Local and seasoned tennis professional available for tennis lessons for all ages and abilities.
I teach all tennis strokes and emphasize proper stroke production and use repetitive drills to create muscle memory and quicker reaction times. If appropriate, physical conditioning exercises and drills can be introduced to prepare the body for agility and strength.
I also provide 1:1 coaching for students of all ages to prepare for competitive match play.
Jason Derijk is a tennis pro and coach with over 20 years of experience working across diverse age ranges. He excels at making group tennis lessons accessible and fun for various playing levels and abilities. He was co-owner and Director of Mendham Tennis Academy at the Mendham Health and Racquet Club in Mendham, New Jersey from 2010 – 2018.
Jason, PTR certified, and a Florida native has been teaching high performance tennis in New Jersey since 2004. He has competed on both the junior, college, and pro level throughout his tennis career. Jason continues to play national tournaments year-round and is constantly perfecting his skills both on and off court to keep up with today’s game. His dedication and knowledge of the game of tennis is apparent in his everyday life and teaching methods. Jason enjoys working with players of all levels and understands the importance of instilling good habits and sound technique at an early stage of player development.
Jason was previously co-director/head coach of the USTA’s Competitive Training Center (CTC) junior development program 2010 – 2015. He coached the team for the CTC championship finals at West Point in West Point, New York in 2012 and at the championship finals at Billy Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York in 2015. Additionally, he was Owner/Director of Tennis of Supreme Court Tennis Academy from 2009 – 2011 and Staff Pro at Chester Tennis Club, formerly Foxchase Tennis Club from 2004-2009.
- Nationally ranked on USTA pro circuit USA’s top 500 list
- Ranked 7th in Florida’s Men’s Open Division (2003)
- Delaware state doubles champion – DE (2005)
- International PTR tournament doubles semi-finalist – Hilton Head, SC (2007)
- Staff pro, Trump National Golf and Tennis – Bedminster, NJ (2011)
- NJ State Championships singles semi-finalist – Kearny, NJ (2012)
- Citrus Classic singles champion – Orlando, FL (2015)