Learn how to turn your passion for tennis into a career. Tune in to our series "Acing a Tennis Career" to hear from the people who work in the tennis industry. Check us out on Facebook for video interviews with our guests!
Teza Simunyola is a coach who focuses on developing all aspects of a player, both physical and mental. When he transitioned from playing professionally, he found purpose in not only coaching his players, but also in being a mentor.
When Kelsey Shea graduated from college after playing Division I tennis at Colgate, she knew she wanted to transition her passion into a career. She is now the tennis manager at Armonk Tennis Club. College students, take notes!📝
Learn more: https://www.armonktennis.com/
"Tennis opened my mouth and forced humility down my throat." Marvin Dent dedicated his life to tennis after he discovered his love for the sport. He is now a high performance coach in the greater NYC area.
Nick Zieziula loved sports growing up and found his niche in tennis, reaching 15th in the Eastern section his senior year. Like many of us, Nick caught the tennis bug and has been coaching and organizing ever since. He is now the head coach of the Binghamton University Men's tennis team, and he coordinates an adaptive tennis program called Createable The Magic Paintbrush Project.
Learn more about Nick: https://bubearcats.com/sports/mens-tennis/roster/coaches/nick-zieziula/397
Learn more about Createable The Magic Paintbrush Project: https://www.facebook.com/MagicPaintbrushProject/
Phyllis Orlowski lives to share the sport of tennis! As a teacher in Oneonta, NY she revitalized the defunded tennis program in her town with a little determination and some help from Net Generation!
Mike Smookler has been coaching tennis since 1989 and currently serves as the USPTA Eastern's Vice President and tennis director at the West Orange Tennis Club.