georgia. Les is part of Wilson Sporting Goods "Gold Advisory Staff."
Michael was born in Chattanooga, TN and raised in nearby Signal Mountain. He is a USPTA Elite Level Certified Tennis Professional and a member of the GPTA with over 30 years of experience in the Tennis Industry, and 40 plus years of tennis playing experience. In 1988, he earned a B.A. in Physical Education with an emphasis in Sports Medicine, Health Science, and Exercise Science from the University of Richmond. Michael has been a member of three AA2 Men's ALTA City Championship teams and coached several others.
Since moving to Atlanta in 1992, Michael has served as the Director of Tennis at Fowler Park Tennis Center, Indian Hills Country Club, and Olde Towne Athletic Club, as well as the Head Pro at the Country Club of Roswell and Pinetree Country Club. Michael is very passionate about coaching juniors and adults of all ages and abilities and looks forward to helping them reach new levels in their games.
Michael has been married for 20 years and has two sons, 19 and 17.
For more information, contact tennis at 678.812.4041.