SPORTIME Lake Isle is lower Westchester's premier tennis destination and home to the John McEnroe Tennis Academy! NY's leading operator of tennis and sports facilities,opened a brand new $6.5 million tennis facility on the grounds of the Lake Isle Country Club in the Town of Eastchester.
This club offers tennis programs for all ages and levels:
SPORTIME Lake Isle features 8 indoor har-tru (green synthetic clay) tennis courts under 3 state-of-the-art air structures and a 5,000 square foot clubhouse on two levels with superior viewing. Along with its sister facility, SPORTIME Harbor Island in Mamaroneck, SPORTIME now offers 16 beautiful indoor/outdoor soft surface tennis courts in lower Westchester within 15 minutes of each other.
Membership is required to participate in SPORTIME/JMTA program series. One low-priced membership provides access to both facilities and Membership Benefits. Please contact us by calling 914-777-5151, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, and become a member today!
SPORTIME VBC provides expert private instruction for boys and
girls who are interested in receiving special one on one attention. Our
coaches evaluate the player's level and discuss what areas of the
game he or she would like to focus on. He or she then creates an
individualized lesson plan to address those goals. Private Instruction
is an excellent way to focus on specific skills, gain valuable feedback
and receive a high number of skill repetitions.
For private lesson fees or to schedule a private training session with one of our coaches, please contact Jose Brito at email@example.com or call 516-731-4432.
JMTA Tournament Team
JMTA coaches attend certain USTA and ITF tournaments to support JMTA juniors. Individual coaching at tournaments is available to JMTA students for an additional cost. Challenge matches, invitational training camps and other special trips are offered throughout the year.
If you are interested in participating or in learning more about the JMTA Travel Team, please contact Jay Karl at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 212-427-6150.
Hours & Directions
Monday thru Thursday: 7:00am - 11:00pm
Friday thru Sunday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
For play outside normal business hours please contact the club.
Thanksgiving Day: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Christmas Eve Day: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Christmas Day: 9:00am - 4:00pm
New Year’s Eve: 8:00am - 4:00pm
New Year’s Day: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Easter Sunday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
SPORTIME Lake Isle is located on the grounds of the Lake Isle Country Club. Map it.
Complimentary Tennis Court Time
Complimentary Court-Time is offered at all SPORTIME clubs, with available days/times updated monthly, and may be utilized by Bronze Level Members and above. Guests and Associates must pay applicable fees when playing with a Member. Reservations for Complimentary Member Court-Time time must be booked in person, or by phone, with the club where it is being utilized, or applicable court fees will be charged. Reservations for Complimentary Member Court-Time are accepted two (2) days (48 hours) in advance for Bronze Level Members and four (4) days (96 hours) in advance for Platinum Level and SPORTIME Plus Level Members. Applicable court-rental fees will be charged for 'no-shows' and for cancellations not received within 48 hours of the court booking.
•Mondays, 8:00am - 9:00am
•Tuesdays, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
•Wednesdays, 10:00am - 11:00am
•Thursdays, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adult Private Lessons
In 30 minutes, fix that problem stroke or learn something new!
•Friday, September 13, 9:00am - 9:30am
•Tuesday, September 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
20 minutes of strokes... 20 minutes of competitive games... 20 minutes of match strategies
•Friday, September 20, 8:30am - 9:30am
Advanced Beginner 2.5-3.0
•Thursday, September 26, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
•Wednesday, September 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Each JMTA player is assigned a coach advisor who is player's liaison to the team of JMTA directors, coaches and other staff members, and is player's initial contact for advice, questions and feedback. JMTA Advisors provide tournament scheduling support to JMTA players upon request.
Walk On Privileges
Complimentary open-court walk-on privileges are offered to all current JMTA players and reservations are accepted 6 (six) hours in advance, except on Weekends and Holidays from 8:00am to 1:00pm, when reservations are accepted 1 (one) hour in advance. Reservations for JMTA Student walk-on court-time must be booked in person, or by phone, with the club where it is being utilized, or applicable court fees will be charged. Parents and others must pay applicable fees, based on Membership status, when playing with a JMTA student.
Player Development Plan
Each JMTA player receives an individualized Player Development Plan (PDP), which includes an athletic performance assessment, completed by playerâ€™s JMTA Advisors and the coaching staff, in the first half of the JMTA season. The PDP is updated, and a follow-up athletic assessment is conducted, to evaluate progress and to identify new goals, at the end of the season.
Athletic Performance and Conditioning
Group athletic training and conditioning provided by the JMTA Performance team, designed to complement on-court instruction, is offered to all JMTA players before or after each JMTA session. One-on-one training, comprehensive assessments, physical therapy, nutrition and hydration consulting and other services are available for an additional cost.
Off-court group mental toughness training seminars for players and parents, as well as on-court mental toughness coaching, developed and executed by Dr. Dom Lausic, of Hourglass Performance Institute and designated JMTA Directors and coaches, is designed to prepare JMTA players for all on-court situations. Private sessions with Dr.Lausic, and private and small group sessions with JMTA coaches trained by Dr. Lausic, to work on concentration, anger management, on and off-court rituals and more, are available for an additional cost.
Tournament Support and Travel Team
Multiple JMTA coaches attend certain USTA and ITF tournaments to support JMTA juniors each weekend. Individual coaching at tournaments, including out of state tournaments, is available to JMTA players for an additional cost. Challenge matches, Travel Team trips to tournaments, invitational training camps and other special trips and events are offered throughout the year. JMTA Students are strongly encouraged to join the USTA and UTR, if they are not already members, as USTA and UTR memberships are required to participate in sanctioned/verified tournament play.
SPORTIME World Tour
JMTA Green Ball players are invited to participate in SPORTIME World Tour. The SPORTIME World Tour is our "Grand Slam" competition held at multiple SPORTIME sites each year, which allows students to compete in an age and level appropriate format. To find the next event, visit us online.
Junior Walk On Privileges - SPORTIME U10 and Under
Complimentary open-court walk-on privileges are offered to all SPORTIME U10 players (players under the age of 10) and reservations are accepted 1 (one) hour in advance. Reservations for U10 walk-on court-time must be booked in person, or by phone, with the club where it is being utilized, or applicable court fees will be charged. Parents of U10 players are invited to play with their children for free. Others must pay applicable fees, based on Membership status.
Junior Walk-On Privileges - EXCEL
Complimentary open-court walk-on privileges are offered to all current EXCEL players and reservations are accepted 1 (one) hour in advance. Reservations for EXCEL walk-on court-time must be booked in person, or by phone, with the club where it is being utilized, or applicable court fees will be charged. Parents and others must pay applicable fees, based on Membership status, when playing with an EXCEL student.
SPORTIME World Tour
Red, Orange and Green Ball players are invited to participate in SPORTIME World Tour events. The SPORTIME World Tour is our "Grand Slam" competition held at multiple SPORTIME sites each year, which allows students to compete in an age and level appropriate format. To register for the next event or to find out more, visit us online.
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Carlos Campo Regional GM, Westchester Clubs
Carlos, originally from Maracay, Venezuela, reached a top-6 national ranking in Venezuela as a junior in Boys 18s. He went on to play at Campbell University, where he majored in Sports Management and Business. After college, Carlos played on the pro tour before transitioning into coaching. Carlos has coached and trained junior and adult players, form beginners to nationally ranked players. He joined SPORTIME/JMTA in 2009 and currently SPORTIME’s Regional General Manager for Westchester.
Alberto Romea Director of Tennis, SPORTIME Lake Isle/Director, JMTA Westchester
Alberto, who hails from Zaragoza, Spain, grew up competing with players the likes of Nadal, Almagro and Verdasco. He held a top-8 ranking in Spain from the age of 10, and represented his country in 1998 Junior Davis Cup competition alongside compatriots Nadal and Almagro. Alberto was a top recruit to Auburn University at Montgomery, where he was the NAIA Rookie of the Year in 2006, and the NAIA Ward-Ballinger Outstanding Player of the Year in both 2008 and 2010. Alberto won National Championships at AUM in 2008 and 2010, finishing his NCAA career ranked number 1 in the nation in singles and doubles. Alberto graduated from AUM, with honors, in 2013, having earned a BA in Management and an MBA in International Business. Alberto was the Assistant Director of Tennis at the Greenwich Country prior to joining the Sportime/JMTA team in 2013. He was promoted to Director of Tennis for Sportime Lake Isle and Director of JMTA Westchester in July 2019.
Josep Baro Assistant GM/Tennis Coordinator/Director Pro/Fitness Director
Josep, a native of Spain, played 4 years for Campbell University on a tennis scholarship after which he served as graduate assistant head coach for the Men’s and Women’s team. He works with player of all ages and levels including, most recently, with WTA Tour, world No. 11, Carla Suarez Navarro. He joined Sportime in 2013, worked for a year, left to complete his MBA, and rejoined SPORTIME/JMTA in May 2016.
Mario Leguizamon Assistant Academy Director
Mario, a native of New York, has been a traveling coach for players competing on the ITF Junior Circuit, as well as coaching pros and amateurs at the Futures and US Nationals levels. He has also coached All-American collegiate players and touring pros at both the US Open and Wimbledon. He has held national rankings in both Men's 30s and 35s. Mario has over 20 years of teaching and coaching experience and joined SPORTIME/JMTA in 2011.
John McEnroe Founder and Director, JMTA
John McEnroe is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He held the #1 world ranking in singles for 170 weeks between 1980 and 1985 and was the #1 doubles player in the world for a record 257 weeks. He is the winner of 7 Grand Slam singles titles, including 4 US Open titles and 3 Wimbledon titles. He is also widely considered to be the greatest doubles player ever, having won 10 Grand Slam doubles titles. He is the greatest Davis Cup player in history, and he also captained the US Davis Cup Team. He is an Emmy-nominated commentator for CBS, NBC, BBC, ESPN and USA. John grew up in New York City, where he graduated from the Trinity School. He attended Stanford University, winning an NCAA team and singles title his freshman year. He continues to live in New York City, where he has raised his 6 children. John partnered with Sportime to open the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in September 2010.
Patrick McEnroe Co-Director, JMTA
Patrick grew up in Douglaston, NY and trained in the New York area. As a junior, he reached the semifinals of Wimbledon and the US Open boys' singles in 1983. Patrick then partnered Luke Jensen to win the French Junior doubles and the USTA Boys' 18 National and Clay Court titles in 1984. He made his first impact on the professional tour that same year, teaming up with brother John to win the doubles title at Richmond, Virginia. Patrick won the Men's Doubles Gold medal at the 1987 Pan American Games with Jensen, and helped Stanford University, as team captain, win the NCAA team championship in 1986 and 1988. He graduated from Stanford in 1988 with a degree in political science, and then joined the professional tennis tour. On the tour, Patrick won one singles title and 16 doubles titles, including the 1989 French Open Men's Doubles title, during his 10‐year professional career, and achieved career‐high rankings of World No. 28 in singles and World No. 3 in doubles. After retiring from the tour in 1998, Patrick had a successful run as U.S. Davis Cup captain, the longest tenured captain in U.S. history, winning the cup in 2007. After leaving his Davis Cup role in 2010, McEnroe focused on his television commentary work, and also served as the General Manager of Player Development for the USTA until mid-2015. Patrick joined Sportime and JMTA in 2017.
Lawrence Kleger Co-Director, JMTA
Lawrence, a native New Yorker, is recognized as one of the top developmental coaches in the USA. He was named the USTA/Eastern Section Tennis Professional of the Year in 2013 and the USTA/Long Island Region Tennis Professional of the Year in 2006. Lawrence has trained more ranked juniors than anyone in the history of the USTA/Eastern Section. His students have won numerous USTA National Junior Championships, won more than 20 USTA Eastern Year-End Sportsmanship Awards, and have received countless full tennis scholarships to play at Top Division I colleges and universities. Lawrence was also the personal coach of Noah Rubin, who was his student at SPORTIME and JMTA from the age of 7 until he launched his professional tennis career in the summer of 2015. Noah has achieved an ATP ranking as high as 161 and, under Lawrence's guidance, Noah won countless tournaments as a junior, including the 2014 Boys' Wimbledon Championship and the 2014 USTA National Championship in singles and doubles. Lawrence joined SPORTIME in 1998 and became the Director of JMTA in 2012.
Marcio, originally from Taubate – Sao Paulo, Brazil, graduated in a Master’s degree in Sport Management from Manhattanville College where he also worked as assistant Men’s Soccer Coach. Marcio was recognized for his performance both on and off the field when he received the President’s Honor Roll by Heartland Conference (NCAA Division II – Athletic & Academic Excellence) in 2012-2013. He is a U10 certified coach and currently pursuing a second Master’s degree in International Management. He joined Sportime/JMTA in 2016.
Nelson Escobar Master Pro
Nelson, a native of Ecuador, was a top-20 ranked junior player in his home country while training at the Andres Gomez Academy. He moved to the United States in 2004 to play for Union College in Kentucky, where he won two conference championships and the Most Improved Player of the Year Award. He graduated with a degree in business/marketing and management and made the Dean’s List in 2007-08. Nelson joined SPORTIME/JMTA in 2012 and has over 10 years of teaching and coaching experience.
Alima Mohammad Senior Pro
Alima hails from Ghana, West Africa, where she became a member of the national team at the age of 7. During her junior career, she received a scholarship from the ITF Team to participate in tournaments across Africa and Europe. Her she achieved an ITF junior world ranking of No. 65 in the world, and she was a member of Ghana’s Federation Cup team between the ages 17-19. Alima also received Ghana’s athlete of the year award 5 times! She attended the City College of New York and received a B.A in Fitness & Nutrition. Alima joined SPORTIME/JMTA in 2009.
Francisco Javi Garcia Redondo Senior Pro
Javi, originally from Spain, attended the Manuel Orantes tennis academy in Barcelona, Spain, where he trained with Wawrinka and won the national championship at age 14. He moved to the United States in 2005 to play for Auburn University, where he earned his B.A in Business Management. At AUM Javi was ranked as high as #3 in the nation singles and #1 in doubles, and his team won the NAIA national championship in 2008. While completing his MBA at AUM, he was Assistant Coach of the AUM Women's team, coaching them to a National Championship and being honored as Regional Assistant Coach of the Year. Javi joined SPORTIME/JMTA in 2013.
Nei Dos Santos Senior Pro
Nei, originally from Florianopolis, Brazil, was ranked in the top 30 during his junior career. Nei played college tennis at Cowley County Community College in Kansas where he was selected All-American and finished the year ranked 3rd in the nation in doubles. 2014 he graduated from Newman University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration while playing the number one position in both singles and doubles. While attaining his Master’s degree at Newman University he was the Graduate Assistant for both men’s and women’s tennis teams. Nei joined JMTA in 2018.
Alex Davis Staff Pro/USTA Tournament Director
Alex is a native of Chappaqua, NY and a graduate of Drew University. He is USPTA Certified Professional and enjoys teaching players of all levels. Alex joined SPORTIME/JMTA in 2017.
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SPORTIME Lake Isle - JMTA Annex
660 White Plains Road
Eastchester NY, 10709