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I have been teaching tennis for 42 yrs. I competed in the professional level. I have an ATP ranking 390. I have played Davis Cup for the Philippines. I am a Head Pro at Northwestern University. Contact me to avail my lessons.

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Highland Park, IL 60035
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  • Mel Ampon

    I have been teaching for 42 years. I played the professional level, ATP, Team Tennis in Germany and Davis Cup for the Philippines. I am the Head Pro of Northwestern University since 2014. Tennis should be fun. Tho, if you want to compete, I can raise the level.


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I always ways start off with the very basic, just to get a better concept if the student is ready to go to the next level.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Coming from a family of tennis players, it has been in grained to me all the knowledge to the game for social, recreational, or professional level.

How did you get started teaching?

My grandfather, my aunt, brothers were National Champions. My father on the other hand, played all the Grand Slam tournaments. It has been in the family for a long time.

What types of students have you worked with?

All levels, kids/adults beginners, intermediate, high school level, college levels.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

It has to be a good fit. 

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Do I want to sacrifice lots of time to do well.

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