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Mel S.

Brooklyn, NY

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About Mel

Hi, my name is Mel. I like to work with adults who are looking to improve their skill level as well as those who are looking to have fun and play recreational tennis with friends and family. I especially look forward to working with adults that would like to play in USTA leagues and competitive tournaments. I have been a recreational coach and USPTA member since 2004. I specialize in teaching the forehand and backhand, but lately I have found myself enjoying teaching the serve because of the hours spent improving my own serve. I am also founder and executive director of the Brooklyn Junior Tennis Clinic, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides year-round tennis lessons to youth between the ages of 6-18 within Clinton-Hill Fort Greene community of Brooklyn.

Teaching Style & Experience

Years Playing

35 Years

Years Teaching

25 Years

  • Seniors
  • Adults
  • Juniors
  • Kids
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
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Locations = Travel Radius = Preferred Court

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  • South Oxford Park Tennis Courts
  • Atlantic Commons & Cummberland Street
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Pratt Institute Tennis Courts
  • 200 Willoughby Avenue
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Decatur Park
  • 272 MacDonough Street
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Decatur Playground
  • 272 MacDonough Street
  • Brooklyn, NY

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Student Feedback

Mel is not only a great tennis instructor but a great person that I am so happy to have been introduced to through MyTennisLessons. He was always punctual and in fact tended to be there early for our lessons which I appreciated. He was very patient with me while I was getting through my beginning jitters. He sent me helpful tools such as Youtube videos to help further reinforce his instructions and to get down to the basics. I was very pleased with him overall and would recommend him to anyone interested in improving their game, no matter what level of tennis you are at.

Joelle - 07/22/2014

Overall Rating

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