John was recently named the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation. WTEF blends two of John’s passions: tennis and education. John began playing tennis nearly 30 years ago and upon graduating from college, John spent two years teaching in the School District of Philadelphia, working as both a substitute and assistant teacher. After completing law school, John returned to tennis working at the Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) in College Park, MD. John held many roles there, including Director of Tennis and General Manager. At JTCC, John introduced thousands of Junior and Adult players to tennis, helping to design the junior development pathway as well as an adult beginner tennis program that introduced 2000 new people to tennis in 4 years. John was responsible for record growth at JTCC, oversaw significant improvements to the campus, and trained scores of young professionals on both teaching and the business of tennis.
With over 15 years of experience, John is currently the youngest member of the Professional Tennis Registry Board of Directors, played his collegiate tennis at Villanova University and has a Juris Doctor from the Howard University School of Law. He is a life-long athlete, proven leader, and innovator, is a recognized speaker on growing the sport of tennis and other relevant industry topics.
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