Lendale Johnson is America’ 1st openly gay professional (ITF Pro Circuit) tennis player since the sport turned professional in 1968, star of “Deuces And Love” on Amazon Prime, actor, model, & Head Pro and Director of The Johnson High Performance Tennis Academy. A celebrity and public tennis academy based in New York.
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
Evaluation of their tennis situation and a on-court assessment to determine if I'm the best instructor for what's needed.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Several years of private lessons, group lessons, professional tennis tournament experience, and Modern Method educational training.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
Standard pricing offers 5 hour and 10 hour programs with the option for groups, and semi-privates.
How did you get started teaching?
I have followed in the footsteps of my childhood tennis coach and turned it into a career to become of service to others through tennis instruction and growing the game of tennis.
What types of students have you worked with?
USTA players, high school students, kids, adults.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
Attended a promotional concepts marketing and advertising event to launch my tennis academy in my hometown and around the world.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Check my online reviews and website and call to verify we are a good fit.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
What are my tennis goals?
Does this instructor have a personality that will work well with me?
Does this instructor have what it takes for what I need in my game?