John is the owner/ operator of Ajax Winter Tennis established in 1996. I believe you should be learning as much as you can about all facets of your profession. I have been coaching full time for over 20 years and certified through Tennis Canada as a coach level III. I have served as a District Chair for the Ontario Tennis Association, resurfaced courts, run tournaments, played in tournaments, string racquets, etc. I love the industry and hope to be in it for many years.
"I believe Tennis is a unique sport, a family sport. I believethe young and not so young can learn many life time skills through tennis. Co-operation, honesty, patience, conflict resolution, just to name a few. Tennis truly is a sport for a lifetime "
Brian Hurd (Tennis Canada coach level II )
Brian has been with Ajax Winter Tennis for 10 years now and has worked with all levels of players. He is presently the General Manager at AWT and the Head Pro. at both Glendale and Dunmoore tennis clubs. Both clubs run extensive adult and junior programs.
Jordan Anthony (Tennis Canada Certfied Club Pro II)
Jordan started off as a junior at our club about 15 years ago. He performed well as a junior and has carried this into his teaching career. Jordan has been coaching at Ajax Winter Tennis for 6 years now and is certified Club Pro II, He is also the Head Pro. at the Ajax Summer Tennis Club running programs for all levels for Juniors, Adults and Seniors.
Nancy Kempton (OTA Certified Instructor)
Nancy has built a following in both her junior lessons and her Tennis Aerobics. Nancy has been with us for 5yrs and has been the Head Pro at the Port Perry tennis club for the past 3 years.
Leslie is the office manager for Ajax Winter Tennis. Leslie has been organizing the office staff, accounts payable/receivable. She also assists with the entire junior program.
"I can say beyond a shadow of a doubt, the club would fall apart without her assistance" - John Long (loving husband, a man that knows whats best for him).