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 two daughters, Jodi and Laura, that live in the Atlanta area. He enjoys spending time with his granddaughter, Joss, playing competitive tennis, and going to the movies.

Rob Leventhal

Rob was born in Omaha, Nebraska (he’s a big Husker fan), but also spent many of his formative years in Maine. He moved to Georgia in 1975 and attended North Georgia College in Dahlonega, where he played soccer and tennis while getting his degree in Physical Education. Rob has been teaching tennis to the young, and young at heart, for over 35 years. He is a member of USPTA and USRSA, and has been on the Volkl National Tennis Sponsorship Team.

When not on the courts at the MJCCA, Rob enjoys spending time with his two boys.


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.


The MJCCA’s Inclusion Program strives to provide the necessary accommodations and flexibility for youth who require additional support so they may access the transformative opportunities available at the MJCCA. Our Inclusion Team collaborates with parents, educators, and staff to determine if successful program placement is possible. These youth and their families are then supported by our Inclusion Team through program accommodations and may also receive individualized assistance. Click here for more information.