Advantage Tennis Lessons And Racquet Stringing Services

Advantage Tennis Lessons And Racquet Stringing Services

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3 years in business

About this pro

My service stands out because of my vast experience playing and teaching the game of tennis. I am a current Division 1 Tennis Player at Rider University. In high school, I played first singles all four years and won more than 75 matches. I was given the MVP award and was team captain my junior and senior years. I assisted in running my high school tennis camp for elementary to middle school aged children for four years. During my high school years, I assisted in teaching group and private lessons for my coach's clientele who ranged from toddlers to adults.  Since graduating high school, I assisted in coaching the Southern Regional boys tennis team in the spring. I was offered a board approved coaching job but it interfered with my own collegiate tennis season. I was previously employed with Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts to coach children's classes and string tennis racquets. Currenty, I coach for USA Sport Group and Trenton Country Club but I am looking to branch out and have my own clients. 

I enjoy teaching the game of Tennis becasue I love the sport and love seeing my players improve. I enjoy working face to face with people and passing on the knowlege and skills I've acquired over the years.

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Trenton, NJ 08690
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FAQs


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

When working with a new student, I first like to find out what they already know about Tennis and their current level of play. I will watch a new student hit forehands, backhands, volleys and serves to see if they have the correct mechanics of each stroke. Assessing a new student when I first meet them allows me to build a plan for how I am going to assit that player in improving their game. 


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

I have been training with various coaches and playing USTA tournaments for over 11 years.

Southern Ocean Tennis - 6 years

Toms River Country Club - 5 years 

Atlantic Club - Occasional private lessons and clinics 

John Nogrady & Chad Kastel - 2 years 

Cherry Hill Health & Racquet Club - 4 years

Moorestown Tennis Club - 2 years

Rider University - 2 years

10 & Under Tennis Coaching Training - 2017

Heads Up Concussion Training - 2017


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Private Lessons - $75/hour

Semi-Private Lessons - $40/hour

Group Classes - $20/hour (minimum 5 students)


How did you get started teaching?

I got started teaching when I was about 15 years old. Throughout high school, I shadowed my coach during his lessons for other clients. I learned alot from my mentor and eventually began coaching and giving private lessons on my own. 


What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with students of all ages, ranging from toddlers to players of retirement age.


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

Have realistic expectations and goals for what you would like to accomplish and comminicate them with your private coach. 


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