Tennis Academy of the South Tennis / Meet The Staff


Gery Groslimond, Executive Director

Telephone:  (404) 395-3044         Click To Email

Gery has taught more nationally ranked players than any other coach in the South, which include 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. Gery is a certified/member of the United States Tennis Professional Association (USPTA).

 

Jeff Groslimond, Director of Tennis

Telephone:  (404) 643-2505         Click To Email

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, makes him an invaluable source for Academy juniors to gain competitive toughness and enjoy the game. Jeff is a certified/member of the United States Tennis Professional Association (USPTA).

 

Hagen Endler, Director of TAS Select Program

Telephone:  (404) 452-7490         Click To Email

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. Hagen is a certified/member of the United States Tennis Professional Association (USPTA).

 

Braunn Endler, Assistant Director of TAS Select Program

Telephone:  (407) 927-3926         Click To Email

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. Hagen is a certified/member of the United States Tennis Professional Association (USPTA).

 

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.