• "I was a player at the JMTA Combine on Saturday and Sunday.
    I just wanted to thank you for organizing the event and having me participate as well.
    I look forward to playing in similar events in the future!"

  • "My daughter had a very good time at the combine,
    and felt it was very useful for her development as a tennis player."

  • "I wanted to thank you and all of the staff at JMTA
    for allowing me to participate in the JMTA College Combine.
    It was a wonderful experience
    and I look forward to playing at Sportime in the future!"
  • "Thank you and all at the Combine for including my son!
    He had a wonderful experience!!"
  • "This was an excellent opportunity for my son
    to begin thinking about what he wants from college tennis.
    He loved the format and the high level of competition.
    Randall's Island was an amazing facility with great viewing for the parents
    and of course the coaches, and I loved its proximity to NYC
    as it allowed us to spend a day in the city while he played."
  • "The Combine was a great experience for me
    as many top college coaches got to see me play against players
    right at my level!"
  • "I loved the overall experience for my son
    as he got to interact with college coaches,
    listen to a great panel discussion,
    and receive some great exposure on the court
    as many coaches got to evaluate his level of play."

About The Combine

Thank you to the players, coaches and sponsors who made our 2016 inaugural John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) College Recruiting Combine a great success! Registration is now open for the 2017 Combine, June 24 and 25 at SPORTIME Randall's Island, the NYC home of JMTA.
The Combine gives prospects access to the country’s top college coaches, and gives coaches live recruiting access, along with detailed tennis, mental toughness and fitness performance reporting, helping them to find the right recruits for their programs. Match results from the Combine count toward Universal Tennis Ratings (UTR).

Prospects who apply for entry into the Combine are evaluated using a variety of objectives designed to identify the most talented player pool and those most likely to be actively recruited. Applicants accepted into the JMTA Combine will be posted on the JMTA College Combine website and will be notified via email by April 15, 2017. Applicant’s that are not accepted will also be notified by April 15, 2017 and will receive a full refund.

The Combine provides all participant players with:
  • Personal Player Portal, including player preferences, current rankings, key competitive highlights, contact information, and, after the Combine, 'shareable' reports and assessment results from the Combine;
  • Live Match Play in front of the coaches in attendance, with tracked match play results that count toward each player's Universal Tennis Rating (UTR), and video highlights to be logged and shared;
  • Athletic Performance Assessment by the JMTA Performance Team;
  • Mental Toughness Assessment performed by JMTA Director of Mental Performance and Toughness, Dr. Domagoj Lausic and his team;
  • Detailed Tennis Analytics Analysis of one match; analysis of additional Combine matches available for an additional cost. Tennis Analytics service films and charts matches, and provides a detailed analysis of key performance indicators.
Players Eligible to Apply
Space is limited to 60 Boys and 60 Girls entering their high school sophomore, junior or senior years in September 2017. Players from the New York Metropolitan Area and various other parts of the US, as well as from Puerto Rico and Greece, participated in the 2016 Combine.

Men's and women's college coaches from Harvard, Columbia, North Carolina, Tulane, Yale, Wesleyan, Stony Brook, Bryant, St. John’s, Union and Colgate are currently committed to attend with many others pending.

JMTA College Combine Location
The JMTA Combine is held at SPORTIME Randall’s Island, New York City's premier tennis destination and the NYC home of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy. To find out more about JMTA programming or about SPORTIME Randall's Island, please contact Jay Karl at 212-427-6150 or email jkarl@sportimeny.com

About SPORTIME/JMTA's College Advisory Service
SPORTIME and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy understand what it takes to be a champion – it's in our DNA. Our SPORTIME/JMTA College Placement Advisory Service has helped our JMTA scholar/athletes to navigate the college recruitment process and to procure tennis-based scholarships at some of the finest colleges and universities in the country. And we are just getting started. Contact jharris@sportimeny.com to find out more.

To find out more about the JMTA College Recruiting Combine, please contact us jmtacombine@sportimeny.com.

  • Personal Player Portal
  • Match Results Tracked & Count Toward UTR!
  • Athletic Assessment
  • Mental Toughness Assessment
  • Video and Tennis Analytics

JMTA Combine Event Committee

Jay Harris
Director of the SPORTIME/JMTA College Recruiting Combine
General Manager, SPORTIME Roslyn
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. Read more...

Lawrence Kleger
Co-Director of Tennis
JMTA and SPORTIME Randall's Island
Lawrence, a native New Yorker, is recognized as one of the top developmental coaches in the U.S. 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 and more than 20 USTA Eastern Year-End Sportsmanship Awards. Read more...

Patrick McEnroe
Co-Director of Tennis
JMTA and SPORTIME Randall's Island
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. Read more...

Richard-John Mensing, Jr. CSCS, NASM-PET
Director of Performance
JMTA and SPORTIME Randall's Island
Richard hails from Richmond, Virginia and comes to SPORTIME with over 20 years of professional experience as an athlete, coach, trainer and athletic educator, working in numerous sports with athletes of all ages and levels. A graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, Richard spent six years as a writer/producer for the CBS Television Network before moving to Barcelona to train and compete on the European triathlon circuit. Read more...

Fritz Buehning
Director of Tennis
JMTA Westchester and SPORTIME Lake Isle
Fritz, a New Jersey native, has had a long and distinguished tennis career, from top junior, to successful ATP Tour Professional, achieving a career high ranking of #21 in singles and #4 in doubles before suffering a career ending foot injury at the age of 25. Read more...

Mike Kossoff
Director of Tennis
JMTA Long Island and SPORTIME Syosset/Bethpage
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. Read more...

Nate Emge
Associate Director
JMTA and SPORTIME Randall's Island
Nate, a native of Evansville, Indiana, was a top 25 ranked junior tennis player in the country and participated on the ITF circuit, reaching the finals in doubles at the International Hard Courts. He also was the Florida 3A singles and team champion in 2001. Read more...

Colby Mamigonian
Assistant Director of Performance
JMTA and SPORTIME Randall's Island
Colby, who hails from Dover, New Hampshire, earned a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from the University of New Hampshire, where he was captain of the Club Tennis Team. Read more...
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