UTA Partner

David Drew

David co-founded Universal Tennis Academy with Tim Noonan and David Stolle in 1996. Originally from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, David Played his college tennis at Vanderbilt University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Development and a Master’s Degree in Education and Marketing. David was also was a two-time captain of the tennis team and SEC Champion. After college, David played for a few years on the ATP Tour.

Over the years, David has enjoyed working with kids of all ages and abilities. Some of the stand-out players that David has developed over the years include: Bobby Reynolds, Raian Luchici, Jordan Delass, Ross Beall, Cargill sisters, Jenkins brothers and Andrei Duarte. David’s passion continues to be helping students reach their tennis goals whether it is making the high school team, college team or just having fun with the sport.

David also co-founded the Chattahoochee Foundation with Tim Noonan and David Stolle back in 1999. They have spent nearly 20 years creating tennis opportunities for underprivileged kids in the Atlanta area. The Foundation merged in 2018 with AYTEF so that they create even more opportunities in the future. They are currently using Fair Oaks Tennis Center to run programs which include an After-School education/tennis/nutrition program.

David is married to an Atlanta native M.A. Glenn and they have two daughters Sumner and Ella. When there is a little free time in the schedule, David enjoys boating, golfing, playing the guitar along with spending time with his friends and family.

Work in the Community:
 – Co-founded Chattahoochee Foundation in 1999 with Tim Noonan and David Stolle
 – Director of Tennis for the Special Olympics from 2013-2015
 – Active participant in the Atlanta Youth Tennis and Education Foundation (AYTEF) fundraisers 
 – Coached children at Ron Clark Academy Tennis Academy for 10 years

UTA Partner

Tim Noonan

Tim Noonan is a founder with Universal Tennis Academy. Tim is originally from St. Louis, Missouri. He received his Bachelor’s in Architecture from the University of Notre Dame where he was a four-year letterman and captain of the Notre Dame tennis team. Tim worked as an architect for five years before returning to the game of tennis.

Tim was the Director of Tennis at both Sunset Country Club and Old Warson Country Club in St. Louis before moving to Atlanta in 1996, to become the head coach for the Atlanta Thunder. Noonan led the Thunder to the World Team Tennis finals that same year. Tim is USPTA certified Tennis Professional and the 2019 Georgia USPTA Pro of the Year.

Tim and his wife Karen have a stepdaughter named Madie and three rescue dogs. When Tim isn’t on the courts he enjoys playing golf and skiing. Tim enjoys coaching students of all levels and ages.

Work in the Community:
– 396 hours and 11 years at DreamMakers
– 1,120 hours and 7 years at St Joseph Cardiac Cathy Lab
– Founder and 300 hours at St. Anne’s Catholic Church Adult Mission Ministry
– Volunteered over 500 hours and 15 years coaching children with special needs for the DreamMakers Foundation

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