Tennis: Our Pros

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 Silverstein

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. He is USPTA and USPTR certified and has been a member of the GPTA for the past ten years.

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.

Dennis Hord

Dennis has over 30 years of professional tennis experience both as a player and coach. After playing on the men's tour 1978 to 1983, and being beaten by some of the best players in the world for five years, he decided to share his knowledge with others.

He moved to Atlanta in 1994 to help American Davis Cup Captain, Tom Gorman, develop a world class junior tennis academy.

Dennis’ background includes five years as General Manager/Tennis Director of Olde Towne of Duluth, member of the United States Professional Tennis Association with the rating of Professional I, member of the National Advisory Staff of Wilson Racquets, Head Clinician for the Jimmy Connors Nuveen Seniors Tour, Coach for the Atlanta Thunder World Tennis Team with Luke and Murphy Jensen (1995 French Open Champions) and Patricia Tarabini (1997 French Open Champion), four years traveling with players on the ATP and WTA Tours, and seven years coaching tournament players in Cleveland, OH.

Stuart Tierney

Growing up, Stuart played many sports before picking up tennis at age 9 and falling in love with the sport. In high school, he won the OSAA 6A State championship before playing Division 1 at Portland State University, where he was a Big Sky Conference Honorable Mention.

Stuart had the privilege to work with and coach people of all ages and skill levels. From kids who are picking up rackets for the first time to adults in competitive leagues. He says about coaching tennis: “I absolutely love being out on court helping people get better at the sport that has given me everything.”