Sandy Springs Tennis Center in Sandy Springs, GA

Contact us: (404) 303-6182 | 500 Abernathy Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
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Sandy Springs Tennis Center Staff

Meet our team

Gery Groslimond, Facility Manager

Gery has taught more nationally ranked players than any other coach in the South including 12 NCAA All Americans, 5 NCAA national champions and 2 junior national champions. As a player, Gery was ranked #6 in the United States Boys 18 & under, played #4 singles and #2 doubles on an NCAA championship team at Stanford University and was ranked #45 in the men's national rankings. Gery also served as the men's tennis coach at Georgia Tech 1983-1988 and was ACC coach of the year in 1985. USPTA Certified.

Jeff Groslimond, Facility Manager/Director of Tennis

Jeff is a former nationally ranked junior, a full scholarship athlete at the University of Arizona, a top 60 ranked singles and top 10 ranked doubles player in NCAA tennis. Jeff travels extensively with the higher nationally ranked boys in the Academy. Jeff's competitive playing background at the higher NCAA level and his ability to relate on a personal level with juniors make him an invaluable source for Academy juniors to gain competitive toughness and enjoy the game. USPTA Certified.

Carlos Barrios, PTR Professional

Carlos, originally from Caracas, Venezuela, has over 15 years of experience as a teaching professional. He has worked extensively with every level of player from nationally-ranked professionals to young beginners. He is known for his ability to inspire and motivate his students and build their skills through improved knowledge of tactics, strategy and stroke development. He is an innovative thinker and excellent communicator with both adult and junior players. PTR, GPTA Certified

Hagan Endler, USPTA Professional, Director of TAS Select Program

Hagen is a former nationally ranked junior in Florida, scholarship athlete at Florida State, and worked for the Academy during the summer month of 2003. Hagen's character and work ethic will make a strong impact on the juniors in the Academy. Hagen's work with juniors during tournament competition was excellent. USPTA Certified.

Braunn Endler, USPTA Professional, Assistant Director of TAS Select Program

Braunn is a former sectionally ranked junior in the Florida section. Upon graduation from the University of Florida's Business School, Braunn taught in junior development programs in Orlando, Florida before joining TAS. Braunn brings a wealth of tennis knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm to every level of TAS. USPTA Certified.

Mark Jacobson, USPTA Professional

Mark is a former nationally ranked junior in Georgia and was a scholarship athlete at Michigan State University from 1995-1999. He competed in the European Tennis Circuit in France from 2000-2006, ranging from prize money tournaments to club tennis. Mark played for Emulation Nautique Tennis Club in Toulouse from 2001-2005 traveling from Paris to the Mediterranean Coast. He has been coaching for 12 years at SSTC where he continues to teach his students the basics of ground strokes, footwork and court positioning. Mark has excelled as a teaching pro helping his students design individualized goals to reach their potential. USPTA Certified.

Liz Murphy

Liz is a former nationally and sectionally ranked junior from Atlanta. She played Varsity tennis four years at Westminster winning two state championships and captaining the team her senior year. Liz combines a bachelor degree in Health & Exercise Science and Political Science with her strong background on the junior circuit to focus on movement, fitness and balance as well as proper stroke production, tactics and footwork.

Kurt Clemmons

Kurt is a former full scholarship athlete at Jacksonville University and Georgia Tech. Kurt has one of the strongest coaching backgrounds in the Academy. He served as the assistant women's coach at Georgia Tech, is a graduate of the USTA High Performance Coaching Program, directed the Junior Tennis Program at the Racquet Club of the South, and has coached some of the world's top women WTA tour players. Kurt is a USTA High Performance Training Coach. USPTA Certified.

Additonal Staff Members (info coming soon):

Angie Haynes

Rodney Young

Daniel Fitzsimmons

Bryan Bailey