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Conveniently located on Jericho Turnpike, SPORTIME Syosset Tennis & Multi-Sport services thousands of adult and junior members with state-of-the-art facilities including 6 Har-Tru and 5 Deco Turf Tennis Courts, 5,000 square foot multi-sport court and party room. Other amenities include lounge area, tennis pro shop, child-care room, full locker room facilities and more.
SPORTIME Syosset Tennis is the Long Island home of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, the area’s #1 program for developing nationally and internationally competitive juniors. Conceived, developed and directed by John McEnroe and his world-class staff, JMTA boasts players that have won titles at sectional, national, intercollegiate and international levels.
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 JMTA Associate Director Felix Alvarado at 212-427-6150 or FAlvarado@sportimeny.com
Please check back over the summer for the Fall 2015 schedule!
Hours & Directions
SPORTIME Syosset is open year round:
Monday - Thursday: 7:00am-11:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
Sunday: 7:00am - 8:00pm
In summer, the hours are:
Monday - Thursday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
Friday: 7:00am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 7:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 7:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours are as follows:
Labor Day: 7:00am - 2:00pm
Thanksgiving Day: 7:00am - 2:00pm
Christmas Eve Day: 7:00am - 3:00pm
Christmas Day: 7:00am - 2:00pm
New Year's Eve Day: 7:00am - 5:00pm
New Year's Day: 7:00am - 3:00pm
Easter Sunday: 7:00am - 2:00pm
Memorial Day: 7:00am - 2:00pm
Independence Day: 7:00am - 2:00pm
SPORTIME Syosset is located conveniently on Jericho Turnpike. Map it!
MEMBER BENEFITS - January 2018
In addition to paying half-price
for court-time and being able to book courts a week or more in advance,
SPORTIME members enjoy monthly benefits including complimentary lessons,
clinics and court-time. The benefits posted here are available for all
Members to enjoy. Complimentary times may vary each month. To
reserve your spot, please call the club at 516-364-2727, or sign-up at
the front desk. We respectfully request that members sign up for only one
complimentary lesson or clinic per month, per member. Not a member yet?
Please contact Mike Riccio and start enjoying the benefits of
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.
•Wednesdays, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
•Thursdays, 9:30pm - 10:30pm
•Saturdays, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adult TK Lessons
Maximum of 6 players per clinic. Minimum of 3. 20 minutes of strokes… 20 minutes of competitive games… 20 minutes of match strategies:
•Friday, January 5, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
•Sunday, January 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Play to the music... Smack that ball... Burn those calories! Pure aerobic tennis!!!
•Monday, January 15, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
•Tuesday, January 23, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
A JMTA coach advisor who is his/her liaison to the team of JMTA directors, coaches and other staff members, and is his/her initial contact for advice, questions, concerns, comments, etc. In addition, JMTA Advisors will provide tournament scheduling support to JMTA students upon request.
Performance and Conditioning
Intensive group athletic training and conditioning designed to complement on-court instruction is offered to JMTA students. One-on-one training, comprehensive assessments, and other services are available for an additional cost.
Group Mental toughness training sessions, created and executed by Dr. Dom Lausic, designed to prepare JMTA players for any and all on-court situations. One-on-one sessions with Dr. Lausic are available for an additional cost.
Tournament Support and Travel 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.
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 at click here.
JMTA Green Ball players are invited to participate in SPORTIME Warrior Games are held twice a year and reflect the competitive vision of John McEnroe. These events enhance and promote the competitive skills needed for the long-term development of our players.
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 - Junior TK and EXCEL
Complimentary open-court walk-on privileges are offered to all current Junior TK and EXCEL players and reservations are accepted 1 (one) hour in advance. Reservations for Junior TK and 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 a Junior TK or EXCEL student.
Stroke production, games and strategies.
•Sunday, January 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
•Saturday, January 6, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
•Saturday, January 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Yellow and JMTA Levels
•Saturday, January 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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 at click here.
SPORTIME Warrior Games
Red, Orange and Green Ball players are invited to participate in SPORTIME Warrior Games. SPORTIME Warrior Games are held twice a year and reflect the competitive vision of John McEnroe. These events enhance and promote the competitive skills needed for the long-term development of our players.
CLUB AMENITIES: 11 indoor tennis courts – 6 Har-Tru, 5 Deco turf; 1 indoor full-size multi-sport court; lounge; pro shop; junior computer lounge; child care room; Junior Tennis programs featuring our new under 10 programs - Tennis Whizz for preschoolers and NEW SPORTIME U10 for kids ages 5-10. Adult Tennis Kinetics program; adult leagues; seasonal court time; Junior Multi-Sport program; birthday parties; children’s summer camp.
To find out more about this club, please contact Michael Riccio at firstname.lastname@example.org or 516-364-2727 ext. 5942.
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.
Chelsea Riccio Regional Manager, SPORTIME Syosset and Roslyn
516/364-2727 x 5920
Carole Quinn Adult Program Director
Jerilyn Jud League Director
Michael Riccio Multi-Sport and Membership Director
Michael Kossoff Tennis Director SPORTIME Syosset and JMTA Long Island
Mike, a native of Long Island, was one of the top ranked juniors in the country prior to attending Bowling Green State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. At Bowling Green, Mike led the men’s tennis team to two Mid-American Conference Championships and became the most successful player in the history of the program. After graduating, Mike quickly became one of the top junior coaches in the east, developing numerous nationally ranked players, while earning a Master’s Degree in Physical Education. He has competed and coached extensively in ITF tournaments around the world. Mike joined Sportime in 2000 and became Director of the JMTA Long Island Annex in 2012.
Lawrence Kleger Director of Tennis, JMTA
A native New Yorker, Lawrence is recognized as one of the top developmental coaches in the US. He has trained more ranked juniors than anyone in the history of the USTA Eastern Section. Lawrence is also the personal coach of Noah Rubin, who trains at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy and who has been Lawrence's student since the age of 7. Noah is the 2014 Wimbledon Junior Boys Champion and the 2014 U.S. National Boys 18 Champion in singles and doubles. He recently started his freshman year at Wake Forest University as the No. 1 Freshman in the NCAA. Lawrence’s students have won countless National and regional Championships and 18 USTA Eastern Year-End Sportsmanship Awards. He is the Director of Tennis of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, overseeing its locations at Sportime Randall's Island in Manhattan, Sportime Syosset on Long Island and Sportime Lake Isle in Westchester. Lawrence has been with Sportime since 1998.
Jared ElGayeh U10 Director and Camp Director
Has been with SPORTIME for over 10 years, serving in a variety of teaching and management capacities. He holds a degree from Marywood University, where he was also the star goaltender on the soccer team for four years. His infectious energy and ability to motivate children on the court make him the perfect director of our under 10 tennis program at SPORTIME.
Aaron Lopez Fitness Director
Aaron Lopez, a New York native, attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where he studied International Marketing. He is an ISSA certified Personal Trainer with over 15 years of experience. He also holds certificates in Corrective Exercise, Group Fitness, Sports Nutrition and Kettle Bell Concepts. Aaron is skilled at creating both group and individualized programs that incorporate proper nutrition and athletic training designed to meet the needs of JMTA students.
Simon Childs Coach
Simon hails from the United Kingdom where he was ranked as high as #49 in the world ITF junior rankings. He was a standout student-athlete at the University of Louisville, where he reached career-best rankings of #6 in doubles and #49 in singles among all NCAA Division I tennis players. Simon also had success on the ATP Tour, winning multiple ATP and ITF doubles titles, including an ATP title in Mexico. Simon joined Sportime/JMTA in 2013.
Ariez Elyaas Deen Coach
Born and raised in Kuching, Ariez was one of the youngest players to represent Malaysia in Davis Cup at 16 years old. He managed to achieve an ITF ranking of 309 and played ITF men’s circuit for a year, acquiring singles and doubles points to gain a professional ranking worldwide before joining University of the Cumberlands. At University of the Cumberlands, he played number 1 for his team within a 4-year period and managed to finish his intercollegiate career ranked 16th in the Nation for NAIA. Along with helping UC qualify for the national tennis tournament which had not been done in 13 years prior to the university’s history, he also garnered numerous NAIA MSC First-Team All-American awards. Recently in 2015, Ariez was chosen as the number #3 player to represent Malaysia in Davis Cup and South East Asian Games where in Davis Cup he helped his nation obtain a promotion from group 3 to group 2, and in Sea Games successfully securing a bronze medal for his country that summer. He graduated from the University of the Cumberlands with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration before joining SPORTIME and JMTA in 2016.
Elen-Anna Fulop Coach
Eleni who is from Athens Greece was a nationally ranked player in her junior career. In 2013 she accepted an athletic scholarship for NCAA division II powerhouse American International College. Eleni played primarily in the #2 and #3 position for singles as well as #1 and #2 doubles for all four years. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology. Eleni joined our JMTA team in 2017.
Marie Aimee Habiyaremye Coach
Marie Aimée Habiyaremye hails from Rwanda, Africa, but was raised in the Netherlands. She started playing tennis at the age of 7 and earned a national ranking of top 30 for her entire junior tennis in the Netherlands. Marie earned a full athletic scholarship at Norfolk State University before she transferred to USC Aiken where she led the teams in wins and was team captain her senior year. Marie graduated with a B.A. degree in Sociology. Marie Joined our Sportime/JMTA family in the spring of 2018.
Jay Harris Director of the SPORTIME/JMTA College Recruiting Combine
Jay, a native of Lexington, Ohio, was the Head Men's Tennis Coach at Brown University for eight years prior to moving to New York, in 2010, to join the SPORTIME Team. He was the most successful tennis coach in the Brown tennis program's 100-plus year history, leading the team to its highest ever national ranking, #33, two Ivy League Titles, and seven consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. In 2005, Jay was named the Northeast Region coach of the Year and was a finalist for the National Coach of the Year Award. He coached five singles players and 15 doubles teams to national rankings, including one team that achieved all All-American status.
Prior to Brown, Jay coached at Bowling Green State University where he was named the 2002 Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year after leading the team to MAC Titles in 2000 and 2002. Jay was a successful collegiate player at the University of Cincinnati, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. He then earned his Master's degree in Sports Psychology and Sports Management from Miami University, where he also served as an assistant coach for the women's team.
Roey Heymann Coach
Roey Heymann, a native of Ramat Hasharon, Israel, played locally for Adelphi University where he was an all-conference player for multiple years. Prior to joining Adelphi, Roey was captain of Nassau Community College Men’s Tennis team, leading the team to winning the national championship. He was named Coaches Player of the Year (NJCAA) and two time All-American in Doubles and Singles. Roey graduated Adelphi Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. He joined our John McEnroe Tennis Academy team in the fall of 2017.
Alexey Kavalenka Men's League Coordinator
Alexey is a native of Minsk, Belarus, where he had a ranking in the top 5 for all junior age categories there. He has won multiple national and international tournaments and reached a top 300 ITF ranking. Alexey moved to the United States in 2011 and attended the University of North Alabama where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a management degree.
Wael Kilani Coach
Wael Kilani is a native of Tunis, Tunisia, where he was champion in all junior categories and age groups, a Davis Cup player and the Men's Teams African Champion with his partner Malek Jaziri (currently ranked 47 in ATP). Wael has competed in three junior grand slams. He also won the Prince Cup Juniors in Miami Florida and other Juniors ITF tournaments all over the world . Wael played professional for one year before college winning one ITF future’s title in doubles.
Wael was the number 1 player for the University of South Florida where he got his bachelor degree in Business management and helped USF win the Big East conference for the first time in the school history and was chosen as the Big East Freshman of the Year . Wael was ranked NCAA top 50 in the nation in singles and doubles and top 10 in singles in the Southeast region.
Wael is certified by both the PTR and GPTCA. In 2016, Wael joined the Tunisian Federation and became the Tunisian National Coach working with the under 14, under 16 and junior categories. Wael was also selected by the ITF to coach the best junior players in the ITF junior circuit. He was the captain of the Tunisian national Team under 14 which won the African championship and qualified for the World Cup. Wael Kilani was also the 2016 Tunisian Fed Cup Coach along with coaching top ATP and WTA players.
Strate Krstevski Coach
Strate, originally from Macedonia, was a National Champion in all junior age groups (12’s, 14’s, 16’s and 18’s) in his home country and represented Macedonia in many international competitions. He was recruited to play at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he had a winning record in singles and doubles for four years. After earning a degree in Business Administration, Strate worked at the Greenwich Racquet Club as a Tennis Professional, leading and instructing their USTA Junior and Adult teams. He spent a year in Macedonia serving as the Macedonian Tennis Federation Head Coordinator for their 10 And Under Tennis programs and also coached the top three 16-year-old players in his country. Strate joined Sportime/JMTA in 2012.
Domagoj Lausic, PhD Director of Mental Toughness and Performance
Dom, a native of Zagreb, Croatia, earned his Ph.D. in Sports Psychology from Florida State University. Dom’s tennis background includes experience as a PTR National Tester, clinician and symposium speaker. Dom has twenty years of tennis teaching/coaching experience, is USPTA Level P1 certified and has completed all USTA science testing levels. After playing college tennis, and completing his degree work, Dom worked with many professional and collegiate level athletes at several clubs and academies. In 2011, he co-founded Hourglass Performance Institute® (HPI), where he serves as the director of tennis and competitive shooting. Dom’s work has been published in scientific and coaching publications and presented at national and international conferences. Dom and HPI joined SPORTIME and the JMTA in 2014.
Greg Lumpkin Associate JMTA Director
Greg, a native of Long Island, attended Hofstra University on an academic scholarship to study physics, and earned a spot on the varsity tennis team as a walk-on. Greg also spent time working under a world-renowned physical therapist from whom he learned about injury prevention, treatment and management, as well as kinesiology and biomechanics. Greg began coaching immediately after graduating from Hofstra, and has extensive experience with players of all ages and levels. He has served as a coach for the USTA at Regional and Competitive Training Centers, and at Zonals, as well as for other organizations. Greg is an expert in slow motion video analysis and has used it successfully in the development of top juniors throughout his coaching career. Greg rejoined SPORTIME in 2015 as Director of Player Development for JMTA Long Island.
Curtis McCalla Coach
Hailing from Jamaica, Curtis played Davis-Cup for his country and is one of Long Island’s top coaches and teaching professionals. Curtis is best known for his high energy level and fun-loving personality. For more than a decade, Curtis has been inspiring Sportime players with his passion, helping Long Island players of all levels to become the best they can be. Curtis joined Sportime in 2000, and JMTA in 2012.
Eric Meditz Coach
Eric, hailing from Long Island, was one of the top junior players in the country, ranking in the top 50 nationally. He attended Penn State University where he majored in Hotel and Restaurant Management and captained the tennis team in his junior and senior years. Post college, Eric turned pro and competed against the likes of Justin Gimelstob, James Blake and Max Mirnyi. In his teaching career, Eric has produced numerous Division I collegiate players. Eric joined Sportime in 2005, and has been with JMTA since 2012.
Ryan Musalo Coach
Ryan has been a Sportime employee since 2012. Ryan was a student athlete at Nassau Community College where he was an All American his Sophomore year. Ryann Transferred to Farmingdale State College where he received all conference accolades his Junior and Senior year Ryan is known for his positive energy and creative teaching techniques with all levels of players.
Nick Schneider Coach
hails from Syracuse, NY, where he played 4 years of college soccer and tennis
for Alfred University. He held tennis records for most doubles wins and most
combined singles and doubles wins. Nick graduated with a degree in
Environmental Studies and then coached tennis at his alma mater for one season.
Nick spent two years coaching at the Centercourt
Performance Academy. During his tenure at the academy, he coached top players
at Easter bowl, Winter Nationals, ITF's throughout the United States, and many
local tournaments in the eastern section.
Samantha Siegel Coach / Tennis Coordinator
Samantha, originally from Houston, Texas, was a top junior player, ranked as high as #200 nationally. Samantha attended McKendree University, where she played #1 singles and doubles and was the team captain as a senior. She graduated from MU with a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Wellness. Samantha coached at the IMG Academy and the Naval Academy before joining SPORTIME and JMTA in 2015.
Kachinga Sinkala Coach
Kachinga was born and raised in Mulfulira, Zambia where he
started playing tennis at the age of nine. As a junior player, he competed
internationally on the ITF circuit and achieved a ranking of number one in
Zambia. Kachinga was a member of the Zambia Davis Cup team and played
collegiate tennis at Huntington University where he achieved a ranking of 12 in
his conference. Prior to joining JMTA, Kachinga was a pro at the Joel Ross
Academy and the Port Washington Tennis Academy. Kachinga holds an ITF level 2 coaching certificate as well
as the Olympic Coaching workshop certification.
Nadia Smergut Coach
Nadia has a long history with the NY tennis community. She won the Suffolk County championship as a sophomore at the Ross school. She was a top 100 junior player and went on to a successful four-year career at Stony Brook University. There she excelled in both singles and doubles and was honored as the America East Conference Rookie of the Year. She repeatedly earned first-team Conference honors and participated in two NCAA championship tournaments. Nadia graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing and has served as a teaching coach at Hampton Racquet and the South Carolina Yacht Club.
Pershod Snuggs Coach
Pershod, a multi-talented athlete, played both collegiate tennis and basketball at Hampton College and then played on the ATP tour for three years. After college, Pershod earned his Master’s degree and had a lengthy career as a high school guidance counselor before returning to tennis. Pershod found his way to Sportime in 2010 and has been very successful at developing players of all levels. Pershod is also currently the head women’s tennis coach at Molloy College.
Kat Sorokko Director of Player Development / Tournament Director
Kat was a top national junior player out of Queens, NY. At Brown
University she played all four years, becoming captain in her senior year and
graduating with a B. A. in Organizational Behavior in 2010. She then went on to
getting her Master's Degree in Sport Management from Columbia University. Prior
to coming to Sportime, Kat worked at the Billie Jean King National Tennis
Center for two years and at Gotham Tennis as a High Performance coach for one
year. She also worked with NYJTL and competes on their corporate tennis team.
For the last seven summers, Kat has worked as Director of Tennis for Big Bass
Lake Community in the Poconos. Kat also serves as a National Travel Coach for
the USTA. Kat joined Sportime/JMTA in 2013.
Kim Stubbe Coach
A native of Belgium, Kim was a three-time national champion taking the singles crown at age 12, and the doubles crown twice, at the ages of 10 and 14. She also won the Belux Nike Junior tour for Belgium, at age 12, which qualified her to participate in the World Championships Nike Junior Tour in France. Kim represented Belgium in several other international team tournaments, and competed in many ITF tournaments, achieving a career high ITF ranking of 477. Kim played Division I college tennis for the University of Arizona, participating in the NCAA team tournament 3 times, as well as the All-American tournament, and achieved a career-high national collegiate ranking of #70. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and French before joining SPORTIME and the JMTA in 2015.
Laura Ubeda Coach
Laura who is originally from Barcelona, Spain, is a former international student-athlete from Valdosta State University, where she played four years on a full tennis scholarship. Laura traveled around Spain for 3 years playing professional WTA and national tournaments. Laura has won several prize money events, National championships and reached multiple main draws of WTA events.
During each of her four years in college, Laura achieved All- Conference First Team and Second Team, while also obtaining the GSC All- Academic team. In 2015, Laura was certified by the International Coaches Institute as a Competition Coach and also as a Professional Coach by Academia Sanchez- Casal in Naples, Florida. She graduated in May 2017, double majoring in Marketing and International Business with a minor in Advertising and Promotions. She joins our JMTA team in fall of 2017.
Decho Valev Coach
Decho, originally from Bulgaria, attended Rockhurst
University, where he studied Accounting/Finance, while being involved in a
business fraternity, other on campus activities and working part-time within
his major Decho was a top ranked junior player in Bulgaria under 12 and 14. He
was the captain of the men's tennis team, where his senior year the team
reached the NCAA Midwest Regionals. Decho has competed on the pro tour playing
Futures tournaments and was part of the Ivan Lendl Tennis Academy pro staff. Decho
has 5 years of teaching experience with summer camps, country clubsx and being
a sparring partner for top ATP and WTA professionals.
Filip Van Eylen Coach
Filip, a native of Belgium, was a top ten player in his home country as a junior. After starting his coaching career there, and after reaching the number one ranking in his native country, he moved to New York on his 23rd birthday to play college tennis for Division II powerhouse New York Institute of Technology, where he majored in business. During the summers, Filip returned to Belgium to be the sparring partner for many ATP players. This past summer, Filip was the Director at Future Stars tennis. Filip is also the assistant coach at NYIT for the Men’s and Women’s programs and was the former Tennis Director at Jericho Westbury. He joined the Sportime/JMTA team in 2014
Claudio Yamus Coach
Claudio who hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina comes with a wealth of experience as a player and a high performance coach. Claudio was a top ranked junior in Argentina where he competed on the national level. Claudio has worked with highly ranked juniors for the past twenty years before joining the JMTA team at Syosset. With stints as the Director of Tennis at Sportime Kings Park, Head pro at Bethpage Park and Eastern Athletic, Claudio has experience that is vital to our team. Claudio has certifications from the USPTA, USPTR and Pat Etcheberry fitness.
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Syosset - JMTA Annex
75 Haskett Drive
Syosset NY , 11791