Junior Tennis Board Representative: Dan Smith
Head Tennis Pro: Landon Schaefer
Originally from Woodbridge, Landon has a wealth of playing and coaching experience. He played college tennis at George Mason University, has been ranked as high as #228 nationally in the Men’s Open Division, was ranked #1 in Virginia Men’s Open singles and doubles, and has had the opportunity to work with several pro tour players. As a teacher, he trained nationally-ranked juniors in Florida at the Evert Tennis Academy, and more recently teaching beginner and advanced players at Four Star Tennis Academy.
Assistant Tennis Pro: Matine Temory
Matine begins his second season as the Assistant Pro at Mantua Swim and Tennis Club. Matine started playing tennis at a young age, playing tournaments around the state and nation, and eventually earning a national ranking. He also participated in team tennis tournaments helping his team place 11th in the nation. Matine has been coaching youth tennis for 4 years. He began coaching at 4 Star Tennis Academy, where he focused on older students. In addition to tennis, Matine enjoys working out at the gym. He is pursuing a degree in cybersecurity and plans to attend George Mason University soon.
Assistant Tennis Pro: Mark Keats
Joining us for his third his year is Mark Keats. Mark graduated from Shepherd College in 1997. He has been teaching tennis for over 15 years, competed in intercollegiate tennis for 3 years, coached Mt. St. Mary’s College, and was an assistant coach of the Shepherd University tennis team. Mark is also United States Tennis Professionals Registry certified.