Jim Thompson
Elite Professional

To become an Elite Professional, a USPTA member must be at least 22 years old, pass the written Elite exam, which covers business, programming, sport science and tennis operations, Elite stroke analysis exam and the Elite-level on-court exams. In addition, members must earn 16 specialty course and 24 APC credits. Elite Professionals are required to earn 6 credits every three years to maintain their membership. They commonly are considered for director of tennis or head tennis professional positions.


Welcome to my site. I am a proud member of the USTA and USPTA and have earned my Elite Coaching Certification and I am proud to be part of the Team at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona.

My Certifications include Six Sigma Greenbelt for Software Quality Assurance and Network Technologies, USPTA Elite level Tennis Certification. USTA Safe play Children and Adults 

My Sons Jonathan and Jimmy and myself have all held Rankings in Florida and Texas and love the game both from a competitive and the fitness perspective. 

y Sons make their Dad feel good by laughing at his corny jokes :)


Come train with me at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona (Home of American tennis) also in Winter Garden , Seminole and Orange counties areas call for info 407-921-4376 or email jimmyt0117@yahoo.com  jim.thompson@usta.com


A Quick Coach Jimism ......  For successful doubles, defend the net and control the middle of the court. ..... :)


If you give 100% percent on every point your only kidding yourself, you can do better.


I currently have a select few hardworking Students that I coach , I am a USRSA Certified Racquet Stringer, CPR and AED Certified. I am also a member of the great fitness Club Planet Fitness.


I was able to obtain the #1 singles ranking in my division in florida twice over the years...


I have previously coached at Heathrow Country Club in Florida, The Austin Tennis Academy (A National Level, USTA Regional training Center) and also the World Famous Club Corp owned and operated Lakeway World of Tennis in Texas.   


My tournament training methods are recognized as highly effective, resulting in nationally ranked juniors and also League champions for Adult players. I have coached all levels of players ranging from 3 yr olds to players getting ready for a shot at the pro tour; my coaching methodology helps create full court players with advanced technique, also a high level of physical conditioning and mental toughness.  I am very proud of all the local high School players I train, Both Private and Public Schools.  


As a Certified Racquet Stringer please let me know if I can assist anyone with their racquet stringing needs here in Central Florida.   


I have the hardware and software to provide video analysis during my lessons and send the video to clients email accounts. Please call for details 407-921-4376 or Email at jimmyt0117@yahoo.com           


Tennis Lessons page-  "FREE-BEE'S" are included in my lessons. I also specialize in the development of tennis players ...starting with "Little hitters " as young as 3 years old! 

Before you leave please pass along your feedback on my Contact Me page. I look forward to hearing from you!  

Thanks for stopping by!

Jim Thompson