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Gabriella is originally from Szazhalombatta, Hungary and attended Armstrong State University in Savannah, Ga. Gabriella played on the Pirates Tennis Team from 2006 – 2010. During those four years, the team won three National Championships and Gabriella was named All American five times. She received a degree in English – communications and in Public Health.
Gabrielle started to teach tennis while she was in high school years when she coached children ages 3-12 years old. She enjoys coaching younger children as well as competitive juniors. She also works with adults of all ability levels. Gabriella still enjoys competing and continues to play in professional ITF and Challenger tournaments.
Clement was born in Accra, Ghana where he learned to play tennis. In 1998, he was named to Ghana’s Davis Cup team and he competed professionally on the men’s tennis circuit. He was consistently ranked Nationally in the top 5 and achieved a top 80 ranking on the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior Circuit. He won two junior doubles tournaments with partner Lleyton Hewitt. As a junior, he was brought to the United States on a tennis scholarship to the world-famous John Newcomb Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels, Texas. He has coached several highly ranked junior players. Clement has coached tennis for over ten years and is USPTA and GPTA Certified. In his spare time, Clement enjoys playing soccer and working out in the gym.
Klara, originally from Trinec, Czech Republic, came to the United States in 2013. Klara was ranked in the top 10 in the Czech Republic throughout her junior and adult competitive years. She played ITF Juniors and ITF Pro Circuit tournaments before she started college.
Klara started as a student-athlete at South Carolina State University (SCSU). She was named Rookie of the Year in 2013; she was voted the Most Valuable Player in 2013 & 2014, and she was 2 times MEAC Champion in 2013 & 2014. After 3 semesters Klara transferred to Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) where Klara earned NAIA Women’s Tennis All-America First Team in 2016 & 2017. Klara was 2 times NAIA Women’s Tennis National Champion in 2016 and 2017. Her highest NAIA ranking was #5 nationally in Spring 2017. Klara graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science (Exercise Science – Wellness Promotion).
Klara’s other interests include alpine skiing, interior design, and she loves dogs.
Emma hails from Cumming, GA and grew up playing out of James Creek (before it merged with UTA). She attended Georgia College where she earned a B.S. in Exercise Science and M.S. in Health and Human Performance. Emma played both singles and doubles for four years at Georgia College, her freshman year as a walk-on and the remainder three years on scholarship. She earned the following: Athletic Scholar 2014-2018, named 2nd Team All-Conference at Line 1 doubles (2017), ITA Scholar-Athlete 2017/2018 and earned 100+ career wins.
Emma coached multiple Georgia College tennis camps during the summer, primarily working with children ages 6-15 years old. Previously coached at UTA (James Creek) summer camp in 2017. Emma worked as a graduate assistant in Exercise Science throughout graduate school at GA College.
Emma is USPTA certified. She is also published in The GA College Corinthian for an exercise science-related experiment conducted during her undergraduate career.
In her spare time, Emma enjoys running, going to the beach, being with friends and family.
She will be at James Creek primarily coaching younger students although she enjoys working with all ages.
A native of the Dominican Republic, Alexis was the #1 player in the 10, 12, 16 and 18 age divisions. At the age of 16, Alexis achieved an ITF JR Ranking of 14. In 1993-1994 he was representing the Dominican Republic in the World Davis Cup.
Since then, Alexis relocated to the United States and has found a love of teaching the game to tennis players of all skill levels.