Profiles

Kelly Jones

  • 2010: Coach of James Blake, Heidi El Tabakh
  • 2010: Director - TennisLMS Institute, President of TennisLMS
  • 2009: Director - TennsLMS Institute Academy-Tampa, FL at USF Campus
  • 2008: President of TennisLMS-Leading software platform for Long Term Player Development
  • 2008: Coached Mardy Fish to Indian Wells Final, John Isner, Rajeev Ram, Heidi El Tabakh & others / USF Women's Volunteer Assistant 
  • 2007: Developed KellyJonesTennis Coaching & Consulting for Program for Families and Individuals.
  • 2004-2006 : Coached Tim Smyczek, Jesse Witten, Brendan Evans, Pete Stroer
  • 2004-2005 : Coached Xavier Malisse to his first career title
  • 2002-2004 : Coached Mardy Fish to a career high #17
  • 1998-2003 : National Coach for the USTA - Coached several National Champions and Top 10 Nationally Ranked Junior players.
    • 2002-2003 - Responsible for Rookie Pro Program. Assigned to help Mardy Fish
    • 2001-2002 - Assigned to help develop and train Top Nationally ranked Boys 18 and under division. To take teams to junior Grand Slam tournaments.
    • 1998-2001 - I was responsible for aiding and developing the best junior tennis players in the Midwest Section. My duties included working extensively with the parents and coaches to help plan better strategies for the players. I worked with elite tennis club programs for junior players incorporating systems for enhanced development. 
  • 1996-1997: Coach of Alex O'Brien
  • 1997: St. Polten ATP Doubles Winner
  • 1993: Australian Open Singles Round of 16
  • #1 ATP Tour Doubles Ranking, October 1992
  • 1992: US Open & Australian Open Doubles Finalist
  • ATP Tour Singles Titles (2) 1989 & 1990
  • 1984: Olympics Los Angeles
  • Two-Time NCAA Doubles Champion 1984-1985
  • Four-Time All-American-Pepperdine University
  • #3 Nationally Ranked USTA in 18-and-Under Division

Total Number of Grand Slams Played : 46

Tami Whitlinger-Jones

  • 2007- CO-Founder of KellyJonesTennis Coaching Program
  • 2004-present : Coaching and teaching junior players at Arbor Greene, Tampa
  • 1999-2003 : Director of Tennis at Four Bridges Country Club
  • Semi-Finalist, WTA Amelia Island and Nashville
  • Reached 3rd Round at Australian, US Open, and Wimbledon
  • Doubles Finalist, WTA Chicago
  • Singles Winner of WTA Sedona, Greensboro, and Evansville
  • 1991 French Open Round of 16
  • #1 Ranked Singes and Doubles 1989 ITA
  • 1989 Tennis Magazine Women's Player of the Year
  • 1987 Tennis Family of the Year
  • WTA Highest Ranking #41
  • Two-Time All-American at Stanford University
  • #1 Nationally Ranked USTA in the 18-and-Under Division

Total Number of Grand Slams Played : 38

Kelly & Tami Combined Grand Slams Played:  84