Fairmount Country Club

Fairmount has four new hydro tennis courts and a tennis shop. The tennis program continues to grow with women’s tennis leading the charge, with four teams that compete in the NJWTL Series 1-11, beginner to competitive . Under the direction of Head Pro Les Smith the kids program has grown and offers a wide range of programs, clinics and private lessons for kids of all levels. The new Tennis Shop offers a variety of tennis accessories as well as professional stringing.

If you are interested in tennis please contact us via e-mail at sneakz50@msn.com or phone at 973-377-8910 ext. 2.

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2017 Upcoming Tennis Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Les Smith – Director of Tennis

Email: sneakz50@msn.com
Rate: $100/hr Private
Hometown: Flint, Michigan
College: Western Michigan University, B.A in Sports Science
Certification: USPTR Professional since (94)

Playing experience:
Former #1 singles and doubles player at Western MI Univ. (90-94) First Team All-Mid American Conference Midwest Junior Davis Cup Member 88-90 First Team Class A All-State (Michigan)

Training Centers/ Team Coaching experience:
In my 18 years in NJ, I have been a NJ USTA Training Center Coach, USTA Eastern National coach (Girls 16’s, Virginia Beach, VA, Boys 12’s, Greensboro, N.C), USTA Eastern Intersectional Team Coach (Boys and Girls 16’s, Shreveport, LA).

Private Coaching:
(2) Collegiate National Team Champions, (1) US Open junior participant, (4) winners of National tournaments, (4) NJ State Champions, (7) Top 20 Nationally ranked juniors, (1) Top 5 Nationally ranked junior, and (2) WTA Top 500.

Many of his students have gone on to play at prestigious universities such as: Carnegie Mellon, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Emory, Georgetown, Harvard, Middlebury, NYU, Ohio State, U Penn, Richmond, Stanford, UCLA, Virginia, Wake Forest, William and Mary, Williams, and Yale.

Sterling White – Assistant Pro

Rate: $80/hr Private
Sterling White brings 20 years of teaching experience to Fairmount. Having served as a Zonals Coach from ’01-’04 for the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic sections of the USTA he has developed players who have gone on to play college tennis at Georgetown, Univ. of Maryland, Univ. of Delaware, and Emory. White has developed a NJ Girls State Champion and a Boys Doubles finalist. During his time as a coach Sterling has worked with hundreds of juniors ranging from beginner to advanced, ladies teams as well as men’s and women’s clinics. Sterling has worked in NJ, VA, and TN running programs in each of these states.

Quentin Monaghan – Staff Pro

Rate: $70/hr Private
Quentin is an NCAA Singles and Doubles semifinalist at the University of Norte Dame. He was also named to the All Big East team. A native of Chatham, NJ, Quentin is also an ITA National Men’s Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship and Leadership Award recipient.

Gentree Van Blake – Staff Pro

Rate: $80/hr Private
Gentree Van Blake is a certified USPTR teaching professional with over 15 years teaching experience. Gentree has over 15 years teaching experience which instructing beginners through advanced tournament level players, women’s clinics, teams and cardio tennis. Gentree is experienced in various facets of facilities management with a history of increasing member participation through the implementation of innovative programming.

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